"Castles In The Sky" as written by Christophe Chantzis, Martine Theeuwen and Erik Jos Vanspauwen....
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Do you ever question your life?
Do you ever wonder why?
Do you ever see in your dreams?
All the castles in the sky

[Chorus]
Oh tell me why
Do we build castles in the sky?
Oh tell me why
Are the castles way up high?
Please tell me why
Do we build castles in the sky?
Oh tell me why
Are the castles way up high?

Do ever question your life?
Do you ever wonder why?
Do you ever see in your dreams
All the castle in the sky?

[Chorus]


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"Castles in the Sky" as written by Christophe Chantzis, Martine Theeuwen, Erik Jos Vanspauwen

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  • +1
    My InterpretationI have wondered if "Why do we build castles in the sky?" is really asking: Why do we have false hope in God, Heaven, etcetera? It is just as possible, if not more so, that those things do not exist than it is possible that they do. Realistically, they can not be seen or proven. Yet, people believe in them wholeheartedly, Maybe just so they can feel better about life and death? "Build castles in the sky" could mean a belief in "Heaven", while also saying that it is unreachable, unrealistic, and/or impossible. Maybe?
    NeonLotuson March 14, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThe concept of "Castles in the Sky" is taken from Henry David Thoreau. It's been a very important quote in my and my family's life.

    "If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them."

    In the quote, it's saying it's okay to have your ambitions up high where they may seem unattainable. However, they're not necessarily impossible, if you just take steps underneath to reach them.

    The song is questioning why you have such lofty goals, but perhaps looking back on the original quote will help. It's okay, as long as you build the foundations under so your dreams don't collapse.
    pdkuhnon March 04, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDiZ soNg be PuttIng Me in A tRaNCe.... it chills me out when I'm mad or ticked! AND this be best tRaNCe and rave song ever... :)
    AsianLaoCutieon May 21, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment This song is so awesome! It's kinda like it's asking you why exactly do you live.... Well, that's the way I see it at least...Hmm... It's a great song, I listen to it all the time
    living_a_lieon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song poses the question "why do you continue to set unattainable goals?"

    build the castles closer to the ground; your dreams where you can reach them.
    roger wilcoon June 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of my fave techno songs no matter what I am always in the mood to rave when I hear this.. I makes me wonder alot of things though too..
    --Mackie
    MisanthropicAngelon June 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthere's a lot of questions in this song.. :op

    tight ass song.
    SurferJapon June 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is an awesome song. I kind of agree with you, wilco. But I seem to think there's something else in there. I can't really touch on it, though. It really makes you think about your life though. Great song.
    moonst@ron June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh, does anyone here know which song says something about like 'we're in heaven', and 'talk to me'. It's kind of techno i guess, and a women is singing it. I can't find a perfect match for the song. I guess i'll just have to download all of them and figure it out.
    moonst@ron June 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is the perfect song---- i alwayz wanna rave !
    kittieloser88on July 04, 2002   Link

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