"Always" as written by Andy Bell and Vince Clarke....
Open your eyes I see
Your eyes are open
Wear no disguise for me
Come into the open

When it's cold outside
Am I here in vain?
Hold on to the night
There will be no shame

Always, I want to be with you
And make believe with you
And live in harmony, harmony oh love

Melting the ice for me
Jump into the ocean
Hold back the tide I see
Your love in motion

When it's cold outside
Am I here in vain?
Hold on to the night
There will be no shame

Always, I want to be with you
And make believe with you
And live in harmony, harmony oh love


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"Always" as written by Vince Clarke Andy Bell

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  • +15
    General CommentPress "Z" to chase your dreams again.
    ThatGouletKidon February 25, 2010   Link
  • +10
    General CommentThis song is basically about robot unicorns attacking stars so they can live in harmony with the dolphins. Obviously.
    AffinitysArmoron June 21, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentWhat this song means to me:

    Open your eyes I see
    Your eyes are open
    Wear no disguise for me
    Come into the open

    --The eyes symbolize waking up from a dream, and that when you wake up you can go out and chase your dreams.


    When it's cold outside
    Am I here in vain?
    Hold on to the night
    There will be no shame

    --There is no shame in chasing your dreams, even though in the end you will fail.

    Always, I wanna be with you
    And make believe with you
    And live in harmony, harmony oh love

    --Despite your impending doom, the singer still wants to make all your dreams come true.


    Melting the ice for me
    Jump into the ocean
    Hold back the tide I see
    Your love in motion

    --All you have to do is follow your heart, no matter what lies ahead, even if a fiery death awaits you!.

    When it's cold outside
    Am I here in vain?
    Hold on to the night
    There will be no shame

    --Even though you may have failed this time, all you have to do is press Z to chase your dreams again.
    aoaklandon June 04, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentThis poem is referring to the relationship between the sun and the moon. The male in the music video is the sun, as you can tell by his golden helmet. The woman in the video is the moon.

    "When it's cold outside, Am I here in vain? Hold on to the night. There will be no shame," said the sun. He is telling the moon to hang on, until the morning when the sun can come out.

    "Melting the ice for me. Jump into the ocean. Hold back the tide I see. Your love in motion." This verse refers to the moon's affect on the tides.

    The "harmony, harmony, harmony" refers to when the sun and moon together in a solar eclipse.

    The winter character in the video refers to the increased distance between the sun and moon during the winter because of the rotation of the earth.

    love, hope, harmony,
    UnicornRainbowStarDasher <333
    unicornrainbowstardasheron June 12, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAm I really the first one to think this song has something to do with being in the closet?

    "am i here in vain....there will be no shame"

    "always i wanna be with you and make believe with you and live in harmony harmony"

    Kinda sounds like the front many try to put up because society would pressure them to be a certain way when they feel differently....

    Maybe I'm off base here, but one things for sure, RobotUnicornAttack rocks!
    redhottoadyon September 07, 2010   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningNo, you aren't alone redhottoady...
    This song is definitely about a robot unicorn's fear of coming out of the closet, and his special dolphin friends' encouragement to always be true to oneself.
    (Good advice no matter your orientation!)
    No seriously, this is probably one of the gayest songs ever produced.

    The rainbows and wind chimes in the game merely accentuate that fact.
    ProbingQuestionon September 19, 2010   Link
  • +2
    Song MeaningNo, no no, the problem is that there are some mistakes in the lyrics.
    They should be

    Hold on, to "the Knight"
    There will be no Shane

    The song is _clearly_ about a boy and his dog, who he calls "the Knight". The dog is dying because Shane, a boy who has bullied the main character and his dog for years, has harmed the dog badly.

    Think about it. It all makes sense now, doesn't it?
    cabernalon March 26, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti can't think of a better soundtrack to an exploding unicorn.
    slamkingon March 02, 2010   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningOpen your eyes I see
    Your eyes are open
    Wear no disguise for me
    Come into the open

    --You are a prostitute, on the streets, you open your eyes and see that this is not what your meant to do. Don't wear that prostitute disguise, be yourself with me.

    When it's cold outside
    Am I here in vain?
    Hold on to the night
    There will be no shame

    --When it's cold outside on the streets, I'll be here for you, make this your last night of prostitution, and then you can look back into the past without shame, because you're the one who gave up prostitution.

    Always, I wanna be with you
    And make believe with you
    And live in harmony, harmony oh love

    -- I wanna be with you, I don't care about your past, we can live peacefully, you don't have to hear people honking at you.

    Melting the ice for me
    Jump into the ocean
    Hold back the tide I see
    Your love in motion

    --You told me about your prostitution right off the bat, in case I would care, but I don't. So search for something better to do with your life, there is an ocean of opportunities. Don't be afraid to love, I know you're capable of doing it.

    When it's cold outside
    Am I here in vain?
    Hold on to the night
    There will be no shame

    --When it's cold outside on the streets, I'll be here for you, make this your last night of prostitution, and then you can look back into the past without shame, because you're the one who gave up prostitution.



    THAT'S the meaning of the song.
    kyraaklondiikeon January 22, 2011   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretationsimple this is a male, singing to his boyfriend to come out of the closet.

    open your eyes,
    i see, your eyes are open
    wear no diguise, for me,
    come into the open

    digiuse, as in pretending to be someone your not, exit it.
    so this loosely translates, i love you so please come out of the closet.

    When it's cold outside
    Am I here in vain?
    Hold on to the night
    There will be no shame

    when if your scared, don't worry, i'll protect you, love me as you do at night, nobody will care.

    Always, I wanna be with you
    And make believe with you
    And live in harmony, harmony oh love

    i love you but only sometimes, i want to all the time

    Melting the ice for me
    Jump into the ocean
    Hold back the tide I see
    Your love in motion

    you keep me happy, melt the ice in my heart, but you scurry away and return later. please let i be always.

    there you go, what do you think?
    sntcringeon March 29, 2013   Link

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