These are the days
These are days you'll remember.
Never before and never since,
I promise, will the whole world be warm as this.
And as you feel it, you'll know it's true that you are blessed and lucky.
It's true that you are touched by something that will grow and bloom in you.

These are days you'll remember.
When May is rushing over you with desire to be part of the miracles you see in every hour. You'll know it's true that you are blessed and lucky.
It's true that you are touched by something that will grow and bloom in you.

These are days.
These are the days you might fill with laughter until you break.
These days you might feel a shaft of light make its way across your face.
And when you do you'll know how it was meant to be.
See the signs and know their meaning.
It's true, you'll know how it was meant to be.
Hear the signs and know they're speaking to you, to you.


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  • +2
    General CommentThis is the fruit of all the meaning of life. Somethilng 'will grow inside you' -highschoolers beware...she's talking about being pregnant. For it's beauty and life. The end.
    Shannynon September 25, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTo me this song makes me think of high school and all the good times that you have with your friends. You don't realize it, but these days don't last and you have to enjoy them before it's too late.
    NumberFiveon April 16, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"These Are Days" is about living in the moment, no matter where you are. Unless you're doing that, you won't see the signs and know their meaning. That will only come when you can separate yourself from your worries of the future or lamentations of the past.
    Andi@Cirrutopiaon January 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe first 10,000 Maniacs song I ever heard...and loved it immediately. It's about loving and appreciating life and all its glory, and how every day is a miracle if you let it be and can see life that way. One of the many great songs written by 10,000 Maniacs.
    jlbrpton June 08, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is a carefree song. Live in the present moment and enjoy everything you have!! ^_^
    Quickstepon February 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBeatiful song. Left open to interpretation. It explains itself. These are the days of your life. Love them and cherish them. Live for today and try to achieve understanding and happiness, because this is your only chance.
    glorifiedg79on November 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI always thought of this song as pentacostal in it's message, but that fits more to what it meant to me when I first heard it, not Natalie. Aside from the obvious lyrics that tie to this subject, May is right after April (Easter) which on a timeline would be the time of Pentacost. I could see other responses meeting the true intent from Natalie Merchant's pespective. She may well be a Christian though.
    fitz454on October 24, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is actually called "These are Days", not "These are the Days".
    lebigmacon January 20, 2012   Link

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