I guess you've heard about the Bermuda triangle
There's something going on
Nobody seems to know just what it is
And the Airforce won't let on
It might be hole down in the ocean
Yeah or a fog that won't let go
Might be some crazy people talking
Or somebody that we ought to know
Down in Bermuda, the pale blue sea
Way down in the triangle, it's easy to believe

Now here's one, you see strange shapes in the moonlight
And shadows in the night
They said that wingtips seemed to brush their faces
And strangers stole their sight
Way down in the triangle
Where the sea was smooth as glass
Giving you one answer to a question
That you never thought you'd ask
Ah down in Bermuda, in the pale blue sea
Way down in Bermuda, yeah it's easy to believe
Down in the triangle, easy to believe

They came from Galveston
They came from New Orleans
And then from Bloomington, and Delaware
They leave Saint Petersburg, they leave from Tampa
And then from Mexico, it doesn't matter where
They all completely share
All of those ships and planes
A great big mystery that cannot be explained
Down in Bermuda, in the pale blue sea

You're feeling safe in your harbor
And everything seems certain
Right next to Palm Beach and Key Biscayne
Behind a velvet curtain
But then the moon goes grey with worry
And then the sea turns a pale white
You better believe something strange is going on tonight
Down in Bermuda, ah, the pale blue sea
Bermuda triangle, yeah, it's easy to believe
Down in the triangle, it's easy to believe

They came from Galveston
They came from New Orleans
And then from Bloomington, and Delaware
Bermuda, the pale blue sea


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    While it's possible that the song truly is only about the Bermuda Triangle, I think that Welch, who in the tradition of Steely Dan enjoyed combining jazz melodies with poetic and cryptic lyrics, meant for it to have a deeper meaning. In this case, I think the song is about the feeling of neurosis that disrupts us whenever something new and unexplained comes into our lives, Welch makes this a feeling that we can all identify with, "they come from Mexico, it does matter where."

    adaminoacids32on August 11, 2017   Link
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    General Comment

    Bermuda Triangle has been the mystery and conspiracy theories during 1970s and this song glorifies it and make it as acid trip song.

    WiseOldGuyon August 20, 2022   Link

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