Sure you can look back
If it means moving on
And you can take me back
But you must come home
We are both a in maddening cloud

And you can touch me there
Just don’t leave me alone
And you can call me softly
When I dream and ask for more
You can slow and fold and mold my mind

And she said
I can’t feel my toes
And she must be alone
And far too cold

And he stares
Like he doesn’t see
He must be scared
And far too lost

Under and over
We must have glanced
Face to face
We’ve had to dance
We’re both in a maddening cloud

Sure you can step back
If it means moving on
And you take me back
But you must be alone
You can choke and smoke and rock my mind


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    For some reason this song reminds meof the book "The Cloud of Unknowing," by person or persons unknown. I've never read it, but that's what "maddening cloud" means to me.

    Radio Saturdayon August 03, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    This song, from my understanding, is about a troubled relationship. The lady involved, is struggling with depression or it could be a drug issue as well.

    "And you can touch me there Just don’t leave me alone And you can call me softly When I dream and ask for more You can slow and fold and mold my mind "

    seems to say, I'm yours in every way, if you'll let it be so. I'll be/do anything for you if it will help you.

    "And he stares Like he doesn’t see He must be scared And far too lost "

    This part of the song is very powerful and it hits me pretty hard. Caring about someone and feeling like there isn't anything that can be done to help them when they need it, is a terrible terrible feeling.

    "And you can take me back But you must be alone"

    Her depression/drug problem is too much for her to handle and it's effecting him just as much. They're both in a maddening cloud hehe.

    dotslashshawnon May 28, 2007   Link

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