All my tears will dry away
All my tears will dry away
All my tears will dry away

Words don't bother me no more
Black money falling to the floor
Flags out on the balconies
Black money washing to the seas
Oh my mind
What happened to the time

All my house got blown away
All my house got blown away
All my house got blown away
Walls of glass and walls of stone
Got blown away

Stations in the neon light
Your body strange as dynamite
Killers underneath our skins
Black mirrors black hyacinths
Oh my eyes

What happened to the skies

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December Lyrics as written by David Gray

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    General CommentTo me it's about dealing with his fathers cancer. Almost like "A Long December" by Counting Crows he's spending tons of time in hospitals. He's hugely popular now because of 'Babylon' but all that greatness is drowned out by this sadness. He's seeing his riches falling to the floor, meaningless now that his father can't share it with him.

    "Oh my mind, what happened, to the time?" is something we all know very well. He's thinking about all the time that seems wasted now, and how he wishes he would've spent it better with his father.

    At first I thought the second verse was sort of sexual, but then I thought of the mystery that is cancer. His body is destructive to itself, slowly eating itself. Thus the reference to dynamite and "killers underneath our skin"

    Everything is dark to him now that his father is dead. The flowers are black and even the mirrors seem blackened. Nothing shines, not even the skies.
    Jag3892on February 28, 2005   Link

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