Quiet now, your voice seems miles away
Yet somehow, I hear your song resound
A little bit softer each day
And from my tired heart, a little bit farther away
I�ll sing along
The whole day through
Just do your best to hear me
It�s all you can do
You have my attention
Like you�ve had all the while
Since that first day when you made my heart smile
With loving eyes and tired sighs that flow
You have my attention
Like a shout through an empty sanctuary
Speak but a whisper
I�ll hear a sermon
I�ll sing along, the whole day through
Just do your best to hear me
It�s all you can do
I�ll sing along, the whole night through
While you sleep safely
I�ll be thinking about you
You have my attention



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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is about a boy letting a girl know that he sees her. That she has his attention. Maybe they were friends first, and he's now noticing that she wants to be more. She isn't straightforward about it, but he knows something's different about their relationship.

    When it says "Speak but a whisper, I’ll hear a sermon" he's meaning that he sees the little hints she's putting out there. Maybe OVER-analyzing things?

    "Just do your best to hear me, It’s all you can do. I’ll sing along, the whole night through" Mabye her only way of knowing he feels the same is to pick up on little clues because he too is not being straightforward about his feelings.

    "Quiet now, your voice seems miles away, Yet somehow, I hear your song resound A little bit softer each day" Could it be that this is him telling her that he's noticing little by little that she's different in the way she acts around him? She's becoming someone else to him so the "old" her is fading away?
    Lodion February 26, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about those times when you've walked away from God and he calls you back everytime with such suttle things.
    "Like a shout through an empty sanctuary
    Speak but a whisper, I’ll hear a sermon"
    It's so beautiful.
    mgwisnion December 19, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's interesting that few people acknowledge (in any discussion of their lyrics) that the subject is most likely about God. Being as they are a Christian band. Now this is not saying that they exclusively sing about God, and that even the song probably has duel meanings... but it's not all about relationships, in the boyfriend girlfriend sense. In fact I bet it's less about the latter, and more about God.

    Just a thought.
    pulselikesonaron December 29, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about God and how the singer is letting him know that God has his attention.
    And how you can fall short from God feeling like you can't hear Him anymore, but he hears His song resound, and He speaks but a whisper.
    Beautiful song.
    IrishLadon March 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhen Aaron sings "I hear your song resound" I actually get shivers down my back.
    lookitsmarcon March 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyou have my attention
    is like
    i dont know
    that song means a lot for me
    and its hard to explain :(
    x.sweetie.emo.xon April 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is amazing. he and i are on different sleeping schedules, and he called me and sang 'while you sleep safely, ill be thinking about you.. you have my attention.' hes great. so is copeland. :]
    with_your_kisson May 19, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI get the impression that it's about two people who broke up, but the guy still wants to stay a part of the girl's life, and wants to show her that he still cares..
    Idk, maybe it's just me. A hope of getting back together, too? Idk, maybe he's just on a trip and misses her a lot.
    2hauteon July 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthere are 3 songs on "In Motion" that were originally cuts from Beneathe Medicine Tree" that never made it onto the record. I think this is one of them. I think it expresses Aarron's love for his Girlfriend and how he will always be there for her, not matter what! It's a beautiful song! I'm having this played at my future wedding.
    bigtakeshion January 19, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont think he's on a trip, i think that he continues to think about her even when she's not awake. she has his attention so much, that he dreams about her. these lyrics are on my desktop background :]
    stargazer_21on February 24, 2006   Link

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