"Boston" as written by and Daniel/palomar Layus....
In the light of the sun
Is there anyone?
Oh, it has begun

Oh, dear, you look so lost
Your eyes are red when tears are shed
The world you must have crossed, you said

You don't know me, you don't even care
Oh yeah, you said
You don't know me, and you don't wear my chains
Oh yeah

Essential yet appealed
Carry all your thoughts
Across an open field

When flowers gaze at you
They're not the only ones
Who cry when they see you
You said

You don't know me, and you don't even care
Oh yeah, you said
You don't know me, and you don't wear my chains
Oh yeah

She said, I think I'm going to Boston
I think I'll start a new life
I think I'll start it over
Where no one knows my name

I'll get out of California
I'm tired of the weather
I think I'll get a lover
I'll fly 'em out to Spain

I think I'll go to Boston
I think that I was tired
I think I need a new town
To leave this all behind

I think I need a sunrise
I'm tired of a sunset
Here it's nice in the summer
Some snow would be nice, oh yeah

You don't know me, and you don't even care
Oh yeah

Where no one knows my name
No one knows my name
No one knows my name

Where no one knows my name

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"Boston" as written by Daniel Layus Dan Layus

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  • +14
    General Commenti think everyone has their own boston they wish to go to...

    this song is really exceptional
    nathanfooismon September 03, 2005   Link
  • +8
    General Commentthis song honestly means so much to me i can't even begin to explain. sometimes when i listen to it i feel it was written about my situation because it's so exact.
    the part that really sticks out to me is;

    "I think I need a sunrise
    I'm tired of the sunset"

    i just feel like it's meant in such a deeper way. being tired of the sunset, tired of things ending, tired of relationships and friendships ending, tired of people walking out of my life and just needing a sunrise, needing something new, something that signals that all will be okay because there's a new day ahead and new things to come.
    phoebegeorginaon September 05, 2011   Link
  • +6
    General CommentOutstanding song.. it really seems to speak volumes to me. I particularly like the line "you don't wear my chains".. it really shows how some people don't know your point of view.. oh well, i'm rambling :) i love the song. the end.
    zipped6648on December 27, 2005   Link
  • +4
    General Comment"When flowers gaze at you, They’re not the only ones who cry when they see you."

    WOW. i love this song! sometimes when i get bored i get on itunes and i just look for new music and when i found this i knew it was something special. i have been listening to it for months and months now and it has yet to grow old. infact me and my ipod are listening to it right now. i just love how it starts out slow and then gets really powerful...just a PERFECT song!
    tbsbrandnewdcjewon April 03, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General Commentwell said
    antipunt1on December 03, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentThis songs about leaving everything behind and I think there's a time in every persons life where this couldn't be truer and you want to just get up and leave everything.
    scissorsthatcuton January 05, 2006   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationI don't think the meaning of this song is as depressing as people make it out to be. I think it's hopeful, the singer is talking about starting over. Starting fresh, with a new life and new experiences. He's leaving his blues behind. That's very uplifting.
    jedzeeon March 02, 2014   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI'm surprised nobody has commented on this song yet. This is such an awesome song!
    orangecaton July 23, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti really love augustana
    september surf 16on January 07, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think I need a sunrise
    I’m tired of the sunset

    yeah. beautiful.
    freelisaon January 17, 2006   Link

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