The visions dancing in my mind
The early dawn, the shades of time
Twilight crawling through my windowpane

Am I awake or do I dream,
The strangest pictures I have seen
Night is day and twilight's gone away

With your head held high and your scarlet lies
You came down to me from the open skies
It's either real or it's a dream
There's nothing that is in between

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, I gave you time to steal my mind
Away from me.

Across the night I saw your face
You disappeared without a trace
You brought me here, but can you take me back

Inside the image of your light
That now is day and once was night
You lead me here and then you go away.

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, I gave you time to steal my mind
Away from me.

You brought me here, but can you take me back again?

With your head held high and your scarlet lies
You came down to me from the open skies
It's either real or it's a dream
There's nothing that is in between

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, I gave you time to steal my mind
Away from me.

Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, I only meant to stay awhile
Twilight, Twilight, Twilight, Twilight.



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"Twilight" as written by Jeff Lynne

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  • +8
    General Commentno offense to the above, but you guys are ignoring the storyline of the album. Its a concept album regarding a man from 1981 who is brought by time travelers to the year 2095. This is the beginning of his story. "You brought me here but can you take me back again."
    He abandoned by the time travelers to fend for himself in his new home as is learned in later songs on the album.
    rs180216on April 04, 2008   Link

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