The Only Moment We Were Alone song meanings
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    General Commentfor me, the song is about wanting to be with someone, and when you are there is that surge of emotion. the panic, the passion, the anxiety, the happiness. this song is absolutely beautiful. i got the album right after it came out, but until recently i just kind of skipped over this track. i think that explosions in the sky makes lovely music to begin with, but this song... i just find it to be so raw, and just so full of emotion. i think that a lot of music these days gets caught up in the lyrics, and sometimes the music takes a backseat, and as such most of the emotion comes from the words and not the beat. but this song demonstrates the mood of what it is about so wonderfully i think that if it had words it might not be as great as it is.
    brittanyclimbstreeson November 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI find this to be such a touching song.
    I always picture this to be about those crazy times when you like someone and desperatly want to be alone with them, but every time you're alone with them, bam, some thing inturrupts.
    nvsfon July 22, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentUsed very well in the trailer for "Australia"
    Benioffon October 18, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningI think the entire song is about the one moment two people were either reunited or the first moment they had together. It is quite possible that they could have been forbidden to be with each other, which is why there time alone was so short. It speeds up at parts to represent passion, slows down to represent tears, and pleasantly flows to represent conversation.
    rachelwillis7on September 22, 2010   Link
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    General CommentNot my idea, but one that i subscribe to:
    (background) you have this girl and this guy, they meet through mutual friends and they get along really well and they start dating. They date for like a year and everything is going well and they hang out with friends a lot and everything is healthy, but eventually little things start happening that drive them apart. Like external things, not things within the relationship. like a death in the family or friends that don't get along. So even though this girl and guy really love eachother, they can't make it work. so they break up, but still have feelings for each other. now like four years pass and they're no longer in contact, but they both still have some old heartfelt feelings for the other.

    idea: the guy and the girl are both at a conference (or something like it) and neither knows the other is there, but they bump into each other over a punch bowl filling up a glass, and their eyes meet and the entire song is the single moment that they met over the punch bowl.

    i get shivers when i hear this song.
    mathtractoron September 16, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbliiss, harmony, power, redemption. wonderful.
    art_corvelayon March 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIndeed.
    Colin B.on June 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is beatiful. In my opinion, the ending is easily the best climax in music.
    life_as_lucidon October 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song reminds me of my ex. I never told her, but in my head I always thought of it as our song. I really miss her.
    stereo fanon December 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is their best song.
    sexwheelson April 01, 2007   Link

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