Walking down the road in the middle of the night
Singing this song to myself:
“I will find you, I will find you, I will find you, I will find you”

The wind goes through my clothing
“I will find you, I will find you, I will find you, I will find you”

Not even knowing what I’m looking for by walking in the dark
My life is just saying one thing
“I will find you, I will find you, I will find you, I will find you”

Then all of a sudden there was a light
I saw my shadow on the ground
I thought a car was coming
I turned around there was no car
It was me revealed in moonlight.

What I find will be found easily
Only when I’m not looking for it
Without looking for the morning in the sunset
And it’s like this; my will to live
Hides implied of my heart beating
Without looking for fulfillment, just accepting it

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    Fucking perfect.

    modestmouse820on September 12, 2008   Link
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    General Comment

    From the very first time I listened to this song I just fell in love. There's something about his voice that makes my heart skip a beat. Not quite sure what this song exactly means, but the lyrics are very powerful.

    chiarax0xon October 28, 2008   Link
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    My Interpretation

    to me, this means finding contentment in who you are. it is about ending a misguided search for fulfillment and discovering you already have exactly what you need to be happy.

    only phil elverum could capture this so perfectly.

    deuxtimes2on December 14, 2009   Link
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    it's interpreted the same everywhere, but the ending sounds more like this:

    and like this my will to live hides implied in my heart beating without looking for fulfillment, but just accepting it

    TheWrongGirlon July 26, 2011   Link

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