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Burning Sky song meanings
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    General Commentgreat piece of music from the brilliant album "Up The Downstair". I much prefer the original version of UTD over the 2004 remix with Gavins drums.

    the song before Burning Sky, Small Fish, ends with the lyrics:

    "The last thing that I saw as, my life passed by
    Were fields of empty people, laying down to die
    The rain lashed down in darkness
    A lizard blinked an eye
    And time stopped in the silence
    To watch the burning sky"

    Obviously about death and those last seconds of realizing what is happening. Then, the 11 minute "Burning Sky" takes you on a ride...more of a trip really!
    sonoflifeon February 16, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThat is epic.

    But I've always associated it with the Apocalyps: 'Burning sky': Fire in het sky from building that burn down, the whole world being on fire.
    Which, to me, makes the ticking clock say: It's just a matter of time before it happens.
    I like the Spiral Circus-version better because the guitars are louder and the atmosphere is way intenser.
    OldSkoolon February 24, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti never understood, the part where is sounds like hes sleeping..or breathing...i dont know, but whats the meaning?
    geddyleerocksmysockson July 04, 2011   Link

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