"The Space..." as written by and Victoria Helen Kelly....
On top of the world like a flag on a mountain
Feeling so high you can feel so alone
Unable to breathe at the height that you flew
Staring on clouds with no view of below

On top of a girl like a dream in a hotel
Falling towards something out of control
Unable to miss like the man in the tram
Crashing your car in Amsterdam

He did it without knowing, didn't feel a thing
He just wrecked it and kept going

The space around the stars
Is something that you know
A billion miles of darkness
Left your feeling low
The space around the stars
Is something that you know

Everything about you
So perfectly restrained
But everything inside you
Bites you

Everybody in the whole of the world
Feels the same inside
Everybody in the whole of the world

Everyone is only everyone else
Everybody's got to know
Everybody lives and loves and laughs and cries
And eats and sleeps and grows and dies
Everybody in the whole of the world
Is the same this time
Is the same inside
In the whole of the world

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"The Space" as written by Fergus Harper Geoff Dugmore

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    General CommentSuch a beautiful way to and an album, the literal words of the last bit. We are one, we are all the same.

    The beginning of the song could be open for multiple interpretations. Maybe a state of being, a phase of life? I don't know.
    Hanszelon March 06, 2015   Link
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    My InterpretationThis is a powerful song about people who think they are above everyone else and beyond reproach. I love the lyric "unable to breathe at the height that you flew" it's hugely pictorial for me. These people think they are beyond reproach - crashing a car in Amsterdam and not thinking anything of it.

    The finale is fabulous. Possibly my favourite Marillion song.

    Check out my cover if it on my Checking For Echo Facebook page or YouTube channel very soon.
    Checkingforechoon March 04, 2018   Link
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    General CommentI never tire of watching this performed live and listening to the lyrics.
    Fan36Otron July 21, 2018   Link

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