If this is a dream, I'm happy you're having it with me
I will stay and savor the way you move me
Don't want to miss one detail, one sweet smile from your lips
One kiss sets me adrift, alright, yeah

Chase the stars as they fall down and light up where you are
They are yours, yours for keeping
Trace the curve of the sheets, a riddle of desire
When I watch you, when I watch you sleeping, yeah

Pressed against the sky, eyes wide open
Pressed against the sky, pressed against the sky, yeah
Eyes wide open, yeah, yeah, eyes wide open, yeah, yeah, yeah
Eyes wide open, yeah, yeah, yeah, eyes wide open



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Pressed Against the Sky Lyrics as written by Lisa Rene Umbarger Chris Vogeler

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    i guess it could be about the nirvana of being with that special someone...?

    aggietariston July 25, 2007   Link
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    I can't believe nobody has anything to say about this song...what a great change of pace...the mellow build to almost shouting in the end? Great song.

    electroliteAUon August 14, 2002   Link
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    its like when you are laying next to someone in a bed and she is are sleeping, and you are looking at her, and she is amazingly looking

    richpodrazaon September 02, 2002   Link
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    This is a great song. I know it's not what it was supposed to mean but to me it relates to an experience I had when my GF had to drive to Florida to see her dying Dad. She loves this song so I put it on a Cd for her and told her to imagine it meant me pressed against the sky from the outside--looking in/down on her.

    JumpyJackon December 31, 2004   Link
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    the whole song describes some dude watching a girl sleep.... pretty obvious

    dreamcasteron December 18, 2010   Link
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    Dude so this is obviously an opinion but I think he’s referring to laying in bed coming down off of blow, obviously can’t sleep. Admiring his girl in bed and being laid out trying to go to sleep but frustrated. All limbs spread out coming down. Eyes wide open?

    Colonelforbin88on February 08, 2020   Link
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    This is the Toadies. They're almost always creepy. The narrator is likely watching a woman sleeping... she may even be dead already ("Pressed against the sky // eyes wide open...").

    Listening to this song within the context of the entire album absolutely backs this up. A few songs later, he's talking about "I'll keep you near // scattered around my apartment."

    dave117404on December 22, 2022   Link
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    He likes to watch when she's on top.

    jed kingstonon May 03, 2018   Link

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