Meet me there
In the blue
Where words are not
Feeling remains
Sincerity
Trust in me
Throw myself into your door

(Well I go) in circles (running down)
In circles (I'm running down)
In circles (running down)
In circles (running down)

Meet me there
In the blue
Where words are not
Feeling remains
Ooh I dream to heal your wounds
But I bleed myself
Well I bleed myself

(Well I go) in circles (running down)
In circles (I'm running down)
In circles (running down)
In circles (running down)

Circles
In circles

(Well I go) in circles (running down)
In circles (I'm running down)
In circles (running down)
In circles (running down)


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  • +9
    General Comment

    This is a great song. It's saying that I want to help you, I want to see you shine, but I'm stuck here unable to take care of myself. Always feeling the same emotions and doing the same actions... Amazing.

    Lisa18on June 17, 2002   Link
  • +4
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    "I dream to heal your wounds... But I bleed myself."

    is there any more haunting lyric than that?...none are coming to mind for me. The desperation, the longing, and anguish that come through to me when i hear this song...i dunno, maybe it's just the reflection of my life on it, but it gives me chills every time.

    jeatw405on March 03, 2003   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    The meaning: We all connect through emotions. We gain trust that way. We also betray it in the same manner. We hurt each other in some form. The song represents how we go through life. We never see our emotions on a real scale. As if they're alien to us. It's almost idealistic the way we treat our lives instead of being more realistic in how we treat it. That's why we end up bleeding ourselves. It's because we can never reclaim what was lost, nor restore what was taken. Therefore, we all go in circles trying to fix it. Running down, treating life as a game with real emotional consequences. That's how i look at this song.

    Whenever i hear In Circles by Sunny day real estate, I go falling inside. I always close my eyes whenever i hear this shyt. I could close them forever. This song is probably the best out there. I'll forever listen to them. Sunny day real estate for life. Later.

    DarkApathyon September 25, 2002   Link
  • +3
    My Interpretation

    "Meet me there In the blue Where words are not Feelings remains Sincerity Trust in me Throw myself into your door"

    • I feel that this is about wanting meeting someone in a place of honesty. A place where you can both be yourself as you are. Naked (figuratively), quiet and just there. No words need to be said, all you have to do is be there, together, in that moment. Somewhere otherworldy (again figuratively). You try to reach out to said person, but they shut you out. Maybe you are going on too strong or maybe the person has trust issues. Could be several reasons for them having a shut door that you hurl yourself into. Maybe you're trying to force yourself in, desperately. Maybe you didn't realize that there was a closed door to begin with.

    "I go In circles I'm running down In circles Running down etc."

    • I see this as running down the drain. You are lost in a downward spiral.

    "Meet me there In the blue Where words are not Feeling remains And I dream To heal your wounds But I bleed myself I bleed myself"

    • Same as before. Repeating the process. You give everything you have to this other person. In order to help them, or just to fix your relationship. They give you nothing back. Eventually you run dry.

    To summorize: it's about trying to meet someone in a place of trust, honesty and warmth. In order to heal together (or just heal the other person). But you are simply not getting through to them. You give everything you have in order to fix it, and are draining yourself of life in the process

    amotherscrimeon November 29, 2016   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    I think he's talking about just losing yourself in someone, immersing in the truth of these feelings of being together, being only a part of that and forgetting the rest of the world. And they both need to heal.

    Samuel_8:11on July 15, 2005   Link
  • +2
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    I think this song is about trying to help someone but you can't because you either have just as many problems as them or you try to help them but you end up hurting yourself. I think the "in the blue" part refers to the narrator wishing or hoping that there is a time or place when they can get over there problems and live in peace with each other.

    Aenema91on September 02, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I always thought this song was about a relationship where the boy tries to save the girl, but his problems are way bigger than her's and just can't. So there's always this imaginary place to meet her, in the blue, where there are no words but only feelings.

    MDMasteron June 10, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    First song I ever heard by SDRE and I have loved them ever since. A lot of people can relate. It's when you have all these problems of your own, but you're biggest concern is fixing everyone else's, while you're still hurting.

    punkcesson June 25, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    about the circuity of life. Some things never change

    sonicseaon June 30, 2003   Link
  • +1
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    i think it is talking about trying to help someone and putting everything you have into improving their situation, but just getting worn out and therefore hurting yourself instead of being able to help out.

    runawayson July 05, 2007   Link

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