o beautiful, for spacious skies i put aside.
purple majesty, you restless thing.
don't abandon me.

maybe i've lost my faith in history,
and the only thing i believe in now
is the sound of the atlantic.

o beautiful, from sea to sea, famously shining.
o beautiful, for gravity.
be with me through this century.

in the east the sun rises, there are hurricanes.
i can taste the salt water.
and when the earth is only dust and brine,
we'll eat the salt water taffy.

Lyrics submitted by 66exeter

Atlantic song meanings
Add your thoughts


sort form View by:
  • 0
    General CommentThe whole Atlantic EP is about leaving Wisconsin and moving to New York. "Nuts to the past, let's go east and find something new".
    avuncularon October 09, 2004   Link

Add your thoughts

Log in now to tell us what you think this song means.

Don’t have an account? Create an account with SongMeanings to post comments, submit lyrics, and more. It’s super easy, we promise!

Back to top