Saturday afternoon
The sunshine pours like wine
Through the window

And I know golden June
Can turn an empty gray
Against your window

And I feel like I'm on the outside
Of the circle

If I walk by the trees
I'll catch the falling leaves
If the wind blows

But I know all this means is
Whiling on the hours
Watching sideshows

And I feel like I'm on the outside
Of the circle

Will I turn my coat to the rain
I don't know
But I'm going somewhere I can warm my bones

Fare you well I'll carry me away
And sing to those I know
Upon their birthdays

And I won't feel like I'm on the outside
I wont feel like I'm on the outside
I wont feel like I'm on the outside
Of the circle


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The Circle Lyrics as written by Oscar Lloyd Harrison Damon Minchella

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    Song MeaningI know what this song means - Simon Fowler is gay and does not intend to have children. The feeling of being 'outside the circle' means refers to how not having children and a family makes him feel. The verses are basically about him dwelling on the way this makes him feel. 'Will i turn my coat to the rain etc' is him asking if he will be able to find happiness without it and 'sing to those I know on their birthdays' etc refers to how he is still part of the lives of the children and families of his friends and how that makes him feel like he ISN'T outside the circle occasionally. I knew exactly how he felt when this song was around a lot more and it is a very profound and beautiful statement really. You can find this info elsewhere on the internet if you search.
    GraemePryceon October 21, 2013   Link

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