you’re just like a dream

Sigh…one of my favorite love songs of all time.  And a great little dancing number!

“Show me how you do that trick
The one that makes me scream” she said
“The one that makes me laugh” she said
And threw her arms around my neck
“Show me how you do it
And I promise you I promise that
I’ll run away with you
I’ll run away with you”
Spinning on that dizzy edge
I kissed her face and kissed her head
And dreamed of all the different ways I had
To make her glow
“Why are you so far away?” she said
“Why won’t you ever know that I’m in love with you
That I’m in love with you”

You
Soft and only
You
Lost and lonely
You
Strange as angels
Dancing in the deepest oceans
Twisting in the water
You’re just like a dream

Daylight licked me into shape
I must have been asleep for days
And moving lips to breathe her name
I opened up my eyes
And found myself alone alone
Alone above a raging sea
That stole the only girl I loved
And drowned her deep inside of me

You
Soft and only
You
Lost and lonely
You
Just like heaven

-The Postliminary-

As with all songs there are so many ways to interpret it.  I looked up some people’s opinions on this song’s meaning and a few people mentioned an old interview with Robert Smith when he explains that although the songs can be interpreted by individuals however they want, he originally wrote the song about his past struggles with alcohol.  Others claim it was written about his wife. Heh.  So yeah, make of that what you like.

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