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A Flock Of Seagulls – I Ran lyrics

I walked along the avenue.

I never thought I'd meet a girl like you;

Meet a girl like you.

With auburn hair and tawny eyes;

The kind of eyes that hypnotize me through;

Hypnotize me through.

And I ran, I ran so far away.

I just ran, I ran all night and day.

I couldn't get away.

A cloud appears above your head;

A beam of light comes shining down on you,

Shining down on you.

The cloud is moving nearer still.

Aurora borealis comes in view;

Aurora comes in view.

And I ran, I ran so far away.

I just ran, I ran all night and day.

I couldn't get away.

Reached out a hand to touch your face;

You're slowly disappearing from my view;

Disappearing from my view.

Reached out a hand to try again;

I'm floating in a beam of light with you;

A beam of light with you.

And I ran, I ran so far away.

I just ran, I ran all night and day.

I couldn't get away.

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    That was me, Captainmidnite in above post 7/10/2015. You can see some of my other song meanings on yahoo answers, dark warrior for Christ. I also recently gave my view on gay marriage law posted on yahoo answers, effect on family values in prose "yet nother nail in the coffin" 7/06/2015 Duncan R.M. Ferguson. In above "I ran" note also "tawny eyes" strange? Intro " I walked along the avenue" he is obviously walking alone perhaps in the carnage of a nuclear fallout. "never thought I'd meet a girl like you" once again innocent enough sounding, but look at even old Twilight Zone, when guy is wandering around city rubble after a major war, or nuclear implosion. "the kind of eyes that hypnotize" sounds romantic? Stunning, brilliant or?, vacant, as in shock, and feeling lost after nuke. "I ran couldn't get away" he can't get away from the effects everywhere of nuclear fallout. "Reached out a hand to touch your face", "you're disappearing out of view" this girl he meets and spends some time with her but the effects of radioactivity take their toll and she's dying from cancer. Then "I'm floating in a beam of light with you" he is either recalling flash of initial nuclear explosion, or yet another nuclear explosion takes place, and he knows he is very soon to share the same fate as the girl.
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    Is innocent sounding Flock of Seagulls song "I Ran" have underlying even prophetic meanings? Title "I Ran" Iran formerly Persia before 1935. Scripture says all these kingdoms in Nebuchadnezzar's statue dream of world kingdoms would be resurrected incl. Medeo-Persia which was second kingdom on statue signified in silver, the shoulder and chest area. We should know dreams are generally meaningless unless they come from God, and the prophet Daniel correctly prophesied all kingdoms from that era around 500 B.C. Incl the feet and toes of iron and clay(remaining nations of the Roman Empire.) see Daniel 2, esp. Vs 41-45. Note: U.S. is the eagle plucked from the lion (England) In song lyric "aurora borealis" is as if dawn and rebirth of The Roman Empire, which of course morphs into global government. "beam of light" sounds romantic but does he really mean the bright flash of a nuclear explosion? Many bands have been preoccupied with nuclear war even The Fixx, "stand or fall" etc. From early 80s to present day i.e. Imagine Dragons "Radioactive". Note: Chernobyl in Ukraine actually means "Wormwood" see Revelation 8:11, note: Recent fires in Ukraine are actually reheating the dormant radioactive particles. See also Zechariah 14:12 could be prophecy of simply our preoccupation with screens computers, phones, TVs, or "eyes consumed in their sockets" could be result of nuclear explosion. See also 2 Peter 3:10,11 note: Elements amazingly are linked to nuclear properties, add fervent heat and almost sounds as present day explanation of nuclear fission and fusion! Please remember God has plan for all, wishing none to perish, including Syria and Egypt, Iran etc. "Surely as I live I take no pleasure in the perdition of the wicked... "Ezekiel 33:11, so God is not laughing when people die as some songs relate, The Cure etc. It's the devil who does, and wants as many as possible to be part and parcel of his imminent doom for eternity. "peradventure (old Eng. For perhaps) God will give them repentance to acknowledging the truth, that they may recover themselves from the snare(trap) of the devil, who has taken them captive at his will" 2 Timothy 2:25,26 note: devil has a will. But God, even in the battle of Armageddon His Hand is extended to His enemies, "why would briefs and thorns march against Me in battle? Don't they know I would burn them altogether? Or that he grasp My Strength and make peace with me, and I will make peace with him." Isaiah 27:4,5 note: From group/plural to a singular connotation, as narrows in to each ones heart. "Jesus wept".
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    Oh, forgot "cloud appears above your head" is this a romanticism? If so, strange, in cartoons/comics the dark cloud above the head is not a good sign. Just google mushroom cloud, and I think you'll see what song means. We saw Hiroshima, now we see the nuclear arms race with Iran very much on the scene. Perhaps "aurora borealis" is significant of dawn of nuclear age?
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