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The lights go on
the lights go off
when things don't feel right
I lie down like a tired dog
licking his wounds in the shade

when I feel alive
I try to immagine a careless life
a scenic world where the sunsets are all
breathtaking



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    UnregisteredJul 31, 2012 at 7:06 pm
    This song takes me back to a year i spent living on an island in the indian ocean. It encapsulates everything i felt when i was there - feeling alive, carefree, surrounded by beauty. I think about that place every day of my life and still wish i was there.
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    UnregisteredJun 30, 2012 at 7:46 pm
    I love this song. An ex sang it to me and it always reminds me of a very very magical space. The song itself is so magical and so hopeful. Simple but beautiful; hits every chord in the youthful heart longing for change.
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    UnregisteredMay 21, 2012 at 3:05 am
    I think it's about longing to forget the past's problem be able live in the moment, to truly experience every sunset.

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