New! Read & write lyrics explanations
  • Highlight lyrics and explain them to earn Karma points.

Someone is waiting
Over by the window
Just beyond the stairwell
Someone's crying
Drowning in the words
Of the prophets
That are written
For the dead and the dying
Someone's lying
No one's buying
Someone is dying
Panic in the streets
Can't get no release
Someone escaping
Waiting on a line
For the holy revolution
Parading illusion
Someone's using
Most amusing
Will you dance?
Will you dance?
Smell of caviar and roses
Teach your children all the poses
How familliar are we all...
Will you dance?
Will you dance?
Light fantastic in the morning
How romantic to be whoring
Boring though it may be
Who'll survive
If you and I should fall?
Someone is bleeding
Crimson in the night
Strangers, in the light
A sudden meeting
Greeting one by one
Every life rund flashing
Before those dashing eyes
Will you dance?
Will you dance?
Take a chance on romance
And a big surprise?



Lyrics taken from http://www.lyricsmode.com/lyrics/j/janis_ian/will_you_dance.html

Correct | Report

songmeanings

Write about your feelings and thoughts

Know what this song is about? Does it mean anything special hidden between the lines to you? Share your meaning with community, make it interesting and valuable. Make sure you've read our simple tips.
u
Unregistered
Min 50 words
Not bad
Good
Awesome!

Featuredlyrics

Explain

Write an explanation

Your explanation
Add image by pasting the URLBoldItalicLink
10 words
Good
Cool
Awesome!
Explanation guidelines:
  • Describe what artist is trying to say in a certain line, whether it's personal feelings, strong statement or something else.
  • Provide song facts, names, places and other worthy info that may give readers a perfect insight on the song's meaning.
  • Add links, pictures and videos to make your explanation more appealing. Provide quotes to support the facts you mention.
Before you get started, be sure to check out these explanations created by our users: good, very good, great.
×