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Eraserheads – Lightyears lyrics

Big deeper north of nowhere
Outside the room
Inside my mind
I, look forward to tomorrow
But can I leave yesterday behind
How it feels so strange
To have grown and change
Now it's not the same

Cause time slips and slides
Into another place and try
As we might to understand each other
Doesn't really matter where you are
It always seems so very far
Coz you're lightyears away
You're lightyears away
From me

Little deeper south of somewhere
It looks much closer than it really is
I held it in my hands
But you're forever out of reach
Far as the eye can see
Nothing is meant to be
Doesn't mean much to me

But oh, if I only had a rocket ship to fly
I'd be right there in a minute
But it doesn't really matter where you are
However near is still so far
It's like you're light years away
You're light years away from me

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Corrected byjoshuadcb


  • u
    I think it should be "dipper"
    Anyways. For me, this song is about loving someone who doesn't love you back (or who loves someone else) that no matter how close you get, how you try to do everything for him/her there's still not a chance in sight. Hence the lines "you're forever out of reach" and "it doesn't really matter where you are, however near it's still so far" and the rest of the song actually.
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  • u
    I wanna sing this song to someone, no matter how far i travelled just to meet and be with her, did everything for her and we both tried to make things work but it never did until we let go. And still doesnt matter where she is, near or far, she's forever out of reach.
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