On the Western Skyline

Album: The Way It Is (1986)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song has similar themes to another single, "Every Little Kiss," from the same album - but "Western Skyline" has much more descriptive and vivid lyrics. The song is about imagining that there might be a future love waiting for the singer somewhere in the western skyline.

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