Another Day

Album: Hourglass (1997)
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Songfacts®:

  • James Taylor first demoed this in 1985 at Air Studios in Montserrat, but it took him another 10 years to come up with a suitable verse. Eventually inspired by his 1996 divorce from actress Kathryn Walker, he penned some lines addressing a female companion, in which he asks her to join him as he valiantly faces a new day.
  • Taylor said in a Reddit AMA: "'Another Day' was written at a pretty low point in my life. I'd had that music for that song about 15 years when I finally put a lyric to it. It definitely describes coming out of a very trying time. And was helpful to me, too."

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  • Randy L. from St. Joseph, MoI thought "Wake up Suzie" referred to his good friend Suzanne, whose airline accident death inspired Fire and Rain. I thought he had a dream in which he got to walk with her again.
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