Sunshine (I Can Fly)

Album: If You Really Want It (2018)
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  • In a Songfacts interview with Raul Midón, he said this song started as a rhyming challenge. He pushed himself to rhyme but also to start every fifth line with a word or phrase from the preceding four lines. Within those technical rules he imposed on himself, the rest was stream of consciousness.

    "The chorus refers to love in a general way," Midón said. "Sunshine could be a good friend or a longtime lover."
  • Midón's songs frequently explore the imagination and the ability to alter reality without our thinking. This song has some of that in addition to the expressions of love for "Sunshine."

    And what we know can set us free
    Rearrange reality
    Reality is what we know
    We can change a river’s flow


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