Staring At The Sun

Album: Americana (1998)
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Songfacts®:

  • This song is about kids in school who want to change themselves to fit in, but don't realize what they're losing because of it. The line, "I won't be burned by the reflection of the fire in your eyes as you're staring at the sun," means, "Don't think I'm going to change to adapt to you while you're changing/hurting/losing yourself - I liked you as you were." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Anver - Bethpage, NY
  • This was used on the (no longer available) channel "Game Network." It was used during the slot entitled "Game Clip where various Video Games would be shown to music," where it was used in between each game. The only lyric heard was "As you're staring at the sun." >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Mjn Seifer - England

Comments: 3

  • Jessiah from Kingston, OhThis is a good song my fav song on americana def pay the man amazing song.
  • Dejan from Koprivnica, CroatiaI really liked this song, then I discovered music!
    AC/DC, Guns'N'Roses...
    But I really like the lyrics on this one.
  • Evan from Pittsburgh, PaReally great song. Comes after 'Have You Ever' on the Americana album.
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