Album: Mystery to Me (1973)
  • It's the same kind of story
    That seems to come down from long ago
    Two friends having coffee together
    When something flies by their window
    It might be out on that lawn
    Which is wide, at least half of a playing field
    Because there's no explaining what your imagination
    Can make you see and feel

    Seems like a dream
    They got me hypnotized

    Now it's not a meaningless question
    To ask if they've been and gone
    I remember a talk about North Carolina
    And a strange, strange pond
    You see the sides were like glass
    In the thick of a forest without a road
    And if any man's hand ever made that land
    Then I think it would've showed

    That's why it seems like a dream
    Got me hypnotized
    And I know that's right

    Seems like a dream
    They got me hypnotized

    They say there's a place down in Mexico
    Where a man can fly over mountains and hills
    And he don't need an airplane or some kind of engine
    And he never will
    Now you know it's a meaningless question
    To ask if those stories are right
    'Cause what matters most is the feeling
    You get when you're hypnotized

    Seems like a dream
    They got me hypnotized
    Seems like a dream
    They got me hypnotized
    Seems like a dream
    They got me hypnotized
    Got me hypnotized Writer/s: Robert Welch
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Ytownboy from Youngstown OhioIts sounds like it would be a song about the rendlesham forest incident
  • Tony from San Diego, CaMothman, totally! Just a perfect song. Love the eeriness of it, listening to it now with headphones, candles, 2:57 am bit of wind in living room and smokin out. NICE.
  • Oldpink from Farmland, InSad to say that Bob Welch only yesterday took his life.
    At least his music lives on in this classic, not to mention his solo "Sentimental Lady."
    RIP Bob
  • Lisa from Marietta , OhI have wondered about this one so many times. I always think of the Mothman when I hear something flies by the window. Such a cool song.
  • Ed from San Antonio, TxOne of my Fav songs from the 70's. The way the song starts, Bob's voice, and the UFO references make for a classic song. I never get tired of it. My only complaint: The CD needs to be remastered. It deserves a better treatment.
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