Vanilla Twilight

Album: Ocean Eyes (2009)
Charted: 72
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  • The stars lean down to kiss you
    And I lie awake and miss you
    Pour me a heavy dose of atmosphere
    'Cause I'll doze off safe and soundly
    But I'll miss your arms around me
    I'd send a postcard to you, dear
    'Cause I wish you were here

    I'll watch the night turn light blue
    But it's not the same without you
    Because it takes two to whisper quietly
    The silence isn't so bad
    'Til I look at my hands and feel sad
    'Cause the spaces between my fingers
    Are right where yours fit perfectly

    I'll find repose in new ways
    Though I haven't slept in two days
    'Cause cold nostalgia chills me to the bone
    But drenched in vanilla twilight
    I'll sit on the front porch all night
    Waist deep in thought because when
    I think of you I don't feel so alone

    I don't feel so alone
    I don't feel so alone

    As many times as I blink
    I'll think of you tonight

    I'll think of you tonight

    When violet eyes get brighter
    And heavy wings grow lighter
    I'll taste the sky and feel alive again
    And I'll forget the world that I knew
    But I swear I won't forget you
    Oh if my voice could reach back through the past
    I'd whisper in your ear,
    "Oh darling I wish you were here" Writer/s: ADAM R. YOUNG
    Publisher: Songtrust Ave, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 8

  • Fizzo_24 from Dar Es SalaamOne of the best songs ever!! I love it
  • Ryan from San Jose, Ca@Ariana: This is what I think about the "pour me a heavy dose of atmosphere" line: The first line of this song is "The stars lean down to kiss you / And I lie awake and miss you," so in this song I think he's saying that the stars, sky, atmosphere, etc. provide some kind of closeness and intimacy to the speaker's lost love. In that sense, I believe the speaker, in his longing and loneliness, is wanting that same closeness and intimacy since his love is gone, so he wants someone to "pour me a heavy does of atmosphere." He wants that same comfort since he can't be with her. Maybe since the stars (atmosphere) do it for her, if they do it for him, it may provide some kind of connection to his lost love. He says right after, "'Cause I'll doze off safe and soundly," meaning the comfort from the "atmosphere" will help him to sleep, but of course he'll still "miss your arms around me." I think the line is the speaker's way of trying to find comfort, closeness, and intimacy so he can ease his loneliness and longing for his lost love.
  • Nichelle from Novi, MiI Love Him!
  • Devin from Santa Cruz, CaJohn that made me smile! That's the sweetest thing ever. I wish the best for you guys!
    This song is absolutely amazing. My favorite line is "the silence isn't so bad, til I look at my hands and feel sad cuz the spaces between my fingers are right where yours fit perfectly"
  • Ariana from Hooper, Neah! that is really sweet! i wish you guys the best to!
  • Ariana from Hooper, Newhat does "poor me a heavy dose of atmosphere mean?
  • Jessica from Gaithersburg, MdJohn..that is the sweeeeetest thing ever!! wish you and your highschool sweetheart the best!
  • John Slatton from Concord, Nhmy highschool girlfriend wanted to be a police officer,so she went to college, as i was in boot for the marine corps. i wrote her everyday, and she normally would write back... i gaduated boot, and went to visit her at her college in my Marine Dress Blues. Though it was the wrong, college, she graduated. I was deployed, stationed in afghanistan, and when i had got back, she was there with my family, in her police officer uniform. And man, did she look good?!?! She works for NCPD. We live together now, living and enjoying our lives. So, baby, if you read this, I'm in love with you Soooooo much. And I can honestly say... that I missed you in Afghanistan. I dedicate this song to you, hun. This is our wedding song!!
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