Black and Gold

Album: Sam Sparro (2008)
Charted: 2
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  • If the fish swam out of the ocean
    And grew legs and they started walking
    And the apes climbed down from the trees
    And grew tall and they started talking

    And the stars fell out of the sky
    And the tears rolled into the ocean
    And now I'm looking for a reason why
    You even set my world into motion

    'Cause if you're not really here
    Then the stars don't even matter
    Now I'm filled to the top with fear
    That it's all just a bunch of matter

    'Cause if you're not really here
    Then I don't want to be either
    I wanna be next to you
    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold

    I look up into the night sky
    And see a thousand eyes staring back
    And all around these golden beacons
    I see nothing but black

    I feel a weight of something beyond them
    I don't see what I can feel
    If vision is the only validation
    Then most of my life isn't real

    'Cause if you're not really here
    Then the stars don't even matter
    Now I'm filled to the top with fear
    But it's all just a bunch of matter

    'Cause if you're not really here
    Then I don't want to be either
    I wanna be next to you
    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold
    I wanna be next to you
    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold

    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold
    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold
    Black and gold

    'Cause if you're not really here
    Then the stars don't even matter
    Now I'm filled to the top with fear
    But it's all just a bunch of matter

    'Cause if you're not really here
    Then I don't want to be either
    I wanna be next to you
    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold

    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold
    Black and gold, black and gold, black and gold
    Black and gold, black and gold Writer/s: Jesse Rogg, Samuel Falson
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 3

  • Ilana from Brooklyn, Nyi think that this song is about the evolution of the world but with a deeper meaning. like he says but your not really there and i dont wanna be either. i think he means that when they "evolved" he symbolizes that his loved one or wife or girlfriend or w.e changed or that there relationship changed and that "your not really there" means that the presence of the person is there but the actual person that he fell in love with isnt and by "and i dont want to be either" he means that he doesnt want to be here,he doesnt wanna be in the present he wants to go back to when they were in love and everything was romance and just love,but then again,it could just mean something completely different,but hey to each its own.
  • Analee from Branson, MoI think (regardless of what he says) it's a guy telling a girl about how his world came to revolve around him, and then how she let him go and his universe has nothing to revolve around.
  • Edward Pearce from Ashford, Kent, EnglandA brilliant debut single. My pick for the best pop song of the first half of 2008.
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