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Savage Garden

To The Moon & Back

Language
EN
Genre
Pop
Album
Savage Garden
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play She's taking her time
play making up the reasons
play To justify all the hurt inside
play Guess she knows
play From the smiles and the look in their eyes
play Everyone's got a theory about the bitter one

play They're saying, "Mama never loved her much
play And daddy never keeps in touch
play That's why she shies away from human affection
play But somewhere in a private place
play She packs her bags for outer space
play And now she's waiting for
play the right kind of pilot to come"
play And she'll say to him
play She's sayin'

play "I would fly to the moon and back if you'll be
play If you'll be my baby
play I've got a ticket for a world where we belong
play So would you be my baby?"

play She can't remember a time
play When she felt needed
play If love was red then she was color blind
play All her friends
play Well they've been tried for treason
play And crimes that were never defined

play She's saying, "Love is like a barren place
play And reaching out for human faith is
play It's like a journey I just don't have a map for
play So baby's gonna take a dive and a
play Push the shift to overdrive
play Send a signal
play that she's hanging all her hopes on the stars
play What a pleasant dream"
play She's sayin'

play "I would fly to the moon and back if you'll be
play If you'll be my baby
play I've got a ticket for a world where we belong
play So would you be my baby?"

play Hold on, hold on

play "Mama never loved her much
play And, daddy never keeps in touch
play That's why she shies away from human affection
play But somewhere in a private place
play She packs her bags for outer space
play And now she's waiting for
play the right kind of pilot to come"
play And she'll say to him
play She's sayin'

play "I would fly to the moon and back if you'll be
play If you'll be my baby
play I've got a ticket for a world where we belong
play So would you be my baby?"

play "I would fly to the moon and back if you'll be

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meaning Meaning

The song deals with feelings of alienation from the mainstream society and the desire to find romantic love during adolescence. It has been described as one of the band's darkest songs

vocabulary Vocabulary

Making up

informal (invent, imagine)

  1. You should be a writer, you make up such interesting stories.

shies away

To keep distance


color blind

Inability to distinguish one or several chromatic colors, independent of the capacity for distinguishing light and shade.


barren

incapable of producing offspring, seed, or fruit; sterile: a barren tree

  1. a barren woman.
  2. a barren land.

hold on

To manage to stay alive or to deal with a difficult situation:

  1. We just had to hold on until help arrived.

hanging all her hopes on the stars

"hang on to [sth]" means retain, keep

  1. These old books are worthless, but I hang on to them because they remind me of my childhood.

hold on

stay courageous or patient. wait, maintain position

  1. Hold on till I get there!

blind

sightless, unable to see

  1. He has been blind since birth

justify

to free from the guilt of sin


belong

figurative (fit socially)

  1. He finally found a group where he belonged

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