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Dolphin Blue

Dreams were on the outside and now they're coming in
Underneath the ocean where legs mutate to fins
Can you hear the echos?
It's music to my nose
The sun is always dimmer
Where cloudy water flows

Follow the wall to the line in the sand
Follow your heart till it takes you to land
Dolphin blue, I'm calling you

Dreams were on the outside and now they're in the world
Flashes on the surface, the silent veil of pearls
The sharks are in the tugboats
The sharks are all on land
To hide benath the water from cold and greedy hands

Follow the wall to the line in the sand
Follow your heart till it takes you to land
Dolphin blue, I'm calling you


Written By:
D. Popplewell
 
Found On:
Dolphin Blue
Running Girl US
Hey, Petrunko plus...
 
Quotes:
Dan: Mainly it's about escapism. Trying to create an imaginary world to hide from reality. I'd been playing Eco the Dolphin one day then soon after discovered some underwatery sounding chords on the piano, while depressed about life and where its all leading. I felt warm and protected by the sound of the music and wrote words that reflected the way I felt. For once, I'll give you a line by line account of the meaning of the song... 'Dreams...' - The imaginary world is taking over the real world, or, life is turning into one big dreamlike acid trip. 'Underneath...' - Sets the underwater scene. Reference to the way dolphins evolved from horse-like animals 70 million years ago, and their forelegs have mutated to fins. 'Can you...' - Reference to sonar, produced by Dolphins' noses. 'The sun..' - This is a line out of my great unfinished novel meaning - you can't see the colour, light, clarity and beauty of things when you've got a guilty conscience. 'Follow the wall..' - Eco-inspired imagery. These two lines are just me telling myself to trust my instincts, let go of trying too hard and I'll find my promised land of perfect creativity. This is something I'm obsessed with; the belief in an exalted place where consciousness and the creation of something really artistically special merge into a mental state of perfection and momentary happiness. Or in other words - getting a buzz out of doing something good. 'Flashes...' - a bit of bubble imagery thrown in the mix there. 'Sharks..' - by sharks I mean money-grabbing status-obsessed shallow people.


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