Owl City: Vanilla Twilight Meaning
Song Released: 2010
Vanilla Twilight Lyrics
And I lie awake I 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.
anonymous May 21st, 15:06 report
I thought it was a long-distance relationship song, and you guys are breaking my heart with the car-crash thing.
anonymous Dec 4th 2012, 19:06 report
omg whoever made the comment about it being weird to call jesus darling, you made me laugh :P lol!
anonymous Nov 13th 2012, 21:50 report
this song is about how he lost his high school sweetheart that he loved in a car crash " i look at my hands and feel sad because the spaces between my fingers are right where yours fit perfectly" " the stars lean down to kiss you and i lie awake and miss you" "ill miss your arms around me cause i wish you were here" all these tell and explain how he felt after he lost her and he hid away from others.
anonymous Oct 14th 2012, 17:03 report
He wrote this when he couldn't sleep one night, so he took his parents rowboat out onto the lake and fell alseep in it. He woke up and saw the sunrise. That's what inspired the song. And I don't think his girlfriend died, she just went to college. :)
anonymous Jul 13th 2012, 08:49 report
I always thought it ment that adams girl moved away or broke up with him. So now he cant stop thinking about her. In the song, it said i'd send a postcard dear, meaning she is far away. Just saying my opion.
anonymous Apr 25th 2012, 07:26 report
maybe its about a girl you crush and she already belong to someone else who love her better than you i think,but you just still love her even you cant reach her, just like happen to me...
anonymous Mar 25th 2012, 16:36 report
I think it's about a person who's longing for someone, and even though they've decided to start over and forget about the world they once knew they know that they will never forget the person.
anonymous Nov 29th 2011, 14:52 report
Vanilla twilight is simply about how Adam has lost someone close to him and all the little things about them are the biggest things he misses eg.How he misses staring at the stars at them and how their fingers always seemed to fit perfectly together
anonymous Jul 24th 2011, 16:24 report
This song can best be described as a song someone would write to a friend or family member that the writer was close to while the friend/family member was still alive. Memories are strong when someone you love dies.
anonymous Jul 5th 2011, 04:00 report
This song has a sad meaning. He is basically saying he misses her and he would write to her, if he could, cause he wishes to be with her again. He is also saying how things are not the same without her, and never will be. He is mentioning some of the things they might have done together "I'll miss your arms around me", "I'll watch the night turn light blue..." "takes two to whisper quietly". He is also saying how he hasn't been able to sleep lately, probly thinking of her. When he thinks of her, he proby feels her presense, or is with her spiritually, cause he doesnt feel so alone when he thinks of her. He might also be talking about how he'd forget about his life "and I'll forget the world that I knew" just to keep her in his memory "but I swear I won't forget you" and at the end, if he could go into the past he'd say "oh darling I wish you were here" with him, in the present time. <\3
anonymous May 30th 2011, 21:13 report
To the person who wrote: "This is a christian song about how it can feel to be away from jesus as he keeps on saying 'Oh darling I wish you were here' ", um, wouldn't it be a little strange for a man to call jesus darling???
anonymous May 2nd 2011, 20:31 report
the songs about a girl- his love, that he misses.
he wishes she were with him, the lyrics very clearly state them. the song can be saddening but fun and lighthearted at the same time. he uses the most amazing ways to make the song pretty(:
anonymous Jan 24th 2011, 21:28 report
This song is about how Adam lost his girlfriend in a car crash, and had to show how much she meant to him by writing it in a song.
anonymous Nov 6th 2010, 19:40 report
i thought the exact same thing, and at the end he talks about being reunited with her in the after life. he says some thing about heavy wings becoming lighter and him going into the sky.
jdbHEARTpatd Mar 29th 2010, 17:44 report
The guy who wrote this (Adam Young I believe) had a girlfriend who died in a car crash he wrote this song to vent his feelings - in the song he spent a lot of time with her and now he stays to himself, many people think he is emo/depressed(id know people say that about me all the time) but in reality he is to lost in his thoughts to pay attention to people. He is to busy thinking of her to stop the pain. He becomes an outsider but really he is happy that way. (SO GIVE EMO/DEPRESSED/GOTH PEOPLE A CHANCE AND STOP BEING RUDE! plz :) )
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