Incubus: Wish You Were Here Meaning
Song Released: 2001
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Wish You Were Here Lyrics
The ocean looks like a thousand diamonds strewn across a blue blanket.
I lean against the wind, pretend that i am weightless and in this moment i am happy.
I wish you were here
I wish you were here
anonymous Oct 10th, 10:59pm report
After Losing a woman very dear to me after a breakup I didn't want, this song to me, is saying whereever I am or whatever I'm doing, I wish you were here... In certain moments I am happy, with the thought of you, still wishing you were here... That's it's meaning to me... Wishing she was still here. Which I still do..
anonymous Feb 20th, 2019 2:03am report
It’s about living in the moment. He is celebrating his surroundings as if he was in a deep meditation. Or about being in a deep meditation. The wish you were here part is ethier for him self trying to be in the moment fully or wish that others could do the same.
anonymous Oct 25th, 2011 10:45am report
"The song wasn't specifically about a person. It was about me acknowledging a very brief moment in my life and in my experience with all of these guys in making this record. In that moment, I wish that I had somebody to go, 'I love you, man.' I was wishing that there was someone there to share that moment with."-Brandon Boyd
anonymous Sep 26th, 2009 9:35am report
I think that "Wish You Were Here" has a more internal meaning. I know that brandon is really deep and sometimes, the lyrics to his song actually involve the obvious meaning, and then the real meaning within. Instead of saying that I think you wish physically here with me, I think he's saying that "I wish you were here" which pertains more to his state of mind at the moment... Like you could be with me, but you wouldn't neccesarily see how beautiful the world that he sees really can be.
anonymous Mar 16th, 2009 3:33pm report
This song is about Brandon being in paradise and he wants his love to be there with him too because it is so amazing
anonymous Apr 4th, 2007 4:55pm report
i think the song is like a guy dreaming in paradise and he wishes the person he loves was there with him. If that makes sense!
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