What does Traffic in the Sky mean?

Search Login

Jack Johnson: Traffic in the Sky Meaning

Tagged:

No tags, suggest one.

Traffic in the Sky Lyrics

There's traffic in the sky
And it doesn't seem to be getting much better
There's kids playing games on the pavement
Drawing waves on the pavement
Shadows of the planes on the pavement
Its enough to make me cry
But that don't seem like it would...

  1.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Aug 12th, 8:40pm report


    This song is about how kids nowadays are growing up to a world where they play on the pavement instead of parks or creeks, and they see shadows of planes all the time, and it’s just a normal thing now. Nobody notices that we’re slowing ruining the world and nothing much good is left.



  2.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Dec 9th, 2019 12:30pm report


    It's obviously pointing out the pollution, from the airplanes' "contrails," contaminating all life on Earth.



  3.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Jan 25th, 2017 1:55pm report


    To me this is a song about how man gets obsessed with the things man creates. The plans on the paper, the scapers rising up from the pavement -- all urban, commercial, dead. Yet the things that nature already has provided are forgotten. Kids are left playing on the pavement instead of in the grass and trees, in rivers, climbing hills and mountains.



  4.  

    anonymous
    click a star to vote
    Nov 9th, 2016 11:47pm report


    I feel it's about the damage we are causing to the Earth. We should live simple...




More Jack Johnson song meanings »


 


Submit Your Interpretation

[ want a different song? ]






Just Posted

Eyes Wide Open anonymous
Uma Thurman anonymous
!!!!!!! anonymous
Stitches anonymous
Little Lion Man anonymous
Girl On Fire anonymous
Black Horse & Cherry Tree anonymous
Monsters anonymous
Gone, Gone, Gone anonymous
Wonderful anonymous
Dance with the Devil anonymous
Legends anonymous
Geronimo anonymous
Killing in the Name anonymous
Ocean Eyes anonymous

Get a weekly email update

(We won't give out your email)

Latest Releases

Devil Always Made Me Think Twice
Chris Stapleton
All The Cowboys
Alexandra Kay
Joy Of My Life
Chris Stapleton
Take Me Home For Christmas
Dan + Shay
Distance
Mammoth WVH
Under The Mistletoe
Kelly Clarkson
Maggie's Song
Chris Stapleton
Fly Away
Tones And I