Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Birth songs

I didn't know until today when I was looking back at the video of Lily's birth, but two songs played while Lily was being born. The first, "Yellow," by the band Cold Play. The second, "Careless," by a singer/songwriter named Lanky. I put "Yellow" as the second song on my playlist. I think it was a very appropriate song.
What's really cool is this other day, I was listening to one of the cd's we burned. "Yellow" came on, and I just had to stop and take it in. It was like something in me knew that this song was the precursor to my daughter's birth. Here are the lyrics. . .

Look at the stars,
Look how they shine for you,
And everything you do,
Yeah they were all yellow,

I came along
I wrote a song for you
And all the things you do
And it was called yellow

So then I took my turn
Oh all the things I've done
And it was all yellow

Your skin
Oh yeah your skin and bones
Turn into something beautiful
D'you know you know I love you so
You know I love you so

I swam across
I jumped across for you
Oh all the things you do
Cause you were all yellow

I drew a line
I drew a line for you
Oh what a thing to do
And it was all yellow

Your skin
Oh yeah your skin and bones
Turn into something beautiful
D'you know for you i bleed myself dry
For you i bleed myself dry

Its true look how they shine for you
look how they shine for you
look how they shine for you
look how they shine for you
look how they shine for you
look how they shine
look at the stars look how they shine for you

1 comment:

  1. it's actually Coldplay, one word. :)

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