This song just came up on “My Mix” on YouTube and I just have to say, this is my favourite song in the world, not for the rhythm, not for the beat, not for the words, not for the band, none of that nonsense, but for the sole fact of what it represents to me: the culmination of dreams into reality. I’m so glad this song has found it’s way back into my life recently, as it’s the reminder I so much need of who I once was and who I always will be: that carefree child always chasing dreams.
“The night starts here…”
That rainy summer June day, windows open, rainstorm breeze, screen windows, standing on the porch, realizing dreams, lights off, mid-day, desktop computers researching places to live, the giddy space in between realizing you want something and getting it, Portland, Oregon, always Portland, Oregon and what it’ll always mean to me, magic.
“Forget your name, forget your fear…”