Imogen Heap – Just For Now


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An evening pause: I challenge anyone to tell me what the lyrics in this piece are about. In fact, don’t bother, because the meaning of the words is really irrelevant. The focus is on the sound of the words, and that sound is really really good.

Hat tip Edward Thelen.

4 comments

  • Noah Peal

    Bothering….

    Just for now
    Just for now
    Just for now
    Just for now
    Just for now
    Just for now

    It’s that time of year
    Leave all our hopelessness’s aside
    If just for a little while
    tears stop right here
    I know we’ve all had a bumpy ride.
    I’m secretly on your side

    How did you know?
    It’s what I always wanted
    Could never have had too many of these
    Well you, quit kicking me under the table
    I’m trying; will somebody make her shut up about it?
    Can we settle down please?

    It’s that time of year
    Leave all our hopelessness’s aside
    If just for a little while
    tears stop right here
    I know we’ve all had a bumpy ride.
    I’m secretly on your side

    Bite tongue
    Deep breaths
    Count to ten
    Nod your head

    I think something is burning
    Now you’ve ruined the whole thing
    Muffle the smoke alarm
    Whoever put on this music?
    Better quick sharp remove it
    Pour me another
    Oh, don’t wag your finger at me

    It’s that time of year
    Leave all our hopelessness’s aside
    If just for a little while
    tears stop right here
    I know we’ve all had a bumpy ride.
    I’m secretly on your side

    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here

    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here

    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Get me outta here
    Just for love
    Just for love.

  • Cool, but figuring out the lyrics still doesn’t change my opinion. The words are there for sounds, not their meaning.

  • Edward

    It seems to me to be very appropriate for an Evening Pause.

    The lyrics suggest that it has been a hard day (or year), and, just for now, let’s put aside our difficulties and spend a little time enjoying life.

  • Keith

    I fell asleep trying to watch that. So, just for now, I will go to bed.

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