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It's no secret to anyone that knows me that I absolutely adore Norah Jones. Her voice and lyrics have inspired me since I first listened to her. In this song, I describe the effects she has on me through soundwaves. We will never meet but pieces of her touch pieces of me.

And this is really what artists, musicians, and writers do, isn't it? We try to create changes in the physiology of another human being without so much as being in the same room (though this can be even stronger in the same room; think live music). Phrases such as 'I write you on my body/I write you in my mind' pay homage to this delicate yet not subtle effect.

But, this being a Melinda song, I of course have to introduce some sciencey concepts. 'Code yourself/In pressure and time' refer to the two variables of sound. 'Vibrate the air' also refers to soundwaves. The rest is pretty self-explanatory. Hope you enjoy!



This vacuum of space

The sky's growing dark

Silence ain't golden

It tears me apart

Kiss me soft

Lips to microphone

Vibrate the air

And I feel you in my bones



I think I love you

You'll never speak my name

But your waves reach me

And isn't that the same?

The voice in my head

It's always been you

Sweeter than cheesecake

Bluer than the blues

Code yourself

In pressure and time

I write you on my body

I write you in my mind


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