R.E.M. Lyric Annotations FAQ
R.E.M.: Up: Walk Unafraid



"as the sun comes up, as the moon goes down"
This only happens simultaneously at full moon.
[Ron Henry] * These events aren't necessarily meant to be simultaneous; the phrase might also mean "from when the sun comes up to when the moon goes down"; i.e., all the time. [Chris Piuma]

"a little lamb"
This is an image of Jesus Christ or any sacrificial martyr. [Ron Henry]

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