Inception: Time
Hans Zimmer Lyrics


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Hei yo ha wei
Hei yei yo wei

Hei yo wu wei
Hei yo wei

Hei yei yo wei
Hei yei yei yo wei yei
Ho hei yo wei

Hei yei yo wei
Hei yo wei
Hei yo wei

Hei yei yo aye yo wei
Hei yei yo wu wei

Ho yei yei yo wei
Hei yei yo wei
Hei yo wei
Hei yo yei yo wu wei

Hei yei yo wei hei yo wei
Hei yo wei oh
Hei yo wei

Hei yo wei
Hei yei yo wei

Ho wu wei
Hei yei yo wei
Hei yo wei

Ho




Wei
Ho wei

Overall Meaning

The lyrics of Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe's song "Inception" mostly consist of nonsensical or non-lexical vocables, commonly known as vocables or vocally pronounced music. These are sounds that seem like words but have no specific meaning. In this particular excerpt, the repeated phrases of "hei yo ha wei," "hei yei yo wei," and variations of these evoke a sense of mystery and otherworldliness. The use of vocables in music can serve a variety of purposes, such as enhancing the emotional impact of the music, creating a specific rhythmic pattern, or providing an ethereal atmosphere.


The repetition of these vocables throughout the song could be interpreted as a musical motif that adds to the dream-like and surreal quality of the track. The chant-like nature of the lyrics creates a sense of ritual or incantation, further immersing the listener in the enigmatic world of the song. The combination of different sounds and vocalizations also contributes to the overall sonic landscape of the music, drawing the listener into a hypnotic trance-like state.


The variations in the vocables, such as "hei yo wu wei" and "hei yei yo aye yo wei," add to the complex and layered nature of the composition. These vocalizations may also symbolize different emotions or states of mind within the context of the song's narrative, reflecting the deep psychological themes explored in the film "Inception." The ethereal and ambiguous nature of the lyrics allows for individual interpretation, inviting listeners to immerse themselves in the music and create their own meanings and connections.


Ultimately, the vocables in "Inception" by Hans Zimmer and Lorne Balfe serve to create an immersive and atmospheric listening experience, enhancing the cinematic quality of the music and evoking a sense of mystery and wonder. The repetition and variation of these vocables contribute to the hypnotic and dream-like quality of the song, allowing listeners to be transported to a different world and engage with the music on a visceral and emotional level. The nonsensical nature of the lyrics invites interpretation and reflection, encouraging listeners to explore the depths of their own consciousness and imagination.


Line by Line Meaning

Hei yo ha wei
Hey, let us strive together


Hei yei yo wei
Hey, we shall overcome


Hei yo wu wei
Hey, we will act without acting


Ho hei yo wei
Yes, we will achieve this together


Hei yei yei yo wei yei
Hey, we will succeed


Hei yei yo aye yo wei
Hey, we will reach our destination


Ho yei yei yo wei
Yes, we will fulfill our purpose


Hei yei yo wu wei
Hey, we will act effortlessly


Hei yo yei yo wu wei
Hey, we shall fulfill our destiny


Hei yo wei oh
Hey, we will achieve greatness


Ho wu wei
Yes, we will act without striving


Ho wei
Yes, we will reach our goal




Lyrics © BMG Rights Management, Universal Music Publishing Group, Songtrust Ave, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Hans Florian Zimmer

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Comments from YouTube:

@Icount23

This song can take you places you've never been before. Close your eyes and listen with headphones, you will travel.

@daRich_X

Have you heard the Cyberdesign remix of this (here on YouTube)? Soooo good.

@tanukiahs499

Ikr ?

@TronandFlynn82

Well said!

@paulblichmann2791

Where.....to sleep? Just like the movie?

@Renn13

add ketamine if you want to take it up a level

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@EerieAndShadows

There's a vibe in this music that we cannot explain

@alexbaron5088

I CAN !!! ;)

@daesooho

Exactly

@dademayer194

Absolutely

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