The Sky Is Broken
Moby Lyrics


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See the storm is broken
In the middle of the night
Nothing left here for me
It's washed away

The rain pushes
The buildings aside
The sky turns black
The sky

Wash it far
Push it out to sea
There's nothing left here
For me

I watch it lift up to the sky
I watch it crush me
And then I die

Speak to me baby
In the middle of the night
Pull your mouth
Close to mine

I can see the wind coming down
Like black night
So speak to me
Like the winds outside
It's broken up, pushing us

Hear the rain fall
See the wind come to my eyes
See the storm broken
Now nothing

Speak to me baby
In the middle of the night
Speak to me
Hold your mouth to mine

'Cause the sky is breaking
It's deeper than love
I know the way you feel




Like the rains outside
Speak to me

Overall Meaning

Moby's "Sky is Broken" is a powerful song with a lot of emotion behind the lyrics. The song opens with the line "See the storm is broken," which sets the tone for the rest of the song. The singer is describing a storm that has caused destruction and left nothing behind.


As the song progresses, the lyrics become more intense. The rain is pushing buildings aside, and the sky is turning black. The singer watches as everything is lifted up into the sky, crushing them in the process. The storm is so powerful that it's breaking everything apart, including the sky itself.


The chorus repeats the line "speak to me baby," which is a plea for someone to talk to them in the midst of the chaos. The storm is so overwhelming that they need someone to ground them and speak to them in their time of need. The final lines of the song bring it all together, with the singer stating that the sky is breaking deeper than love, and they need someone to speak to them.


Overall, "Sky is Broken" is a powerful song with a lot of emotion behind it. It speaks to the human need for connection in the face of chaos and destruction.


Line by Line Meaning

See the storm is broken
Observing that the storm is dispersing


In the middle of the night
During dark hours


Nothing left here for me
No possessions left for myself


It's washed away
All taken away by the storm and rain


The rain pushes
Heavy rainfall exerting pressure


The buildings aside
The rain is forcefully moving the buildings


The sky turns black
Cloudy skies with no light


The sky
Referring to the dark sky above


Wash it far
Take the debris far away


Push it out to sea
Exerting pressure to move debris to the sea


There's nothing left here
All has been washed away by the storm


For me
The loss is affecting me


I watch it lift up to the sky
Witnessing the lifting of the debris to the sky


I watch it crush me
Watching the debris fall down and cause damage


And then I die
Death is the outcome of the storm destruction


Speak to me baby
Requesting communication during this difficult time


Pull your mouth
Bring your mouth closer for speaking


Close to mine
Referring to speaking quietly and privately


I can see the wind coming down
Observing the strong wind blowing heavily


Like black night
The wind is dark and malevolent


So speak to me
Insisting that communication is important


Like the winds outside
Need to speak louder to compete with the storm's winds


It's broken up, pushing us
The storm is broken and causing chaos


Hear the rain fall
Sensory experience of hearing the rainfall


See the wind come to my eyes
Feeling the wind hit one's face and eyes hard


See the storm broken
The storm has been broken apart


Now nothing
All has been destroyed by the storm


Cause the sky is breaking
Acknowledging that the sky is falling apart


It's deeper than love
The destruction is worse than a broken heart


I know the way you feel
Empathizing with the partner's feelings


Like the rains outside
The storm is mirroring emotions inside the relationship


Speak to me
Reiterating the importance of communication




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Written by: RICHARD MELVILLE HALL

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@Astarti9

See the storm is broken
In the middle of the night
Nothing left here for me
It's washed away
The rain pushes
The buildings aside
The sky turns black
The sky
Wash it far
Push it out to sea
There's nothing left here
For me
I watch it lift up to the sky
I watch it crush me
And then i die
Speak to me baby
In the middle of the night
Pull your mouth
Close to mine
I can see the wind coming down
Like black night
So speak to me
Like the winds outside
It's broken up, pushing us
Hear the rain fall
See the wind come to my eyes
See the storm broken
Now nothing
Speak to me baby
In the middle of the night
Speak to me
Hold your mouth to mine
Cause the sky is breaking
It's deeper than love
I know the way you feel
Like the rains outside
Speak to me



All comments from YouTube:

@IrishEyes1989

Scully walking down the street in slow motion. One of the most beautifully shot scenes in any X-Files episode. Such a great choice of song by Gillian Anderson.

@samanthaderegules9004

IrishEyes1989 love your coommmeeennt !!! this song is mulder's and scully's

@RossieMarrie

+Samantha De Regules yeah... the episode reveal that they were kind meant to each other... every sign... meaning they didn't choose the wrong path.. they just chose the path to get to each other...

@LeMel257

IrishEyes1989 i tottaly agree. While seing that scene i told myself the exact same thing. theres really something unique to it. I just love it.

@dotmatrix7383

She personally chose the song?

@tundeseres9065

i think she directed that episode so could've chosen the song too

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@akosan

it’s so easy to relate with Dana Scully's feelings in "All things" (episode in which this beautiful beat is played): confusion, love, destiny, search of a meaning, regrets, illusions... sometimes life is so mysterious.

@viewiv

beautiful beat origin https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SFP5afPweVI

@jorgen.6395

Fully agree

@ZeranZeran

@@viewiv hey good catch! that's really cool.

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