Yellow Light
Of Monsters and Men Lyrics


I'm looking for a place to start
And everything feels so different now
Just grab a hold of my hand
I will lead you through this wonderland
Water up to my knees
But sharks are swimmin' in the sea
Just follow my yellow light
And ignore all those big warning signs

Somewhere deep in the dark
A howling beast hears us talk
I dare you to close your eyes
And see all the colors in disguise
Runnin' into the night
The earth is shaking and I see a light
The light is blinding my eyes
As the soft walls eat us alive

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Written by: Arnar Rosenkranz Hilmarsson, Nanna Bryndis Hilmarsdottir, Ragnar Thorhallsson

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I'm looking for a place to start
And everything feels so different now.
Just grab a hold of my hand
I will lead you through this wonderland.
Water up to my knees
But sharks are swimming in the sea.
Just follow my yellow light
And ignore all those big warning signs.

Somewhere deep in the dark
A howling beast hears us talk.
I dare you to close your eyes
And see all the colors in disguise.
Running into the night
The earth is shaking and I see a light.
The light is blinding my eyes
As the soft walls eat us alive.



Ian Lesiuk

This song makes me think of two people who in love but in the wrong time in history. There is a nuclear war going on around the world and they are trying to escape the city so they don't die:

"Im looking for a place to start" --- the girl is looking/thinking of a new home, since her home is being destroyed by bombs and warfare. 

"and everything feels so different now" --- since bombs are reducing the city to rubble, everything looks so different now

"Just grab a hold of my hand, i will lead you through this wonderland" --- the man is asking her to grab his hand so he can help lead her out of the city through all the rubble and mess, but is trying to keep her hopes and spirits high which is why he says wonderland.

"water up to my knees" --- water is flooding the city from all the broken water pipes and seawalls/lake dams

"but sharks are swimming in the sea" --- a metaphor for how she is thinking that other animals/people are happily living there lives somewhere else where it is safe (i.e. sharks are safely living in the sea water, not the water that she is dangerously treading through while running for her life)

"just follow my yellow light" --- it is night time and the yellow light is his flashlight. He is telling her to follow him and his flashlight so they can find a way out.

"and ignore all those big warning signs" --- telling her to ignore all the city sirens that are alarming for an air raid

"somewhere deep in the dark, a howling beast hears us talk" --- God (or whoever they believe in) is listening and watching over them as they attempt to flee

"i dare you to close your eyes, and see all the colors in disguise" --- the man is telling the woman to close her eyes and try to picture something else besides what is actually going on

"running into the night, the earth is shaking and i see a light" --- while they are running into the night, the earth is shaking because of the hundreds of bombs that are being dropped on the city. She sees a very bright light fall from the sky, and that light is a nuclear explosion

"the light is blinding my eyes" --- nuclear bombs are extremely bright when they explode, so he is blinded by the massive explosion.

"as the soft walls, eat us alive" --- the soft walls are referring to the shockwave of the explosion and the walls of dust and debris that are speeding towards them and devour them


As for 3 minutes of music after the lyrics are over, i picture them standing there after seeing the bright light as the shockwave and wall of dust and debris speed towards them, all in slow motion. As the music gradually grows greater and louder, the wall of dust and debris gets closer and closer. As soon as the music quiets down, the wall has hit them and "ate them alive"


So yeah, that's what i think whenever i hear it. :( great song.



Crafter 1246

Ive been having LITTLE TALKS with myself BENEATH MY BED, waiting over SIX WEEKS for this song that I LOVE LOVE LOVE. This video deserves to be seen by well over a THOUSAND EYES... This is one of those songs you can feel deep in YOUR BONES. Weather it's a hike up BLUEBERRY MOUNTAIN, or a visit to your BACKYARD, this song will embed itself into your ORGANS, your heart, brain etc... This is my WINTER SOUND, my MOUNTAIN SOUND, my EMPIRE. This is my YELLOW LIGHT in an ocean of BLACK WATER, because I am only HUMAN, WE all SINK I am a SINKING MAN. It's a SLOW LIFE, and I move SLOW AND STEADY


a PHANTOM follows me as I stare at the SKELETONS covered with ice CRYSTALS near my LAKEHOUSE. I blaze my illegal NUMB BEARS to try and escape the pain as I enter a deep deep SLOOM. I want to be in HAWAII, I want to have this HAPPY SONG with me. I feel this HUNGER, like WOLVES WITHOUT TEETH do. Their DIRTY PAWS follow their KING AND LIONHEART, searching for the I OF THE STORM.


I picture SILHOUETTES of A BOY AND A BIRD, floating on PARTICLES. The boy, JOSIE, is playing with SUGAR IN A BOWL, sadly singing "WERE GETTING OLDER"


This is the power of this song...


--FROM FINNER



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LOSTyGIRL

I just discovered this song and think it's amazing, it gives me peace

Idris Hunter

@Isaac Arturo Trying it out now. Looks promising.

Isaac Arturo

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Nekeisha Birchwood

This song is very unusual, but I guess unusual is my middle name 📛 I feel calm when I hear it I love things that are different. The intro is breathtaking. Wonderful!!! 👋

Nekeisha Birchwood

Hi 😊 I've known about it for sometime now but it is true it also brings me ☮️🕊️ as well

English-Russkoe TV

Exactly! I listen to it when I feel down and it calms me

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@IornFox YT excuse my ignorance. I just didn't knew

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