Northern Downpour
Panic! at the Disco Lyrics


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If all our life is but a dream
Fantastic posing greed
Then we should feed our jewelery to the sea
For diamonds do appear to be
Just like broken glass to me

And then she said she can't believe
Genius only comes along
In storms of fabled foreign tongues
Tripping eyes, and flooded lungs
Northern downpour sends its love

Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Hey moon, don't you go down

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

The ink is running toward the page
It's chasin' off the days
Look back at both feet
And that winding knee
I missed your skin when you were east
You clicked your heels and wished for me

Through playful lips made of yarn
That fragile Capricorn
Unraveled words like moths upon old scarves
I know the world's a broken bone
But melt your headaches, call it home

Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Hey moon, don't you go down

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Weather-vanes my one and lonely

Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Hey moon, don't you go down




You are at the top of my lungs
Drawn to the ones who never yawn

Overall Meaning

The song “Northern Downpour” by Panic! at the Disco is a song filled with metaphorical language and elegant imagery. The first verse, If all our life is but a dream, fantastic posing greed, suggests that perhaps life is not real, but a mere fantasy, and that our pursuit of material possessions is nothing but an arrogant pose. The idea of feeding diamonds, which are highly coveted and valuable, to the sea implies that these material possessions are ultimately insignificant and futile. The line “For diamonds do appear to be just like broken glass to me” elevates the notion that our priorities may be misplaced.


The song’s chorus includes the lyrics, “Hey moon, please forget to fall down, hey moon, don’t you go down, you are at the top of my lungs,” which express the singer’s desire for time to stand still and for the moment they’re experiencing – perhaps a moment of connection or love – to never end. The lyrics “(sugarcane in the easy morning, weather vanes my one and only)” and “(drawn to the ones who never yawn)” continue to develop this sensation of intimacy or closeness that the singer is feeling.


The second verse of the song appears to be about missing someone, with lines like “I missed your skin when you were east” and “You clicked your heels and wished for me.” The image of “The ink is running toward the page, it’s chasin’ off the days, look back at both feet and that winding knee,” might suggest that the singer is reflecting on past memories, feeling nostalgic. The song ends on a bittersweet note, with final repetition of the chorus, again emphasizing the desire for a moment of connection to never end.


Overall, the lyrics of “Northern Downpour” evoke feelings of intimacy, nostalgia, and a longing for something that may be out of reach.


Line by Line Meaning

If all our life is but a dream
The possibility that our existence is nothing more than a fantasy


Fantastic posing greed
A superficial appreciation for material possessions


Then we should feed our jewelery to the sea
It would be better to relinquish our vain objects to the ocean


For diamonds do appear to be
Some view diamonds as


Just like broken glass to me
Equivalent to shattered fragments


And then she said she can't believe
She expressed skepticism


Genius only comes along
Brilliance is erratic


In storms of fabled foreign tongues
Emerging from foreign, legendary language


Tripping eyes, and flooded lungs
Eyes are puzzled and lungs overwhelmed


Northern downpour sends its love
The Northern rainstorm sends its affection


Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Requesting the moon to refrain from diminishing


Hey moon, don't you go down
Imploring the moon to remain in the sky


Sugarcane in the easy mornin'
Sweetness in the tranquil morning


Weather-vanes my one and lonely
The only companion is the rotating wind direction indicator


The ink is running toward the page
Ink illustrates the passage of time on the paper


It's chasin' off the days
Erasing the passing time


Look back at both feet
Remember the steps taken in previous times


And that winding knee
And the revolutionary decision


I missed your skin when you were east
I longed for your touch when you were physically distant


You clicked your heels and wished for me
You wanted me, prompting the iconic gesture


Through playful lips made of yarn
Silly words, fashioned from fibers


That fragile Capricorn
The vulnerable Goat


Unraveled words like moths upon old scarves
Loose language like moths disquieting discarded fabrics


I know the world's a broken bone
The globe is a fractured entity


But melt your headaches, call it home
Find comfort in lessening the tension


You are at the top of my lungs
You are the pinnacle of my passion


Drawn to the ones who never yawn
Enticed by those without idle boredom




Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
Written by: Brendon Urie, George Ross, Jonathan Walker, Spencer Smith

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@regianebarros4368

Lyrics
"If all our life is but a dream
Fantastic posing greed
Then we should feed our
Jewellery to the sea
For diamonds do appear to be
Just like broken glass to me

And then she said she can't believe
Genius only comes along in storms
Of fabled foreign tongues
Tripping eyes, and flooded lungs
Northern downpour sends its love

Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Hey moon, don't you go down
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely

The ink is running toward the page
It's chasing off the days
Look back at both feet and that winding knee
I missed your skin when you were east
You clicked your heels and wished for me

Through playful lips made of yarn that fragiled capricorn
Unravelled words like moths upon old scarves
I know the world's a broken bone
But melt your headaches call it home

Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Hey moon, don't you go down
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely
Sugarcane in the easy morning
Weathervanes my one and lonely

Hey moon, please forget to fall down
Hey moon, don't you go down
You are at the top of my lungs
Drawn to the ones who never yawn"



@JustLifeLikeItIs

To all the preteens/teens that are just discovering Panic! We welcome you with open arms. ❤️

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I don’t know how long I’ll have top comment after my edit but hopefully long enough that It still spreads positivity around!


Hi there everyone! There are so many likes that I don’t know what exactly I should say, but “thank you”. Reading the replies to my comment has warmed my heart so much because I can truly tell that the new generation of fans embrace Panic! just as much as my friends and I did when I was their age. LIKE THAT WAS 10 YEARS AGO (if not more! ) It’s insane and I’m really happy to know that when I become a teacher kids are going to enjoy my generation of music.

I would like to talk to the older crowd now. Guys, as we are getting older a new generation is coming on the internet and they are now discovering this era of Panic! that we cherish and love, so don’t be mean. Yes, this song is probably not the best song to welcome them with, but this comment section was absolutely revolting with rude comments to these kids when I first wrote it. Be nice, okay? 💕☺️💕



@discscratch

Okay so nobody is going to see this but




I’ve pretty much turned my whole family into sinners...... first my mom, then my brother, and now my dad after he took me to one of their concerts in July. It’s honestly brought us all closer together.



Thank you, Panic!

Love ya with all my emo heart.

-yeemo rat. ♥️



All comments from YouTube:

@helenmeyer9752

This is to panic! fans what the g note is to mcr fans

@xxphanxxtrashxx1147

yep 😥


so long and goodnight 2001-2013

@yourflagsucks2275

Then what do Fall Out Boy fans have?

@masquerade9719

Ninja Cat Nothing, and hope it stays that way. Pray that Fall Out Boy stays intact.

@martinabernacchi6471

the fucking g note and the whole it is not a band it is an idea thing

@chloeackert4666

If FOB splits up what are we going to do!

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@krs6012

Hey Ryan, please forget to leave the band

@zellis8726

I actually started crying from this thanks a bunch

@silver-fr4wz

that hurted

@whimsyjoker

represent .com/crankthatfrank Hey Ryan, make your own choices because it’s your life and your true fans will love and respect you no matter what as long as you’re happy

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