A World Of Our Own
The Seekers Lyrics


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Close the door, light the light
We're stayin' home tonight
Far away from the bustle and the bright city lights
Let them all fade away, just leave us alone
And we'll live in a world of our own

We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own

Oh, my love, oh my love, I've cried for you so much
Lonely nights without sleeping while I longed for your touch
Now your lips can't evade the heartache I've known
Come with me to a world of our own

We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own

We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own





And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own

Overall Meaning

The Seekers' "A World Of Our Own" is a love song that talks about the desires of a couple willing to create a private world where they can live in peace and without external distractions. The opening lines of the song create a picture of a cozy, intimate environment, "Close the door, light the light, we're stayin' home tonight, far away from the bustle and the bright city lights, let them all fade away, just leave us alone." The couple desires to live far from the distractions of the city lights and create their world where they can experience peace by themselves.


The chorus of this song, "We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share, all our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there, and I know you will find there'll be peace of mind when we live in a world of our own," emphasizes the desire of the couple to leave behind their troubles and difficulties, constructing a zone of happiness – a world that's exclusively for the two of them. The singer repeats this chorus thrice, indicating the gravity of this desire.


The singer then expresses the pain of being far from the beloved in the next verse, "Oh, my love, oh my love, I've cried for you so much, lonely nights without sleeping while I longed for your touch, now your lips can't evade the heartache I've known, come with me to a world of our own." Here the pain of being apart, longing for each other's touch is emphasized. The song's closing line, "And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind when we live in a world of our own," emphasizes that the couple's search for lasting comfort is attainable only when they are alone.


Line by Line Meaning

Close the door, light the light
Let's shut out the rest of the world and create a cozy, intimate atmosphere for just the two of us.


We're stayin' home tonight
We're choosing to stay in and enjoy each other's company instead of going out.


Far away from the bustle and the bright city lights
We want to escape the noise and distractions of city life.


Let them all fade away, just leave us alone
We don't want to be bothered by anyone else; we just want to be together.


And we'll live in a world of our own
Our love creates its own world that is separate from the rest of the world.


We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
Our love is unique and special, and we don't want to share it with anyone else.


All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
The problems and difficulties of the outside world won't be able to touch us in our world of love.


And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
Being with me in our world of love will bring you happiness and contentment.


When we live in a world of our own
Our love is so strong that it creates a separate reality where we can truly be happy and peaceful.


Oh, my love, oh my love, I've cried for you so much
I have felt such strong emotions for you and longed to be with you for a long time.


Lonely nights without sleeping while I longed for your touch
I couldn't sleep because I was thinking of you and wanted to be close to you.


Now your lips can't evade the heartache I've known
You feel the same way I do, and we can finally be together and share our love.


Come with me to a world of our own
Let's leave everything else behind and enter into our own world of love and happiness.




Lyrics © O/B/O DistroKid, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: Tom Springfield

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Most interesting comment from YouTube:

@juancamacho5746

Close the door, light the light
We're stayin' home tonight
Far away from the bustle and the bright city lights
Let them all fade away, just leave us alone
And we'll live in a world of our own

We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own

Oh, my love, oh my love, I've cried for you so much
Lonely nights without sleeping while I longed for your touch
Now your lips can't evade the heartache I've known
Come with me to a world of our own

We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own

We'll build a world of our own that no one else can share
All our sorrows we'll leave far behind us there
And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own

And I know you will find there'll be peace of mind
When we live in a world of our own



All comments from YouTube:

@harryknowlman8649

Rich, your work recording the amazing work of the Seekers is really excellent and historically very very important IMHO. Without people like you and Denny, who spend many many hours looking out high quality audio, cleaning it up and matching it with great video, and making it available to us all, this wonderful band might slip into history without the recognition it really deserves from lovers of angelic voices (JUDITH!), wonderful harmonies (Keith!), and heart-wrenching songs (Tom, Bruce, and others). Thank you, Sir... just... thank you!!!

@rich963

Thanks Harry, much appreciated - I'm sure by my YT friend Dennis too!
Have you seen my latest videos, which are from the Golden Jubilee concerts with much improved audio?

@tyroneosborne2091

You really know hat you are saying; good music must be cherished and preserved in it highest form and Surely tis grout was just fantastic !

@dugroz

Here here!

@stuartaddy2573

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@berniepaul109

Right On ! Accurate comment. I'm 40 (born in 1977) and didn't know a thing about the seekers until now. Rich's work has made me a fan

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@douglaslibby1184

If you grew up listening to music like this, you were lucky.

@robertdore9592

Nicely written performed and produced - no pro-tools or autotune in sight, just talent. Brings back very happy memories of a great childhood.

@johnmcfarlan3672

Indeed I was lucky! It was awesome!

@smillner771

Off to a world of her own - RIP Judith Durham. Her great vocals and bright, happy persona helped to light up my childhood.

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