Stardust
The Skyliners Lyrics


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And now the purple dusk of twilight time
Steals across the meadows of my heart
High up in the sky the little stars climb
Always reminding me that we're apart
You wander down the lane and far away
Leaving me a song that will not die
Love is now the stardust of yesterday
The music of the years gone by.

Sometimes I wonder, how I spend
The lonely nights
Dreaming of a song
The melody
Haunts my reverie
And I am once again with you
When our love was new
And each kiss an inspiration
But that was long ago
And now my consolation is in the stardust of a song

Besides the garden wall, when stars are bright
You are in my arms
The nightingale
Tells his fairytale
Of paradise, where roses grew
Though I dream in vain
In my heart it will remain




My stardust melody
The memory of love's refrain.

Overall Meaning

The lyrics to The Skyliners' song Stardust speak of the pain of heartbreak and the power of music to evoke memories of love that has since faded. The opening lines set a melancholic tone as the singer describes the purple dusk of twilight time stealing across the meadows of their heart. The little stars climbing high up in the sky serve as a constant reminder of the distance between the singer and their lost love. The second stanza delves further into longing and reminiscing, as the singer admits to spending lonely nights dreaming about the melody of a song that haunts their reverie. The song in question is one that was shared with the singer's former partner, and they remember it as a time when love was new and each kiss was an inspiration.


Line by Line Meaning

And now the purple dusk of twilight time
The evening has arrived and the sky is filled with beautiful shades of purple.


Steals across the meadows of my heart
This beautiful scenery is making me feel lonely and sad.


High up in the sky the little stars climb
The stars are shining bright in the sky, standing out against the dark background.


Always reminding me that we're apart
The stars signify the distance between us that cannot be bridged.


You wander down the lane and far away
You have left me behind and gone far away.


Leaving me a song that will not die
Your memories have left me a song that I can't get out of my head.


Love is now the stardust of yesterday
Our love has faded into the past and is now just a distant memory.


The music of the years gone by.
The memories of our love are still alive in the form of this song.


Sometimes I wonder, how I spend
I often think about how I spend my time.


The lonely nights
I spend most of my nights alone with myself and these thoughts.


Dreaming of a song
I keep dreaming about this same song.


The melody
The tune of the song is stuck in my head.


Haunts my reverie
The song keeps disturbing my thoughts and daydreams.


And I am once again with you
The song takes me back to the time when we were together.


When our love was new
It takes me back to the early days of our relationship.


And each kiss an inspiration
Every time we kissed, it felt like a new beginning and filled me with inspiration.


But that was long ago
However, that time is long gone now.


And now my consolation is in the stardust of a song
This song, filled with our memories, is the only thing that comforts me now.


Besides the garden wall, when stars are bright
I often sit beside the garden wall on nights when the stars shine bright.


You are in my arms
I imagine holding you in my arms, even if it's just in my mind.


The nightingale
The bird singing in the background.


Tells his fairytale
The bird's song feels like a story from a fairytale.


Of paradise, where roses grew
The song feels like a description of a paradise where roses bloomed.


Though I dream in vain
Although I know that this dream is not possible anymore.


In my heart it will remain
The memories will always remain in my heart.


My stardust melody
This song, filled with memories of our past, is now like stardust to me.


The memory of love's refrain.
This song is the only memory left of our once beautiful love.




Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
Written by: CHRISTOPHER GENTRY, JOHN HUTCHINSON DEAN, MATTHEW EVERITT, SIMON IAN WHITE, STUART BLACK

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