We didn’t need a story, we didn’t need a real world
We just had to keep walking
And we became the stories, we became the places
We were the lights, the deserts, the far-away worlds
We were you before you even existed…
Five minutes is all it takes for M83 to illustrate the reason for existence.
I’d love to share my interpretation of the lyrics, but this song is very deserving of you and your imagination to generate your own. For those of you who relish those stifling notions of life, death, and the great beyond, I can assure you this will be quite a dose of poetic inspiration.