You really can’t fake a long distance relationship.
When conversation, and correspondence are all you have, there’s that level of trust, and sincerity that isn’t always as prominent under normal circumstances.
In this song, Eric Clapton gets a bit of lyrical help from a 12th-century Persian poet to get this feeling across.
Definitely have to thank my sister for tossing this on her wedding playlist.
Without a doubt, the quintessential slow dance song.
Sometimes you associate a song with a particularly emotional time or moment in your life, and anytime you hear it played, you’re right back in that moment. Happy or sad, those feelings can hit you pretty hard, and seem like they’re coming out nowhere.
This is one of the few songs that’s actually made me tear up on it’s own merits.