Mitchell, Joni - Impossible Dreamer Lyrics




The street was loud
From an angry crowd and
I thought of you, I thought of you
Dreamer
Land of the free
No hungry bellies
Impossible
Impossible dreamer

In the darkest part of the night
Blue shadows conjure you
And in the brightest height of the daylight
Sometimes I blink 'cause I think I see you
Dreaming like you do

The moon was bright
Like day for night
And I thought of you
I thought of you
Dreamer
No acid rain
Love without pain
Impossible
Impossible Dreamer

In the darkest part of the night
Blue shadows conjure you
And at the brightest height of the daylight
Sometimes I blink 'cause I think I see you
Dreaming like you do

The room was dark
And full of sharks
and I thought of you
I thought of you
Dreamer
Give peace a chance
Don't think just dance
Impossible
Impossible dreamer

In the darkest part of the night
Blue shadows conjure you
And at the brightest height of the daylight
Sometimes I blink 'cause I think I see you
Dreaming like you do





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  1. Amarildo Alencar

    Essa música me faz viajar no tempo, me emociona demais, não consigo explicar o que acontece! Talvez porque seja tão linda, tão profunda, tão singela e tão espetacular! Joni é uma Deusa, um mito!

  2. Amarildo Alencar

    This song makes me travel in time, it thrills me so much, I can't explain what happens! Maybe because it's so beautiful, so deep, so simple and so spectacular! Joni is a Goddess, a myth!

  3. G&MM

    Yes, it has an 80’s sound. Some of us like that.

  4. GabrielJuan Santos

    The street was loud
    From an angry crowd and
    I thought of you, I thought of you
    Dreamer
    Land of the free
    No hungry bellies
    Impossible
    Impossible dreamer

    In the darkest part of the night
    Blue shadows conjure you
    And in the brightest height of the daylight
    Sometimes I blink 'cause I think I see you
    Dreaming like you do

    The moon was bright
    Like day for night
    And I thought of you
    I thought of you
    Dreamer
    No acid rain
    Love without pain
    Impossible
    Impossible Dreamer

    In the darkest part of the night
    Blue shadows conjure you
    And at the brightest height of the daylight
    Sometimes I blink 'cause I think I see you
    Dreaming like you do

    The room was dark
    And full…

  5. Mark Thompson

    No acid rain...Love without pain....Give peace a chance.....Don't think just dance. Profound, brilliant lyrics by JM.

  6. Mark Thompson

    Love you Joni ! Bucket list item would be to have an espresso with JM somewhere in Laurel Canyon and talk about music, politics and social issues.

    Giovanni Bellini

    We had some conversations in West Hollywood

    Mark Thompson

    @Giovanni Bellini Must have been a great experience to chat with JM. NIce.

    Giovanni Bellini

    @Mark Thompson Both times were a complete pleasure. We were both at Cafe D'etoile, which as a joke, sometimes we would lovingly call, Cafe d' toilet, or Cafe D' Twa... add in a t at the end. Lol. The way it is pronounced is Cafe D' etwa. Anyway, Joni was there, and it was just a relaxing experience that we were all there at the same time. We were the only ones there at that time. Go figure, that place is usually happening most of the time. We sat at the table right next to hers, unawares, until Mario, my buddy, looked over and said OMG! He knows so much about her... plus, he had just had a dream about her. He told me about it, like two days prior... and there she was!!!! We talked and laughed for well over an hour. Very wonderful.

    Giovanni Bellini

    The second time was the next weekend, same time, mid afternoon. Wow! What an experience!!!! Joni was very gracious, and lovely. She was there with her close friend Shell.

  7. Franco Bernardi

    Sweet Joni

  8. Bryan Taulbee

    Dreamy song. Was rumored to be about John Lennon.

  9. Amarildo Alencar

    Impossible not to like this song, impossible not to be crazy by Joni Michell...!!!

  10. Simon Boccanegra

    John Lennon is usually assumed to be the subject, but I got a different perspective on this song from a Joni fan years ago. He had never even thought of Lennon (or the Kennedys, or MLK, or any assassinated famous person); he loved the song because it made him think of all the friends he lost to AIDS in the decade it was released. "In the darkest part of the night, blue shadows conjure you / And in the brightest height of the daylight, sometimes I blink when I think I see you." That's a benefit of not being too on the nose in lyrics. It can make a song universal, and special to someone for another reason.

  11. Namaste Om

    great song!

  12. William John Costigan

    Beautiful Joni - her wise words and soothing melodies xx There are not many left in the world with such insights

  13. dean b

    She wrote this about John Lennon

    Giovanni Bellini

    Are you sure?

  14. michel tellier

    ...je me sens souvent comme un " impossible dreamer " !... Vague à l'âme ..en verve....

  15. Christopher Mobley

    I laugh now when I remember that my wife and I were arguing when I first heard this song on the radio. I stopped listening to her as I fell in love with this. We're divorced now but my feelings for this have never wavered.

  16. scoT

    Love this album, 80's style production and all

  17. bjofryd2011

    Talking about "trapped in layers", some people seem to be trapped in technology, he, he...listen to the message! Beautiful sound from the 80's! Would you expect J.M. to use a sound and technology from 2016?, living in the 80,s? Once again, listen to the message, its not a song for technicions...

    Noe Berengena

    +bjofryd2011 -- Yes, you are correct. It's the message and lyrics that are foremost. And before all this hubbub about "layers" I never even considered that this was not an exceptional song.

    michel tellier

    ....true !...

    Jason Marcel

    Snobs only bitch about "layers" because they have this moronic idea that Joni Mitchell can ONLY be a folk singer with her guitar or singing a confessional song at her piano. Comments deriding 80's production are all stupid. The studio sound then was a billion times lovelier than the soulless garbage we've had to endure this decade.

  18. soulrful terrain

    The Great Michael Landau on guitar.

  19. iwannaseeit1979

    #impossiblebigbird

  20. Gilca Guimarães

    Linda canção!!!

  21. Greg Dexter

    no acid rain

    VinylForest

    love without pain

    VinylForest

    the moon was bright, like April night

  22. patcharisma

    "impossible Dreamer(s)" - all great people are.... you and me!
    (Pat, Switzerland)

  23. Glenn Gilbert

    I rest my thoughts.  What a dear arrist.

  24. Christian Landaeta Torres

    Futuro Fm mid 90's playlist, Chile.

  25. Ernie Tong

    I love this song but wish it would be remixed.  It sounds like it is trapped in layers and layers of over production.

    Noe Berengena

    +Ernie Tong -- It was definitely a product of its time. Released in 1985, the album "Dog Eat Dog" was a departure for Joni due to its synthetic sound that featured input by British synthesiser musician Thomas Dolby.

    Sean Haezebrouck

    Such great musicians and it has that shitty 80's sound. Vinnie Colaiuta playing a Simmons kit?!?! Thanks cocaine!

  26. Kevin O'Donnell

    My favorite song from this CD!

  27. mujersemilla

    YEAH! JONI FAB!!

  28. Noe Berengena

    I always smile when I remember that this is my favorite song. Sends me into a wistful reverie most of the time -- musing how there are outstanding outsiders who are too good for this world.

    Bartholomew Henry

    I've always been distracted by what I hear as pedestrian-ish production on this song...lack of a better word , my own perception of course. But the song? Can't go wrong with Joni ever...

    bei1016

    One of The Jewels in Joni's Crown. Your Comment is Outstanding.

  29. Ray Perry

    Awesome