"Fall (in love again)"

Composed, arranged, performed and recorded by Jesse Landis-Eigsti '09

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Lyrics:

It all starts with a clap as the students and the staff
form a human tunnel that wakes up the first-years from their chapel naps.
There's a cheer!
And everybody far and near gets to celebrate the starting of a new academic year.

And autumn gets the memo about the mood and changes the view to red and yellows hues
and all the squirrels they show their attitude and try to steal your food,
but you're so happy, you don't care the squirrels are rude.

January through July have some things that are nice,
but the seasons can't compare to you-know-when.
In wintertime you freeze, in springtime you climb trees, but fall is when you fall in love again.

Say hip hip hooray!
Goshen football starts today; no, I'm just jokin' if you want your arm broken,
it's Goshen Rugball you should play.
Do a dance!
Yeah, that's no longer banned, and with concerts and hour-afters you will always have a chance

And autumn feels the campus' energy and gives you and me trees of bronze and burgundy.
And all the plants and people Maple Leaves can feel the evening breeze
and say "how lovely" and nobody disagrees.

January through July have some things that are nice,
but those seasons can't compare to you-know-when
In springtime you can learn and summer you adjourn,
but fall is when you fall in love again.

In those long summer days, when you're so far away, you might be tempted to stray,
but then autumn says "Hey, come and stay."

So here we go; before the days of sleet and snow,
let's make a raft and float along in autumn's warming glow.
Cook a meal, take it to the soccer field
or make your date a curry plate and eat it by the Broken Shield

Cause autumn gets the memo about the vibe and everything feels alive,
except mosquitos, they all die.
And when the whole wide campus looks so bright then you know, you know, you know, you know, nobody can deny.

That January through July have some days that are nice, but they're all 9s and autumn is a 10.
In summer time you boil, in winter time you toil but fall is when you fall in love again.
Fall is when you fall in love again. Oh, yes.
Fall is when you fall in love again.

Falleluia...