I just like “there it is and it feels right, but I can’t say for sure what it means.” ┬áThe rest is there for context.

“I’m not surprised that people get different meanings out of my songs,” he told a Rolling Stone interviewer. “But I don’t wanna give the impression that I know what everything means ‘cause I don’t… . There are times when I’m mystified. I look at some of the stuff that comes out, y’know. And like, there it is and it feels right, but I can’t say for sure what it means.”

Lester Bangs on "Astral Weeks"
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20 April 2011