Isn't that vivid? And they don't use too many words. It's a song, after all, and you only have so many words in a song. Of course, they have the music to help them set the mood and pacing, but I think the lyrics alone, printed on a page, would be beautiful.
I think we'd all like to describe things this way in our own writing - concise, vivid, simple. Every word fitting perfectly, like a well-done song.
What do you think?