Forget for a minute the irony that the video for this song has not a hint of yellow.
A beautiful song by a band that hasn't gotten nearly enough attention, this was a 1995 single release from their album Glow. This is most likely their best known song - it was featured on the soundtrack to the movie Empire Records - but it was by no means their biggest hit. Not that they had any big mainstream hits (which is criminal), but they were a modern rock radio darling for awhile.
Let's stop right here and talk about Karen Peris's voice. She brings such a light, airy joy to anything she sings (and writes, as she is the songwriter for this tune). Despite the light, airy joy of her voice, it's still really powerful. That's a special skill, this light, airy power.
By the way, The Innocence Mission are still around. Here's a more recent recording (of a song from their 1999 album Birds of My Neighborhood) featuring Karen along with her husband (and fellow band member and songwriter) Don Peris. Again, a shiny happy song by, as their Twitter profile clearly states, a "shiny, happy band from Lancaster, PA."