"A Goodnights Sleep" as written by and Watts/gryskiewicz/golla/vasoli....
A better slumber
Was in your arms
Spent tangled up in you

A sudden morning
Crashed in the room
With an uninvited sudden change in you

What can I say?
Where's that girl from last night
Who slept on that side
And looked just like you do?

You can sleep in your own bed tonight
Sleep way
A silent pain
Screaming out my name

You can sleep in your own bed tonight
I hope for your sake
You don't wake up
As broken as I am

For a lack of better
Words to say
All I said was goodnight

Once again in self defense
I won't sleep a wink
To prevent dreaming of you

You can sleep in your own bed tonight
Sleep way
A silent pain
Screaming out my name

You can sleep in your own bed tonight
I hope for your sake
You don't wake up
As broken as I am

Sleep in your own bed tonight
I know some day that you will wake up
As lonely as I am

You can sleep in your own bed tonight
Sleep way
A silent pain
Screaming out my name

You can sleep in your own bed tonight
I hope for your sake
You don't wake up
As broken as I am

Sleep in your own bed tonight
I know some day that you will wake up
As lonely as I am

Cause fate works both ways
Cause fate works both ways
Cause fate works both ways
Sleep in your own bed


Lyrics submitted by Lemieux66, edited by Skoobasteve24

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  • +1
    General CommentThis song is amazing and so is the whole "Say it like you mean it" cd. it just sucks that kennys only 18 and has had his heart broken so bad. :(
    newfoundstaron July 01, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentnewfoundstar-agreed. i feel so bad for kenny. =( this song is so incredibly awesome
    XxXstewpid kidXxXon July 02, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is so great. i feel so bad for ken having to go throigh so much pain as he has (like they said in the other posts), but it goes to show that he can outlet that pain into amazing songs. i can't wait for the new cd.
    littlelostemoboyon July 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song really kicks ass -- the starting line's new cd is great. i
    mikormackon June 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the chorus on this song. This cd is one of my all time favorites next to Taking Back Sunday.
    StarsAreForeveron July 01, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsuch a good song.
    icantresiston July 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah preorder it from drive thru and get free pins, limited edition cd cover and signed by tsl
    idiotboxon July 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentUnbelievably great song!! Girls IM me. :-*
    ConfessionalFinchon July 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is is Unbelievably great just like ConfessionalFinch said! I just think that it's awesome. The instrumental totally rocks and the lyrics are gr8! I just love the Starting Line and all of their songs no matter wut are always awesome and gr8! These lyrics are just so welly written! I wish that I could write gr8 lyrics like Ken! Ken is just so awesome along with hot. HeHe! But he don't look too gr8 on the back of their CD! No offence to the hottie Ken! O well! Starting Line kicks Butt along with this song! HeHe! O n also I love the quitar in it, it just has a gr8 sound that really makes the song! O well.... Till then.....
    ~aMbEr*
    :)
    SMUSER19348on July 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a great song by a great band..SILYMI is an awesome cd, and if you like the band..check it out.
    TSLemoROCKon July 21, 2002   Link

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