"12 Hours It Takes Sometimes" as written by Gary Lightbody, Jonathan Quinn, Richard Colburn, Michael Cooke, Willy Campbell, Charlie Clarke, John Cummings, Gareth Russell, Aidan Moffat, Michael Bannister, Jenny Reeve, Roy Kerr, Bob Kildea, Andrew...
You maybe far from me
but I dont need you any less
it maybe cold in your bed
but you know my love is warm
with new rules it is hard
when you cant ask anyone
who survived the distance test
and has still got strength and love

we'll be here for 30 years or maybe more
you dont have to worry that we don't have time
lets find are way to meet in the middle of
somewhere finer in our own time when we can

we try to hold our heads
above the water line
at times it's hard not to rise
to the shit you have to take.
We'll hold our heads and we'll wait
till our feet will fit there shoes
and learn to make all the choices that
all the others never made

Lyrics submitted by Blaupunked

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    General CommentLast chunk has same meaning as "don't write a check you can't cash" to me, but said a lot better. But to fit it in with the rest of the song is about fighting to keep a long distance relationship working. Good song, and well written. Never heard of the group tho...send me a message thing and tell me about them if u get a chance.
    thinkitbeiton June 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI agree with you, thinkitbeit; it's about trying to keep a relationship alive even though they're apart from eachother. it's rather the hard thing to do and this song fits perfect with what i'm dealing with. i can't stop listening to it.
    dont.choke.on June 16, 2006   Link

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