"Don't Want To Know If You Are Lonely" as written by and Lorenz Hart....
I'm curious to know exactly how you are
I keep my distance but that distance is too far
It reassures me just to know that you're okay
But I don't want you to go on needing me this way

And I don't want to know if you are lonely
Don't want to know if you are less than lonely
Don't want to know if you are lonely
Don't want to know, don't want to know

The day you left me, left me feeling oh so bad
Still I'm not sure about all the doubts we had
From the beginning we both knew it wouldn't last
Decisions have been made the die has been cast

The phone is ringing and the clock says four A.M.
If it's your friends, well I don't want to hear from them
Please leave your number and a message at the tone
Or you can just go on and leave me alone


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"Don't Want to Know if You Are Lonely" as written by Grant Vernon Hart

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  • +2
    General CommentObvious. A breakup, a guy trying to get over her, and trying to help her get over him. He wants to know if she's alright, but he doesn't want her to depend on him to cheer her up.
    DistillaTruanton June 12, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhat does it for me is the first line of the chorus paired with the second: anybody who's been through a breakup knows the push and pull those two lines describe. if love is a kind of interdependence, the end of love is a wresting apart that exposes the raw ends of compassion and vulnerability, the desire to move toward and the need to move away. for me, husker du described this place of abject ambivalence better than anyone.
    scooperon April 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think DistillaTruant hit the nail on the head.
    knuxmanon December 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFantastic song - hits on all cylinders, especially if you went through something similar.
    Alastison March 20, 2006   Link
  • -1
    General Comment~**sigh.. i can relate.*~
    Jou12n3yon February 11, 2005   Link
  • -3
    General CommentI like Green Day's version
    Green Day rules oyaon May 31, 2006   Link

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