"Walkaway" as written by Daniel John O'donoghue, Mark Anthony Sheehan, Glen Joseph Power and Benjamin Allan Sargeant....
If you've heard all they got to say
You looked but turned away
Walkaway, walkaway
If you've said all you got to say
And now the words just slip away
Just walkaway, walkaway, walkaway
That's what they say, what they say,
what they say
You gotta walkaway

If you've played all the games they play
You played them yesterday
Walkaway, walkaway
If you've been, where they want to go
Seen all they got to show
Just walkaway, walkaway, walkaway
That's what they say, what they say,
what they say
You gotta walkaway

And now you must believe me
You never lose your dreams
And now you must believe me
We never lose our dreams

If you've proved all there is to prove
Got nothing left to use
Walkaway, walkaway
If you've done, all there is to do
There ain't nothing left for you
Just walkaway, walkaway, walkaway
That's what they say, what they say,
what they say
Walkaway, walkaway,walkaway
That's what they say, what they say,
what they say
You gotta walkaway
Today


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"Walkaway" as written by Benjamin Allan Sargeant Glen Joseph Power

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  • +3
    General CommentFantastic song, speaks for itself in terms of an explanation.
    dave_1987on December 12, 2005   Link
  • +2
    General CommentTruly a sad, reflectful song.
    Sirius1on December 18, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMaybe something along the lines of the kinda situation where you've seen it before, there's nothing new there for you, so why stick around? I think most people know that feeling! Been there, done that, why waste my time doing it again?! And yet most of the time you don't leave. The song hit the right chord when I was leaving home. I don't that's it exactly, but a truly legendary song! can't believe no-one else has commented.
    wakeon February 16, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree, this is a fantastic song, and i cant believe so few people have commented.
    Also, i think that uve got it right with the meaning thou wake.
    aaronnicholason April 08, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentVery nice song, listened to it a lot in my childhood. It's one of those songs that just rolls off nicely and calms you down.
    Hell Razoron February 16, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis to me means if you've tried your best and it isn't enough for someone just walk away from the situation. very sad song
    kempeon August 24, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhile this song is obviously about walking away from something (a relationship, home, your town etc) i think its also about making sure ur making the right decision, and tieng up any loose ends before you do.

    If you've heard all they've got to say,
    You looked but turned away
    Walk away, just walk away

    i think this is saying that if youve talked to people about walking away from whatever it is, and theyve tried to talk you out of it and you still feel the same, then do it.

    If you've said all you got to say,
    Now the words just slip away
    Just walk away

    this bit i think is saying that you should only walk away once youve said everything that needs to be said, rather than keeping quiet then wishing you had said them once youve walked away
    sad song in some ways, but one that makes a lot of sense to me.
    Javier Mascheranoon December 20, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI agree with you all, a really quite sad song but quite comforting at the same time. The ultimate break-up song.
    matt675on March 05, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Commenttop tune..... relates to almost anything in life whereby, you feel you have given your best to something, you have been committed 100% to something, where you have devoted x amount of time and totally exhausted every avenue to find and give solutions to problems, yet everything you have done, said, or shown has made little or no impact whatsoever due to the ignorance or/and arrogance of the other party.
    A relationship maybe that has been on the verge of a breakdown and you have tried your best to save it but your partner has eyes elsewhere maybe.
    Or, your career, whereby you have been 100% behind the company goals , ethos and mission statement but due to factors beyond your control everything you say or do to improve things just falls on deaf ears.
    When you reach the point of hopelessness, whereby no matter what you have done, everything you do now is a waste of time and you know it, and you feel it
    Before resentment sets in and before you ruin your emotional state with negativity then, well , time to walkaway
    podgermashon December 21, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentA wonderful song. Some great comments here. I think the leaving home string is a good one. Sounds like he's assured in his decision. Ready for a bit of new scenery, so walkaway.
    GDawgon April 16, 2007   Link

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