"Don't Go Away" as written by and Noel Gallagher....
A Cold and frosty morning there's not a lot to say
About the things caught in my mind
As the day was dawning my plane flew away
With all the things caught in my mind

And I want to be there when you're...
Coming down

And I want to be there when you hit the ground
So don't go away say what you say
But say that you'll stay
Forever and a day...in the time of my life

'Cause I need more time yes I need more time
Just to make things right
Damn my situation and the games I have to play
With all the things caught in my mind

Damn my education I can't find the words to say
About all the things caught in my mind
Me and you what's going on?
All we seem to know is how to show

The feelings that are wrong


Lyrics submitted by thewhitepony33

"Don't Go Away" as written by Roy Smith

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  • +1
    General CommentIf anyone misconstrues this as a love song (as I've heard before) they are INSANE... This is (in my opinion) a plea for a woman he's in love with to stay with him. He's admitting that things are crazy right now and that she has every reason to leave... But all he needs is time to fix things to make the relationship work again.
    maxpower114on February 08, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentExperiencing the possibility of closure of someone you feel so close to and don't quite understand why the relationship is unfulfilled...taking the pain, persevering and knowing that more time will make it better. Unconditional love in one of its finest moments.
    gradxon February 10, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti love this song
    my4everbeautyon October 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI read somewhere that this song was wrote round about the time of (WTS)MG? Noel was quoted as saying if this song had made that album that it would have been one of the biggest selling of all time! Didn't do too bad as i remeber, Great song!
    wriggion February 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe best version of this song is when Noel sings and plays it acoustic.. completely blows away the album version.. This is the song that got me back into Oasis.
    infidelon April 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdefinitely best oasis song ever. you're right infidel, the best version is the acoustic with noel singing
    pumpkingirlon April 09, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe song is amazing, the second verse is best cos it reminds me of me. noel does give it more feeling and meaning, so no noels best singing it.
    Boon April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow that's weird that infidel says that. Oasis is a band that I used to like a whole lot, then I got suddenly annoyed by Noel's constant whining and other things. Don't Go Away, especially the acoustic has the potential to make me cry and without shame. I love this song, and I'm really glad that Oasis made it. Goes in my top 10 greats of all time. For the record, the acoustic one is the best...rock on fellows.

    -David
    o0MyCatharsis0oon May 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have to say, while Noel's version is really great, the album version is so much more emotional for me. Liam's great vocals get to me every time. What a voice he has got.
    fortuneon May 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI have to say, while Noel's version is really great, the album version is so much more emotional for me. Liam's great vocals get to me every time. What a voice he has got.
    fortuneon May 28, 2002   Link

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