"Leave" as written by and Steven/robertson Page....
I've informed you to leave
'Cause I can't afford to lose more sleep
I get ill when I get tired
So I'll try to rest if you'll stand guard

[Chorus]
Do do do do do do do do whoa
Do do do do do do do

I've informed you to leave
'Cause I can't stand to hear you breathe
I chew up and I choke down
The scraps you choose to leave around

[Chorus]

Apparitions still won't leave me alone
It's as if you never left
How am I supposed to remember you
When you won't let me forget?

I've informed you to leave
'Cause I can't afford to lose more sleep
There's your shoes, and there's the door
Please don't come here anymore

[Chorus]


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"Leave" as written by Steven Page Ed Robertson

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    General Commentsomehow, this song makes me think of a college student yelling at his roommate...
    neko-chanon June 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentok i really need to know. does kevin really play the lead guitar on this song. if so, that would be unbelievably fantastic, and they should try it more often.
    pumkinhedon October 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI always thought this was about a guy who was in such a bad relationship that it nearly drove him mad. I thought the second verse sort of gave that away.
    OpinionHeadon February 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commentpumkinhead, according to the CD booklet, kevin plays the lead electric guitar and the wah-wah guitar
    avs2006on January 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is very catchy that i wrote a question to Ed Robertson on bnlmusic.com and he said most of it was about strange dreams he had after his brother passed away.
    edgeturbo03on March 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAccording to the podcast, after his brother's death, Ed would dream that his brother was still there ("Apparition still won't leave me alone") and that he couldn't mourne him properly because it was like he was still alive ("How am I supposed to remember you when you won't let me forget?") Probably my favorite BNL lyric of all time.
    TheseAppleson March 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTheseApples you are right! that is also on the YouTube bathroom sessions. great stuff...
    1967Impalaon April 04, 2007   Link

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