Feel blue, miles above you the silver screen
Reach out and touch you in the dark of the back row
This is a place where young lovers go
When they want to be alone
Perfection has never crossed my lips
But is there any way to describe it
When two movie stars kiss?
There is magic in the air
Magic in the air

North of the city, on the quiet, quiet road
I find myself dreaming of days long ago
And their lonely, lonely theater where tragic movies play
He didn't find out that he loved her until she finally gone away

But they know that nothing lasts forever
We should be grateful for the time we have together
Is that enough to keep me from crying?
Is that enough to keep me from lying awake at night?


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    General CommentThis song always makes me cry when I listen to it. How he almost whispers the lyrics and then at the end he starts kind of whining/crying.
    Emoeyeson June 14, 2003   Link
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    General Commentemoeyes...or anyone else that has this song
    would you send it to me?
    xbrghteyesxon April 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm surprised more people haven't commented on this song. I love it,
    trailertrash49on July 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so great. I agree. Why did no one comment this song? Anyways, I think that it is about how the movies depict relationships as being so perfect. If you rely on a fake dream like that, you won't appreciate what you really have and it might go away.
    LaughAtTheEndingon November 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so great. I agree. Why did no one comment this song? Anyways, I think that it is about how the movies depict relationships as being so perfect. If you rely on a fake dream like that, you won't appreciate what you really have and it might go away.
    LaughAtTheEndingon November 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is just adorable, i love his voice he sounds so young.
    bmth_ownon May 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really cute, i love it when he sings about the movie stars kissing. way adorable
    _DrunkKidCatholicon May 25, 2007   Link
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    General Commentat the end he does NOT say Is that enough to keep me from lying?

    the correct lyrics are:
    Is that enough to keep me from lying awake at night?
    light_pollutionon November 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commentit is feeling blue at the very begining :)


    i love the low-fi sound of the song.

    But they know that nothing lasts forever
    We should be grateful for the time we have together
    Is that enough to keep me from crying?


    how true

    when something is over
    we can remember and apperciate it
    but does that really make up for it?

    It seems like it is fooling ourselves :(

    Its not even accpeting it
    it is just numbing pain for the short-term
    libidoon November 30, 2007   Link

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