"Don't Walk Away Eileen" as written by and Sam Lewis Roberts....
Don't walk away Eileen
I've been living for you since the age of seventeen
Don't walk away Eileen
You've been telling lies and now it's time to come clean

Hey! You come around and I can't keep time
Hey! You turn around and I'm left behind

Eileen says I'm a boy not a man
Cryin' on the corner with my head in my hands
I called her name and she ran
Slippin' through my fingers like a fist full of sand

Hey! You come around and I lose my hand
Hey! You turn around and I'm left for dead

And she reads my mind when I'm sleeping
And she always arrives when I'm leaving
Yeah she's blocking out the sun, it seems
You're a pacifist with a gun, Eileen

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"Don't Walk Away Eileen" as written by Sam Lewis Roberts

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    General CommentThis is a great song. I have yet to hear a Sam Roberts song I don't like.

    The lyrics are pretty much right except for where it says "like a fish full of sand" it should be "like a fist full of sand"
    awake&dreamingon September 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSam Roberts is so groovadelic! I can't wait to see him in concert!!!! I REALLY need lyrics for "This is how I live"!!! ALL groovy songs!!!
    carmson September 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOh my god, this song is almost like a situation I'm going through...

    Haven't heard the song, but heard Brother Down, so I'm just exploring...

    (goes to d/l his song)

    Question, is there a CD with all his songs yet? Or is there not enough yet? He rocks with his rythms and his lyrics.
    Rockwellon September 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThere's a 6-song disc called "The Inhuman Condition" that I spent all summer listening to.
    a-girlon April 18, 2003   Link
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    General CommentSam Roberts put out an album a few days ago actually, I heard its good but I have yet to buy it.
    Not tryin to be picky but its supposed to be "You're a PACIFIST with a gun Eileen" Anyway this song rocks, Sam rocks! Did yall know he plays every instrument except the drums on the album??
    PennyLane18on June 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentjust saw him on conan obrien - very kickass.

    must i say everything is kickass? no, just everything that is kickass. haha.
    Surfpicoon November 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthahaha "fish full of sand"
    anyways. i went to sams concert just last night
    and i think ill remebr it forever
    it was amazing
    the crowd when totally nuts for this song :)
    souljuiceon July 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti drive everyone crazy with this song.
    but hey, how can you NOT sing this at the top of your lungs?
    verbosityon July 11, 2007   Link

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