"Fading Like A Flower (every Time You Leave)" as written by and Per H�kan Gessle....
In a time, where the sun desends alone
I ran a long long way from home
To find a heart that's made of stone
I will try, I just need a little time
To get your face right out of my mind
To see the world through different eyes

Everytime I see you oh I try to hide away
But when we meet it seems I can't let go
Everytime you leave the room I feel I'm fading like a flower

Tell me why, when I scream there's no reply
When I reach out there's nothing to find
When I sleep I break down and cry

Everytime I see you oh I try to hide away
But when we meet it seems I can't let go
Everytime you leave the room I feel I'm fading like a flower

Fading like a rose
Fading like a rose
Beaten by the storm
Talking to myself
Getting washed by the rain
It's such a cold cold town
Oh so a cold town...


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"Fading Like a Flower" as written by Per Gessle

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    General CommentI can't believe no-one has written about this song it is amazing. I think it's about a relationship ending and being reminded by the ex and still having feeling for them. This is one of their best
    antmannon June 23, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti absolutely love this song. i cried when i listened to it for the first time in 8 years. but thats cos it holds special meaning to me and my childhood.

    i agree with the above comment, about the song's meaning :)
    kiddaon January 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI have met many women who refuse to let me even listen to Roxette because the songs represent scummy ex-boyfriends. This is one here no exception, and it might be my favorite song in the world. Please, ladies, be kind to the rare man who likes Roxette. :)
    pinbackon February 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTell me why?
    When I scream there's no reply,
    when I reach out there's nothing to find,
    when I sleep I break down and cry ...
    sillybunnyon August 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI remember listening to this song growing up...i love this song sooo much! its a great song...a great album
    pretty_girlon November 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI remember listening to this song growing up...i love this song sooo much! its a great song...a great album
    pretty_girlon November 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is a really good song. I think its about a person trying to get over someone by seeing other people, but can't get over their original lover.
    Robbc18on March 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentPersonally I've always interpreted the lyrics to be about someone who was very shy. She had a crush on someone and really wanted to be with that person, but was too self-conscious and hid every time she saw her crush. And then ended up feeling really bad every time her crush left, knowing she had failed once again to talk to him.
    elixir808on July 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe song is about a woman who broke up with a guy, and is ready to see the world through fresh eyes (a life not involving him). She knows it will take time to get him out of her head, but she wants to try and move on from the past.
    When she sees him, she is always reminded of times they had together. This makes her wonder if she made the right decision because it musters up the old feelings again. Because of this she tries to avoid seeing him in the hope the feelings will stay at bay.
    She knows she misses him being there – “When I scream there’s no reply, When I reach out there’s nothing to find, When I sleep I break down and cry” but she isn’t sure whether to go back to him or try to move on without him.
    TDS187on August 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentEveryone is like a flower that anyone can destroy, but with our force we can go on I love you my sweet tsarina you're mine forever
    isacon December 16, 2008   Link

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