i’m putting this night down to bed
cause i was sitting at the bar
hoping you’re walk in the door
that says killian’s red
cause i left you a note that said
come on out and we’ll both get
right off of our heads
and float up off the chair
we’ll go on vacation tonight
under a sun of neon light
and i almost love this town
when i’m by your side
you woke me from a long sleep
and i’m almost back
closer than ever
to finding the hidden track
if i told you the truth
you wouldn’t like what i said
i almost believed i was dead
there’ll be no more waiting
you’re gonna melt all the ice
in our heads
there’ll be no more crying
you’re gonna make it all better instead
(verse)
i get secrets at night
but they don’t stay
i get secrets at night
but they go away
(chorus)


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  • +1
    General Commentthis song is pretty cool. The singer tells a story about a person who must be really important for him... she makes him see everything in a new light..
    but she didn't come to the bar ("killian's red") cause he probably doesn't mean much to her...
    So of course he's disappointed that she doesn't have the same feelings for him, as he has for her..

    but what does he mean with "I get secrets at night"?
    johnny_appleseedon June 23, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWhen I get very drunk I start getting all these ideas into my head. Things that I'm going to change. Maybe just run away and not tell anyone. I don't tell anyone this and by the morning I don't do anything. I don't change.
    That's what I think he means by "I get secrets at night but they don't stay. I get secrets at night but they go away"
    Such a good song.
    Kurt Russellon December 17, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think lazarzmongo2 got it dead on..

    i can just imagine a drunk guy in the bar waiting for his girl to come and gets really anxious and disoriented. cause when youre drunk you feel a lot of rage and emotion when something disappoints you. and the whole big finish at the end is the peak of it. sorta of a 'sad drunk love story' with a band ending..

    a fantastic song. one of my favorites
    def_linuson June 25, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"I get secrets at night" refers to all of the things you think about at night when you're lying in bed and can't sleep. All the things you want to do or say but in the light of day you don't remember. Or maybe the dreams you have where you're suave and cool and perfect, but when you wake up in the morning, you're the same ole person.
    papelon February 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthere are no genders in this song
    elfrijolon June 06, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"and i almost love this town
    when i’m by your side"

    love this line. i think it means that he's miserable wherever he is, but is sticking around for a girl, or she makes it tolerable.
    CauseForDisasteron April 24, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not sure what "I get secrets at night" means, but I love the guitar in this song. It starts out sounding a little bit eerie, but at the end it swells up into this huge, beautiful finish. So powerful.
    FREAKISHfireflyon July 02, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe moon is closer to the sun than i am to anyone...OOPS WRONG SONG
    vasco17on July 07, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so sweet. Definitely my favorite song off of Let Go. This song reminds me of a drunken loser who is waiting for his girl to come.
    lazarzmongo2on December 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think lazarzmongo2 got it dead on..

    i can just imagine a drunk guy in the bar waiting for his girl to come and gets really anxious and disoriented. cause when youre drunk you feel a lot of rage and emotion when something disappoints you. and the whole big finish at the end is the peak of it. sorta of a 'sad drunk love story' with a band ending..

    a fantastic song. one of my favorites
    def_linuson June 25, 2005   Link

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