"The Night Will Go As Follows" as written by and Nicholas Edward Thomas....
In a romantic fashion
I will experiment with my fear right before her eyes
And every smile that's unveiled will be soaked
In my nervous charm

Then I'll say
"Is everything alright?
There's been a few things I've been meaning
To let go of tonight"
And she will say
"Everything's just fine
So you can put an end to your worrying mind"
And then our lips will collide

The August sky will then bare witness
To a brand new chapter with torn up pages
When the planets align, I can feel the gates opening
To my courage
As I proceed to run my fingers through her hair
And forget everyone who's jaded, 'cause they don't matter
And I don't care

In a confident fashion
I will admit my deepest and darkest to her
And every gaze across the table
Will send my unsuspecting body into shock

Then I'll say
"Would you like to go inside?
And forget the world and the rules
By which we are to abide"
And she will say
"There's nothing I want more"
As we step into the room, turn off the lights and close the door

The August sky will then bare witness
To a brand new chapter with torn up pages
When the planets align, I can feel the gates opening
To my courage
As I proceed to run my fingers through her hair
And forget everyone who's jaded, 'cause they don't matter
And I don't care
No, 'cause they don't matter
And I don't care

Brash and hopeful
That my luck will not perish tonight
When the overcast tries to kill me
It's your slow motion rain
That falls warm on my neck that keep me alive

Brash and hopeful
That my luck won't perish tonight
And when the overcast tries to kill me
It's your slow motion rain
That falls warm on my neck that keep me alive

Brash and hopeful
That my luck will not perish tonight
And when the overcast tries to kill me
It's your slow motion rain
That falls warm on my neck that keep me alive

Consider this song a testament
Of my devotion to your saccharine scent
And to be completely honest
You're not like all the rest
You're not like all the rest

Consider this song a testament
Of my devotion to your saccharine scent
And to be completely honest
You're not like all the rest
You're not like all the rest
Oh no, you're not like all the rest
You're not like all the rest
You're not like all the rest


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"The Night Will Go as Follows" as written by Nicholas Edward Thomas Nicholas Thomas

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  • +3
    General CommentThis boy is planning on getting laid.
    Rachondalooseon July 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentConsider this song a testament
    of my devotion to your sacharrine scent
    And to be completely honest
    you're not like all the rest
    You're not like all the rest

    that part just gives me chills, he seems so into it.
    RuthLesson September 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis could be the greatest song ever written. I mean it.
    the deadest roseon October 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIn a confident fashion
    I will admit my deepest and darkest to her
    And every gaze across the table
    will send my unsuspecting body into shock

    Amazing.
    tee kayon October 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentBrash and hopeful
    that my luck will not perish tonight
    And when the overcast tries to kill me
    it's your slow motion rain
    that falls warm on my neck that keep me alive

    Amazing. My favorite by far.
    neverspeakon January 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe August sky will then bare witness
    to a brand new chapter with torn up pages
    When the planets align, I can feel the gates opening
    to my courage
    As I proceed to run my fingers through her hair
    And forget everyone who's jaded, 'cause they don't matter
    and I don't care


    I cry.
    ktgotskillson March 12, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"The August sky will then bare witness
    to a brand new chapter with torn up pages "

    Can anyone explain that part? "torn up pages" I'm not understanding why they are torn. ty :)
    Auton March 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhen ever I listen to this song, I always think about how a girl and a boy are opening up to a new part in their relationship: making love. And when I listen to:

    "The August sky will then bare witness
    to a brand new chapter with torn up pages
    When the planets align, I can feel the gates opening
    to my courage
    As I proceed to run my fingers through her hair
    And forget everyone who's jaded, 'cause they don't matter
    and I don't care
    No, 'cause they don't matter
    and I don't care"


    I think about how parents always say that when you make love out of marrige it's a shame. So, perhaps he is saying "This is a brand new chapter in both our lives. People may say that it's a shame to do what we are doing. (in other words it's reckless, just like torn up pages) But, everything in the universe just seems to be..right." And all that is happening in that single moment is allowing him to find a whole new sense of courage that he never knew he possessed. Then as he sings "As I proceed to run my fingers through her hair And forget everyone who's jaded, 'cause they don't matter
    and I don't care
    No, 'cause they don't matter
    and I don't care "

    he thinks about all the consiquences other people have gone through because of the one single action he and her are doing. (mainly having a child, or leaving one another, and being heart broken) But, as they continue, he realizes that he loves her so much, any one else who as ever been "jaded" doesn't matter to him, and he could care less about them. Only her and him matter right now.



    I hope that answers it.
    xsimpledesignxon March 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAnd then I'll say,
    "Would you like to go inside?
    and forget the world and the rules
    by which we are to abide"
    And she will say,
    "There's nothing I want more"
    As we step into the room, turn off the lights and close the door

    I love those lyrics. And i think the 'torn up pages' are refering to a diary of sorts, becuz when you write something that makes you happy, like about what you and your lover did all day, you want to go back and read it over and over. And the pages are bound to get torn and dirtyed up a little bit.

    Thats what I think it means.
    rockstrNdisguiseon May 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI dont know what this song means, Its probably your own interpretation, but heres mine...

    Last summer, I met a girl... I was 15, and she was 18.. already that is messed a little bit. But we hung out, and we both kinda developed feelings.. we stopped talking for a bit and then..

    So one night, "it" just happened..
    The first verse was me sitting there, scared of what I was about to do, I wasnt a virgin, but she was 18, and I knew it was wrong, but It felt right... I didnt know how she felt, asking her if things were fine and what not, and this was also therapy for me to get my ex outta my mind, and she did tell me not to worry... After a while, I had enough courage to kiss her... The chorus is me finally getting courage and even though no one would understand and think its gross that shes 18 and all, we didnt care... The next verse, looking at her, and her beauty, really was shocking and such.. The "torn up pages" was how we didnt talk for a few months and we were starting a new chapter...
    The brash and hopeful is like a metaphor for her saving me from the pain I was in and how heart broken I was from my ex when I met her..
    And the last part, well, that explains itself...

    Basically, It was about crossing a line we couldnt turn back after, We had sex, and it changed us... We still talk and all, and are close, And have had sex a few times, But we both know how jaded others are, and are waiting a little longer until we can truly be together...
    This may not explain the song, but it was my interpretation, and if you read all this, Thanks..
    MaliciousAE34on June 06, 2005   Link

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