"August & September" as written by and Matt Johnson....
Suddenly last summer
I started going out of my head
In a tiny hotel room
Lying naked on a bed
I knew what you were doing
And I knew what you'd done
Your life with me was ending
Your new life had begun
But I was cursing your name
And I was cursing that room
And I was praying for the strength
To stop loving you

I started writing you the letter
Which turned into the book
I was gonna reach across the ocean
And force you to look
What kind of man was I?
Who would sacrifice your happiness to satisfy his pride?
What kind of man was I?
Who would delay your destiny to appease his tiny mind?

Then you came back to me
And I went down on one knee
With a glint in my eyes
And a rose between my teeth
And I pushed out my tongue
For you to see
That I'd been dying of a thirst
For your company
And then you quenched my loneliness
With your tears
And our clothes fell away
As we rolled back the years
But we couldn't deny it
Because we could not admit it
If our love was too strong to die
Or we were just too weak to kill it
Was our love too strong to die?
Or were we just to weak to kill it?

Every moment in that room
I closed my eyes in prayer
Every moment I awoke
I clenched my teeth in prayer

What kind of man was I?
Who would sacrifice your happiness to satisfy his pride?
What kind of man was I?
Who would delay your destiny to appease his tiny mind?
What kind of man was I?
Who could delay your destiny to appease his aching, swollen pride?
Who could delay your destiny to appease his screaming little mind?

YOU'RE MINE! YOU'RE MINE! YOU'RE MINE! YOU'RE MINE!


Lyrics submitted by Karl

"August & September" as written by Matt Johnson

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    General CommentSurprised that nobody commented this song yet. This is a beautiful song about a broken relationship and the pride of a man who cannot accept it. Beautifully sung and written.
    JYFon January 20, 2011   Link

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