"The Night That The Lights Went Out In NYC" as written by and Edward Reyes Adam Burbank Lazzara....
Well, that's more sweet, so delicate.
It used to be this dying breed.
I've got a bad feeling about this,
I've got a bad feeling about this.

You kept still until the long drive home,
Slept safe and close to the window.
Well, I've got a bad feeling about this,
I've got a bad feeling about

To say you'll have to go (I could go on)
Well, say you'll have to go (I could go on)
To hell with you and all your friends
To hell with you and all your friends, it's on

Well, that's more sure in porcelain.
You're skin and bones, I'm a nervous wreck.
Well, I've got a bad feeling about this
I've got a bad feeling about this.

You kept still until the long drive home,
Slept safe and close to the window.
Well, I've got a bad feeling about this,
I've got a bad feeling about

To say you'll have to go (I could go on)
Well, say you'll have to go (I could go on)
To hell with you and all your friends
To hell with you and all your friends, it's on

Well, I got a bad feeling about this. (I could go on)
I got a bad feeling about this.

Anyone will do tonight.
Anyone will do tonight.
Close your eyes, just settle, settle
Close your eyes, just settle, settle
Well anyone will do tonight.
Well anyone will do tonight.
Close your eyes, just settle, settle
Close your eyes, just settle, settle
Well anyone will do tonight.
Well anyone will do tonight.
Close your eyes, just settle, settle
Close your eyes, just settle, settle

Well I got a bad feeling about this,
I got a bad feeling about this.
I'm coming over but it never was enough,
I thought of you and my worst brings out the best in you.
And I got a bad feeling about this,
I got a bad feeling about this
Coming over but it never was enough,
I thought of you and my worst brings out the best in you.
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
Coming over but it never was enough,
I thought of you and my worst brings out the best in you.
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
Coming over but it never was enough,
I thought of you and my worst brings out the best in you.
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
Coming over but it never was enough,
I thought of you and my worst brings out the best in you.
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this
I got a bad feeling about this

I got it bad
I got it bad
I got it bad
I got it bad
I got it bad
I got it bad


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"The Night That the Lights Went out in NYC" as written by Edward Reyes Adam Burbank Lazzara

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    General CommentThis song is on the Spider-Man 2 soundtrack and it's absolutely amazing. Worth the cost of the CD by itself.
    freehat17on June 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI agree freehat! I love this song... it's meaningful in a beautiful way!
    ladypeace24on September 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentA good friend of mine has spent her whole life putting school ahead of everything. Now that she is in the top school in her feild, and she doesn't even know if it's what she really wants. She doesn't want to be a career bitch anymore, so this song sort of reminds me of that. She has an awesome family and friends and she never realized it until she was off to college, away from it all.

    Just an observation, I see the recurring theme of satellites coming through, and I am guessing it's influenced by Billy Bragg's song A New England... "Is it wrong to wish on space hardware?" which Kris actually did a cover of. The theme also came though in All you can ever learn is what you already know... "all these satellites and shattered dreams" Im interested in knowing if these were all influenced by the same thing.
    loopyfxon September 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI like loopy's connection about her friend. That makes me look at this song in a whole new light. And I agree completely, beecause I am one of those who takes for granted what I am and have and only looks for when I can be "free"
    regardemylasheskgmon November 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think the theme of satellites comes from the part at the end 'these stars are fading'. If there are no stars to wish on then the nearest thing is a satellite. It might be from that song but thats just what i got from it.
    xx sofi xxon January 02, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song- it reminds me of antoher song by this band named bleu called "searching for the satellites" that is also very good.
    likethecometon February 23, 2005   Link
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    General Commentamazing song...this and gifts and curses r the best songs on that CD dude
    bmxdudeintheskyon March 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentas far as the satellite thing, i would say that its sort of like in the movie 'October Sky' (can you really see spacecraft in the night sky?). its also interesting that they mention that because of the title of the song, being that normally you cant see much in the sky at night in New York City (or even suburbs...) because of ambient light, and its talking about the blackout in 2003. (iirc it was 03)
    BBnet3000on April 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commentahh.. i love this song.. it just makes me think of missing someone and being far away from them. i agree with bmxdude... gifts and curses is a wkd song! as is this.. am listening to it right now
    firleyon May 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentGotta love that part when they go back to the chorus after the bridge... and it's just drums and the sounds of a radar or something...
    "Be careful what you wish for, these stars are fading"
    Awesome.
    debonnaireon May 26, 2006   Link

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