Maybe different but remember
Winters warm there you and I
Kissing whiskey by the fire
With the snow outside
And when the summer comes
In the river
Swims at midnight
Shiver cold
Touch the bottom
You and I
With muddy toes

Stay or leave
I want you not to go
But you should
It was good as good goes
Stay or leave
I want you not to go
But you did

Wake up naked drinking coffee
Making plans to change the world
While the world is changing us
It was good, good love
You used to laugh under the covers
Maybe not so often now
But the way I used to laugh with you
Was loud and hard

Stay or leave
I want you not to go
But you should
It was good as good goes
Stay or leave
I want you not to go
But you did

So what to do
With the rest of the day's afternoon hey
Isn't it strange how we change
Everything we did
Did I do all that I should

That I could of done

Remember we used to dance
And everyone wanted to be
You and me
I want to be too
What day is this
Besides the day you left me
What day is this
Besides the day you went

So what to do
With the rest of the day's afternoon hey
Isn't it strange how we change
Everything we did
Did I do all that I could

Remember we used to dance
And everyone wanted to be you and me
I want to be too
What day is this
Besides the day you went babe
What day is this


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    General Commentthis has to be my favorite song on the some devil cd. i never really paid that much attention to it until one day it came on my ipod and it put me in a trance. there is no other song i have ever heard that describes the moments following a break up better than this one.

    Remember we used to dance
    And everyone wanted to be
    You and me
    I want to be too
    What day is this
    Besides the day you left me
    What day is this
    Besides the day you went

    So what to do
    With the rest of the day's afternoon hey
    Well isn't it strange how we change
    Everything we did


    it's like that moment the person walks out the door you realize that everything you have done since you have been with them has revolved around them. you are lost. what do you do if you don't have them? you have to re-learn how to live your life alone. it epitimizes the feeling of loneliness and how much your significant other plays a part in your life.
    BeYourOwnGirlon December 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWow... that pretty much sums it up
    KAS2398on December 24, 2004   Link
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    General CommentBeYourOwnGirl....I agree with you that this is definately a great song on Dave's solo album! While i can certainly see your take on the song, I tend to see it about a guy who's wife/girlfriend has a terminal illness of some sort. It seems like he is remembering all the good times they shared together and while he doesnt want to let her go, he realizes it would be best to end her pain and suffering....just my take though....Every song speaks differently to different people.....Peace
    EndlessReverieon March 11, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI see this as BeYourOwnGirl does. I like EndlessReverie's interpretation too, but for me, this is a poetic summation of breakups. My favorite line:
    "Remember we used to dance
    And everyone wanted to be
    You and me
    I want to be too"
    This gives me such a visual image of a happy, perfect couple, and the later heartbreak of remembering such a moment.

    "Well isn't it strange how we change
    Everything we did"
    That line is so poignant too- indeed, after someone is gone, their absence is felt in everything.

    Next time I have a breakup, I won't listen to this song for a while, because it's so good I don't want to associate with anyone in particular.
    whateverlolawantson April 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song was the EXACT feeling that I had rushing through my body at the time my girlfriend and I broke up. She said the same thing, because it wasn't that we didn't love each other... we just needed time alone so that we could see what it's like, cuz we'd been together for 14 months. I still miss her, but we still talk all the time. So the songs seems like he still loves her, but knows that she has to go, so he'll let her go and be happy, because her happiness means more than his own. This is my opinion, don't trash me, it's my interpretation.
    Johnnyboyon July 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOddly enough, I am having some relationship issues that may put us very far from each other.

    I put the cd on to listen to gravedigger and heard this song. The chorus is fitting so into my current predicament that I almost cried listening to it.

    "Stay or leave
    I want you not to go
    But you should"

    I want him to stay here with me, but he is unhappy with his career and he needs to go back to college. Whether it hurts me, and whether I want him not to leave, he should and I wont hold him back.
    thebutcheresson February 05, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI just ran across this song on myspace and was blown away. I agree with everyone saying it's about a breakup. Im going through tough times with my girlfriend and this song is just so easy to relate to right now.
    Bostonredsock5on October 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song it sounds like its a guy who fell in love and got his heart broken now hes sitting with all this fear about maybe if he acted a different way they could still be together i can relate to this song in a major way in every realtaionship i get into that goes sour
    zorbabudon June 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti like the muddy toes line :)
    it's a really really good song
    samzzon July 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree that this song is about a breakup, but for me it will always remind me of leaving barcelona. i discovered this song my last few days in bcn after spending an amazing summer there in an apartment with 5 awesome roommates. the song just completely captivated me, and i listened to it on repeat as i packed my bags, said my goodbyes, and for most of my long flight back to the states. it just seemed so fitting at the time, not wanting to leave something so perfect with someone so perfect, but knowing you have to move on. i especially love the lines "remember we used to dance/and everyone wanted to be/ you and me", it just reminds me of going out and dancing and having the best time with my friends. such a beautiful song.
    ebw910on July 22, 2007   Link

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