Away
How hard can it be away?
I promise I'll be just fine
Avoiding the paths you take

You have to try to make this easy
You have to try for me
Sometimes I'm scared that things could be
So much better than this
What's best is not right
Sometimes I wish that we could be
So much closer than this
But I won't look up when you walk away

Away
Just tell me you'll stay away
It's so hard to act surprised
You never look down when I'm gone

You have to try to make this easy
You have to try for me
Sometimes I'm scared that things could be
So much better than this
What's best is not right
Sometimes I wish that we could be
So much closer than this
But I won't look up when you walk away


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Aware, Rust and Repair song meanings
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    General Commentthis is the next best song after Hopeless Love.. i think everyoen can relate to this song..
    Benjieon December 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commentso emo. i love it.
    i love the worldon January 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song is way pretty. Awesome, down to earth lyrics too. Give it a listen, you'll like it. Sometimes it's nice to sit down and listen to some good acoustic stuff.
    unwieldingon March 31, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so effing good! wow, amazing how simple guitar chords and beautiful words can melt even the most emotionally shallow guy!
    KWfanon April 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwow.... i doubt im right but when i read these lyrics, wut i get from them is exactly wut everyone goes thru..
    its almost like ugh i cant even explain it..
    this song is beautiful..
    ihrtaphasiaon May 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. (: yay.
    heartxbroadcaston December 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentDaphne Loves Derby is an amazing band.
    This is my favourite song by them =)

    Away
    Just tell me you'll stay away
    It's so hard to act surprised
    You never look down when I'm gone

    ...Meaning she doesn't miss him when he's gone..?
    That's how I see it..
    deadfunk_on December 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOne of the saddest, but most beautiful acoustic track. It's all about relationships, deciding what is better for everyone, especially with the people we care about most. Sometimes separation is the solution, maybe the other person carrying around your baggage is too much of a burden for both of you. "What's best is not right" is definitely the most powerful and heart-wrenching line in the whole song.

    DLD can make the saddest of songs so beautiful.
    handsbehindglasson September 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits so true, that this song is so beautiful. its like how people say its music to my ears, well this is music to my heart. even those times are over, i can still live it thru their music. daphne loves derby you are the greatest.
    AlienC123on October 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's simple.


    A song about the ending of a failed relationship.

    One person, feeling broken and alone after it's ending, is trying to avoid the other at all costs to spare them the pain.

    And the other is moving on, already taking different path's out of the other persons life. Not looking back at the fact it hurts they're ex-companion harshly, but not aware either.

    The one who's struggling isn't suprised by the fact the other has moved on so fast, but at the fact the other person doesn't understand how much it hurts them.

    I know the experience first hand..
    thecrimeoflovingyouon August 20, 2007   Link

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