He is the one who plays the piano
He is the one who wants to love
She is the one who touched his heart
He made too much of this, of course

I guess that's all
They feel so small
He is the one who wants the crowd to disappear
He is the one who draws them near
He is asleep, deep and cynical
She stays awake to sing sonata

I guess that's all
They feel so small
His dreams are a boat, he's sailing away
He's just a wreck at the end of the day
He mails her a letter
He should have burned
He mails her a letter
He should have burned

He fell in love with a photograph
If he told her the story she'd have to laugh
She feels a distance like a feather
He's just a fool for stormy weather

I guess that's all
They feel so small
His dreams are a boat, he's sailing away
She's just a wreck at the end of the day
He mails her a letter
He should have burned
He mails her a letter
He should have burned


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Sonata song meanings
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    General CommentWhere is this song available?
    Mad Apeon February 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjust found it at

    popsheep.com/

    look around a little.
    themunkelon April 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow,what a beautiful love song.
    drowninyourmemoryon May 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSometimes, while listening to this song, I start to feel like I am actually there during the recording - it just sounds so real and honest.

    (I found it on LimeWire).
    screenwriteon May 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis guy is in love with a girl. He mails her a letter telling her how he feels and then regrets it later because she laughed and it made no difference anyway. Now he is miserable.

    Beautiful song.
    ghotistixon July 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentTHANK YOU SO MUCH FOR HAVING THIS SONG's LYRICS HERE .... i was searching for it everywhere ... until i found it only in here
    kasra333on September 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah. it's not on popsheep anymore.
    pumkinhedon December 14, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti ended up hearing these lyrics
    just a slight difference

    She is the one who plays the piano
    He is the one who wants to learn
    She is the one who touched his heart
    He made too much of this of course

    I guess that's all
    They feel so small
    He is the one who wants the crowd to disappear
    She is the one who draws them near
    He is asleep deep and cynical
    She stays awake to sing sonata.

    I guess that's all
    They feel so small
    His dreams are a boat he’s sailing away
    She’s just a wreck at the end of the day
    He mails her a letter
    He should’ve burned
    He mails her a letter
    He should’ve burned


    He fell in love with a photograph
    If he told her the story shed have to laugh
    She feels a distance like a feather
    He’s just a fool for stormy weather

    I guess that's all
    They feel so small
    His dreams are a boat he’s sailing away
    She’s just a wreck at the end of the day
    He mails her a letter
    He should’ve burned
    He mails her a letter
    He should’ve burned
    rooney131on March 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti thought it was
    "she stays awake to a slow sonata"

    about win and regine?
    brenoon April 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is pretty fantastic. as much as i love arcade fire, i might like this more than their newer stuff.
    spumpkinscmon January 29, 2007   Link

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