I guess it's where we have to let it end,
It seems our best intentions came up short on us again,
Can you see the sunset from your highway?
And can you leave those plans for us behind?

Cause broken hearts they mend,
To fall in love again,
You won't see me breaking,

When I leave your keys there, on the nightstand,
And lock the door so I can't walk in,
And make sense of this,
There's no sense to this,
When I break a window,
Cut my hand,
Shattered glass, I'll climb back in,
Lose my head again,
Wonder where it ever went,

This is where we found ourselves again,
The same old resolution loses meaning once again,
And can you see the sunset in New Jersey?
And can you leave that place we knew behind?

Cause love it tries to bend,
The breaking point within,
You won't catch me waiting,

When I leave your keys there, on the nightstand,
And lock the door so I can't walk in,
And make sense of this,
There's no sense to this,
When I break a window,
Cut my hand,
Shattered glass, I'll climb back in,
Lose my head again,
Wonder where it ever went,
Wonder where you went,

There's times I can't pretend,
That I felt home again,
So I'll keep waiting,

When I leave your keys there, on the nightstand,
And lock the door so I can't walk in,
And make sense of this,
There's no sense to this,
When I break a window,
Cut my hand,
Shattered glass, I'll climb back in, Lose my head again,
Wonder where it ever went,
Wonder where we went,
Wonder where we went,

When I leave your keys there, on the nightstand (Wonder where we went)
And lock the door so I can't walk in,
And make sense of this (Wonder where we went)
Cause there's no sense to this,


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    General CommentI really love this song, DATF are one of my favourite bands on Rushmore records. Great lyrics and great music. I think this song is about the end of a relationship and the reflection of the past years and just wondering what the other is doing:
    "Can you see the sunset from your highway?
    And can you leave those plans for us behind?"
    But he's also saying how he's coming to terms with losing her and trying to stay positive by saying he'll move on:
    "Cause broken hearts they mend,
    To fall in love again,
    You won't see me breaking,"
    To me, it's basically about having a hard time trying to deal with hearbreak. Pretty simple.
    wiseaimeeon July 20, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think its about heartbreak, but they still haven't come to terms with the breakup. you know those couples that love each other but can never seem to make it work out in a relationship? i think thats the type of relationship portrayed in this song. he is trying to let her go, like wiseaimee said, but he still keeps coming back, like the chorus says:
    "when i leave your keys there on the nightstand
    lock the door so i can't walk in
    and make sense of this
    there's no sense to this
    *when i break a window
    cut my hand
    through shattered glass i climb back in*
    thatgirl08on March 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentyoutube.com/…
    if anyone comes across this, prepare for an ear massage!
    Echo_Rebornon January 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe first time i heard this song
    i cried, its such an amazzing song
    i love datf, they are definately something.
    dangerrrrrrradioon August 09, 2007   Link

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