Don't fall asleep yet
We haven't found a cure for what you have
And I need to talk to you for one more night,
We'll talk about the starts and how they stay in flight
Or anything to keep you from sleeping, love
So don't go yet

We could fall asleep under the window sill
And wake up up to the morning light as it drifts across the room
Don't forget better days, so won't you stay
Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open baby

You haven't moved in quite sometime But I'll stay right here till you wake up and if you don't
I'll stay right here till the doctors pry my hands from your hands and
Drag me from the room screaming louder than the ambulances
Anything to keep you from sleeping love, so don't go yet

We could fall asleep under the window sill
And wake up up to the morning light as it drifts across the room
Don't forget better days, so won't you stay
Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open baby

Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open

Cause we all fall away sometimes
But it's ok, you know it's ok
He will pick us up
And point us the right wy
Point us the right way
Please stay...

We could fall asleep under the window sill
And wake up up to the morning light as it drifts across the room
Don't forget better days, so won't you stay
Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open baby

So won't you stay
Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open baby

So won't you stay
Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open baby

Keep one eye open
Keep one eye open baby


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One Eye Open song meanings
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    General Commentthis song is so amazing. I can't believe no one comments on here. The Wedding rocks.
    DrowningLessonson January 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree, The Wedding rocks, and this song IS amazing.

    it seems pretty self-explanatory--a song to a person he loves who is dying, and he wants them to stay so much, he's saying "keep one eye open." it's sad but sweet, and just all around amazing.

    also, though, it's i need you here for one more night, NOT i need to talk to you for one more night.
    indieskyon January 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentjust wanted to say .. drowning lessons... that's awesome haha! i love McR......

    this is an awesome song (indiesky already explained it)
    it's a really sweet song and i think maybe his friend got into an accident or maybe did something wrong because he says "we all fall away sometimes but it's ok ..."
    not sure...
    UOxAlmostxWeddingxShowdownxon April 12, 2009   Link

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