Escape into the eerie night
In the dark I’m out of sight
Shadows on the alley wall
Are dancing like a lovers brawl

North south east and west
Foreign land is right and left
Don’t let them see you cry
I didn’t know which way was home
Ten degrees without a coat
Don’t let them see you cry

I don’t want to love you if love leaves me this cold
I don’t want to love you if love is this alone

Silence couldn’t stop the sound
The news and gossip got around
A whisper here whisper there
I do but don’t know why I care

Eyes hang from the sockets of our faces
You said no and I don’t think I can take it
This cars caving in
Rains on in the city traffic puzzle
Shifting pieces just like my stomach
Were both so upset
Love sick and were sick of it
Were both on the same page
Don’t feel the same way


Lyrics submitted by flyingseal, edited by PlenaLuna

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  • +1
    General CommentWere both so alone should be "Were both so upset".

    I <3 this song for so many different reasons, I can't even explain but i love this song lol <3

    Good job, keep it up.
    M4tiiCalenon May 04, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOMG could this song be anymore awesome??? I don't think so. "North, south, east, and west, foreign land is right and left" That has gotta be the catchiest thing i've ever heard. Song may be about umm not wanting to be with someone because of who they become when they're with them... Only saying that because the chorus makes it obvious... "I don't want to love you if love leaves me this cold"
    incubustableon January 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Were both so alone
    Love sick and were sick of it
    Were both on the same page
    Don’t feel the same way"

    pretty self explanatory.. and exactly how i'm feeling at the moment.

    "Don’t let them see you cry"

    that's the advice i was given when i broke up with my boyfriend..

    this is a really catchy song with awesome meaningful lyrics.
    CarCrashHeartson March 15, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis chorus is really amazing.
    Samantha723on May 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe more i listen to the hush sound the more i fall in love. the girls voice (sorry i 4get the names) is so intoxicating.

    but for me, it really gets me when the i hear the guy sing. i could sit back and listen to the hush sound all day if i had the time.
    aisha_08on May 17, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"I don’t want to love you if love leaves me this cold
    I don’t want to love you if love is this alone"

    obviously this guy is unhappy with happy and unfulfilled with his relationship at the time for what ever reason and is trying to escape it.
    aisforariellaon June 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"I don’t want to love you if love leaves me this cold
    I don’t want to love you if love is this alone"

    obviously this guy is unhappy with happy and unfulfilled with his relationship at the time for what ever reason and is trying to escape it.
    aisforariellaon June 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI get the feeling he wants a certain girl who is often talked about behind her back.

    "Silence couldn’t stop the sound
    The news and gossip got around
    A whisper here whisper there
    I do but don’t know why I care"

    But he can't have her because she doesn't feel the same way about him as he does her.

    "You said no and I don’t think I can take it"

    "We're both so alone
    Love sick and we're sick of it
    We're both on the same page
    Don’t feel the same way"

    And, as you would, the feeling he gets is lost and cold.

    "I didn’t know which way was home
    Ten degrees without a coat"

    "I don’t want to love you if love leaves me this cold
    I don’t want to love you if love is this alone"
    Seewaon August 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"I don’t want to love you if love leaves me this cold
    I don’t want to love you if love is this alone"
    It's so good! I really love this song! :)
    ToAnotherStaron February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhat I get from it is that the narrator is in a state of unrequited love, and he feels lost and cold and overwhelmed like you do in a big city you don't know and you get lost, hence the metaphor.
    Sweet Tangerineon April 15, 2007   Link

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