"Someone Said Goodbye" as written by Nicky Ryan, Roma Ryan and Eithne Ni Bhraonain....
Summer. When the day is over
There's a heart a little colder;
Someone said goodbye,
But you don't know why.
Somewhere there is someone keeping
All the tears they have been weeping,
Someone said goodbye,
But you don't know why.

Is there a reason
Why a broken heart begins to cry?
Is there a reason
You were lost although you don't know why?
Give me a reason
Why you never want to say goodbye.
If there's a reason,
I don't know why.

Always looking for meaning,
All the time you keep believing,
But I don't know why
You won't say goodbye.

Even when the sun is shining
You don't see the silver lining,
But you don't know why
You won't say goodbye.

Is there a reason
Why a broken dream can never fly?
Is there a reason
You believe and you close your eyes?
Give me a reason
Why you hide away so much inside.
If there's a reason,
I don't know why.

Is there a reason
Why a broken heart begins to cry?
Is there a reason
You were lost although you don't know why?
Give me a reason
Why you never want to say goodbye.
If there's a reason,
I don't know why. [Repeat:x4]


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"Someone Said Goodbye" as written by Nicky Ryan Eithne Ni Bhraonain

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    General CommentTo me, this song is about someone who was let go in a relationship. They loved the other person so much that the relationship's end devastated them. How can they love ever again? ("Why a broken dream can never fly?") Why would such a great love end? ("But you don’t know why.") Why can't they be back together? ("All the time you keep believing,"). The person cannot let go of the thought of the relationship. It would hurt too much to do so. The speaker doesn't quite understand why this is so, hence the repetition of "I don't know why."
    Sarrothon January 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree.

    I love this song :)
    Specaslewon March 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSarroth stated it perfectly! Such a beautiful song. Explains exactly how I am feeling...
    nlesfriendon April 24, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about suicide and depression. "Someone said goodbye" seems to mean that they said goodbye to the world. "Always looking for a meaning"; looking for something good in your life. All the lyrics of the song seem to fit this theme of suicide, depression, and cure. "Give me a reason why you never want to say goodbye -- if there's a reason, I don't know why."
    EowynOfRohanon December 16, 2014   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionSummer. When the day is over
    there's a heart a little colder;
    someone said goodbye,
    but you don't know why.
    Somewhere there is someone keeping
    All the tears they have been weeping,
    Someone said goodbye,
    But you don't know why.

    Is there a reason
    Why a broken heart begins to cry?
    Is there a reason
    You were lost although you don't know why?
    Give me a reason
    Why you never want to say goodbye.
    If there's a reason,
    I don't know why.

    Always looking for a meaning,
    All the time you keep believing,
    But I don't know why
    You won't say goodbye.

    Even when the sun is shining
    You don't see the silver lining,
    But I don't know why
    You won't say goodbye.

    Is there a reason
    Why a broken dream can never fly?
    Is there a reason
    You believe and then you close your eyes?
    Give me a reason
    Why you hide away so much inside.
    If there's a reason,
    I don't know why.

    Is there a reason
    Why a broken heart begins to cry?
    Is there a reason
    You were lost although you don't know why?
    Give me a reason
    Why you never want to say goodbye.
    If there's a reason,
    I don't know why.
    I don't know why.
    I don't know why.
    I don't know why.






    LeftyWilburyon June 15, 2010   Link

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