"Black Dress" as written by and Ed Harcourt....
For days I've searched for the words
So I don't make a mess of this
I'll trade my eyes for a fleeting wish
I woke at 7am
The cold air was not becoming
This tune I started humming
And you lay there so still
With dark eyes shut and whiskey breath
You hadn't taken off your black dress
The curtain fell from it's rail
I shut the window so it wouldn't shatter
But it was nothing it didn't matter

To me our lives are barely built to last
How did you creep up on me so damn fast my dear?

I sat in the kitchen and thought
I've had a few knocks here and there
Was mostly my fault so I don't care
You said I have a bad side
It comes when all the clocks have stopped
I feel my heart begin to drop

To me our lives are fast approaching death
So lets go out in my suit and your black dress


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"Black Dress" as written by Ed Harcourt

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    General CommentThis song to me is about a guy who wants to apologize to a girl for something he did and
    he wants to fix it before time runs out.
    That is probably not what it means but it was worth a shot. lol.

    My favorite part:
    To me our lives are barely built to last
    How did you creep up on me so damn fast my dear?
    Salmonnerdzon December 25, 2009   Link

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