"Don't Forget to Dance" as written by and Davies....
You look out of your window
Into the night
Could be rain, could be snow
But it can't feel as cold as you're feeling inside

And all of you friends are either married, vanished
Or just left alone
But that's no reason to just stop living
That's no excuse to just give in to a sad and lonely heart

Don't forget to dance, no, no, no
Don't forget to smile
Don't forget to dance, no, no, no
Forget it for a while

'Cause darling, darling
I bet you danced a good one in your time
And if this were a party
I'd really make sure the next one would be mine
Yes, you with the broken heart

Don't forget to dance, no, no, no
Don't forget to smile
Don't forget to dance, no, no, no
Forget it for a while

Don't forget to dance, no, no, no
Forget it for a while

You walk down the street
And all the young punks whistle at you
A nice bit of old
Just goes to show what you can achieve
With the right attitude
As you pass them by
They whisper their remarks one to another
And you give them the eye
Even that you know that you could be their mother
You do the thing you love the most
What separates you from the rest
And what you love to do the most?
And when they ask me how you dance
I say that you dance real close

No, no , no , don't forget to dance
Don't forget to dance, no, no, no
Don't forget to dance
Don't forget to dance


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"Don't Forget to Dance" as written by Ray Davies

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    General CommentThis is crazy that I'm the first person to comment on this song. First of all the first time I heard it, I was thinking it was kind of lame. Within a day or 2 I couldn't stop playing it. It's a beautiful song with great lyrics, enough said :)
    BobDylan23on July 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThe music at the start sort of reminds me of those cheesy christmas songs you get, so now this song reminds me of christmas, especially because of the mention of snow. But i love the lyrics, and the way Ray's voice sound in this song.
    The songs about a woman whose been left alone because all her friends are 'either married, vanished, Or just left alone.' And the narrator of the song is basically encouraging the woman to not give up and be sad, but to dance and 'forget it for a while'.
    comedancingon September 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe music reminds me of something too, but not Christmas - this song actually reminds me of the kind of song David Bowie would do.

    But I really bloody love these lyrics. They're really quite powerful (despite the somewhat cheesy music).
    PrincessLyron December 12, 2009   Link
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    General Commentlet's dance
    sdz896542on January 30, 2016   Link

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