"World Keeps Turning" as written by and Kathleen Brennan Tom Waits....

On our anniversary
There'll be someone else where you used to be
The world don't care and yet it clings to me
And the moon is gold and silvery

Who knows where the sidewalk ends?
Well, the road will turn and the road will bend
They always say he marks the sparrow's fall
How can anyone believe it all?

Well, the band has stopped playing but we keep dancing
The world keeps turning, the world keeps turning
On his hand he wore the ring of another
And the world keeps turning, the world keeps turning

We broke the bank and we tore up the place
And we disappeared oh without a trace
Now the sun it falls into the sea
And around the only one for me

I was so green and the dress you wore was yellow
And the world keeps turning, the world keeps turning
The sun is down and the moon is in the meadow
And the world keeps turning, the world keeps turning

Put a hat on your head
Will you paint the whole damned town red with me?

Well, the band has stopped playing but we keep dancing
The world keeps turning, the world keeps turning
On his hand he wore the ring of another
The world keeps turning, the world keeps turning

The world keeps turning, the world keeps turning
The world keeps turning, the world keeps turning


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    General CommentSo, basically i love this song. His voice is kinda weird and husky but its powerful. Song about him missing some1 he used to be in a relationship with, long story shortened i guess.
    bellaboo137on April 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful.. off of Pollock - amazing movie about an amazing artist
    lighttheshadeon July 19, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think its

    We broke the bank and we tore up the place
    And we disappeared oh without a trace
    Now the sun it falls into the sea
    I know I'm the only one for me
    kac7835on June 20, 2009   Link

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