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The summer swept Chicago
Left us with a little bit of rain.
We are trembling, glistening,
Listening to the rumble of the elevated train.

And I have never been afraid
Of opening myself up to a dream.
And now you've filled me like a bubble
And the trouble is I'm bursting at the seams.

I can't leave you, Carolyn.
It has never been so quiet
My heart will never beat this loud again.
I can't leave you, Carolyn.
And walk back out amongst the strangers,
Strangers who've grown closer than my friends.
They grow closer than my friends.

A square of sunlight on the bedspread
And I stagger through the silence 'til you wake.
We kiss away the morning,
Wishing that the morning lasted all day.

Well I have never been afraid
Of opening myself up to a girl.
But now I've let you in
You begin to shake my precarious world.

I can't leave you, Carolyn.
It has never been so quiet
My heart will never beat this loud again.
I can't leave you, Carolyn.
I walk back out amongst the strangers,
Strangers who've grown closer than my friends.

Sometimes love can be so
Sometimes love can be so lonely.
Sometimes love can be so
Sometimes love leaves you alone.

(Carolyn)
I can't leave you, (Carolyn)
I can't leave you, (Carolyn)
I can't leave you, (Carolyn)
I can't leave you, (Carolyn)
I don't ever want to be lonely, lonely (Carolyn)
I don't ever want to be lonely, lonely (Carolyn)
I don't ever want to be lonely, lonely (Carolyn)
I don't ever want to be lonely, lonely (Carolyn)
(Carolyn)
(Carolyn)



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    General CommentI.AM.OBSESSED.WITH.ZOX.
    If they ever are playing ANYWHERE near you, seriously, take the chance to see them.
    And possibly try to meet them.
    You won't regret it.
    I really like the beginning to this song.
    This is up there with my favorite songs ever, no lie.
    Ailujon May 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI heard that it's about a girl that Eli (the lead singer) met in Chicago on tour with the band and fell in love with. The band stayed in the city for a little while, but then the tour continued and he had to leave her behind.
    GirlintheHallon December 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is probably my favorite Zox song. Awesome imagery and sentiment in this song.
    syyz1on April 11, 2008   Link

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