I'll approach you and wait, it's been several weeks coming
and I'd give it up, give it away
to be able to tell you how I really feel
and how I'd give it up to hear you say
cause were counting the seconds and minutes weve spent here
cant seem to just throw you away
when it's all said and done dear and were packing our things
will the memories keep me thinking?

so where do we go when its all over
and will you be coming back, coming to me?

cause I've been waiting here to declare a new meaning
to feel the way I do and it just happens to be
one of the things that I'd like pretend
cause I know you cant stand
when I wake up, hold on to your hand and I'm sorry I'm not strong enough
to let go of the things that I love way too much

come to me and I'll tell you the story
of how I became the way that I became
set aside all the things that youve heard in the past
have reasons but I'm still the same.
light my way back home cause I'm feeling so alone

then theres you, I'm tired of waiting
when are you coming back, coming to me?

cause I've been waiting here to declare a new meaning
to feel the way I do and it just happens to be
one of the things that I'd like pretend
cause I know you cant stand
when I wake up, hold on to your hand and I'm sorry I'm not strong enough
to let go of the things that I love way too much

light my way back home cause I'm feeling so alone
light my way back home cause I'm feeling so alone

cause I've been waiting here to declare a new meaning
to feel the way I do and it just happens to be
one of the things that I'd like pretend
cause I know you cant stand
when I wake up, hold on to your hand and I'm sorry I'm not strong enough
to let go of the things that I love way too much


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    General Comment"I know you cant stand when I wake up, hold on to your hand and I'm sorry I'm not strong enough
    to let go of the things that I love way too much"
    makes me cry every time.. i'm thinking this song is about a guy who is so deeply in love with a girl who just doesn't share the same feelings back, and eventhough you want to give up, you can't.
    D:R Loveon June 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing.
    Sarahhhcootaon July 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti loooove this song. a lot. one of my favorites of all time.
    "light my way back home cause i'm feeling so alone"...
    idk how many times in my life i can relate to this song.
    but it's a ton.
    they're amazing.
    abbayon August 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commentsuprised there isnt more comments =/ this is one of there better songs i think. the beauty in the breakdown is best though.
    theformatloveon October 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'll approach you and wait, it's been several weeks coming
    and I'd give it up, give it away
    to be able to tell you how I really feel
    and how I'd give it up to hear you say
    cause were counting the seconds and minutes weve spent here
    cant seem to just throw you away
    when it's all said and done dear and were packing our things
    will the memories keep me thinking?
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    The guy has a approached the girl in terms of starting some sort of relationship and he finds himself deeply in love. He is deeply in love with her and wishes to tell her how he feels and to hear her telling him she loves him back. This failure to achieve a deeper conection makes him reconsider the time hes probably wasting so he wonders if hed remember her after if he left or if hed regret it later.


    so where do we go when its all over
    and will you be coming back, coming to me?
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    if the relationship ended, does she love him enough to come back to him?


    cause I've been waiting here to declare a new meaning
    to feel the way I do and it just happens to be
    one of the things that I'd like pretend
    cause I know you cant stand
    when I wake up, hold on to your hand and I'm sorry I'm not strong enough
    to let go of the things that I love way too much
    -----------------------
    This is what happens following he break up, because he hopes that shell come back to him. Declaring the new meaning is establishing a deeper connection and hes been waiting for it but it seems like the girl doesnt really want that because she cant stand his deep loving ways.

    come to me and I'll tell you the story
    of how I became the way that I became
    set aside all the things that youve heard in the past
    have reasons but I'm still the same.
    light my way back home cause I'm feeling so alone
    ---------------------
    THe first 4 of these 5 verses show his desire to open up to her and express all of his feelings and the last verse shows that he feels alone in the relationship due to the fact that she cares little for his feelings


    then theres you, I'm tired of waiting
    when are you coming back, coming to me?
    ----------------------------
    these last two verses seem to follow be following the break up, cause in the beginning he asked if shed be comming back to him, but she apparently hasnt.
    themovieison February 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti totally agree with theformatlove
    beauty in the breakdown is better but this song is still amazinngg,
    i love everything about it
    dangerrrrrrradioon August 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song means so much to me.
    It's my favourite, hands down.
    Especially the line;
    'and I'm sorry I'm not strong enough
    to let go of the things that I love way too much'
    This song made me realise that I couldn't force myself to try and enjoy something I wasn't enjoying, so I packed up and left uni.
    trudles25on October 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwell, since I'm a big fans of a book titled "Time Traveler's Wife" by Audrey Niffenegger, I'm 99% sure this is a song inspired by that book...

    Great song, though.
    faridasusantyon October 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commentanyway, "time traveler's wife" is about love story between a woman and a man who's a time traveler. The saddest part of the story is that man can't control his "gift" of travelling time and place. You got what I mean? He could just gone in a blink of eye, even when they're holding hands together.

    This inability, and the disappear of the man in a long long time, made the woman sad. Very very sad.

    A beautiful love story, indeed.

    "I'll approach you and wait, it's been several weeks coming
    and I'd give it up, give it away
    to be able to tell you how I really feel
    and how I'd give it up to hear you say
    cause were counting the seconds and minutes weve spent here"

    Every minute counts for them.

    "come to me and I'll tell you the story
    of how I became the way that I became
    set aside all the things that youve heard in the past
    have reasons but I'm still the same."

    In this story, sometimes the man that later approach the woman, is a man from the past, that didn't know anything about the life of the woman he was leaving all along.
    faridasusantyon October 10, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWow! I like the whole inspired by a the book thing... cuz I really don't think its about the gilr not wanting to be with him. I think the book thing? BAM! Got it just right! But Scene Aesthetic is seriously soo awesome! And they're lyrics are wonderful
    lovelybeutsieon October 10, 2007   Link

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