Say goodbye
love again
love again

but I
dont want to want to want to want to
go in circles round the bend un' til we are just friends again
and then not even that
sometimes I almost can recall what it was like before we ever met
sometimes not even that

I was carved
from your rib
from your rib
dust... to dust to dust to dust to dust to
go in circles round the bend un' til we are just friends again
and then not even that
sometimes i almost can recall what it was like before we ever met
sometimes not even that
sometimes not even that.. at.. at..at

then...then
go in cirles round the bend un' til we are just friends again and
go in cirles round the bend un' til we are just friends again and
un til we are just friends again....


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    General CommentI love how she makes references to everything in her songs...it makes them so much more interesting that she references things like Biblical stories, or authors and movies, and etc.

    Anyway this is one of my absolute favorites (aren't they all..)
    It's just a really perfect description of what happens at the end of a relationship and you're frustrated because you miss the person but you don't want to go through all of the circles it takes to be just friends again...you don't want to go backwards.
    adamanteveon September 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree, i love regina's absolute rawness in EVERY single song she does. especially this one. i stumbled upon it and it's probably one of my favorites because of how real it feels. regina spektor, you're a goddess.
    portion for a foxon February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti agree, i love regina's absolute rawness in EVERY single song she does. especially this one. i stumbled upon it and it's probably one of my favorites because of how real it feels. regina spektor, you're a goddess.
    portion for a foxon February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentreggie has the sweetest voice ever. (BTW, portion for a fox, your name is very witty, love the Rilo reference)
    indie-YYYon February 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song hits my core and i feel it all over.
    kimthestrangeon May 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdoes anyone know where we could hear this song online??
    anythingatall02334on February 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYes! Go to reginaspektor.net. They have lots of live and rare recordings you can download and burn to a CD. Also look at reginaspektoronline.com. These songs are hidden gems, seriously -- probably some of the best Regina songs and songs in GENERAL I've ever heard! This one is wonderful and so g.d. relatable.
    porcupinegloveson March 23, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti absolutely love regina spektor. she is my best friend and she doesnt even know. im sure all heartfelt regina fans feel like they need to announce their undying love for her. when i first heard this song, along with many others, it was kind of like a punch to the stomach because i can relate to it so so well. im so thankful for everything she writes because it helps to know that someone understands. i love every single song shes written, and i get so excited everytime i find a song ive never heard before because each one is like a secret that you can enjoy as you please, but at the same time you cant waste. she is so raw and talented and i cant find anything wrong with her.

    for me, the song is about an on and off relationship. and shes saying how painful it is to care about this person so much since their affection "goes in circles". she knows what a good relationship this can be, but the hard part is that it isnt always that way. "somedays i almost can recall what it was like before we ever met. sometimes not even that." shows how occupied she is by caring about this relationship. its just a hard and unfair thing to do. :(

    thankyouregina.
    imalittlepeaon August 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe piano is so beautiful and haunting in this!! (sigh)
    morikahjoon October 14, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"haunting" is definitely the right word for this song.
    flamingo304on November 10, 2009   Link

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