(with Martin Kesici)

Martin:
I'm sitting here alone
What else could I have done?
I can't regret 'cause I don't even know what I did wrong
Freedom died with you
I'm searching for myself
When I feel alive

(What about me?)

Chorus:
Leaving you for me (What about us?)
Try to understand
That I'm only leaving you for me
I try to hold back
Deep inside my head
It won't let go

Tarja:
Hiding from the truth
His strange been through his thoughts
I can't let go exploring every corner of his soul
Life has to go on
You still find your way
Or I feel alive

(What about me?)

Chorus:
Leaving you for me (What about us?)
Try to understand
That I'm only leaving you for me
I try to hold back
Deep inside my head
It won't let go

Martin:
I've locked the door
Tarja:
Deep inside
Both:
Different memories
Tarja (Martin talking):
Lost what counts
deep inside,
different stories...

(What about me?)

Chorus:
Leaving you for me (what about us?)
Try to understand
That I'm only leaving you for me
I try to hold back
Deep inside my head
It won't let go

Leaving you for me
(Tarja: Leaving you for me....)
(What about us?)
Try to understand
(Martin: Try to understand)
That I'm only leaving you for me
I try to hold back
Deep inside my head
It won't let go

Tarja:
Ooooh....
Martin:
I try to hold back


Lyrics submitted by RainbowDemon

Leaving You for Me song meanings
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    General CommentThis is a neat song. I've never listened to Tarja sing without Nightwish before. This is pretty good, though the intro sounds similiar to My Last Breath by Evanescence.

    Sounds to me like a song about a couple who want to break up because they're not sure what they want, and if they're finding it in each other anymore.
    RainbowDemonon October 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAgreed, RainbowDemon. Though, I think that either one of the following might also be true:
    1. They left each other because of the differences between them and such, but one of them doesn't want to break up ("What about us?" / "What about me?")
    2. One of them is leaving to pursue a dream or something like that (Roughly based on the music video for this song, which is quite good in my opinion.)
    Morologuson January 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentACTUAL LYRICS -


    {Martin}
    I´m sitting here alone, what else could I have done?
    I can´t regret ´cause I don´t even know what I did wrong
    Freedom died with you
    I´m searching for myself
    When I feel alive

    What about me?(echo)

    {Chorus}
    Leaving you for me, (what about us)
    Try to understand
    That I´m only leaving you for me
    (Are you trying to hurt me?)
    Demons in my head
    They won´t let go

    {Tarja}
    Hiding from the truth
    His strange thing through his thoughts
    I cant let go exploring every corner of his soul
    Life has to go on
    You'll still find your way
    I wanna feel alive

    (What about me)

    {Chorus}
    Leaving you for me (what about us)
    Try to understand
    That I´m only leaving you for me
    (Are you trying to hurt me?)
    Demons in my head
    They won´t let go

    {Martin}: lock the door
    {Tarja}:Deep inside
    {Martin&Tarja}: Different memories
    {Tarja}: I've lock the door, deep inside..deep in side..
    {Martin talking}:What about you? What about me?

    {Chorus}
    Leaving you for me (what about us?)
    Try to understand
    That I´m only leaving you for me
    (Are you trying to hurt me?)
    Demons in my head
    They won´t let go



    The intro didn't remind me of my last breath at all, this song is great!
    i.love.NIGHTWISHon March 17, 2008   Link

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