"Tell Mary" as written by and Meg/frampton Frampton....
Oh, Play along.
She wills it.
Oh, Sunday came.
Promised you'd tell her.
She sat up in bed.
Answered your call dear.
Smeared purple and red.

You're gonna leave her tonight.
She sat up with her eyes wide.
You fell in love with a girl you knew.
You've come to say goodbye.
You're gonna leave her tonight.
Under a cheap July sky.
Tell her.
Tell Mary.

After the first touch.
Her skirt boring.
Her voice deep and charming at first.
You could make her come back once in a while.
If you painted a fresco.
There she'd be with her powder half falling off.
So perfect from far.

You're gonna leave her tonight.
She sat up with her eyes wide.
You fell in love with a girl you knew.
You've come to say goodbye.
You're gonna leave her tonight.
Under a cheap July sky.
Tell her.
Tell Mary.

Meet me at the pictures Mary.
Adam said that he was leaving.
Meet me at the pictures Mary.
Adam said that he was leaving.
Meet me.
Meet me.
You're gonna leave her tonight.

You're gonna leave her tonight.
She sat up with her eye's wide.
You fell in love with a girl you knew.
With a girl you knew.

You're gonna leave her tonight.
She sat up with her eyes wide.
You fell in love with a girl you knew.
And you've come to say goodbye.
You're gonna leave her tonight.
Under a cheap July sky.
Tell her.
Tell Mary.


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"Tell Mary" as written by Meg Frampton Dia Frampton

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    General CommentThe version that I have of this song is slow. It may be too slow for me. But doesnt change the fact that I still love it.

    I love them, and I love their look. :]

    first comment.
    honered? true that.
    MusicEqualsLoveon December 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI heart this song. I get two meanings from it that go together all throughout the song when I listen to it...

    I either get that he's cheating on mary, and breaking up with her because of that;; or that he's going into the service or something like the army or marines, and thats why he's leaving. "You fell in love with a girl you knew" could either mean Mary is that girl he knew, or that he fell in love with a different girl..

    I dunno, I get those two meanings every time I hear this song.... its slow, but beautiful
    cant_take_thison February 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAm I the only one who thinks it sounds more like [AND makes more sense] that it would be "Meet me at the bleachers Mary" like.. the rows of seats at sports games in shit. That would be a classic place for her to tell Mary herself,after school or something,if their guy is too pansy to own up to fucking around.
    nervouswretchon February 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentand* ughh. Sorry,this song hits home and bitching about the lyrics is a really lame way of dealing with it haha.
    nervouswretchon February 17, 2008   Link
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    General Commentand* ughh. Sorry,this song hits home and bitching about the lyrics is a really lame and ineffective way of dealing with it haha.
    nervouswretchon February 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is based off a book called Mary that was written by Vladimir Nabokov.I'm not sure but when it says "You're gonna leave her tonight.
    She sat up with her eyes wide.
    You fell in love with a girl you knew.
    You've come to say goodbye.
    You're gonna leave her tonight.
    Under a cheap July sky. "
    I think it's refering to a certain part in the book.
    This guy is dating this girl and his past lover Mary ends up coming back into the picture.So he goes over to his current lovers house and tells her he fell in love with someone else.Which I think is the
    "She sat up with her eyes wide.
    You fell in love with a girl you knew.
    And you've come to say goodbye. "
    Cause in the book he just flat out says he's come to say goodbye cause he's in love with someone else.I could be wrong cause I haven't gotten through the book yet so it could refer to a different part of the book.Anyways hope this wasn't to jumbled sounding.You guys should read the book it's pretty good!!
    hmmm777on March 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSo, I have officially become obsessed with this song.

    What I am getting from this song is this:
    Mary's boyfriend or whatever is getting ready to leave (for whatever reason) and he doesn't wanna hurt her by telling her, but he has to for the better.
    "Oh, Sunday came; Promise you'd tell her" I think means that he finally realizes that he HAS to tell her he is leaving.
    heroesfan124on July 22, 2009   Link

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