fourteen junkies
too weak to work
one sells diamonds
for what they're worth
down on pain street,
disappointment lurks
son, don't be home too late.
try to get back by eight
son, don't wait
till the break of day
'cause you know
how time fades away.
time fades away
you know how time fades away.

all day presidents
look out windows
all night sentries
watch the moonglow
all are waiting till
the time is right
son, don't be home too late
try to get back by eight
son, don't wait
till the break of day
'cause you know
how time fades away.
time fades away
you know how time fades away.

back in canada i spent my days
riding subways through a haze
i was handcuffed,
i was born & raised
son, don't be home too late
try to get back by eight
son, don't wait
till the break of day
'cause you know
how time fades away.
time fades away
you know how time fades away.

thirteen junkies
too weak to work
one sells diamonds
for what they're worth
down on pain street
disappointment lurks.
son, don't be home too late
try to get back by eight, eight
son, don't wait
till the break of day
'cause you know
how time fades away.
time fades away
you know how time fades away.

time fades away
you know how time fades away



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    General CommentThis is SUCH a great song, from a really great album that you only find bootleg nowadays...

    The lyrics to this song are pretty self explanatory i think. I can really relate. I think its about not getting anywhere in life, feeling like you're stuck. Taking each day for granted, being miserable. But by the time you realize it, it's far too late.

    I think the lyrics to this go hand in hand with "Last Dance".
    hammy02on December 15, 2007   Link

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