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I'm alone
sitting with my empty glass
my four walls
follow me through my past
i was on a paris train
i emerged in london rain
and you were waiting there
swimming through apologies

i remember searching for the perfect words
i was hoping you might change your mind
i remember a soldier sleeping next to me
riding on the metro

you wore white
smiling as you took my hand
so removed
we spoke of wintertime in france
minutes passed with shallow words
years have passed and still the hurt
i can see you now
smiling as you pulled away

i remember the letter wrinkled in my hand
"i'll love you always" filled my eyes
i remember a night we walked along the seine
riding on the metro

i remember a feeling coming over me
the soldier turned, then looked away
i remember hating you for loving me
riding on the metro

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    General Commentit's a cover the original is by "berlin" +44 plays it on their current tour - i'll see them on wednesday and i'm VERY excited ...even though travis is already back in L.A. :(
    Schmelloon January 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthey played this song on some shows. it's awesome!
    xXxraVenxXxon March 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentfunny how they do a cover that a band they've toured with does, Alkaline Trio. Get some original ideas already
    blakeeon April 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSystem of a Down have covered this aswel.
    MF2007on July 23, 2007   Link
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    General Comment+44 do a very, very good cover of this. Mark pulls it off much better then the original.
    __182__on July 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentomg. I have to hear this.

    I have the alkaline trio and system of a down covers, i love that songggg.
    Secretlyshecrieson January 09, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwhere can you get this song?
    BrandonFTWon June 01, 2009   Link

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