Do I say goodbye?
Shut the door and close your eyes
Or wait until tomorrow?
We let this burn a little longer, until we grow stronger
Until we fall apart

Say goodbye, and take both of my hands
You've danced your last dance
Why don't you dance it for us?
Take this dance as our last goodbye
You've danced your last dance
Why don't you dance it for us?

Woah-oh-oh, woah-oh-oh
Woah-oh-oh, woah-oh-oh

It's been too long, and you're never coming back
It's no good saying sorry
We let this burn a little longer, until we grow stronger
Until we fall apart

Say goodbye, and take both of my hands
You've danced your last dance
Why don't you dance it for us?
Take this dance as our last goodbye
You've danced your last dance
Why don't you dance it for us?

I fall, I'm not for you
I'm not for you
I'm not for you

Say your goodbyes (Dance for us, dance for us)
Say your goodbyes (Dance for us, dance for us)
Say your goodbyes (Dance for us, dance for us)
Say your goodbyes (Dance for us, dance for us now!)

Say goodnight, when you close your eyes
Say goodbye, when you say goodnight
Say goodnight, when you close your eyes
Say goodbye, when you say goodbye

Whoa! Yeah!
Whoa! Yeah!
Whoa! Yeah!
Yeah! Whoa!


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Murder In The Make-Believe Ballroom song meanings
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    General CommentNow, this is an in depth look at what this song means to me. The short of it is that it reminds me of a friend of mine, who I used to go out with, who I still love even years later, as well as several friends of mine who all seem to think they're in love with me. Usually in-depth summaries like this are attempts to analyze the lyrics in general, but this is just specific to me.

    “Do I say goodbye?
    Shut the door and close your eyes
    Or wait until tomorrow?”
    Should I leave you right now, or should I wait until some other time?

    ”We let this burn a little longer, until we grow stronger
    Until we fall apart”
    Burn the way passion burns hot, love each other until we’re strong enough to admit we don’t really love each other, until our relationship is in shambles.

    ”Say goodbye, and take both of my hands
    You've danced your last dance
    Why don't you dance it for us?”
    We’re over. But you’re just an entertainer. Entertain us, one more time.

    ”Take this dance as our last goodbye
    You've danced your last dance
    Why don't you dance it for us?”
    This is our last moment with each other. I won’t be back. Entertain us.

    ”It's been too long, and you're never coming back
    It's no good saying sorry”
    I know I said I’m never coming back, but neither are you, even though deep down I still want to be with you. No amount of apologizing will ever let you come back.

    ”We let this burn a little longer, until we grow stronger
    Until we fall apart”
    We hate each other, until we grow strong enough to admit that we still actually love each other. Until we’re ready to die without each other.

    “I fall, I'm not for you
    I'm not for you
    I'm not for you”
    You deserve someone better than me. That’s why I left you, and why I act like I hate you, and why I try to force you to hate me. I’m not the person for you.
    xThePicturexon October 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentimo this is about a girl cheating on him loads of times and in the past he has forgiven her, but this time he hasn't but is uncertain he made the right choice to forgive hence " do I say goodbye, shut the door and close your eyes, or wait until tomorrow" meh cba to attempt to explain more the blackout means are fairly obvious
    LondonLukeon May 15, 2008   Link

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