As we dance
Here in this empty apartment
Echoes of laughter
Long live here after
Put your memories in boxes
Cut all your losses
Romance left this place long ago
If these walls could talk
Then they'd tell me it's time to go

You gave this place so much colour
I don't know why I did not see that before
You gave life to this place
Without you it's empty space

As we kiss,
Knowing that it's our last one
Pull the sheets from the mattress,
Sleep hasn't found us
Tear the curtains from the window
let the world see this last dance
And now,
What is left for us
Turn all the lights out
Lock the door behind us

You gave this place so much colour,
I don't know why I did not see that before
You gave life to this place,
Without you it's empty space

Someone else can hang pictures over the holes in the walls.
Duck and take cover from the screams in the hall.
Sing you to sleep when you're hurt from the fall
And somehow I will miss this... all

Let's burn this place down
Scatter the ashes
Paint it with gasoline
Start throwing matches
Somewhere in this wreck remains dying love

You gave this place so much colour
I don't know why I did not see that before
You gave life to this place
Without you it's empty space

Someone else can hang pictures over the holes in the walls.
Duck and take cover from the screams in the hall.
Sing you to sleep when you're hurt from the fall
And somehow I will miss this... all

As we dance
Knowing that it's our last one
If these walls could talk
They'd tell us it's time to go


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Why This Last Dance? song meanings
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    General CommentBasically, the guy and the girl have ended their relationship and are clearing out their apartment when the guy realizes he still loves her and everything they had.
    qazwsxedcfvon November 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think that it is about moving out of an apartment, but it's also about an internal moving out too. You're moving the thoughts of you and her out of your mind, and when he sings "Someone else can hang pictures over the holes in the walls." I believe that he's singing about how someone else can be in his heart later.

    But the song is def about realizing that you love someone and wanting more after the "last kiss"
    emoguy14on March 18, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this is about breaking up with someone and then realizing how good you had it. It's goes along with the "you never know what you have until it's gone" saying.

    "You gave this place so much colour
    I don't know why I did not see that before"
    SingsIncessantlyon March 19, 2008   Link

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