We walked arm in arm
But I didn't feel his touch
A desire I'd first tried to hide,
That tingling inside was gone
And when he asked me:
'do you still love me?'
I had to look away
I didn't want to tell him
That my heart grows colder with each day

When you love so long
That the thrill is gone
And your kisses at night
Are replaced with tears
And when your dreams are on
A train to train wreck town
Then I ask you now, what's a girl to do?

He said he'd take me away
That we'd work things out
And I didn't want to tell him
But it was then I had to say
Over the times we've shared
It's all blackened out
And my bat lightning heart
Wants to fly away

When you love so long
That the thrill is gone
And your kisses at night
Are replaced with tears
And when your dreams are on
A train to train wreck town
Then I ask you now, what's a girl to do?

What's a girl to do? x3


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  • +3
    General Commenti hear
    "and when your dreams are all a train to trainwreck town"

    i love this. it's got a haunting quality and the bmxers in the vid are awesome :) falling out of love with someone is horrible.
    xKissxHerxBruisesxon June 14, 2007   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionHer voice is so melodic. This song is beautiful.
    rawr_hillaryon July 10, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think it's about, like what most other people have said, a love (relationship) that has been going on for a long time and it's lost all passion and spark. She feels guilty for wanting to leave, but I think she's also afraid to leave because of the familiarity that he presents. He hasn't done anything wrong, neither has she, and that's the problem.
    laurrie1012on May 09, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand when your dreams are __ON__ a train to trainwreck town
    bugoffon June 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand when your dreams are on a train to trainwreck town
    shewouldnton June 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is a tribute to The Shangri-Las.
    feel me loudon July 09, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's also,

    "When you've loved so long
    that the thrill is gone."
    proposalson July 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentah right i thought I heard 'that' but thought it didn't gramatically make sense with the rest of the sentence...but couldn't work out what else the rest of the sentence could be... so thanks =)
    indie.loveon July 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think she's saying...."The Train to train wreck town" too! I was listening to the KCRW version and it's a lot clearer.
    Eckson August 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's about a relationship where the passion is gone, but you still love the person so you can't bear to end it...
    missmeon September 02, 2007   Link

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