It’s late in the afternoon
The light falls through the window
It’s draws a cross
Above my bed
Where you’re on a different moon
Where violent winds blow with no course
Inside your head

You think there may be something wrong with you
To make you doubt your love like this
Well, I guess I’m singing out this song to you
To let you know I think there is

But you know better than me
You know better than anyone
You know better than me
You know better than me

”Maybe it’s selfishness” you say
”All the promise I’ve broken thoughtlesly
I know that’s no way to live”
”Or maybe it’s mere distress” I say
Fear to let anyone close enough to see
That you’ve got nothing to give?”

You say you need to travel far away
To make you think of something else
Well, I think you’d find out if you dared to stay
That far away is a place inside yourself

But you know better than me
You know better than anyone
You know better than me
You know better than me

Oh, did you ever place a bet?
Did you ever gamble anything for love?
What you give is what you get
And now you know it’s not enough

You say you need to travel far away
To make you think of something else
Well, I think you’d find out if you dared to stay
That far away is a place inside yourself

But you know better than me
You know better than anyone
You know better than me
You know better than me



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    General CommentI think it's about a couple in a relationship, but one of them doesn't think it's working out. Maybe they've already split up? It's like a narrative from the other persons perspective. It's a sign, that they will wait, because they truly believe in the relationship.
    Either way, it's a awesome song. Just brilliant.
    bedshapedon August 22, 2009   Link

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