"Kill the Headlights" as written by and Nicole Atkins....
I always pick all the wrong things to say
I left last night in utter disarray
If I held your hand
And swore that I'll never do this again
And gave my best try

Don't pull over just kill the headlights

You turn around and say don't go away
But I know you and you are bound to stray
It's a foul of men
They swear that they'll never hurt you again
Then give their best shots

Don't pull over just kill the headlights

'Cause if you feel strange hit the road
'Cause people who are afraid don't make good bedfellows
So please understand,
My heart you won't have it again
So just don't try

Don't pull over, just kill the headlights

You seem surprised
That I'm leaving
One bit of some good love
And I am gone.


Lyrics submitted by Laura in NJ

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    General CommentThis appears to be about two people in a relationship who have both done wrong, perhaps they've been unfaithful to each other. The narrator is aware of the flaws in the relationship and can see its eventual end.

    "Don't pull over just kill the headlights" - to pull over is to talk about it, stop and try and work things out. Just driving on and switching off the headlights results in the releationship continuing on, both aware of the dangers (further unfaithfulness etc) and ultimately becoming a painful wreck. This relationship can not be salvaged.

    Her voice at the end is heavenly - her voice is just so beautiful.
    Deathsdoor99on December 04, 2008   Link

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