He takes a breath, and she wants to leave
And he can't wait to show her things that
She's never seen before

But the weather is cold now
And she's too wrapped up
In things that can keep her warm
Unlike him, he’s the one that
Would heat up the winter's air
To keep her close

Away, away
They'll get away
They keep on retaking the photographs
They will never change
The way we kiss goodbye
The way we hold our hands
The way we walk along
The way we have no plans
This is something that I'd like to forget

These numbers repeat themselves
These phone calls have no destination
Dialing just anything to hear our voice tonight
Desperate for your attention
I’m all ears and I hear nothing, again

Now the phone call is over
And I'm still wrapped up
In things I have said before

Away, away
They'll get away
They keep on retaking the photographs
They will never change
The way we kiss goodbye
The way we hold our hands
The way we walk along
The way we have no plans
This is something that I'd like to forget

Away, away
Away, away
Away, away
Away, away

You're not perfect sport, and let me save you the suspense
This girl you met, she isn't perfect either
But the question is whether or not you're perfect for each other
That's the whole deal, this is what intimacy is all about
Now you can know everything in the world, sport
But the only way you're finding out that one is by givin' it a shot

Away, away
They'll get away
They keep on retaking the photographs
They will never change
The way we kiss goodbye
The way we hold our hands
The way we walk along
The way we have no plans
This is something that I'd like to forget

(Now the phone call is over)
This is something that I’d like to forget
(And I’m still wrapped up)
This is something that I’d like to forget
(In things I have said before)



Lyrics submitted by t548james, edited by smexybak

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    General CommentThis song is amazing.
    I like how it uses Robin Williams quote from Good Will Hunting
    carrera13on January 10, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti have an idea of what this song means
    but the speaking part is wrong

    "you're not perfect sport, and let me save you the suspence
    this girl you met, she isn't perfect either
    but the question is, whether or not you're perfect for eachother
    thats the whole deal, thats what intimacy is all about
    now you can know everything in the world sport
    but the only way you're finding out that one is by giving it a shot"
    rawanon May 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentrawan is right.
    the speaking part is wrong.
    breakdowngasmon June 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI might see the meaning differently, but the speaking part seems just right to me. Here's my way to view the lyrics. The first two verses describe a guy who wants to take his time (a breath), show the girl he loves everything she has never seen and would heat the weather just to hold her. On the other hand, the girl wants to leave and dresses up more and more (puts some distance). The next verse is about all that couldn't be more perfect even if they tried to change things (retake the photograph) : the kiss, the holding hands, walking around with no plan, etc. Still the girl doesn't seem to feel the same way since he'd rather forget all this. But the guy just ain't able to move on so he'll call anywhere and pretend things are the same. The quote is about giving a try to a relationship even though the person seems too good for you. It says tha no one is perfect and that only way to know if you're perfect for each other is to try it out. Sadly, in this story, the relationship is only perfect for one person...
    Hangingtonothingon July 26, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"nobody knows the answer in the whole world" is actually "now you can know everything in the world sport"
    And yeah, i love the speaking part
    RooRioton December 01, 2009   Link

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