The shutter clicked, but the film did not go 'round
The shutter clicked, but the film did not go 'round
I touch these strings, but cannot touch the sound

Take a train to a bus, and then into the air
Take a train to a bus, and then into the air
If I had wings, I'd follow you up there

Girl you know I hate to see you go
I hate to see you go
but the sunlight follows you right down the road

Just the thought of you makes me wanna cry
Just the thought of you makes me wanna cry
This deep well of tears has just run dry

You showed me just how easy love could be
You showed me just how silly love could be
But everything, you showed me gracefully

Everyone's gotta leave their love sometime
Everyone's gotta leave their love sometime
If not now, then at the end of your life-time

You'll be waiting by my bed I know
You'll be waiting by my bed I know
And your last little words will be i love you so

The shutter clicked, but the film did not go 'round
The shutter clicked, but the film did not go 'round
I touch these strings, but cannot touch the sound.


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    General Commentthis is such a beautiful song. sad, but beautiful.
    cricketsandcrowson June 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThe chorus is very prtetty but i don't know what it means, unless, its talking about watching an old movie on like a projector, and the film did not go round. i dont know what strings he's talking about. Unless he means guitar or something.

    everything else in this song i think i understand pretty well.
    i don't think it's meant to be a sad song, more of a life and love song. growing old with the person you're in love with.
    Eventually you die, and although it might not to be at the very same second as the person you love, they will be waiting for you.
    takenfromcontexton August 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about a girl he was madly inlove with, leaving for good. It truly is depressing being left by the ones you love.

    "The shutter clicked, but the film did not go 'round
    I touch these strings, but cannot touch the sound"
    -Both lines meaning, I can feel this memory, but I can't relive this moment"

    "Take a train to a bus, and then into the air
    If I had wings, I'd follow you up there"
    -Meaning one moment you're with me down on earth... Then the next moment you've dissappeard, and I know exactly where you are. He may be referring to heaven.

    "Girl you know I hate to see you go
    I hate to see you go
    but the sunlight follows you right down the road"
    -This is a total given. He obviously loves her and doesn't want her to leave his sight, but he know he cant prevent them from parting permanently, one day.

    "Just the thought of you makes me wanna cry
    This deep well of tears has just run dry"
    -Thinking of her is hard for him, knowing she's gone. He knows he has to live his life without her, though thinks of her everyday.

    "You showed me just how easy love could be
    You showed me just how silly love could be
    But everything, you showed me gracefully"
    -She tought him what love truly was, even if it wasnt your picture perfect form of love. And for that, he thinks it's purly amazing.

    "Everyone's gotta leave their love sometime
    If not now, then at the end of your life-time"
    -Self explained.

    "You'll be waiting by my bed I know
    And your last little words will be i love you so"
    -She will be there with him spiritually, forever. And he knows that she loved him as much as he loved her.

    The acoustic really caught my attention.
    And as I listened to it carefully, It made me cry.
    :[ It's a pretty darn sad song.
    PhantasiesDecayyon October 24, 2008   Link

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