"Lights & Music" as written by and Dan Whitford....
This is why we woke too late
For your birthday
Secrets that we held that day
Will be kept straight

All your friends have gone away
So let's celebrate
With holding hope open for the one
Making new way

Tell me what you hope to say
On your birthday
Secrets that we held that day
Will be kept straight

Everyone will be dismayed
If your promise breaks
But you'll be back again to say
Who you like best

Lights and music
Are on my mind
Be my baby
One more time

Lights and music
Are on my mind
Be my baby
One more time

Fading with the color you
Seeing my face
Cold and crystal you can hide
But your tears race

I?ll be waiting by your time
Put your dreams away
With holding hope, hoping for the one
Making new way

Lights and music
Are on my mind
Be my baby
One more time

Lights and music
Are on my mind
Be my baby
One more time



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"Lights and Music" as written by Dan Whitford

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  • +2
    General Commenta girl who get stood up on her birthday (all your friends have gone away so let's celebrate
    you're holding hope open for the one making you wait), so this guy her friend or whatever takes her out and he has clubbing in mind (lights and music) they both got up to some shiftys and his saying i wont lie (the secrets that we held that day will be kept straight)
    they took drugs and now he od'd and now he will wait for her in heaven and she should live her life untill they meet again
    joocikaon June 18, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about a one night stand embedded in the speakers mind and is brought to his memory every time he hears the song the two first danced to.

    The girl is stood up by her friends and lover and he sees her. She's waiting for her friends and boyfriend especially (you're holding hope open for the one making you wait) and he convinces her to dance. (all your friends have gone away so let's celebrate)

    She's already gone to far with him and feels like she might as well continue convincing her that he will keep it a secret (the secrets that we held that day will be kept straight) and if anyone found out it would be the end of her relationship and even friendships. (everyone will be dismayed if your promise breaks)

    Even though it meant nothing to her and was probably a way of getting back at her friends and lover that deserted her he still longs for her (be my baby, one more time)

    "you're holding hope open for the one making you wait" is such a great line.
    soforlaterson January 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYay, 1st comment! I think this song is about a dude who is friends with this girl, and on her birthday they go out clubbing because none of her other friends like her anymore.
    fucknicoleon May 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnd perhaps he wanna make out with her - just a tad.. hehe..
    Chatizon May 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song...
    Have you noticed that all good songs coming out are 80's related? Put this song back in the 80's and it would have been a hit as it will be today!
    Showing my age, hey???
    rachmacon June 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGood song. Interesting band.
    Technophobiaon June 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow - joocika - I think you're right!.. At least to me finally 2nd verse makes sense now!.. and just like that the song is totally different, more sad at the end ... wow...
    Chatizon July 14, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh i see it! wow good call joocika. That whole cold and crystal line finally clicked. Basically I see this as it's the girls birthday and guy friend who wants to bang her takes her out clubbing. They end up getting fucked up on drugs and obviously the night turns out wayyy more intense than they'd bargained for
    serenity23on July 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI really don't think any of the songs on this album are about drugs. I think in this song the guy and the girl had sex, but they don't think it would be a good idea to tell any of their friends. Unfortunately all her friends had to go away on her birthday but if she didn't go out with the guy to celebrate it might look weird so he tells her they should go out anyway. The guy still wants to get with the girl (be my baby one more time). The girl can get any guy she wants, and is depressed cause they only want her for her body (guy friend is cheerful and hopeful of getting lucky with her, especially since other friends aren't there). What she really wants is a guy who will treat her right and not just want sex (holding hope open for the one making you wait). The drugs does seem like it could also be right but I just don't think it ties in with the rest of the album.
    Fanjitaon July 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationi kinda thought it was about a guy at a girls house for her b-day. then all of her friends leave except him. and he is just a friend. but they had like a night they went clubbing and some stuff happened. and after all her friends leave he is kinda wanting for it to happen again or at least thinking about it. and they talk about it or something cuz u know it just happened. or it happens after her friends leave. u know somethin like that. but i do like joocikas idea.

    -thenumber1guy !
    thenumber1guyon March 04, 2009   Link

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