Do you remember when you said to me
"Now I lay me down to dream
I pray to you my soul to keep"
I thought prayers were for the weak

And if I die before I wake
This heart of mine is yours to take
I fell for you while I watched you sleep

Now you're all dressed down in your bedclothes
Falling whichever way the wind blows
I hope it takes you home
x2

Make believe you don't get colder when it snows
She says, "I'll leave the light on if you promise to come home"
And oh, how I miss that city love
This is too much to take
So if I sleep tonight I'll think of you
And hope I die
And hope I die before I wake

We'll sit pretty on the city rooftops
We'll keep singing til the music stops
We'll lose our voices in the name of love
But sometimes love just isn't enough

I've got high hopes and no I won't grow old
I've got that style and Chicago soul
I've got matchstick feet, come and dance with me
We'll set fire to the streets

You look so pretty on the city rooftops
We'll keep singing til the music stops
We'll lose our voices in the name of love
But sometimes love just isn't enough
x4

(choir in background)
I'll leave the light on, if you promise



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    General Commentobv this is about his gf nd how he misses her when hes gone
    rocknfobatlon January 24, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSeeing this song live is the absolute greatest, except I'm pretty sure they only play it when they're at home (in Chicago).
    fortyhandson May 09, 2009   Link

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