So many years spent running away
How many times I wished I could stay
Too much emotion, a hole in my heart
Feeling alone since we've been apart
And if I had the chance
I'd never let you go
Just want you to know

Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden
Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden

How many things I've wanted to do
How many times spent thinking this through
So many nights spent here by the phone
Wondered if you felt just as alone
And while some things have all been
Crazy from the start
It's tearing me apart

Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden
Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden

Just remember the way I held you
You're always in my heart

Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden
Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden
Down
Lay me down
Lay me down
Lay down burden


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    General CommentThis is about Brian's brother and fellow Beach Boy Carl, who passed away around the time it was written.
    MANTon October 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so sad to hear and at the same time can lift you off your feet
    onionheadon April 09, 2009   Link

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