Lying on the floor and staring at the ceiling
Ooh, baby, you let me down
Crying to myself and trying to shake the feeling
Ooh, baby, you let me down

You let me down easy, you let me down light
It really gets me down, but you let me down right
You set me down gently, you let me down slow
It's gonna take some time before I can let you go

Floating on the ceiling, staring at the floor
Looking from above at what we had before
I could hear your motor humming, I wanted you to stay
But I could see it coming from a hundred miles away

Lying in the grass, staring at the sun
Burning out the memory that you were the one
Trying to pretend that I didn't feel a thing
But it's feeling as familiar as the simple song I sing

You set me down proper, you said the right things
The sun was coming up, they were waiting in the wings
The sun was going down, you were packing up your clothes
You said, "I hate to let you down but, babe, I gotta go!"

Lying in the back seat, eyes shut tight
Tired of staring at the road so I'm stopping for the night
I can hear your motor humming so I'm covering some ground
Ooh, baby, you let me down

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    General Commentthis song may sound cheesy and simple, but it's quite truthful. in this song i see a couple who had their run, and honestly loved each other. even as they separate, they still love each other. you can see that because she doesn't just up and leave, she gently tells him that it's her time to go. that's what the song is about: how lovingly she put an end to their relationship, and how he knows it's the end, and he's being very honest about the pain he's anticipating. the song is sweet and painfully real, therefore it's very easy to relate to.
    LostInTheSkyon April 01, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI've loved this song since I first heard it, but it really hit home for the first time today ;(
    Troublegumon August 22, 2009   Link

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