"Tonight We Burn" as written by and Daniel Lewis Caton Haigh Charles Robert Simpson....
Turn the lights on tonight
The electrical fire is taking up my oxygen
I move my mouth to say your name, but nothing ever came, nothing for hours

Are you ready? Are you ready? Are you ready? I am
Are you ready? Are you ready? Are you ready? I am

This time it's all worth waiting for
We won't sleep tonight
This time it's all worth waiting for
I'll take you home
I believe tonight we burned out bright
I believe tonight we burned out bright

Tonight this town becomes our vice, doused it white lights
Put on your shoes and your best dress
This could be our finest hour
The night is waiting for us

This time it's all worth waiting for
We won't sleep tonight
This time it's all worth waiting for
I'll take you home
I believe tonight we burned out bright
I believe tonight we burned out bright

Open your eyes, look at the sky tonight
All dressed in white, up with the satellites
Circling Earth, they will be watching us
Just for tonight, can I have the last dance?

This time it's all worth waiting for
We won't sleep tonight
This time it's all worth waiting for
I'll take you home
I believe tonight we burned out bright
I believe tonight we burned out bright


Lyrics submitted by strider3005

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    General Commentsounds like it's about the end of something (a relationship maybe) in which was best before the end.
    the chorus in particular suggests this:
    "This time it's all worth waiting for,
    We won't sleep tonight"
    sort of mediocre relationship was worth enduring for one night of fire in which "we burned out bright."
    also :
    "Tonight this town becomes our vice,
    doused in white light
    put on your shoes and find your best dress"
    suggests giving everything for one final moment/night.

    anyway thats my suggestion. overall awesome tune excellent for when you're in an emotional and existential funk.
    olp89on July 10, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationThis time it's all worth waiting for
    We won't sleep tonight
    This time it's all worth waiting for
    I'll take you home

    Sounds like it's about sex
    sibby94on November 09, 2009   Link

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