"Last Dance" as written by Sune Rose Wagner and Thomas Skov Troelsen....
Your lipstick
Smeared beside
I adore you
I always have
And every time you overdose
I rush to intensive care
Another said I stare
Before you disappear

If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
Then, save it me baby
If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
Then, save it me baby

Ooh, ooh
Then save it for me baby
Ooh, ooh
Then, save it me baby

Your addiction
And you are in love
Not star crossed
I wait my turn
And every time you overdoes
I rush to Intensive Care
Another said I stare
Before you disappear

If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
Then, save it me baby
If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
Then, save it me baby

Ooh, ooh
Then save it for me baby
Ooh, ooh
Then, save it for me baby

I wanna know, I wanna know
If it's the last, if it's the last
Dance
I wanna know, I wanna know
Baby, baby, please

If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
Then, save it me baby
If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
Then, save it me baby

Ooh
Then save it for me baby
Ooh (This is the last dance, this is the last dance)
Then, save it for me baby


Lyrics submitted by AlecsPen, edited by xynxnex

"Last Dance" as written by Thomas Troelsen

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  • +4
    General CommentYour lipstick smeared sad, I adore you
    I always have
    And every time you overdose
    I rush to intensive care
    Another sad eye stare before you disappear

    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    ...
    Then save it for me baby
    ...
    Then save it for me baby


    Your addiction and you are in love.
    Night star crossed, I wait my turn
    And every time you overdose I rush to intensive care
    Another sad eye stare before you disappear.

    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    Then save it for me baby


    I want to know, I want to know
    If it's the last, if it's the last dance
    I wanna know, I wanna know
    Baby baby please.

    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, if this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    oujwellson September 12, 2009   Link
  • +3
    General CommentI agree. Their kind of mellow songs are so soothing and addicting at the same time. For me, I think it's about that one person caring for another one who has problem with him or herselves. "Overdose" and "addiction", you can take it literally - that person take drugs cause he/she have inner conflicts, and therefore want to find an escape through what they do. The speaker of the song wants to be there for that person and before that person actually does that to him/herself, the speaker wants to get that last shot and just be there for that person. When you dance with a partner, you're holding on to them, so that last dance could be like saying "hold on to me".
    nyktraon January 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is great. Sad, but great all the same. Love the Raveonettes! They are like the ultimate alterntive rock band, at least from what i've heard from them. Always a very mellow approach to sadness and happiness. very nice to listen to when you're on the plane or something like that =)
    Alebasqueon November 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is noise pop gold, god damn it.
    nefittyon January 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSo fucking great. Even if this isn't one of the best songs ever in the history of the world, it is definitely on my list. Every time I hear it, I want to simultaneously smile the hugest smile. And then cry. But in the middle of that, I wanna dance! :)

    And then probably cry some more.
    Aquarius121on March 11, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh, I always thought it was, "then save it for the big day."

    But now obviously it's "then save it for me baby."

    Can't help thinking the opposite though.
    Aquarius121on March 11, 2011   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationTo me, this use of words like 'overdose' and 'addiction' are used mataphorically to signify this obsession with this girl he has, that she is his drug, his addiction. It also seems like theyve each other for a while, watching her go through these guys, just waiting for his chance to prove his love, and that for one reason or another (she could be dying, i dont know), but his running out of time to prove to her. So, before her time runs out, his begging for her to give him a chance.
    LaDiDaAndGoodbyeon May 13, 2012   Link
  • 0
    My InterpretationTo me, this use of words like 'overdose' and 'addiction' are used mataphorically to signify this obsession with this girl he has, that she is his drug, his addiction. It also seems like theyve each other for a while, watching her go through these guys, just waiting for his chance to prove his love, and that for one reason or another (she could be dying, i dont know), but his running out of time to prove to her. So, before her time runs out, his begging for her to give him a chance.
    LaDiDaAndGoodbyeon May 13, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI hope you guys all know that Sune is the main singer, not Sharon... cause you guys keep saying 'she'...
    Just sayin'.
    VixxiePFHon October 08, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree totally with oujwells about the "sad-eyed stare". Why does nobody else realize that? Another expression that is misunderstood on ALL lyrics sites is "star-crossed". The expression "star-crossed" just means that you are in love with somebody but she is in love with somebody else - in this case she is "in love" with her drugs.

    The real lyrics are thus like this:

    Your lipstick is smeared and sad,
    I adore you, I always have
    And every time you overdose, I rush to intensive care
    Another sad-eyed stare, before you disappear

    If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    Oooh, Then save it for me baby
    Oooh, save it for me baby

    Your addiction and you are in love.
    Like star-crossed, I wait my turn
    And every time you overdose, I rush to intensive care
    Another sad-eyed stare, before you disappear.

    If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    Ooohh, save it for me baby

    I wanna know, I wanna know
    If it's the last, if it's the last dance
    I wanna know, I wanna know
    Baby baby please......

    If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby
    If this is the last dance, this is the last dance
    Then save it for me baby....
    save it for me baby
    xynxnexon April 27, 2016   Link

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