"A Brief History Of Love" as written by and David Francis Furze Robertson Milo Napoleon Cordell Lavarack....
This time I'll leave you as the one that you love
The taste of your lips and the true meaning of love
Your beautiful smile all bent out of shape
Is this the road to heaven that you wanted to take?
Come on baby don't you want to feel love?
Have I left you too long waiting for the feeling to come?
Another kind of lover holds my baby today
Crush the tissue to break the fall
Let's get lost and feel warm tonight
Hit by another and feeling it's right

Its all over tonight
Its all over tonight
Its all over tonight

As you leave me
It's up to you to lend me your heart, but you won't let go
And as you leave me
You're in my heart I feel true love and it won't let go
It's up to you to mend my heart, please don't let go

I've seen the lights of this city go out at night
Instant living rarely works out right
You never turned down what you wanted to be
It's a kind of magic that you can't help but feel

I dreamt we were sleeping and we floated away
And we shone like a star and we blinded who stared
We listen to the heavens at the silence above
Never ask the devil to help the one that you love
You said to me baby that you want to feel love
Babe we gave it our all but its never enough

It's all over tonight
It's all over tonight
It's all over tonight


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"A Brief History of Love" as written by Milo Napoleon Cordell Lavarack David Francis Furze Robertson

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    General Commenti think its about these 2 people just starting to fall for each other. it seems find, then she leaves him. he doesnt feel the same, he thought she felt the same way, but thats not the case, it was brief.
    artemiswrexon November 03, 2009   Link
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    General Comment:'( this song makes me so sad.
    jazzyboopson December 09, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI don't know ... I think the best way to summarise this is "It's complicated". The whole song just sounds like a big confusion of emotions and feelings , but the sort of enjoyment in exploring that ... aware that, because the 2 people are sensitive to each other, in the long run (maybe not the short run) neither will get hurt.

    I take it as the guy and the girl being different characters and singing their different parts, so...

    "This time I'll leave you as the one that you love
    The taste of your lips and the true meaning of love"

    He's leaving her to be who she really wants to be, because their relationship is getting in the way of that for both of them. They have one last night together and it feels great.

    "Your beautiful smile all bent out of shape
    Is this the road to heaven that you wanted to take?"

    But he asks, are we sure this is what we really want?

    "Come on baby don't you want to feel love?
    Have I left you too long waiting for the feeling to come?"

    She expresses her own doubts as well.

    "Another kind of lover holds my baby today
    Crush the tissue to break the fall
    Let's get lost and feel warm tonight
    Hit by another and feeling it's right"

    Both has experienced something maybe better with another person in the past whilst they were together, but were too scared to act on it. So they know itll take bravery to finish this up and move on.

    I could go on but I've no time ... and I get confused. There's a lot of levels to this song that I don't think people tend to grasp ...
    SynergisticEnergyeXchangeon January 09, 2011   Link
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    General CommentThe title reminds me of "A Brief History of Time" but nothing really suits that comparison; bummer :/
    driftingdreameron June 13, 2012   Link

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