"While You Were Asleep" as written by and Damian Kulash Andy Ross....
In the shallowest part of the night while you quietly slept,
I lay here and I counted the hours to the sound of your breath.

Can't you love me?
Can't you love me how I want, please?

I went walking down on Second Street through the leaves and the clutter.
In the pale yellow sodium light, nothing has any color.

Can't you love me?
Can't you love me how I want, please?

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"While You Were Asleep" as written by Damian Kulash Andy Ross


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    General CommentThis song is so hauntingly beautiful. I think the first part is him remembering how things used to be. He's reminiscing the way he used to watch her sleep and just take in her beauty. The second part is him alone, and realizing how dull the world is without her. I think the chorus is him still being selfish. It didn't work out between the two, but he's still pleading to be able to be who he thinks he should be and for her to love him just as that.

    So sad, and I am in love with it.
    Christa426on April 22, 2010   Link
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    Memorythis is beautiful i use to go to sleep listening to this i dont know why it only has one comment though but ok that beat when it gets close to end is sick love that beat and his voice was so sweet i loved it.
    dp9241loveron December 25, 2010   Link

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