"Cigarettes in the Theatre" as written by Alexander James Trimble, Samuel Matthew Halliday and Kevin Stephen Baird....
It starts in the theatre
A night of encounters
If I hadn't been there
If not for a cigarette

And you could see it change
Look past the blinding light
Look past the blinding light
Just keep taking now
Tell me your favourite things
Tell me your favourite things

Difference in opinion was never an issue
Collect all your questions
Because this time we've all night

And you could see it change
Look past the blinding light
Look past the blinding light
Just keep talking now
Tell me your favourite things
Tell me your favourite things


Lyrics submitted by virus8me, edited by Saraiva, finalboss

"Cigarettes in the Theatre" as written by Kevin Stephen Baird Alexander James Trimble

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  • +4
    Lyric Correctionit's "just keep talking now"
    TDCCloveron July 29, 2010   Link
  • +3
    General CommentIt's about the night the lead singer met his ex girlfriend
    PeeWee42on July 08, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love how he fastens when he says: Look past the blinding lights :) It sounds so funny. This whole song's got a joyful up-tempo :) ... and I'm going to see them live. HA! :D


    I think it's perhaps about this guy that meets a girl and wants to get to know her.
    Yellowheartballoonson April 23, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThey are pure quality live! And they seem like really nice guys as well I met them all after the gig. I agree with you say it fits perfectly.
    virus8meon May 30, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love his voice!
    passionpiton June 10, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favourite songs off the record! :)
    syahirahloveon July 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's when the lead singer (Alex Trimble) met his girl friend at a theatre. Since Alex is an avid smoker he went out for a smoke and met this lovely girl and they started talking and things went on from there, although they are no longer together... they broke up last year... this song was written when he met her.

    <3
    Indy101on July 31, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't know if it's just me or what he's really saying is:

    And you could see it change
    Look past the blinding light
    we've past the bonding line
    Just keep taking on
    Tell me your favourite things

    I guess I just like it better that way... Sounds way more romantic (:
    Moshaboomon December 31, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not sure if it is "blinding lights" either, since he's pretty much mumbling
    Deepabysmon February 18, 2014   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't think he is saying, "look past the blinding lights,"
    He's saying, "The past running by"

    That's what I've always heard and it makes sense
    outofmy0mindon February 14, 2015   Link

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