"10,000 Midnights" as written by and Nicholas Edward/wilcox Thomas....
10,000 midnights ago
Uptown at the Harlem Apollo
You sang a long, long blues
I loved the way you worked your voodoo

10,000 midnights ago
I wound up my watch till the spring broke
My my, time is so unkind
She got punch-drunk in the moonshine

Old New York, tell me the truth
You know her better than I do
I know I'm not the one for you
I'm just another hand-me-down

10,000 midnights ago
I heard your voice, not your echo
Grand Central valentine
Tear my heart out on the main line

10,000 midnights ago
I lived just to die in your shadow
Black satin melody
That's what I heard when you left me

Old New York, tell me the truth
You know her better than I do
I know I'm not the one for you
I'm just another hand-me-down

10,000 midnights ago
I held myself back in the front row
You effect my memory
All consuming without mercy

10,000 midnights ago
Worn like a black and white photo
I stood behind the lens
Took your portrait, now I'm forgotten


Lyrics submitted by zombieish

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    General Comment10,000 midnights translates to about 28ish years. Just in case anyone was wonderin and too lazy to bust out a calculator :p
    Kixur413on January 20, 2011   Link
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    General Commentit's "you infect* my memory"
    Nick wouldn't use such a simple word like effect..in which case it'd be affect :p
    AlexandraMarieon January 25, 2011   Link

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