one day in new york city it began
i felt myself collapse and start again
i knew that moment this would never end
i knew the world would never understand

calling out
can you hear me?
there's no response
so alone
can you not feel me recovering
i will separate and become strong again
but won't ever forget how this feels

one day in new york city it began
i felt myself collapse and start again
i knew that moment this would never end
i knew the world would never understand

holding on
alive but barely
where are you now?
overwhelmed
the feelings in me
are shattering
i will disconnect
and become pure again
but won't ever forget how this feels

one day in new york city
one day in new york city
one day in new york city
one day in new york city


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    General CommentTo me, this song is of a woman walking through a busy city and the event of a very recent break up is just now solidifying in her mind. She's alone in a city with so many people. She's disconnecting to separate herself from everyone, to restart herself, but she will never forget how hurt she is because of this. She calls out for him, but he is gone. She is slowly recovering, and wants to show him how much better she is now, but he's gone. And she's simply just alone.

    Just one day in New York City it began, the pain she will never forget.
    The song is almost self explanatory.
    InuShadowon October 17, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI spent the holidays in NYC and that song was the soundtrack of my trip... I needed to disconnect from everything and everyone, restart myself from all the things that happened in 2011... In that crowded city I was alone but I found myself again.
    Roxcon February 19, 2012   Link

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