"Curl Up Like a Dead Leaf and Go Where the Wind Blows" as written by and Jack Steadman....
Coming back from the scene you started
Got your head on the window slanted
The thought of your skin it sets it off

At the back of a red Cortina
I pray that a black hole take her
Gone from sight, and, never back, and never back

Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, no way, no way
Going back away, I waste away

Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, no way, no way
Going back away, I waste away

Sat alone til the lightning got me
Something I can't just say softly
I'm a set the height and keep you uh-huh-huh-huh-huh-up

At the back of a red Cortina
Pray that the lightning take her
Gone from sight and never back and never back

Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, no way, no way
Going back away I waste away

Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, I waste away
Going back away, no way, no way
Going back away, I waste away


Lyrics submitted by pinche yliana!, edited by ethereal21, DArkB0mb, screaming@thepage

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    General Commenti really enjoy this song and there was no site that had the lyrics so i tried figuring them out myself.
    i'm not to sure though of the first line, 'cause it could also be sea staring?
    pinche yliana!on July 12, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSuch an incredible song, here's what I think the lyrics are but your guess is as good as mine


    Coming back from the scene you started
    Got your head on the window slanted
    It's all over your skin it sets it off

    At the back of a red container
    I pray that a black hole take her
    Gone from sight and never back and never back

    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away no way no way
    Going back away I waste away

    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away no way no way
    Going back away I waste away

    Sat alone til the lightning got me
    Something I can't just say softly
    I'ma sit behind and keep you uh-huh-huh-huh-huh-up

    At the back of a red container
    Pray that the lightning take her
    Gone from sight and never back and never back

    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away no way no way
    Going back away I waste away

    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away I waste away
    Going back away no way no way
    Going back away I waste away

    Jeddddddon July 29, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationTo me the song is about this guy singing about a girl he is with that is overly dramatic and causes him a lot of distress. In the first verse they seem to be in a car ( "your head on the window"; "red container"), after leaving a place where they had a public fight.
    They appear to still be mad at each other in the car because he mentions "It's all over your skin it sets it off" as in the tension causes them to start fighting again and he is so mad, he wishes she is wiped off the face of the planet, essentially ("pray that a black hole take her").
    Once they get home, it's storming outside and he is sitting alone in some room and he is thinking about how he can't calmly say how he feels ("Something I can't just say softly") and how by not going to sleep, he is keeping her up.
    In the next verse he repeats his sentiment of her disappearing from his life ("pray that the lightning take her").
    I believe the chorus is him speaking metaphorically about "going away", where in reality they are just not speaking to each other and he feels as though he is "wasting away" when they are not on good terms.
    ethereal21on September 02, 2013   Link

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