When the movie’s over
You and I peel away
Even in these summer days
You hang on to the things I say
But you couldn’t see what’s in my head
You come around I go down
Like a nightmare, Like a nightmare
You come around I go down I’m
I’m not the first one, night the last one
To do it all again
To do it all again
Do it all again
Do it all again
And ill cry
Ill cry
When the movie’s over
Ill cry
Ill cry
Why am I all your favorite things
In the catalogue of your memory
You hang on like the leaves themselves
Who were born to cling
You come around, I go down
This time you’re wasting, this I’m time wasting
You come around, I go down
Like a nightmare, Like a nightmare
To do it all again
To do it all again
Do it all again
Do it all again
And ill cry
I’ll cry
When the movie’s over
I’ll cry
I’ll cry
To do it all again
To do it all again
Do it all again
Do it all again
And ill cry
I’ll cry
When the movie’s over
I’ll cry
When the movie’s over
I’ll cry


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    General Commentsooo, maybe i'm projecting... but here goes.

    i think this song is about him being aware of the inevitable demise of a relationship he is in, where he is not too interested and the other person is vested so much more wholly than he. he sees this person is wasting time on him since he's pretty ambivalent, but he can't help but remain in this. he knows in time, this dream will be awoken from to realize it was a nightmare. he'll miss what they have, and he'll cry when all the drama of this love affair is over. he'll be sad when the other person finally walks away, but he can't seem to stop himself from doing it all again in the meantime.
    chicananerdon July 10, 2012   Link

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