"1000 Times Goodbye" as written by and Dave Mustaine....
The tides of change pulled us apart
I feel a familiar pain
It seems like years since we've loved
Or even liked and that's a lonely way to be

Drifting alone in a sea of agony
Your face I can't recognize
Don't make this hard on us
I will miss you if you just go away

I did no right you did no wrong
Nothing left but wasted days
I regret you leaving
But I will never take you back

You know what? It's over
I just don't feel the same way as I used to
We've been together forever, but it's over

Goodbye 1000 times goodbye
The thought never crossed my mind
That this would be my last goodbye
Let me put pennies on your eyes
And kiss your lips one last goodbye
My love 1000 times goodbye

It seems nothing good is free
A good thing cost much more than the price
You were good but not that good
Don't kid yourself now it's time to beak up

Drifting alone in a sea of agony
Your face I can't recognize
Don't make this hard on us
I will miss you if you just go away

I did no right you did no wrong
Nothing left but wasted days
I regret you leaving
But I'll never take you back

Don't call me anymore
It's just not
I don't feel the same way about you
Its not as good as it used to be

Goodbye 1000 times goodbye
The thought never crossed my mind
That this would be my last goodbye
Let me put pennies on your eyes
And kiss your lips one last goodbye
My love 1000 times goodbye

Goodbye 1000 times goodbye
The thought never crossed my mind
That this would be my last goodbye
Let me put pennies on your eyes
And kiss your lips one last goodbye
My love 1000 times goodbye

I'll always love you but just not like that
Like what?
I want to be honest with you I met someone else
You did what?
And I really, I really love him like I used to love you
Remember the time that I told you that
I was going out of town for business?
Well I went to see him
You know what? you suck

Goodbye 1000 times
You'll always have a special place
In my heart you know that
It's just I can't be with you anymore it's over
Goodbye 1000 times
Things may not work out with him
Goodbye 1000 times
And if they don't
Goodbye 1000 times
Then I'll certainly call you
Goodbye 1000 times
You mean a lot to me
I still really want to be friends with you
I love you like you're my brother


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"1000 Times Goodbye" as written by Dave Mustaine

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    General Commentthis song is saying how a girl has messed up his life and how much loved her, but no matter how much he loves her he will never take her back because of the pain she has caused.
    ClearConfusionon September 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPossibly the best breakup song of all time.
    stevezancoon July 05, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI agree. Like the part where he says, "You know what? You suck!" good breakup song.
    masterofdeathon January 05, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSRY to disappoint you clearconfusion... but you're wrong, very wrong indeed! you cant just listen to the song and say same shit that the singer does.... No... this is different... bands like thet... there is allways a hidden point in the song, which says something that few people understand.... i havent quite figgured this one yet... but i'll be back! and keep listening to MegadetH (greatist fucking band ever)
    Un-Forgivenon March 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThe hidden meaning in this song is obviously an allusion to the eventual test of personal limits faced by us all accomplished by one Dave Mustaine who took on the task of probing the exact number of cheesy cliches one can squeeze into a single song; apparently, he got the closest a songwriter can get without risking molecular instability. Pretty brilliant.
    london67on April 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti actually have come off a breakup and i sent that song to my ex, and she was like, i wasn't like that thats not how it happened, but it was exactly the same
    weber_101on April 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentboo hoo you poofter
    Valhalla95on January 09, 2007   Link
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    General Commentboo hoo you poofter
    Valhalla95on January 09, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"I agree. Like the part where he says, "You know what? You suck!" good breakup song."

    I love that line too. Even before I heard the song and only read the lyrics, I loved the line.

    Quote from Dave [Mustaine] in 2001:

    "When you say goodbye to somebody, you really don't know if you'll ever see him or her again. The song is actually about getting jilted and being able to be firm on the other side of it and saying, 'Good riddance bitch, I don't need you anyway.' We've all had that 'Dear John' letter. We've all been told, 'Let's just be friends.'"
    headbang666on June 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentYou know, i always thought this meant he killed her for cheating on him (pennies on your eyes, kiss your lips one last goodbye). you know the ancient belief that adultery was punished with 1000 deaths in hell...? maybe?
    Psychotronon April 20, 2008   Link

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