Apart from being devilishly dressed
In tune to the t
You tumble at me
Angellically delicate.
But I could be handsome
If you'd only pull the curtain
And we could be brilliant
If you'd only chance uncertain.
But how long can I smile
Before I realize
My head will never be the same again.
You're smiling like New Jersey on its side
I'm glued to the seat and
Honestly I can't dream of anything better.
But I could be handsome
If you'd only pull the curtain
And is it so tragic
To think that we never happened.
But how far can you drive
Before you realize
Your head will never be the same again.
And the color bars go
Que shiraz.
How long can we fight
Before we realize
We won't be the same.
And the color bars go
Que shiraz
Tell me where you are.


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    General CommentCan't get over that one line:
    And we could be brilliant if you'd only chance uncertain.
    xnjbrokenheartedxon May 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhat does 'que shiraz' mean? is it another language? or actually just english? i've always wondered this...
    BlinkGrlNo182on June 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentok well Shiraz is some kinda french grape but im not sure how that has anything to do with the song and it's also a city in like iran or some place like that and i agree with brokenheart on the meaning it's pretty clear it's about a girl who he wanted but she was unsure and she still is and he thinks they would be like perfect reminds me of many of my relationships with guys one inparticular but i shant venture into my personal life on a website i had feet ! i sorta still do
    nerdstaron July 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI believe "que shiraz" is Portugese for "what will be"...and an obvious reference to the pop standard "Que Sera".
    Halo Apeon July 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOh wow, this song is great. The connective factor that I have to it is immense. I wish sometimes that people would just let go of the past and travel the road less taken.
    alwaysalone13on July 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentpossibly hey mercedes' best song, genius bob's a complete genius. anyone who disses hey mercedes is musically handicapped, and anyone who doesn't listen to this band should be publicly humiliated then forced to buy all 3 releases. thank you
    emokid5on July 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so awesome. definitely one of my fave hey mercedes' songs. "And is it so tragic To think that we never happened." who can't relate to that?
    needingpoisonon August 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI emailed the band about it and Bob said that "Que Sirah Sirah" is a french saying meaning what will be will be, and "Shiraz" is a type of wine, "Que Shiraz" means what will be of the wine.

    I think it's talking about how the only way this girl will be with him is when she's completely sloshed,
    But I could be handsome
    If you'd only pull the curtain
    And we could be brilliant
    If you'd only chance uncertain.

    and i also think that it's that way with her because she's afraid of making a mistake, or taking a simple risk.
    oneadorablejessaon March 23, 2003   Link
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    General Commentmy favorite from hey mercedes. ahh its so pretty
    Melison April 17, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthanks to oneadorablejessa. really a wonderful song from one of the best rock group of our days.
    lazyduck187on January 14, 2005   Link

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