We arrived too late
Our mouths were opening
I turned off the light
So come on night

You're a witness, you
You've seen me interrupt
A good old-fashioned fight
So come on night

Everyone is gone
Home to oblivion
Home to oblivion
Home to oblivion

Watched the dying day
Blushing in the sky
Everyone is uptight
So come on night

Everyone is gone
Home to oblivion
Home to oblivion
Home to oblivion
Home to oblivion
I know we're not
Illegitimate
In our hearing
So come on
So come on night


Lyrics submitted by EnjOy IncUbus, edited by MyESteban, Mellow_Harsher

No Name #3 song meanings
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    General Commentno one has any interpretation of this song? well i guess the lyrics are simpler than most of his... or maybe just open to too many interpretations cause its not very specific. When reading the lyrics i get the image of a couple, together, late at night. I also love these lines:
    -watched the dying day
    -blushing in the sky
    Always knew exactly how to describe something in the most beautiful way.
    When i first heard the song all I could think of was 'everyone is gone, home to oblivion' and how perfect and true those lines are.
    lisalynnon February 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAnother brilliant song without a comment. This is currently my favorite Elliott song- It's in my head almost 24 hours a day.
    tripperfreekon October 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI wish I knew the correct guitar tabs for playing this song
    Kal-Elon November 09, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love the ending to this song...

    so come on night.
    NishFetson November 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHis best song ever. I get the feeling that this song is about to forget everything you dont want to remember, Its just a feeling that i have. By just reading the words, its about this couple.. but there's something else beneath the words...
    BlankPage_on January 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti read somewhere else that his parents would often fight, which would explain the part about interrupting the old fashioned fight (which im hearing upstars at this very moment). but instead of interrupting, ill just turn up this song and head home to oblivion. personally, i like that all piano tribute cd by the same title (home to oblivion). has anyone else heard it?
    n8eightysevenon January 25, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat a great song..words cant describe it too me...its fits in great in "Good Will Hunting"...when there driving home from the bar early in the morning..each of them at one with their thought..quietly thinking..I can remember laying in bed with my ex girlfriend just listening to this whole album and relaxing.. just forgetting about the day that had just past, the week, them month, the year.. just everything...and falling asleep peacefully next to each other..."watch the dying day, blushing in the sky..everyone is uptight..so, come on night"...simply beautiful
    stcintownon January 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is in a competition with No Name #2 to be my favorite No Name. It's got this melancholy to it, and I love Elliott's voice on all of Roman Candle.
    And the piano tribute album? Amazing.
    groundfloweron June 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is my favorite song of all time, just the guitar gives me chills and i can't explain why.
    jasono52on July 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSimply put (because the lyrics are descriptive and evoke simplicity) I think this tune is his "Moonlight Serenade." Just a man & a woman finding solace in eachothers company while sharing the coming twilight framed from a tenemant window. I think it's just an archetypical song...Elliott knew (on whichever level) how to emulate these types of songs. He was fucking good.
    rajaal77on September 22, 2007   Link

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