What's you're doing out in the night time
Won't you call me on the phone
Your mama can't solve your problem
When's daddy ever get home

So you think you're a little bit wild
In the middle of the suicide

Don't close your eyes
Don't close your eyes
Don't sing your last lullaby

No one there to hold you
No one is your friend
No one hears you scream
You live life up and down now
Nightmares on your brain

Another lonely way of hanging round
Don't you take it falling down no no

Hold on hold on tight
I'll make everything all right
Wake up don't go asleep
I'll pray the lord
Your soul to keep

Don't close your eyes
Don't close your eyes
Don't sing your last lullaby

Don't close your eyes
Don't close your eyes
Don't sing your last lullaby



Lyrics submitted by stacibug

"Don't Close Your Eyes" as written by George Lynch, Don Dokken, Jeff Pilson, Mick Brown

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    Song Meaning:This songs is an anti-suicide song.
    Crossbusteron July 26, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I was criminally confined by a psycho in 1999 for about 7 months, who tried to kill me but I got away. He played this song for me several times. True story!
    tpavichon March 23, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:okay this song might not be new at all but it rocks. i havent heard it in years cause i couldnt think of who song it but this song is one of many others that i love!
    brini_sueon May 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:the video is pretty darn good too!
    Boonechic_21on March 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:awesome song, definatly needs more comments! a true classic, helps you through tough stuff!
    *JoSIe*on December 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:pretty sure this song is about a girl who attempts suicide and calls the guy while she's dying. pretty depressing.
    jkdamacyon May 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"I pray the Lord your soul to keep"...I don't belive she only ATTEMPTED suicide...
    Ravenshurston March 30, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"As I lay down to sleep, I pray the Lord my soul to keep. If I should die before I wake, I pray the Lord my soul to take"

    She is still alive, just in need of friendship and prayers that she can see that life is worth living
    landed09on February 06, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:It's about a guy trying to talk a girl out of killing herself. It should be depressing in theory, but it's actually a very powerful and uplifting song.
    Lesyeuxdeserpenton February 19, 2011   Link
  • -1
    My Opinion:Awesome song. I definitely didn't live through this era of music but this is one of my favorites. There should definitely be more comments
    TayNez6392on January 28, 2011   Link

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