Baby, if I could keep it together
Don't you think I'd try?
And maybe if I could make something of this
Why wouldn't I?


You say I close a blind eye
That I don't put up the time
But what you see as goodbye
I don't see as a crime
I'm tired of the blame
Being put on my head
You're breathing fire
But you're not bringing back what's dead


Don't get your back up over this
If I'm so wrong and you're so right
You really got your mind made up I guess
Won't you let me get some sleep tonight?


It's late now
And there's only four hours 'til I get up again
You know I'd wait somehow
If I thought this was something
That a little time would mend
You, you're dragging this misery on
Let's leave this thing for a while
It's too far gone
Too far gone


Don't get your back up over this
If I'm so wrong and you're so right
You really got your mind made up I guess
Won't you let me get some sleep
Won't you let me get some sleep
Won't you let me get some sleep tonight?


Don't get your back up over this
If I'm so wrong and you're so right
You really got your mind made up I guess
Won't you let me get some sleep
Won't you let me get some sleep
Won't you let me get some sleep tonight?

tonight...
tonight...


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    General Commentno comments?
    it's such a pretty song. she has great vocals. although i can't seem to fiure out what it's about, i always thought it was about a fight with someone and trying to just forget it ever happened
    velvet_undergroundon March 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti get that this is about a relationship with someone, they are trying to hang on when the narrator thinks it is over ("too far gone").
    ...and i melton June 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis actually perfectly describes my current situation... from the perspective of my ex-boyfriend. hearing this song after we broke up was so helpful in that i kind of understood what he was feeling and going through... it makes me feel less angry towards him, weirdly enough, and a little more thoughtful on the nature of relationships...
    science.is.sexyon January 04, 2005   Link

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