Your parties fall around you
Another night beckons to you
Your parties fall around you
Another night beckons to you

Shadows look as you resist the gloom
Faded hues issue forth and bloom

A bed of leaves for a lover
Awake with a kiss and rise asunder
And when the party's over
You retreat in a realm of slumber

In your mind, crystal lights rebound
Wheels spin round and you hear the sound
Of autumn's call at party's fall, autumn's call

Through rose-tinted glass you still remember
The gladness, not sadness, only laughter

In your mind vicious lights rebound
Wheels spin round and you hear the sound
Of autumn's call at party's fall, autumn's call

The smile in the mirror grows weaker
The laughter you heard is growing fainter

Your parties fall around you
The night forgets to rouse you
Your party's fall astounds you
An aura of sadness abounds you

Glad rags sigh, maybe you're alone
Maybe you're alone inside, don't hide
Hurting all the time, hurting deep inside
Don't cry, don't cry

My happiness depends on knowing
This friend is never alone
On your own, a party on our own
We'll have a party on our own, inside
No sighs, don't cry, don't cry

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    SIOUXSIE: "It's a slightly sad story about people dressing up all day to go out at nights. And that's all they do... The parties spoil perhaps when you get too old to do it." Source: NME 28/09/85.

    CARRUTHERS: "This is about people who go to thousands of parties and talk to everyone and lave the party and fine they haven't a friend in the world. In London there's a while vacuous circus of meeting pop stars and film stars and then departing and feeling sorry for yourself. We're never sorry for wankers". Source: Melody Maker 1986.

    JJKelsallon December 01, 2012   Link
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    Wow, I'm so surprised nobody's commented on this song. It's one of my favorites. I think it's just one of those songs that say even though it seems that everything around you is falling apart, if you hold on just a little bit longer it'll get better. Kind of a happy, optimistic song.

    Nighteshade Kittyon January 12, 2008   Link

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