Send me to bed.
My head's drowning out the thick and blurry sounds
Of horses on the highway.
The days are running down
And I'm drowning out this overwhelming sad.

Send me to bed, and tamp out the lamp.
In the dark the colors fade
To shades of grey and black.
But the city's fireflies wash the bedroom with light
Like an overwhelming sad.

I must be drowning out..the roar of the engines
As they escape into night.
The stillness unravels the long lost strands of our lives.
They drift out the window, they drift out to sea;
And I fall asleep.


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    not quite the lyrics

    6 to 8on July 13, 2002   Link
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    i think it's about him and an overwhelming sight.. just me. just what i think. werd.

    vacantjoshson August 16, 2002   Link
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    Yea, those lyrics are sort of wrong. Here some better lyrics straight from The Good Life site.

    Send me to bed. My head's drowning out the thick and blurry sounds of horses on the highway. The days are running down and I'm drowning out- this overwhelming sad. Send me to bed, and tamp out the lamp. In the dark the colors fade to shades of grey and black. But the city's fireflies wash the bedroom with light- like an overwhelming sad. I must be drowning out... the roar of the engines as they escape into night. The stillness unravels... the long lost strands of our lives. They drift out the window, they drift out to sea; and I fall asleep. To an overwhelming sad.

    Fallsemesteron April 06, 2003   Link
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    unbelievable song. I tend to listen to this quite often before going to bed. heh.

    fritobanditoon November 25, 2004   Link
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    it's not one of their best songs, but it makes for a terrific lullaby

    never say foreveron February 05, 2005   Link
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    he's drinking away some terrible sad. drunk. needs to go home. in bed everything becomes ultra clear and loud and bright.

    inbetweenmoleculeson March 02, 2006   Link
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    reminds me of this past new years, good song. drink away the pain only to cause more! so sleep.

    wtfyourfaceon January 21, 2008   Link
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    see never say forever, i think this IS their best song. when i first heard this song, i was completely amazed and i had to find out who it was by. Since then ive heard every other album and every other song and havent found a single good song except for this, the rest were all just OK. i mean, i love this genre, i just don't think this band is great persay excluding this song

    classicbrandon February 10, 2008   Link

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