"Days Go By" as written by and Steve/horn Smith....
You
You
You
You
You

You
You
You
You
You
You is still a whisper on my lips
A feeling at my fingertips
That's pulling at my skin

You
You leave me when I'm at my worst
A feeling as if I've been cursed
Bitter cold within

Days go by and still I think of you
Days when I couldn't live my life without you
Days go by and still I think of you
Days when I couldn't live my life without you
Without you

Without you
You are still a whisper on my lips
A feeling at my fingertips
That's pulling at my skin

You leave me when I'm at my worst
A feeling as if I've been cursed
Bitter cold within

Days go by and still I think of you
Days when I couldn't live my life without you
Without you

Without you
Days go by and still I think of you
Days when I couldn't live my life without you
Days go by and still I think of you
Days when I couldn't live my life without you
Without you

Without you
Without you
Without you
Days go by
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"Days Go By [7" Mix]" as written by Steve Whyton Smith Victoria Jane Horn

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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  • +3
    General CommentAll lyrics and just things in life can be looked at 2 ways- simple and complex... As some of you said, Yes, the meaning is simple if you listen to the lyrics, but the video may make the meaning a bit more complex. Some of you are asking questions like, "Why did she leave him" or "Did she leave him because he danced? And if she did why would he dance to try and bring her back?" Here is your answer:

    She didn't leave him because he danced she left him because he was obsessed.Listen to the song.He is lamenting the loss of a woman that still moves him years later and all he had to do to keep her was cut back on the dancing.He COULDN"T do it.So how does he show his deep sorrow for losing the woman he loved to his dancing? In the only way he can fully remember and reminisce her in a case of nostalgia...He DANCES!!!!That is obsession defined.

    The video wasnt merely to point out HIS mistakes or HIS particular obsessions... but the little crazy obsessions in all of us, that cause us to depart and take on other paths in life— like mother and daughter, husband and wife, sister and brother, friend and friend, boyfriend and girlfriend, we all either WILL depart one day or MUST depart one day in out lives, hell it could even be inanimate things such as departing from ideas or ventures, etc… Its all about life and the tough choices and things that come with it. These “departures” a lot of times cause regrets or sorrow as in the case with this man and his woman. He wasn’t WRONG for being obsessed with dancing and She wasn’t WRONG for leaving him.... Just a strain of different interests- thus they departed… which is really what life all is about, but unfortunately in Human Affairs feelings get caught up in it too… this it what makes the man dance to this day
    But in either path he chose—whether to stop dancing or depart from his woman he STILL would have had REGRET! The man symbolically baptizes himself in this “regret ritual” by first realizing his obsession that caused his regret and then EMBRACING it, instead of ignoring it like he did when he had his woman.

    Our obsessions are as much a part of us as our minds, body, etc. and the only way we can truly be free (like this man dancing) is to accept them... Although it was misfortunate in the end, not many people are as lucky as this man to have their obsession clearly revealed before them, so in a way from his loss he actually gains another greater piece and whole of himself. The whole point of his ritual…
    achilles007on September 05, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is awesome! I can't think of any song I'd rather listen to while crusin' around with my friends at night. I am a raver and I think that the commercial is right on. Stay up late and PARTY!!
    MysticDragonon May 28, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI have to say I love both versions, this one and the acoustic one as well, the latter being obviously more expressive and appears to be so much closer to us. But this one was the one I heard first, back in 2002 and it would just take me to a journey and make me remember of my first true love's days, so full of joy in my life. That awful feeling that you were the one who let go and gave up so fast, not realizing that you might regret it in the future. You find yourself over the years (for me it's been 5 years and a half now) still thinking of "what if I had tried stronger", days go by and you have to accept that it is a wound, a pain that will remain there and be with you forever.
    Gabigson February 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    My OpinionI love that song and it has a great story wich i relate to and i found it sad that they didn't have another hit in North America because that song is so good musically and lyrically
    jeffd12on March 05, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis was such a great song. I guess thats all they could really come up with. The guy who wrote it
    said it was like all of his relationships...
    Thia007on November 24, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is cool beans!!!
    RaspberryPerfumeon April 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song, theres a great story along with it. Awesome song, awesome beat. I love it!
    SuperSpazon April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is like an awesome song, damn eclipse commercial nearly killing it ... I hate the girl in the eclipse commercial, WHAT THE HELL IS SHE DOING TRYING TO RAVE OR SOMETHING? she sucks, they should've gotten a real dancer and not someone who just looked good. The video rocks.
    saneon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song....meaning of it is wonderful....i can relate how it feels when u can't see someone u love all the time and it's killing u inside
    snugglebooon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis video is kickass. Catch it on VH1. So sweet.
    dlewion May 10, 2002   Link

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