Tonight there's thunder in the sky
Just like the night you said goodbye
And what's left of a heartache
Runs like rain from my eyes

The winds of change (the winds of change)
Gonna blow it all away (blow it all away)
Oh, ain't it strange (it strange)
How you won't matter? (how you won't matter)
Oh, the winds of change (winds of change)
Are gonna blow it all away

And I stood like a rock against the storm
And you never knew, did you, how I was torn?
And if your memory finally leaves me too
Well, I won't sit and mourn

The winds of change (the winds of change)
Gonna blow it all away (blow it all away)
And it's strange (it's strange)
How you won't matter (how you won't matter)
Oh, and the winds of change (winds of change)
Gonna blow it all away

I should of known better than to love you
I should of known that you were the hurting kind
Now I'm so tired of thinking of you
I just wanna forget that you were ever mine (the only one)

Tonight there's shadows on my face
Every one tells a story of your disgrace
But soon the dawn will come
And I'll be gone without a trace

And the winds of change (the winds of change)
Gonna blow it all away (blow it all away)
And it's strange (it strange)
How you won't matter (how you won't matter)
Oh, and the winds of change (winds of change)
Come and blow it all away

And it's strange
How you won't matter

Oh, and the winds of change (the winds of change)
Come and blow it all away (blow it all away)
They're gonna blow it all away

The winds of change
Blow it all away

The winds of change
Blow it all away
The winds of change

The winds of change
Blow it all away

The winds of change


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    I love this song! It's such a great "screw you, I'm moving on" song after a break up. "Now I'm so tired of thinking of you I just wanna forget that you were ever mine" It can be hard to just forget, especially when that person was in your life for so long. And when they stop loving you, and you them... It becomes so weird to think: "Ain't it strange- How you won't matter?" when they were your entire life.

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