My famous last words
Are laying around in tatters
Sounding absurd
Whatever I try
But I love
And that's all that really matters
If this is goodbye
If this is goodbye

Your bright shining sun
Would light up the way before me
You were the one
Made me feel I could fly
And I love you
Whatever is waiting for me
If this is goodbye
If this is goodbye

Who knows how long we've got
Or what were made out of
Who knows if there's a plan or not
There is our love
I know there is our love

My famous last words
Could never tell the story
Spinning unheard
In the dark of the sky
But I love you
And this is our glory
If this is goodbye
If this is goodbye
If this is goodbye
If this is goodbye


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If This Is Goodbye [DVD] Lyrics as written by Mark Knopfler

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    MemoryI heard Emmy play this song in Dublin a few years ago. She introduced the song, saying that "its the saddest song I ever recorded". No kidding, Emmy. Written by the adopted son of Ireland, Mr. Steve Earle, it truly is a tear jerker and Emmy puts her heart & sole into the recording that is still makes me cry. Simply superb story telling delivered by Emmy the only way she know. Heart breaking to say the least.

    Slash McCracken
    Slashagucon October 30, 2012   Link

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