Cry, cry for you
Just like you knew I wouldn't do
Cry, cry for you
Just like a song in the last light

Should I leave it all away
Not like the kindness that you gave
That's why it never seems the same
Behind your eyes

I stood behind when no one asked me
And took you home after the fight
I drove my car into city lights
Drove down the road that I am on

Cry, cry for you
That's what you think I want to be
Cry, cry for you
An empty heart that sees me through

Cry, cry for you
Just like you knew I wouldn't do
Cry cry for you
Just like a song in the last light

Cry, cry for you
Just like you knew I wouldn't do

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    i believe this song is about a person that stayed in a relationship with someone they cared about but that person didnt care about them. the person stayed with them and respected them because of something they once seen in them but its gone now and they finally realized it and the doesnt know if they should stay together anymore

    mattie88on November 15, 2010   Link
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    i think shes saying "just like you knew i wanted to"

    tmashrickon April 03, 2012   Link
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    part two of fade into you???

    she singing about disfucntioalty

    dont get me wrong i love the music i've gone to great lenghts to obtain everthing hope has done and have been waiting for more for the passed 3-4 years.

    joyce77on July 26, 2007   Link

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