I've been thinking all day, sitting by this window,
Remembering how the smile on your face could make me blush
And I can't comprehend how someone with your eyes
Could ever disappear and break your heart.

Fall, keep your eyes on something small.
Hold your head up high.
Angel, spread your wings and fly.
Fall, even if you can't let go.

If everything was perfect in my eyes - in my mind.
Too young to understand but old enough to know so many people love you
And hold you in their hearts and won't stop.
Remember tonight, it just might last you the rest of your life.

And all those time I said I love you, those weren't lies.
This will hurt you but in time, you will understand that I
Would never want to be in his shoes but I would do anything to take his place.

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M Lyrics as written by Matthieu A. Hartley Laurence Andrew Tolhurst

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    General Comment

    This song is actually about the lead singer's aunt and how her husband/lover left her and their young daughter. The song was dedicated to his niece. Hence the lryics: "I can't comprehend how someone with your eyes could ever dissapear and break your heart". He is talking about the girl's father and how he can't understand how or why he left. He is telling her that life will be hard but no matter what people love her and she needs to hold on to life, even when life gets harder and harder to deal with.

    MySensesFailedon October 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    great song, the female vocals only add to the emotion in the lyrics

    menaceon April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    this song means everything to me.

    ninpunk420on May 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This song is sad, but it's really good...

    TurtleBabyon May 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    its hard to lose someone...harder to see them happy with someone else because u know that..that smile that laughter that everything belongs to u..and should remain with you...

    archysphinxologyon May 25, 2002   Link
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    ha, yet another song that reminds me of my dead family member (he was murdered a couple years ago). "This will hurt you, but in time, you will understand, that I would never want to be in his shoes, but I would do anything to take his place."

    TryandLiveon May 29, 2002   Link
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    female vocals... great touch. i actually think that the reason they decided to have a girl on back up is to kind of convey that they both feel like they have lost something. does that make sense? i mean... basically, it's like they both miss each other so much that they sing about it. they're not supposed to be together, i see them kind of both apart, singing it to themselves. but oh my god this one line, "too young to understand, but old enough to know so many people love you, and hold you in their hearts, and won't stop." god, that's powerful... one of my fav penfold songs

    emo12PUNK12metalon May 30, 2002   Link
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    you can check out the real meaning to this song here -


    June zeroon June 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    This is so emo. Actually emocore but whatev. The day I start up a band, we are learning this song. I'm a cymbal junkie. This is Penfold... when they WERE good.

    iamnothing2uon June 06, 2002   Link
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    I love this song, but who is the girl singing?

    Skankleson June 28, 2002   Link

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