Watching the days burning out like a cigarette, just a few drags to go.
You built me up and you broke me down, somehow
Everything just seemed so clear to me, nothing left to know
I'll love you right and I'll love you pure, right now

How can you say, that its too late
To save us now

And I would wait for you, if you would wait for me
And I will Wait for you, if you will wait for me

Intoxicated, the edge is serrated, so easily torn from the core
I blushed the first time, but you blushed the last time my eyes hit your mind
Regenerated these feelings of hatred, I long for your love ever more
You built me up and you broke me down this time

And I would wait for you, if you would wait for me
And I will Wait for you, if you will wait for me

How can you say that its too late, to save us now
How can you say


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Cigarette Lyrics as written by Longineu Parsons Iii Benjamin Eric Harper

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    beautiful song. Yellowcard is too good.

    dontslatahateon January 06, 2002   Link
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    Great Song It's Really Meaningful Very True I Love It

    dazedandconfusedon February 17, 2002   Link
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    i love this song. yellowcard is the best. does anyone know if they have a website? and if they do, can someone tell me what it is? i want to find out the next time they're gonna be in town

    xoxdeliriumxoxon March 05, 2002   Link
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    Yellowcard does have a site. Its yellowcardrock.com

    poster_childon March 05, 2002   Link
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    this song is so incredible powerful. everytime i hear it shivers run down my spine and tear well up in my eyes.

    i think the meaning of this song is loving someone that has already let go and knowing that you want them back so much but it just won't happen because they've given up.

    later days all of you spiffy people

    -Le

    lelexo30on April 18, 2002   Link
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    Holy crap! this song is unbelieveable! This song gives me shrills every time they start playing the violin! AWESOME TUNE! good job yellowcard!

    bassblnk82on April 25, 2002   Link
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    theres no words to describe how much i love this song. Its so beautiful and I would reccomend it to everyone because it has so much meaning to me and its very powerful.

    TakingBackSunday711on May 04, 2002   Link
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    this is such an awesome song...i know how it feels to want someone back really badly and this describes it exactly...when you screw up with someone you love (in my case, my first love) you aren't sure what to say or do...for a while i just sent him song lyrics, this being one of them, and we talked about getting back together, but he's moved on because i broke his heart..our love will never die, and we both know that, but sometimes its hard to be with someone forever after you have changed and they have too...so all we can do is look back on what we had and what we have been through and be there for each other as friends...i wish him luck with his new girfriend and i hope he knows that i will always love him and be there for him throughout everything...true love never dies...

    melon headon May 09, 2002   Link
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    i think everyone can relate to this song its so wonderful and has so much meaning to it. it is one of my favorite songs. i have yelowcard on repeat in my cd player.

    i am yourson May 09, 2002   Link
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    this song kicks ass...slow punk rock music rules....i think that everyone should listen to this song....everytime that i listen to this cd, in the morning, at night, when ever! i so turn this song on first...it's got a kick ass violin solow in it....the lyrics are strong and must have a great meaning behide it....i think that everyone should go look for this cd and ill say it now that it's not going to be easy because it took me 5 months to find it! AUH! But on a last note this song kicks pure ass:);)

    SMUSER19348on May 09, 2002   Link

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