Wishful thinking I might be yours
Drifting on every step
I'm always drawn to the dark horse
Sweet sweet oh nothing's said

And every dream every is just a dream after all
And everything stands so still when you dance
Everything spins so fast
And the night's in a paper cup
When you want it to last

Wishful thinking you might be mine
Every shiver sends
One breath under the bridge of sighs
Bending where the river bends

And every dream, every, is just a dream, after all

And everything stands so still when you dance
Everything spins so fast
And the nights in a paper cup
When you want it to last

And every dream, every, is just a dream after all
And everything stands so still when you dance
Everything spins so fast
And the night's in a paper cup
When you want it to last

And everything stands so still when you dance
Everything spins so fast
And the night's in a paper cup
When you want it to last


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    Heather Nova is awesome!!!

    SpotsTheKittenon July 31, 2002   Link
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    this song is so pretty

    upstarton April 01, 2003   Link
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    jammin song says i.

    halfaliveon April 27, 2003   Link
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    And everything stands so still when you dance Everything spins so fast And the night's in a paper cup When you want it to last

    Just beutiful !!!

    Sound like she's on som kinda drug to me but i dont know....

    alice_in_wonderlandon April 11, 2004   Link
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    the best "unrequieted love" song i've ever heard! wish she'd play it live wen i saw her!

    JgalS26on April 13, 2004   Link
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    Soulful. That's all I have to say... that and the producers of DC sure did a good job placing this song in their episode :P

    ladypeace24on September 18, 2004   Link
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    I definately agree ladypeace thats where I heard the song for the first time, in the scene where Andie is leaving in season 2..

    indigodifrancoon April 06, 2005   Link

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