Every day here you come walking
I hold my tongue, I don't do much talking
You say you're happy and you're doin' fine
Well go ahead, baby, I got plenty of time
Sad eyes never lie
Sad eyes never lie

Well for a while I've been watching you steady
Ain't gonna move 'til you're good and ready
You show up and then you shy away
But I know pretty soon you'll be walkin' this way
Sad eyes never lie
Sad eyes never lie

Baby don't you know I don't care
Don't you know that I've been there
Well if something in the air feels a little unkind
Don't worry darling, it'll slip your mind

I know you think you'd never be mine
Well that's okay, baby, I don't mind
That shy smile's sweet, that's a fact
Go ahead, I don't mind the act
Here you come all dressed up for a date
Well one more step and it'll be too late
Blue blue ribbon in your hair
Like you're so sure I'll be standing here

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    General CommentI think it's about two very close friends but he is in love with her (of course, he's not telling that to her). She has her life and I think that she is searching for a love but always with the wrong guys, and she tells him about her life, her relationships and pretends she's happy but her eyes can't lie. He doesn't wan't to listen about other guys, that why he doesn't do much talking, he ¨doesn't˝ care and he acts unkind. Although she's tellling him she's fine, he knows her better that she herself and because her eyes and her acting he knows (actually deeply believes) that, eventually, she will realize that he's the man for her, her true love and that's why he doesn't mind waiting. In the last part, where she's all dressed up for a date, it's not date with him but with some other (wrong) guy. He knows that this will, again, end up badly for her and, than, she will come to him (because he's her friend) for a comfort because, and she knows that, he will be there for her. And he will be, because he can't help himself and because he knows she will be his in the end.

    It's a beautiful song and this story is commom among very close friends. One falls in love with another one, he/she keeps silent about that because they don't want to risk friendship, so they patiently wait for the other one to realize that they're meant to be. In the meaning time, he/she has to listen about her/his life, including love, because that's what friends do.
    kriss90on March 25, 2012   Link

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