"Goodbyes" as written by and Anders Parker....
Sidewalks and street lights
You're clutching the suitcase
I'm fighting with broken eyes
We'll take the long way home

Your kisses and goodbyes
Are leaving my lips numb
I'm jealous of headlights
'Cause they're all that clings to you

I'll pray that our shoes
Melt in the pavement
We step back slowly
And I'll take the long way home

Just one more time
They'll be playing our, our song
Just one more time
They'll be playing our, our song

Sidewalks and street lights
You're clutching the suitcase
I'm fighting with broken eyes
We'll take the long way home

Just one more time
They'll be playing our, our song
Just one more time
They'll be playing our, our song


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    General CommentI love the lyrics in this song, and especially when they sing it. It comes off as so powerful. I'm not exactly sure i understand the meaning totally, but it is still a great song.

    JamisonParker is awesome.
    soundofsilenceon August 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentT girl he's talking to has to leave and he wishes it didn't have to happen.
    "Your clutching the suitcase." - packing to leave
    "We'll take the long way home" -trying to spend the most time possible together
    "Your kisses and goodbyes are leaving my lips numb." kisses & goodbyes = leaving
    "I'm jealous of headlights cause they're all that clings to you." - The guy can't "cling"/hold her, but the headlights cling to her
    "I pray that our shoes melt in the pavement." - thus letting them stay together longer
    quietoneon October 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI pray that our shoes melt in the pavement.

    favorite line in this songg.

    damn. i love ittt.
    xchristie3on February 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti think quietone has it down.
    sudden danceon March 04, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"We'll take the long way home"

    he wants to just spend more time with her.
    Although I like this band, I do have to say that their lyrics need some work. The melodies are impressive, though.
    emilycloudon March 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentbest song on the album.
    fact.
    they disbanded.
    am devastated.
    fact.
    Fragmenta_UKon May 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song really paints a picture in my head.
    --it's nighttime, and the boy and the girl are on a sidewalk in a neighborhood.
    it's quiet.
    streetlights are out.
    the girl has her suitcase, and she's leaving.
    "your kisses and goodbyes are leaving my lips numb."
    they are saying their last goodbyes, and of course, the boy doesn't want her to leave.

    "i pray that our shoes melt in the pavement."
    GotSummeron May 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's "Just one more time, they'll be playing our song" and not "Just one more time, don't you wanna' hear our song?"
    andreaaaaon July 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAmazing. It bottles up the real feeling of extreme sadness and lonliness of seeing somebody you love to death go away, and when you know it won't be awhile untill you see them again and it hurts. One of the under appreciated songs on the cd.
    your_cheap_noveltyon December 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLove the song.
    Love the album.

    Pretty simple meaning. She's leaving. He's hanging onto the last moments with her.
    shrodeson January 09, 2007   Link

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