Our bodies to hand with the Jersey shoreline
Connecting the tide to the sand that was dry
And we both laid entwined, stared at the night
Clouds overhead, but that was all right
Cause then and there with the wind in your hair
Heaven was jealous to merely look fair against you
And all I need now is for this moon to keep light in its desolate skyline for good

Cause these are the nights that you know when you’re there
You couldn't have planned it much better I swear and you hope
That your senses aren't failing you now
And you think to yourself now I could be wrong
But I might have just stolen this scene from a song and you know
That your senses aren’t failing you now, but they're slipping away

So divine is this happening
Can't I just graze your skin
For the rest of our time
But time isn't letting this night go on
Till then and there, the wind in your hair
Nothing in this world could keep me from staring at you
And all I need now is for that sun to stay under its glowing horizon for good

Cause these are the nights that you know when you’re there
You couldn't have planned it much better I swear and you hope
That your senses aren't failing you now
And you think to yourself now I could be wrong
But I might have just stolen this scene from a song and you know
That your senses aren't failing you now

Failing you now
You could get lost in a night like this
So empty your thoughts and open your heart to the bliss
These are the nights, these are the nights


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    "Heaven was jealous to merely look fair against you"

    "And you think to yourself now I could be wrong But I might have just stolen this scene from a song" -what an AWESOME verse... makes me think of the day to come when I'm in that perfect moment I've imagined all my life with that perfect person... someday

    justgiveupon November 06, 2005   Link
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    this is one of the most beautyful song that i've ever listened.

    brunozinon November 11, 2005   Link
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    This song is amazing. Sooo cute, such amazing guitar, such amazing vocals. Beautiful.

    Crotch.on May 24, 2006   Link
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    I agree with the person above me. This song is soo amazing. I love it.

    SoYouSailedAwayxon June 05, 2006   Link
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    Heard the song once in my friends car and now I've listned for a straight day. Just looove it!

    shortleifon August 01, 2006   Link
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    wow, this song is truly amazing.

    xlauren0xxon September 22, 2006   Link
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    my boyfriend sang this to me

    best. night. ever.

    clairebear21on November 02, 2006   Link
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    it's beautiful. listening now, for the 6th time ina row. mm.

    clairebear21on November 02, 2006   Link
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    This song is near enough perfect.

    Samuel Lewison December 10, 2006   Link
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    Aw, clairebear, that is the most adorable thing ever!

    ahhh i love this band =)

    ellie117on December 29, 2006   Link

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