Better stop pretending
That this is never ending
It seems the dream is over
If not worthy of mending
Livin' at a stand still
Pushin' rocks uphill
A mountain full of feathers
With no natural buzz kill

Oh my girl, please don't give in
Don't listen to your stupid friends
I hear them goin' off again
So she's leavin'

Plantin' dead flowers
In a cold October
Cemetery blackbird
Flyin' on over
Where's this gonna take me?
A mountain full of misery
Careless abandon
All alone and empty

I feel love to take me home
But she don't wanna live alone
I'm always out on the road
So she's leavin'

Oh my girl, please don't give in
Don't listen to your stupid friends
I hear them goin' off again
So she's leavin'

Can't find me from on the road
Could I whisper you a song?
Dry your eyes the whole night long
Take your heart before it's gone

Well, yeah
Oh no, no no
Yeah yeah

I feel love to take me home
But she don't wanna live alone
I'm always out on the road
So she's leavin'

Oh my girl, please don't give in
Don't listen to your stupid friends
I hear them goin' off again
So she's leavin'
So she's leavin'
So she's leavin'
So she's leavin'

Yeah
No


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"So She's Leaving" as written by Iain Macdonald Colin Macdonald

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    General CommentI love this song, its great.
    The meaning is pretty clear. His girl couldnt take being alone while he was on the road, he obviously felt different, but he seems to understand.
    Musical Jennyon October 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commentcan't you read the mythological illusion in this song? geez
    UpInThisTownon March 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like this song. I don't think it has some deep meaning, it's sort of a good song to just sing (even if you don't have a very good voice like me)...Although I'm not sure it's so literal as Musical_Jenny suggests, being out on the road....although it could be, I don't know. I like it anyway.
    Lost the Ploton May 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWhen I saw them last weekend, Colin said he wrote this song about a girl who "broke up with him every week of 2000 and something"

    cocaine*cowgirlon December 27, 2009   Link

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