Hold back the night from us,
Cherish the light for us,
Don't let the shadows hold back the dawn.

Cold city lights glowing,
The traffic of life is flowing,
Out over the rivers and on into dark.

I'm going down town where there's music,
I'm going where voices fill the air,
Maybe there's someone waiting for me
With a smile and a flower in her hair

I'm going down town where there's people
The loneliness hangs in the air.
With no-one there real waiting for me,
No smile, no flower nowhere.

Cold city lights glowing,
The traffic of life is flowing,
Out over the rivers and on into dark

Hold back the night from us,
Cherish the light for us,
Don't let the shadows hold back the dawn.

I'm going down town where there's people
The loneliness hangs in the air.
With no-one there real waiting for me,
No smile, no flower nowhere.

I'm going down town where there's people
The loneliness hangs in the air.
With no one there real waiting for me,
No smile, no flower nowhere.

Hold back the night


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Coles Corner Lyrics as written by RICHARD WILLIS HAWLEY

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    coles corner's named after a club where prospective couples met up for dates, and i'm assuming this is written from a perspective where he has went to coles corner, but nobody's there waiting for him

    beautiful song, amazing album.

    colescorneron September 23, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    Im so into that song. Reminds me of xmas, i dunno why... when u realize nobody's there waiting, no special person to hug u when ure sad. Its amazing how Richard voice's is enough to make the song. Great great tune.

    MeaningLezzon November 21, 2006   Link
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    General Comment

    lol, my mum said it reminded her of xmas too

    colescorneron April 08, 2007   Link
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    this song is so sad... i love it! so, he's gone out to this club kind of in the hopes that someone's going to be there who will kind of break the boredom in his life, someone to stop him being lonely... but she's not there. well, anyway, it's a great song! x

    xsvsxon July 05, 2007   Link

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