I know that it burns like poison in the pill
You sing in your sleep, it echoes in the hills
You can't hear a word
You can't hear my broken will

The world through a windshield
Is callous and cheap
I toss and I turn I can't get to sleep
Counting the hours
The days that turn into weeks

I've been wrong, but it's alright
They've been long and lonely nights
I was lost till I found you
I'm turnin' out the light
I'll stay if you want me to

Somehow my time got outta my hands
I just wanna stop, master commands
Telling the truth won't be this way again
A long ways away, but you're never alone
I look at the sky, over our home
I'll be around; a few more miles to go

I've been wrong, but it's alright
They've been long and lonely nights
I was lost till I found you
I'm turnin' out the light
I'll stay if you want me to

You don't have to say it
You don't have to speak
I've been away, worried and weak
Don't say a word

I've been wrong, but it's alright
They've been long and lonely nights
I was lost till I found you
I'm turnin' out the light
I'll stay if you want me to


Lyrics submitted by straylightrun

Turn Out the Light Lyrics as written by Philip Jordan Adam Nutter

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    So... just wanted to verify how fucking incredible this song is.

    logansrun51on April 22, 2007   Link
  • +1
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    Logansrun, it's verfied.

    Also, I love the name.

    Bad Astronaut reference?

    RavenSanon October 16, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    Such a beautiful song.

    I think it's a song about loving someone while on the road, and having to reassure the other person that everythin will be alright, despite being apart for so long.

    I think Matt wrote this one for his wife. =)

    straylightrunon March 04, 2006   Link
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    these lyrics are wrong

    mcshenerie87on March 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Err....how?

    straylightrunon May 28, 2006   Link
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    Turn out the light, I'll stay if you want me to!

    That part when you can hear the clapping sound with that nice voice is so nice!

    MeMoRieon November 19, 2006   Link

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