Oh there's somethin' bout the skylight tonight
Something that makes me know everything's goin' be alright
There's somethin' in the way that the stars align
There's not a single moment I'ma pass by

The hour's now
The base is loud
The disco lights
Shinin' through the crowd
We're holdin' time in our hands and it stops when we say
We say
And we ain't stoppin' 'til the morning light

We gotta hold back the sun, don't let it come
Ain't stoppin' for no one
The night is young
Don't let them turn on the lights
Let us decide when they play that last song
The night is done
When we break the dawn

We break the dawn [Repeat: x4]

Oh there somethin' on the surface right now
Somethin' the keeps me movin' diggin' deeper down
So I just let the speakers speak to me
Vibrations movin' on the floor all around

The hour's now (yes)
The base is loud (yes)
The disco lights (yes)
Shinin' through the crowd
We're holdin' time in our hands and it stops when we say
And we ain't stopping 'til the morning light


We break the dawn [Repeat: x8]

The daylight scene never hurt nobody
And if the DJ decides there ain't no more party
Cause we're turnin' when we're good and ready
We step outside
Til the sunrise
Wait up and let me

We ain't goin' nowhere
Til we good and ready
Break the dawn!

[Chorus: x2]

We gotta hold back the sun

We break the dawn

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We Break the Dawn Lyrics as written by Solange Knowles Andrew Frampton

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    It's almost shocking that more people haven't commented on this song; it's surprisingly good. I love the theme of doing what you want and not letting "them" tell you otherwise. Story of my life right there. (:

    ...oh, by the way, if you haven't seen the video for this, check it out. The guys in it are quite gorgeous. And they dance. :D

    lovesickenedon March 23, 2009   Link
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    This song means so much to me. I think it's about enjoying being young and doing whatever you want to do. Just have a good time and let time fly.

    stilldirrtyjaon August 17, 2008   Link
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    I agree with lovesickend dis is an excellent song. i think michelle makes way beta songz than beyonce. more ppl shuld comit dis s0ng

    Dasingeron February 06, 2010   Link
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    I absolutely love this song, I think it is just about having fun awesome song

    providenceon February 10, 2010   Link

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