I saw her wait, waiting at the bus stop
Watching as her tears dropped
Like pennies down a well, oh well
We can drink until the Sun comes up
I never let a good thing go
So I'll stay here if you're not leaving

I am on your side
This house is empty
We could cross the line
Yeah we could make a big mistake
The silence breaks and you hear me say

"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
(You don't have to go)
"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
You don't have to go.

I saw your man, a fast car and a dark sun tan
You said he's in a punk rock band
But baby, punk rock's dead
Oh well
We could drink 'til you forget about him
It's not like he waits up for you
I'm sure he'd do the same thing too

But I am on your side
This house is empty
We could cross the line
Yeah we could make a big mistake
The silence breaks and you hear me say

"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
(You don't have to go)
"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
You don't have to

I knew it was a crime
I did it anyway
I tell 'em we're like magnets,
I tell 'em I feel no shame
If I crawl into your blood
Can I sleep under your skin?
Come on let me in, don't make me wait

I am on your side
This house is empty
We could cross the line
Yeah we could making a big mistake
The silence breaks and you hear me say

"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
(You don't have to go)
"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
(You don't have to go)
"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
(You don't have to)
"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
(You don't have to)
"Don't go, don't go, so far away"
You don't have to go
You don't have to go.


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Doris Day (Don't Go) song meanings
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    General CommentTo me, this song is about a guy (A) who loves a girl who is in a relationship with another guy (B) who plays in a band. Guy B doesn't take care of the girl and she is very sad, but on the other hand, Guy A loves the girl and feels very sad for her. So when they hook up they can't fight their feelings and ultimately end up cheating on Guy B from the band.

    "I am on your side
    This house is empty
    We could cross the line
    Yeah we could make a big mistake
    The silence breaks and you hear me say

    "Don't go, don't go, so far away"
    (You don't have to go)
    "Don't go, don't go, so far away"
    You don't have to go."

    This may refer to them being alone and thinking about the consequences about if they get through with this thing. Guy A really loves the girl and tells her that she doesn't have to go.

    "I saw your man, a fast car and a dark sun tan
    You said he's in a punk rock band
    But baby, punk rock's dead
    Oh well
    We could drink 'til you forget about him
    It's not like he waits up for you
    I'm sure he'd do the same thing too"

    This is Guy A talking about Guy B to the girl and how he doesn't care about her and trying to convince her to forget about him.

    "I knew it was a crime
    I did it anyway
    I tell 'em we're like magnets,
    I tell 'em I feel no shame
    If I crawl into your blood
    Can I sleep under your skin?
    Come on let me in, don't make me wait"

    This is a very important part of the story of this song. This is the confession of Guy A on falling in love with a girl who is in a relationship like the girl depicted in this song. He feels no shame for loving her and maybe cheating on Guy B, he doesn't care about what people think about as long as he has those strong feelings for her. He tells the girl to end this and let him in into her heart.

    These are my two cents on this song, which is very simple but I think has a very powerful meaning.

    YC_fan91on November 22, 2008   Link

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