I watch you sleep
you're everything I hoped for
But never dreamed of finding
I can't believe that all I've ever wanted
Is lying here beside me
Hold me now, there's a beacon
And it shines in me like gold
Tonight, for it cannot be
Denied in me so
Hold me now, I can see a new horizon
In my soul
So lose control

Close your eyes and dream
you're safe within my arms tonight
And this love will last a lifetime
Everything we need
Is ours under the stars tonight
Every wish is my command
The words that lie behind your eyes
Mean everything to me
So I'll hold you while you
Close your eyes and dream

you're safe with me
I'll chase away the nightmares
I'll shield you 'til the storm
Runs and you will see
I'll always leave a light there
To burn until the dawn comes

Hold me now, there's a beacon
And it shines in me like gold
Tonight, for it cannot be
Denied in me so
Hold me now, I can see a new horizon
In my soul
I won't let go

Close your eyes and dream
you're safe within my arms tonight
And this love will last a lifetime
Everything we need
Is ours under the stars tonight
Every wish is my command
The words that lie behind your eyes
Mean everything to me
So I'll hold you while you
Close your eyes and dream


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Close Your Eyes Lyrics as written by Robert Brewer Scott Russo

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    I think the first part, "he shaved off his hair, put boots on his feet and said this was his country" is about a skinhead neonazi kid who fucked up and got shot.

    Then, "there once was a kid from south central LA, who threw up his set all day" is aboot a crypt kid(cuz the blue thing) flashing "sets" or "gang signs" if you will, then he "throws his set" to the wrong guy, who happens to be someone else, a blood. So they fight.... and the let's just all hang out is basically another way to say fuck this violence bullshit and let's set aside our differences... I really enjoi this song, it's got great content and music to it....

    Failure at Hearton April 15, 2002   Link
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    Plus it's just damn catchy

    ThECr4cKFa1rYon April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    it has a really good tune that always gets stuck in my head :P

    surfy_chicon June 14, 2002   Link
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    what he is trying to say is if you get caught up in stupid shit like gangs or racial groups and shit you can get your life cut short on you and that you dont need to be a man by doing this type of stupid shit and just hang out with your friends and be your own man. he is trying to say if shit gets to crazy for you just close your eyes and dont think about it.

    PSYCHO697186on June 20, 2002   Link
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    Great song. I agree with PSYCHO about the meaning : )

    Rocklovinggirlon March 05, 2003   Link
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    i think the first part about the guy that shaves off his head and stuff is about a guy who joins the millitary but i duno could also be a skin head, what do you guys think?

    JustAStupidKidon March 30, 2003   Link
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    General Comment

    Yer i always thought it was the army.

    But i think the song is more about street violence so it being about a skin makes sense.

    boozmon June 09, 2003   Link
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    I agree with PHYSCO that is what it is about...gangs and things of that sort. Fighting for stupid reasons. One of my faves though all their songs rock!

    Rocklovinggirlon April 16, 2004   Link
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    General Comment

    Isn't the first part "there once was a kid who lived just <strike>down</strike> up the street"?

    sacrifice_for_life1on January 24, 2005   Link
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    I agree with PSYCHO as well. Well said mate.

    sacrifice_for_life1on June 25, 2005   Link

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