Better not tell her, that I was your lover
Better not make her jealous of me
Better convince her there was nothing between us
I'm not those initials in your diary
But if you slip and my name comes up
Don't deny that you knew me
Just leave out the white nights
The moon in your window
The break in your whisper
The promises after

Better not tell her why you love Spanish dancing
Don't bother to say that it's hot in the summer in Madrid
Let it all go now, Like smoke from a candle
Like the trace of a song that you hear in the wind
But if you slip and my name comes up
Don't deny that you knew me
Just leave out the white nights
The moon in your window
The break in your whisper
The promises after
Leave out the tears and the laughter
She won't need to know
That I cried when you left
That I think of you still

But if you slip and my name comes up
Don't deny that you knew me
Just leave out the white nights
The moon in your window
The break in your whisper
The promises after
Leave out the tears and the laughter
She won't need to know
That I'd die for your love
That I still love you


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    i know exactly what the feeling is in this song... its hard to love someone seeing them with someone else, when you remember all those things that happened, when u was the reason for certain things taking place in there life... and then its gone

    Princess |\/.\/|on June 09, 2002   Link
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    This is seriously one of the best songs ever.....i got it off my mom's CD, but its so great

    IveBeenFuzzedon September 06, 2002   Link

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