New sound all around, you can hear it too
Getting hot, never stop, just for me and you
Playing on my radio and saying that you had to go

New day, turn away, wipe away the tear
New night, feel right, knowing that you're here
Dancing with you all the time, and don't you think that it's a crime

Back street, never meet, never say goodbye (never say goodbye)
I know where you go, but I don't know why
You say that it's from above, and I say this is modern love


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    He keeps talking about someone leaving and never saying goodbye.

    Maybe he keeps meeting someone at night and having some kind of romance with them. He's enjoying it until one night the person doesn't show up and he doesn't know why

    laocoonon May 18, 2006   Link
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    youd expect this song would be gloomy by its title, but then its perky and upbeat instead. DM has thier goth side, but they are also pretty wacky too, and thats what makes them such a great universal band

    newwavefan28on September 14, 2006   Link
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    lol I love this song so much. catchy as hell. the lyrics and the title give me the impression of anxiety and social awkwardness when the singer tries to get with the girl. which I can wholeheartedly relate to of course.

    In live videos on youtube, Dave changes the fourth line to "Just like me and you" which makes a bit more sense.

    Outruneon May 01, 2008   Link

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