Do, do, do, do, do, do
Do, do, do, do

Of all the things I believed in
I just want to get it over with
Tears form behind my eyes
But I do not cry
Counting the days that past me by

I've been searching deep down in my soul
Words that I'm hearing are starting to get old
It feels like I'm starting all over again
The last three years were just pretend and I said

Goodbye to you
Goodbye to everything I thought I knew
You were the one I loved
The one thing that I tried to hold on to

I still get lost in your eyes
And it seems like I can't live a day without you
Closing my eyes and you chase my thoughts away
To a place where I am blinded by the light but it's not right

Goodbye to you
Goodbye to everything I thought I knew
You were the one I love
The one thing that I tried to hold on to

Do, do, do, do, do, do
Do do, do do (oh)
Do, do, do, do, do, do
Do, do, do, do

And it hurts to want everything and nothing at the same time
I want what's yours and I want what's mine
I want you but I'm not giving in this time

Goodbye to you
Goodbye to everything I thought I knew
You were the one I loved
The one thing that I tried to hold on to

Goodbye to you (goodbye to you)
Goodbye to everything I thought I knew (goodbye to you)
You were the one I love
The one thing that I tried to hold on to (the one thing that I tried to hold on to)
The one thing that I tried to hold on to (the one thing that I tried to hold on to)

Ooh-ooh-ooh
The one thing that I tried to hold on to
And when the stars fall I will lie awake
You're my shooting star


Lyrics submitted by starvingforyou

Goodbye to You Lyrics as written by Michelle Jacquet Branch

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    This song is absolutely amazing. It can relate to so many people and you can tell in her voice she really feels what she's saying. Everytime I hear this song I think of a very sad episode of Buffy tVS that she guest appeared singing this song in =)

    NDBuffyRGodon March 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    <i>"Goodbye to you. Goodbye to everything I thought I knew"</i> Because you were <b>all</b> I knew. Or so I thought...

    glowing meon May 22, 2002   Link
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    I listened to this song the day after i told my best friend that it was too painful to be friends with him because he could never love me the way i loved him. He argued with me for hours that he really didn't want to lose me and the whole thing ended when i turned and walked away. I still cant listen to this song, it hurts like hell lol.

    catpea0on June 12, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    :[ i hate goodbyes.

    idontknowrainbowon May 21, 2007   Link
  • 0
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    im not sure what else to say about this song besides i love it..i think michelle branch is a very talented young woman and has a great voice and this song is probably my favorite by her..drop in the ocean is very good too

    Heavenly5640on March 24, 2002   Link
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    ahh i love this song! to me its about how someone wants to be with someone pretty badly but cant for some reason, like something is going on with them so they cant... unfortunately i can relate =(

    gooberjooon April 12, 2002   Link
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    i <3 this song. When you are with someone it hurts to love but you need to love and you have to set them free..it kills the soul but the good times are fond and few.

    Eggos=yumon April 16, 2002   Link
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    i <3 this song. When you are with someone it hurts to love but you need to love and you have to set them free..it kills the soul but the good times are fond and few.

    Eggos=yumon April 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    This song is about how much a girl loved a guy...but he hurt her and she knows she has to let him go, its just really hard for her.

    Princess198487on April 17, 2002   Link
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    I love this song

    dashboardloveron April 30, 2002   Link

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