kiss your hand with permission
to show that you are royalty tonight
the radio is playing the song
that got us up to dance around
the record is spinning around and around
to the sounds of change

breathless, with not much to say
breathless, with not much to say

you sent me to the top of the world
you sent me to the top of the world

breathless, with not much to say
breathless, with not much to say

and we can stop to see you smile
out of the blue, to colored sky
while the fireworks are lighting up your eyes
and everything is sitting still
paints a picture such of you
it is you, honey, it's you

every night at this time
we start to whisper
the future's hopes will keep the stars away
the radio is playing the song
that got us up to dance around
the record is spinning around and around
to the sounds of change

and i'm turning the dial
(turning, turning, turning, turning)
spinning for reception
(spinning, spinning, spinning, spinning)

i'm not restless
you're the view
the radio is playing our song
the radio is playing our song
breathless, with not much to say
breathless, with not much to say

you sent me to the top of the world
you sent me to the top of the world


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    stairwell is awesome too!!!!

    evol stairwellon April 26, 2002   Link
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    this song has so many harmonies its unbelievable. i can't wait for this video to be on mtv2!

    savemefromtearson May 05, 2002   Link
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    stairwell....kereeeeen abiiiiis

    melo_emoon July 26, 2002   Link
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    Yes, I love "breathless." and STAIRWELL! They're FON!

    xshesaidtrulyxon August 01, 2002   Link
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    Great Song. Great Band. :D

    JadedImageon March 06, 2003   Link
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    Wheeeeeeeee. Can someone tell me what "fon" means?

    spine_tingling_toaston May 02, 2003   Link
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    I'm not a huge fan of the whole "emo" thing, but this song is well... cute. It makes me happy in that sort of teenage-romance thing. Good song....

    IWouldDieFor CKYon October 24, 2004   Link
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    this is the only song i've heard by them (off the cinema beer buddy" compilation. its probably one of my favoites off the CD. i havent heard any of their other stuff yet...

    RuthLesson December 08, 2004   Link
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    This song is AWESOME. its about being with your significant other and having that significant other give you that feeling of being "Breathless", you also think that this person is the world to you...awesome band, awesome song.

    Camisadoon February 16, 2006   Link
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    There's a verse missing here. After the first instance of "breathless with not much to say/you sent me to the top of the world/breathless with not much to say", there is a second verse:

    Driving around the town, I can't recover The spell you put me under, it's just too late This radio is playing the song That got us up to dance around The record is spinning around and around To the sounds of change

    Nurarihyonon April 01, 2011   Link

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