"Leave A Tender Moment Alone" as written by and Billy Joel....
Even though I'm in love
Sometimes I get so afraid
I'll say something so wrong
Just to have something to say

I know the moment isn't right
To tell the girl a comical line
To keep the conversation light
I guess I'm just frightened out of my mind

But if that's how I feel
Then it's the best feeling I've even known
It's undeniably real
Leave a tender moment alone

Yes I know I'm in love
But just when I ought to relax
I put my foot in my mouth
Cause I'm just avoiding the facts

If the girl gets too close
If I need some room to escape
When the moment arose
I'd tell her it's all a mistake

But that's not how I feel
No that's not the woman I've known
She's undeniably real
So leave a tender moment alone

But it's not only me
Breaking down when the tension gets high
Just when I'm in a serious mood
She is suddenly quiet and shy

Leave a tender moment
Leave it alone

I know the moment isn't right
To hold my emotions inside
To change the attitude tonight
I've run out of places to hide

And if that's how I feel
Then it's the best feeling I've even known
It's undeniably real
Leave a tender moment alone

You got to leave a tender moment alone
Leave a tender moment
Leave it alone
You've got to leave a tender moment
Leave a tender moment alone


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"Leave A Tender Moment Alone" as written by Billy Joel

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    General CommentI'll go out on a limb, since nobody else has... too good of a song to pass. Seems like it's describing the way a person tends to freak out and sometimes screw up when spending time with the special person, especially when things are just starting. Puts to words the stuff going through your head at that moment.
    Saxdudeon January 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think its abou his self-consousness while dating a great girl
    yoTIMyoon April 23, 2008   Link

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