I never wanted another
Come over to me and discover
I want to be near you
And you need to be far away
You always seem to make me feel at home
Baby..
Before I go people lie

I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
You make me want to cry
I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
Forever live and die

I look at all of the people
Doing it over and over
You're never getting older
I wish that you could be here
I hope that you and I
Made the same mistakes
Baby..
Before I go

I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
You make me want to cry
I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
Forever live and die

I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
You make me want to cry
I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
Forever live and die

I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
You make me want to cry
I never know, I never know, I never know, I never know why
Forever, forever live and die


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    Very 1986. Loved that year.

    bnjon September 03, 2006   Link
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    Love how this song just fades away at the end.

    joethetvguyon March 05, 2012   Link
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    A song about the ups and downs of feeling intense love towards someone? Excellent song.

    carrie O babyon July 29, 2016   Link
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    For me, this song is about an on and off love affair. It's (really) over this time. The lover is so far away (unreachable) You're trying to get over it, but it still hurts, and you ask yourself why??? In death, there is a finality. There is no opportunity for change. We are alive, but continue to repeat the same dysfunctional pattrens. I still love him, and I imagine him feeling like I do, but that's just a fantasy. In reality, I know that he never cared and I projected a lot of my own feelings and character traits on to him. It's like mourning the loss of someone that never really existed. Of course, he did actually exist, but he wasn't the person that I thought he was, or that I wanted him to be. In the end, we were both disappointed. I'm sure that much is true.

    Skye Phoenixon October 27, 2021   Link

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