The Brilliant Dance

Album: The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most (2001)
  • So this is odd,
    The painful realization
    That all has gone wrong
    And nobody cares at all,
    And nobody cares at all.

    So you buried all your lover's clothes
    And burned the letters lover wrote,
    But it doesn't make it any better.
    Does it make it any better?
    And the plaster dented from your fist
    In the hall where you had your first kiss
    Reminds you that the memories will fade.

    So this is strange,
    Our sidestepping has come to be
    A brilliant dance
    Where nobody leads at all,
    Where nobody leads at all.

    And the picture frames are facing down
    And the ringing from this empty sound
    Is deafening and keeping you from sleep.
    And breathing is a foreign task
    And thinking's just too much to ask
    And you're measuring your minutes by a clock that's blinking eights.

    Well, this is incredible.
    Starving, insatiable,
    Yes, this is love for the first time.
    And you'd like to think that you were invincible.
    Yeah, well weren't we all once
    Before we felt loss for the first time?
    Well this is the last time. Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER ANDREW CARRABBA
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind


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