Just Say When

Album: The Stories We Tell Ourselves (2017)
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  • We used to dream
    We used to name the stars
    Tracing futures lying in the dark
    They said we'd never last
    The brightest flame burns fast
    We say words
    We don't talk anymore

    Tonight we're growing closer
    Closer to the end
    Were we fools for each other
    Or fools for falling in?
    Are we looking at forever?
    'Cause I don't see it in your eyes
    Have you had enough or do we try again?
    The glass was half full when we stopped pouring in
    So just say when

    I see that sunset in your eyes again
    I got that sinking, sinking, same feeling
    They said we'd never last
    And they were right, but I can't help looking back

    Tonight we're growing closer
    Closer to the end
    Were we fools for each other
    Or fools for falling in?
    Are we looking at forever?
    'Cause I don't see it in your eyes
    Have you had enough or do we try again?
    The glass was half full when we stopped pouring in
    So just say when

    Oh, we keep circling it never ends
    We keep breaking down but never bend
    Oh, we've been half alive
    We've been half alive for way too long

    Tonight we're growing closer
    Closer to the end
    Were we fools for each other
    Or fools for falling in?
    Are we looking at forever?
    'Cause I don't see it in your eyes
    Have you had enough or do we try again?
    The glass was half full when we stopped pouring in
    So just say when
    So just say when Writer/s: Ben Dalton Anderson II, Daniel Oliver, Frank Paco Estrada, Jonathan Taylor Hawkins, Mark Anthony Vollelunga, Scott Stevens, Will Hoffman
    Publisher: Downtown Music Publishing, CONCORD MUSIC PUBLISHING LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

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  • Michele ( Crazy Pants ) Cunningham from Philadelphia,p.a.Heard “Just Say When” recently for the first time, played it three times back, to back, then went to my piano to try and pick out the notes. I am not an accomplished musician, my piano hasn’t been tuned it twenty years, but I had fallen in love with this song. Thank you.
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