Last Dance

Album: Disintegration (1989)
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  • I'm so glad you came
    I'm so glad you remembered
    To see how we're ending our last dance together
    Expectant but too punctual but prettier than ever
    I really believed that this time it's forever

    But older than me now, more constant, more real
    And the fur and the mouth and the innocence
    Turned to hair and contentment that hangs in abasement
    A woman now standing where once there was only a girl

    I'm so glad you came
    I'm so glad you remembered
    The walking through walls in the heart of December
    The blindness of happiness
    Of falling down laughing
    And I really believed that this time was forever

    But Christmas falls late now, flatter and colder
    And never as bright as when we used to fall
    All this in an instant before I can kiss you
    A woman now standing were once there was only a girl

    I'm so glad you came
    I'm so glad you remembered
    To see how we're ending our last dance together
    Reluctantly, cautiously but prettier than ever
    And I really believed that this time it's forever

    But Christmas falls late now, flatter and colder
    And never as bright as when we used to fall
    And even if we drink I don't think we would kiss
    In the way that we did when the woman was only a girl Writer/s: Boris Williams, Laurence Andrew Tolhurst, Porl Thompson, Robert James Smith, Roger O'donnell, Simon Gallup
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 4

  • François from Longueuil,canadaI've been a nostalgic person since before I had memories to ad to the feeling and to me this song, even without the words , is what the nostalgic feeling would be if it was a sound.
  • Paul from Tucson, AzThat's funny that he whisper a line from another song because he also whispers "Fly me to the moon" in Lovesong, same album!
  • Martha from Pasadena, CaThis song is so melancholic and beautiful. It reminds me of the transition of leaving childhood behind and the transition into adulthood; wonderful but also a place were ordinary things have lost their wonder. It also reminds me of how fragile life is and how nothing is forever...
  • Miguel from Casa Grandes, MexicoIn my opinion its about going away from someone and also growing up,like maturing or getting over something,i love this song
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