50 Ways To Say Goodbye

Album: California 37 (2012)
Charted: 50 20
  • My heart is paralyzed
    My head was oversized
    I'll take the high road like I should
    You said it's meant to be
    That it's not you, it's me
    You're leaving now for my own good

    That's cool, but if my friends ask where you are I'm gonna say

    She went down in an airplane
    Fried getting suntan
    Fell in a cement mixer full of quicksand
    Help me, help me, I'm no good at goodbyes!
    She met a shark underwater
    Fell and no one caught her
    I returned everything I ever bought her
    Help me, help me, I'm all out of lies
    And ways to say you died

    My pride still feels the sting
    You were my everything
    Some day I'll find a love like yours (a love like yours)
    She'll think I'm Superman
    Not super minivan
    How could you leave on Yom Kippur?

    That's cool, but if my friends ask where you are I'm gonna say

    She was caught in a mudslide
    Eaten by a lion
    Got run over by a crappy purple Scion
    Help me, help me, I'm no good at goodbyes!
    She dried up in the desert
    Drowned in a hot tub
    Danced to death at an east-side night club
    Help me, help me, I'm all out of lies
    And ways to say you died

    I wanna live a thousand lives with you
    I wanna be the one you're dying to
    Love, but you don't want to

    That's cool, but if my friends ask where you are I'm gonna say
    That's cool, but if my friends ask where you are I'm gonna say

    She went down in an airplane
    Fried getting suntan
    Fell in a cement mixer full of quicksand
    Help me, help me, I'm no good at goodbyes!
    She met a shark under water
    Fell and no one caught her
    I returned everything I ever bought her
    Help me, help me, I'm all out of lies

    She was caught in a mudslide
    Eaten by a lion
    Got run over by a crappy purple Scion
    Help me, help me, I'm no good at goodbyes!
    She dried up in the desert
    Drowned in a hot tub
    Danced to death at an east-side night club
    Help me, help me, I'm all out of lies
    And ways to say goodbye Writer/s: Amund Bjorklund, Espen Lind, Pat Monahan
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Randy Ostdiek from Nebraska Who was the woman who stole the shoes from the dummy in the cement
  • Birdfeather from Sf Bay Area I want to know why she called him "super minivan". That is a slang term I am not familiar with, but I have an ex-husband that it might be appropriate for.
  • Danielle from MassachusettsBy far my favorite song of all time!!! Funniest song ever!
  • Red from Sicklerville, NjThis song is played on a Soft Rock station I listen to...I would like for Train to "step out onto the water"; that is, promote the song on Rap and Soul stations..."50 Ways to Say Goodbye", and the Grocery Store video are Right On!
  • Mason from Chanhassen, MnLarry, it's a reference to the music video. While walking around the grocery store singing about his girlfriend leaving, Pat Monahan encounters a Hasidic Jewish man, who attempts to reassure him.
  • Larry from Wayne, PaSince I don't think any of the writers are Jewish, why is the line "how could you leave on Yom Kippur" in the song?
  • The Truth from Bowling Green, KyRockin' song. I like how the chorus changes but yet remains the same. The video is pretty good to.
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