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And I had a dream
About my old school
And she was there all pink and gold and glittering
I threw my arms around her legs
Came to weeping
(Came to weeping)
Came to weeping
(Came to weeping)

Then I heard your voice as clear as day,
And you told me I should concentrate,
It was all so strange,
And so surreal,
That a ghost should be so practical.

Only if for a night
And the only solution was to stand and fight,
And my body was bruised and
I was set alight,
But you came over me like some holy rite,
And although I was burning,
You're the only light
Only if for a night

The grass was so green against my new clothes,
And I did cartwheels in your honor, dancing on tiptoes
My own secret ceremonials before the service began,
In the graveyard, doing handstands.

And I heard your voice as clear as day,
And you told me I should concentrate,
It was all so strange,
And so surreal,
That a ghost should be so practical.

Only if for a night.
And the only solution was to stand and fight,
And my body was bruised and
I was set alight,
But you came over me like some holy rite,

And although I was burning,
You're the only light.
Only if for a night.

My doe, my dear, my darling,
Tell me what all this sighing's about,
Tell me what all this sighing's about.

And I heard your voice as clear as day,
And you told me I should concentrate,
It was all so strange,
And so surreal,
That a ghost should be so practical.

Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night.
Yeyeyeyeye-yeyeyeyeyeye-ahhaaaoooh.
Only if for a night



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    UnregisteredJul 6, 2012 at 8:25 am
    Translated from english to indonesian
    Dan aku punya mimpi
    Tentang sekolah lama saya
    Dan dia berada di sana semua pink dan emas dan berkilauan
    Aku melemparkan tangan di kakinya
    Datang untuk menangis, datang untuk menangis

    Lalu aku mendengar suara anda jelas hari,
    Dan kau bilang aku harus berkonsentrasi,
    Itu semua sangat aneh,
    Dan begitu nyata,
    Bahwa hantu harus jadi praktis.

    Hanya jika untuk malam
    Dan satu-satunya solusi adalah untuk berdiri dan berjuang,
    Dan tubuh saya diremukkan dan
    Aku mengatur menyala,
    Tapi anda datang saya seperti beberapa ritus suci,
    Dan meskipun aku membakar,
    Kau satu-satunya cahaya
    Hanya jika untuk malam

    Rumput adalah begitu hijau terhadap pakaian baru,
    Dan aku cartwheels untuk menghormati anda, menari-nari di tiptoes
    Upacara rahasia saya sendiri sebelum layanan dimulai,
    Dalam kuburan, melakukan handstand.

    Dan aku mendengar suara anda jelas hari,
    Dan kau bilang aku harus berkonsentrasi,
    Itu semua sangat aneh,
    Dan begitu nyata,
    Bahwa hantu harus jadi praktis.

    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Dan satu-satunya solusi adalah untuk berdiri dan berjuang,
    Dan tubuh saya diremukkan dan
    Aku mengatur menyala,
    Tapi anda datang saya seperti beberapa ritus suci,

    Dan meskipun aku membakar,
    Kau satu-satunya cahaya.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.

    Ooohh,
    Oooohhh,
    Woah-woah-woah.

    Doe saya, sayang, sayang,
    Katakan padaku apa semua ini mendesah 's about,
    Katakan padaku apa semua ini mendesah 's about.

    Dan aku mendengar suara anda jelas hari,
    Dan kau bilang aku harus berkonsentrasi,
    Itu semua sangat aneh,
    Dan begitu nyata,
    Bahwa hantu harus jadi praktis.

    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Jika hanya untuk malam.
    Ye.. -ye.. -ahhaaaoooh.
    Hanya jika untuk malam
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    UnregisteredJun 30, 2012 at 11:26 pm
    But she came over me like some holy rite
    and although i was burning, you're the only light
    only if for a night

    But she came over me like some holy rite
    and although i was burning, you're the only light
    only if for a night

    Madam, my dear, my darling
    tell me what all this sayings about
    tell me what all this sayings about

    And i heard your voice
    as clear as day
    and you told me i should concentrate
    it was all so strange
    and so surreal
    that a ghost should be so practical
    only if for a night (x9)
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    UnregisteredJun 14, 2012 at 11:15 pm
    The ghost is insisting she wake from her reality. Because after all, what's real, really isn't real at all. :] that ghost is really herself, living out the spirit, love & wisdom of her lost childhood friend.

    *standing in my kitchen one night, i truly did feet on fire. There she was, coming to me as the brightest ball of energy my eyes have ever seen in this dimension. It's more than just a childhood friend passing, it's a first love. Forever stoking the fire within *
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    UnregisteredJun 14, 2012 at 2:45 pm
    "i threw my arms around her legs" implys that she is a small child and hugging an adult, who died and visited her in her dream. Than it seems like the ghost doesn't want her to be sad "my doe, my dear, my darling,
    Tell me what all this sighing's about,
    Tell me what all this sighing's about. "
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    UnregisteredJun 11, 2012 at 1:06 pm
    This is, quite simply... And in a single word... Magnificence.

    And so, as in life, so too in creation, reflections on earth of those slivers of that heavenly rest that awaits us all... Such is florence and the machine... Music that takes you away... Takes you away caressed and cared for on the musical equivalent of a lovers embrace... So arch your back... Reach for the heavens... Strain your eyes for those who await us at the end of our tribulations... Drift away on heavenly graceful notes

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