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I feel so unsure,
As I take your hand and lead you to the dance floor.
As the music dies...
Something in your eyes,
Calls to mind a silver screen,
And all those sad goodbyes.

Chorus
I'm never gonna dance again,
Guilty feet have got no rhythm.
Though it's easy to pretend,
I know you're not a fool.

I should have known better than to cheat a friend,
And waste the chance that I'd been given.
So I'm never gonna dance again,
The way I danced with you.
Chorus

Time can never mend,
The careless whispers of a good friend.
To the heart and mind,
Ignorance is kind
There's no comfort in the truth,
Pain is all you'll find.

Repeat chorus

What am I without your love?

Tonite the music seems so loud,
I wish that we could lose the crowd.
Maybe it's better this way,
Wed hurt each other with the things we want to say.

We could have been so good together,
We could have made this dance forever...
But now, whos gonna dance with me?
Please stay.
(Alternatively):
And now it's never gonna be
That way...

Repeat chorus

Now that you're gone...
Now that you're gone...
Now that you're gone...
Was what I did so wrong?
So wrong that you had to leave me alone?



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    UnregisteredApr 25, 2012 at 9:33 am
    Emotive song lyrics. The person is heartbroken. Having to live with the fact that he made a mistake, and in doing so has changed not only his life but the life of someone he cares so deeply for. Knowing that this person is hurt because of him and realising that he too is suffering. He says 'as i take your hand and lead you to the dance floor', knowing that this is goodbye. Song from the heart
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    UnregisteredFeb 16, 2012 at 8:07 pm
    I love this song! This guy that i like played the alto sax part and he got on one knee! It was so sweeet
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    UnregisteredJan 5, 2012 at 3:36 am
    Dm7 gm7 am7 bb7
    i feel so unsure___as i take your hand and lead you
    am7 dm
    to the dance floor;__as the music dies
    gm7 am7bb7
    _something in your eyes__calls to mind a silver screen
    am7
    and all it's sad goodbyes

    Dm gm7 am7
    __i'm never gonna dance again,guilty feet have got no rhythm,
    bb7 am7
    __though it's easy to pretend,i know you're not a fool

    Dm
    should have known better than to cheat a friend
    gm7 am7
    and waste the chance that i've been given
    bb7
    __so i'm never gonna dance again
    am7 dm
    the way i danced with you. __

    Repeat acords..

    Time can never mend
    the careless whispers of a good friend
    to the heart and mind
    ignorance is kind
    there’s no comfort in the truth
    pain is all you'll find

    I'm never gonna dance again
    guilty feet have got no rhythm
    though it's easy to pretend
    i know you're not a fool

    I should have known better than to cheat a friend
    and waste the chance that i've been given
    so i'm never gonna dance again
    the way i danced with you

    Tonight the music seems so loud
    i wish that we could lose this crowd
    maybe it's better this way
    we'd hurt each other with the things we'd wanna say

    We could have been so good together
    we could have lived this dance forever
    but now who's gonna dance with me? Please stay

    And i'm never gonna dance again
    guilty feet have got no rhythm
    though it's easy to pretend
    i know you're not a fool

    I should have known better than to cheat a friend
    and waste the chance that i've been given
    so i'm never gonna dance again
    the way i danced with you

    (now that you're gone) now that you're gone
    (now that you're gone) was what i did so wrong, so wrong
    that you had to leave me alone
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    mintmusicDec 18, 2011 at 1:19 pm
    Dance floor is a euphemism for bed, he is expressing how he hurt someone in that way by cheating (letting someone down) and he could never do it again.
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    baby20bymsOct 30, 2010 at 7:19 pm
    This song is very meaningful - I still remember you and me in the dance floor and so in love with each other.

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