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Glen Hansard And Marketa Irglova – Falling Slowly lyrics

I don't know you
But I want you
All the more for that
Words fall through me
And always fool me
And I can't react
And games that never amount
To more than they're meant
Will play themselves out

Take this sinking boat and point it home
We've still got time
Raise your hopeful voice you have a choice
You make it now

Falling slowly, eyes that know me
And I can't go back
Moods that take me and erase me
And I'm painted black
Well you have suffered enough
And warred with yourself
It's time that you won

Take this sinking boat and point it home
We've still got time
Raise your hopeful voice you have a choice
You've made it now
Falling slowly, sing your melody
I'll sing along



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    Its about love at first sight (i don't know you but I want you all the more for that) and making the tough decision to just let go and let love in (well you have suffered enough and warred with yourself, it's time that you won). "Falling slowly, eyes that know me, and i can't go back," tells of a lover falling for another. "Take this sinking boat and point it home, we've still got time," says don't let love go (sinking boat), let it into our hearts (point it home), it's not too late (we've still got time). "Raise your hopeful voice, you have a choice, you've made it now," this urges the lover to speak up and say what's on their mind. "Falling slowly, sing your melody, i'll sing along," represents the union of the two lovers.
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