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It's enough, that I know
Our time had a home
In your heart was a place

But the glass always breaks
From the start we were brave
Yet it all seemed amazing


Now I
I wanna know
What it took to leave me

Now I
I wanna know
How would you fall
How would you


Goodbye and it starts to snow
In the streets of Mexico

Goodbye, I am left alone
In the streets of Mexico


Even now as I lay
There's a space you used to take
If I'd have known
What we made
Would be gone like yesterday
I'd have loved
You with grace
I'd have fought the darkness away
All your lies
Showed my way
Now I'm lost between the faces

Goodbye and it starts to snow
In the streets of Mexico
Goodbye, I am left alone
In the streets of Mexico
Goodbye and it starts to snow
In the streets of Mexico
Goodbye, I am left alone
In the streets of Mexico
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Goodbye, goodbye
In the streets of Mexico



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  • u
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    UnregisteredNov 23, 2013 at 8:42 pm
    To me, the song speaks of a man who's been left behind by his lover. As he reminisces of their memories together, he is inevitably brought back to the place where they first met--in the streets of Mexico. It all seemed like yesterday; the hot sun beating down while the tropical winds would brush lightly through their hair. The man tries to confide in knowing that their "time had a home, [and in her] heart was a place." An echo to Alfred Lord Tennyson's quote, the man desperately wants to believe that it was "better to have loved and lost than never to have loved at all." And yet the warmth of their love that turns cold suddenly turns into a gentle snow that falls exactly where they first met, right in the streets of Mexico.
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 5, 2014 at 3:08 am
    The song is clearly about a guy who had a previous relationship with a woman who left him. Having watched the clip too, it seems that the pain of his loss continues to overshadow his life. Although in a current relationship that he knows should make him happy, he finds himself unable to break emotionally from the past. He finds himself immersing himself in sad memories that distract him from the present. Thus, he uses the metaphor of snow in Mexico to illustrate his sad memories intruding on what should be present happiness. He knows it doesn't belong and it's 'wrong', but he feels powerless to control it. I recommend the clip.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 29, 2014 at 12:11 pm
    Well this story records exactly my own story. I and my husband broke down without knowing exactly the reason and the worst thing of all is that we don't communicate (it's me that has refused). I love him with all my heart and I can't say that to him: and the same thing I think he feels for me. Hope neither of us make a choice for a relationship with other persons. Wish god we find each other again.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 29, 2014 at 12:02 pm
    Well, this is the story of a man that has left the woman he loved and loves again without knowing clearly the reason and in a way blames also her for falling, not doing anything to protect their love. He reckons now that he is alone even though among faces and that he doesn't feel happy at all recording their best time together.

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