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Dan:
Standing in this room
Well I wonder what comes now.
I know I have to help her
But hell if I know how.

And all the times that
I've been told
The way her illness goes
The truth of it
Is no one really knows

And every day this act we act
Gets more and more absurd...
And all my fears just side inside me,
Screaming to be heard...
I know they won't, though
Not a single word.

I was here
At her side
When she called,
When she cried.
How could she
Leave me on my own?

Will it work?
This cure?
There's no way
To be sure...
But I'm weary to the bone.

And whenever she goes flying,
I keep my feet right on the ground
Oh, now I need a lift
And there's no one around.

Dan & Gabe:
Hey, oh, oh, oh
Ah, ooh, ooh, ooh
Ooh, ooh, no...

Dan:
And I've never had
To face the world
Without her at my side...
Now I'm strolling
Right beside her
As the black hole opens wide...
Mine is just a slower suicide.

I've been here
For the show,
Every high,
Every low,
But it's the worst
We've ever known...

She's been hurt
And how
But I can't
Give up now...
'Cause I've never been alone...
I could never be alone.



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