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Christine: Little Lotte thought of everything and nothing.
Her father promised her that he would send her the Angel of Music.
Her father promised her...
Her father promised her...

You were once my one companion,
You were all that mattered.
You were once a friend and father,
Then my world was shattered.

Wishing you were somehow here again,
Wishing you were somehow near.
Sometimes it seemed if I just dreamed,
Somehow you would be here.

Wishing I could hear your voice again,
Knowing that I never would.
Dreaming of you won't help me to do,
All that you dreamed I could!

Passing bells and sculpted angels,
Cold and monumental.
Seem, for you, the wrong companions,
You were warm and gentle.

Too many years fighting back tears,
Why can't the past just die!

Wishing you were somehow here again,
Knowing we must say goodbye!
Try to forgive, teach me to live!
Give me the strength to try!

No more memories, no more silent tears!
No more gazing across the wasted years!
Help me say goodbye
Help me say goodbye...



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    UnregisteredApr 15, 2012 at 3:34 am
    Seriously? The real strife is that christine realizes that the only way to be free of the phantom is by letting go of her father, but she can't bring herself to forget him.
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    UnregisteredAug 14, 2012 at 5:09 am
    Christine misses her beloved father and mentor. She wishes she could see and speak with him again. Hear his voice as he speaks words of wisdom to guide her. She knows that this cannot be and must let go
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    UnregisteredApr 14, 2012 at 5:00 pm
    Christine loves her father ery dearly, but she doesnt want to live her whole life mourning over him, and she wants help. She wishes he was still alive also. She needs his guidance and help.
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    UnregisteredApr 9, 2012 at 10:55 pm
    Christine is young and confused. The only person who she feels that she can trust is her father. Even though he's not alive, she feels a connection to him especially since she thinks that he sent her an "angel". She struggles with the fact that their are two men in her life which she loves dearly.
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    UnregisteredMar 15, 2012 at 5:33 pm
    Christine is singing this song about her late father, the only family she ever knew. She loved him dearly and the memory of him and his death still haunts her many years later. In this song she is expressing how she still misses him, but wants it to not go with her everywhere anymore. Near to the end of the song she says that she wants help to say good bye. She wants to get over his death and move forward, not go on wasting her life over his death, because she knows that isn't what he wanted for her.

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