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The first time I ever saw you
You had that far away look in your eyes
And heaven's lies shined down upon you
And the whole room filled up with light

Now the cruel world it's gonna try and change you
Try to hang you up and mess with your pride
Now the rich just try to chain you (?)
You got to keep your fire burning inside

Promise me
You won't let them put out your fire
Put out your fire
Promise me
You won't let them put out your fire
Put out your fire

Now sometimes the world tries to slap you
And it seems to love watching you fall
I wont lie to you, it's gonna happen
You got to pick yourself up and move on

Promise me
You won't let them put out your fire
Put out your fire
Promise me
You won't let them put out your fire
Put out your fire

Which star will I be thinking of tonight
Tonight
Which star will I be thinking of tonight
Tonight

Promise me
You won't let them put out your fire
Put out your fire
You won't let them put out your fire
Put out your fire

Promise me
(Why don't you)
Promise me
(Why don't you)
Promise me
(Why don't you)
Promise me
(Why don't you)



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    UnregisteredAug 12, 2012 at 10:37 pm
    I feel this song in my core. I recently had a son and this song just fits us perfect. Originally i would say that this song was written by chris to slash about the lead singers of all the bands he's been in. But now i can't look at this any other way than a parent singing this to their child. :)
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    ellsroxanneJun 3, 2012 at 7:51 pm
    This song means alot to me. The world tries to change me and in the end it will watch me falling down and down. And everytime i listen this song i promise myself, i will stay like who i am and i the way i am.
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    UnregisteredMay 23, 2012 at 8:22 am
    The song is amazing ... For me it means that the world and the people are trying to change and fail you and make you be something else ... So the song says that you have to stay the way that you are no matter what life will bring you... You have to stay and fight with the fire that you have inside... (just my opinion)
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    UnregisteredFeb 22, 2012 at 10:37 pm
    I love it. I will write songs as good as this one day =d its inspiring me. And slash is very inspirational to me and i started playing guitar because of him
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    UnregisteredDec 28, 2011 at 8:53 am
    My best friend put this song a cd for me, this song reminds him of me, and now i hear it and just smile. :d

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