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We'll do it all
Everything
On our own

We don't need
Anything
Or anyone

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world

I don't quite know
How to say
How I feel

Those three words,
Are said too much
They're not enough
If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we're told
Before we get too old
Show me a garden that's bursting into life

Let's waste time
Chasing cars
Around our heads

(In album version but not in music video)
I need your grace
To remind me
To find my own

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?

Forget what we're told
Before we get too old
Show me a garden that's bursting into life

All that I am
All that I ever was
Is here in your perfect eyes
They're all I can see

I don't know where
Confused about how as well
Just know that these things
Will never change for us at all

If I lay here
If I just lay here
Would you lie with me and just forget the world?



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    cchirkkaDec 27, 2008 at 6:58 pm
    this song is amazing. it mixes all my emotions in one really big mass. sometimes i feel so sad when i hear this but sometimes i want to explode from energy!
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    lestefybuttMar 3, 2010 at 5:39 pm
    i think this song is beautiful. like..it gets me sad. because it gives me memories of the past but...its still amazing
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    HOOAHJan 19, 2011 at 6:02 am
    This song is okay. I mean, the tune is the same for the whole entire song. But still, the singer is great. If I was having a good or bad day, or if I was hooped, this song will always lighten me up!
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    UnregisteredApr 25, 2012 at 4:34 am
    I guess with a great song everyone has their own way it touches them. For me, i see it as a single parent singing it to my young daughter. "all that i am, and all that i ever was" just screams parent to child, and who else but a innocent young child really has perfect eyes? I want to play with her before she gets too old to play. We will do it all on our own, and we don't need anything or anyone but each other, and i do sometimes need her pure young grace, to find mine. She makes me be a better person, and i will always love her, this will never change.
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    bigbadoon52Apr 12, 2011 at 7:17 am
    I read somewhere that this song was about the guys dog who was sick and had died , hence the words about chasing cars

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