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I'll sing it one last time for you
Then we really have to go
You've been the only thing that's right
In all I've done

And I can barely look at you
But every single time I do
I know we'll make it anywhere
Away from here

Light up, light up
As if you have a choice
Even if you cannot hear my voice
I'll be right beside you dear

Louder louder
And we'll run for our lives
I can hardly speak I understand
Why you can't raise your voice to say

To think I might not see those eyes
Makes it so hard not to cry
And as we say our long goodbye
I nearly do

Light up, light up
As if you have a choice
Even if you cannot hear my voice
I'll be right beside you dear

Louder louder
And we'll run for our lives
I can hardly speak I understand
Why you can't raise your voice to say

Slower slower
We don't have time for that
All I want is to find an easier way
To get out of our little heads

Have heart my dear
We're bound to be afraid
Even if it's just for a few days
Making up for all this mess

Light up, light up
As if you have a choice
Even if you cannot hear my voice
I'll be right beside you dear



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    UnregisteredAug 16, 2012 at 5:51 am
    Lovers so very much in love, but, cannot be together because of circumstances in their lives. It was the story of my life in 2004 when i came across this song and it resonated with me and with what was going on between my lover and me - we were in different stages of our lives - a 21 year age difference, that is... Interestingly, he called two weeks ago [7 years later] and would like for us to pick-up where we left off... :)
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    UnregisteredNov 2, 2013 at 9:28 am
    This song always makes me cry. Not in a bad way, it just reminds me of seeing my child for the first time and holding her in my arms. Having to say goodbye to her was the hardest, but best decision, I have ever done. She is the greatest gift I could give to this world and to the wonderful couple that is raising her (open adoption). Even if you cannot hear my voice I'll be right beside you dear.
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    UnregisteredMay 27, 2012 at 6:32 am
    It's a story between two people in love but can not be together because of the guy's belief that he can't live with her because he's afraid to take a chance even what he felt for this girl is a true love..
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    UnregisteredMay 10, 2012 at 1:45 am
    Makes me miss my beloved dog ruby. She and i are seperated by fate, i miss her eyes. The beat is so haunting, i miss my girl. I hope she is running somewhere wherever dogs go. Light up light up as if you had a choice. I feel like she is saying that to me.
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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 3:49 pm
    I love this song.. But if a girl sings it (i'm a girl) everbody thinks of leona lewis.. I don't like her, in my opinion she ruined the song... Sorry for bad english :d

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