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She's up there all alone
I'm down here changing lanes
Her room was dark and cold
I'm listening to the waves

And I'm depending on time, babe
To get you out of my mind

I guess it's one of those things
You can never explain
Like when an angel cries
Like runaway trains
Like one of those times
That's never the same
Like when something dies
Like runaway trains

She says "I understand
I'm used to being alone
And holding my own hand.
I'm stronger than you know"

I guess it's one of those things
You can never explain
Like when an angel cries
Like runaway trains
Like one of those times
That's never the same
Like when something dies
Like runaway trains

Don't blame me

I guess it's one of those things
You can never explain
Like when an angel cries
Like runaway trains
Like one of those times
That's never the same
Like when something dies
Like runaway trains



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    UnregisteredOct 22, 2013 at 10:58 am
    Unless tom petty tells me in person that this song is not about drug addiction i will never believe any different. It would be nice if the lyrics above where the actual lyrics in stead of 'scuse while i kiss this guy' level transcription. Sheesh.
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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2012 at 7:57 pm
    A great love affair that never took place... Walking away... One wanting to stay.. A great secret.. One stroy that should not end...

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