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Mayday Parade – One Man Drinking Games lyrics

And you said it would be funny to keep me hanging in suspense
Then I'd run over to your house and I'd scale the chainlink fence
That borders your back yard and then I'd climb through your window
And I'd whisper that I love you as you fall out of your clothes
And we'd lay there in the darkness like the dream of you I had
Where we captured all the fireflies and knew what time we had
Could be counted on your fingertips, that almost made you cry
You let me hold you tightly as we said all our goodbyes ohhh

May I say I loved you more?
May I say I loved you more?

And it must have been an hour that I clutched you in my arms
And I must have said the right things because you instantly felt warm
I know you heard my heart stop beating and you wanted not to cry
As your sympathetic whispers, they told a tale of bad goodbyes
And you swore you saw me laughing, and I swore I saw you smile
As the time we've spent together was meant to last us quite a while
As I take this piece of you with me, I'll carry to my grave
Knowing that for someone you're an angel sent to save

(Keep Breathing my angel, if you go down I go with you, keep breathing just keep breathing.)
May I say I loved you more?
(Keep Breathing my angel, if you go down I go with you, keep breathing just keep breathing.)
May I say I loved you more?

Let's drink to memories we shared
Down one for all the hopes and cares
Here's two for being unaware
That you're gone
Because before too long you'll be a memory
Because before too long you'll be a memory

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    Well I think the song is a memory and a fantasy. We know the drummer wrote the song in honour of his girlfriend, personally I think he is recalling the first time they had s** because of the laughing and smiling. Its says "as we say all our goodbyes" I think this means he wishes he got to say goodbye to her properly, hez picturing holding her in his arms just like that night, but he knows he has to wake up, he can count the hours on his fingertips till he wakes up and it all becomes just a memory again, the song keeps referring to her as an angel and the line "keep breathing, just keep breathing..." I think to him this dream is real, she is there again and he needs her to keep breathing because he can't loose her all over again, also "like a dream of you i had, could suggest there as been others" catching fireflys together maybe.
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    I think, that it's about him being in love a girl, who loves him. But for some reason they're being torn apart. And he's just drinking the pain away.
    I don't think it's about her dying, because it says "knowing that for someone you're an angel sent to save", so I think he's saying that she's gonna maybe save someone, or something like that. It just doesn't seem like she's dying to me. It seems like they're being torn apart against their wills. And he's just remembering all their times together, and drinking away the pain.
    Eh, that's just what I think. Either way, I love this song.
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