Wednesday, 5 December 2012

'Goodnight'

This lyric was written a little while ago and I like that it can be seen in two senses. It was meant to be about a lovers' dispute and the use of the word 'goodnight' as 'goodbye'.
But also you can see it from the point of view of a little girl with her father. So it is an interesting lyric. I hope you like it. And as ever, let me know what you think and/or if you'd like to attempt putting music to it. I imagined a little piano piece accompanying this.

It's called: 'Goodnight'


V1:

You read me a story before I went to bed

When I woke up in the morning you had left

Why did you do this to me baby?

You told me you loved me

Just before I closed my eyes to sleep

What changed in a night baby?

 

Chorus:

I don’t know why

You slipped away from my eyes

And I don’t know why

I let you say goodnight

Cos I knew somewhere inside

That word was goodbye

 

V2:

You read me a fairy tale where everything has a happy ending

Your tone was so calm I guess you were pretending

What were you hiding baby?

You told me I was what you lived for

As you closed all the nightmare’s outside the door

What changed your mind baby?

(Repeat Chorus)

M8:

I’m living in a nightmare

Now you’re not there

You used to shut my fears away

But now they’re back and here to stay

(Repeat Chorus)

V1:

You read me a story before I went to bed

When I woke up in the morning you had left

Why did you do this to me baby?

 

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