This Is a Fire Door Never Leave Open Song Lyrics

The Weakerthans

The Weakerthans Left and Leaving cover art
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Headlights race towards the corner of the dining room.
Half illuminate a face before they disappear.
You breathe in forty years of failing to describe a feeling.
I breathe out smoke against the window, trace the letters in your name.
Our letters sound the same;
full of all our changing that isn't change at all.
All straight lines circle sometime.
You said "Somewhere there's a box full of replacement parts
to all the tenderness we've broken or let rust away.
Somewhere sympathy is more than just a way of leaving.
Somewhere someone says 'I'm sorry.'
Someone's making plans to stay."
So tell me it's okay.
Tell me anything, or show me there's a pull,
unassailable, that will lead you there,

Track Listing


CD 1
  • 1 Everything Must Go!
  • 2 Aside
  • 3 Watermark
  • 4 Pamphleteer
  • 5 This Is a Fire Door Never Leave Open
  • 6 Without Mythologies
  • 7 Left and Leaving
  • 8 Elegy for Elsabet
  • 9 History to the Defeated
  • 10 Exiles Among You
  • 11 My Favourite Chords
  • 12 Slips and Tangles


  • credits


    album: Track 5 in album Left and Leaving
    release date: 2000-7-25
    popularity : 117 users have visited this page.
    genres: Rock
    styles: Alternative Rock/Indie Rock
    length: 5:08

    Album Information

    label: Sub City Records
    country(area): United States
    format: CD
    barcode: 790692001125
    script: Latin