Bic Runga - Honest Goodbyes Lyrics


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Sink with the tide
Rescue me if you like
I'll be leaving it all up to you
Think how we tried
It's o.k. to be lied to
As long as it's only by you
People say to me it's best that we've parted
'Cause you know I'm better alone
Don't explain to me how you're so broken hearted
I'm too busy mending my own
Ending each night with such honest goodbyes
Such honest goodbyes for the last time
Honest goodbyes only work once or twice
They work once or twice
Then the rest must be lies
Late ever night the colors fade from the sky
And the music is gone from the moon
Standing in line for what used to be mine
What use is the rhyme with no tune
People say to me it's best that we've parted
And nothing is carved out in stone
It's such a shame how we're back where we started
It's late now and time that we go
Ending each night with such honest goodbyes
Such honest goodbyes for the last time
Honest goodbyes only work once or twice
They work once or twice
Then the rest must be lies
The rest must be lies
The rest must be lies
The rest must be lies
The rest must be lies
The rest must be lies
The rest must be lies
The rest must be lies



Track Listing
  • 1 When I See You Smile
  • 2 Get Some Sleep
  • 3 Something Good
  • 4 Precious Things
  • 5 The Be All and End All
  • 6 Election Night
  • 7 Honest Goodbyes
  • 8 She Left on a Monday
  • 9 Beautiful Collision
  • 10 Listening for the Weather
  • 11 Counting the Days
  • 12 Gravity