Swan Song

Tell me yet another
Humor me and stutter and shift the guilt
But you began the malice
Which shattered down the palace that took years to build
I've been down, but I've discovered
Love is for the lovers, so why pretend?
Why make amends if the glue won't dry?

So just sing me somethin' bright
Sing me somethin' other than lies

Oh come on, that's a given
You know that other women never took your place
You were the only one cheatin'
And I kept on believin' your angelic face
I've been down, but I've forgiven
Life is here for livin', not for regrets
Still, happiness is a fool's paradise

So just sing me somethin' bright
Sing me somethin' other than lies
Just a swan song to keep your respect when I say goodbye

Sing somethin' beautiful
Sing me somethin' magical
Just a swan song to restore your pride

About the song

I originally wrote this for a songwriting class that I took in college, a year before Romanticide's release. It had different lyrics at the time, though. They were pretty awful. Funny how a year can change someone so much. Unless you think these lyrics suck too, in which case, shut up.