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Leaving Boston lyrics

1.  It's Not Right

It's not right
To not tell me what you’re thinking
It’s not right
To leave me in the dark
I’ve got nothing to lose, but I feel like I’m losing
It’s not right
To lead me on this far

It’s not right
If you don’t think you’re staying
It’s not right
To linger like you are
I’m looking for love, are you just looking for lovin’
It’s not right
To lead me on this far

How long must I wait for you
Patience isn’t my virtue
I once heard you call someone babe
Tell me what does it take

It’s not right
For you to keep me hoping
It’s not right
To be pulling at my heart
I know where I wanna go,
If that’s not where we’re going,
It’s not right
To lead me on this far

It’s not right 
To lead me on this far
It’s not right
To lead me on this far
 

2. I Had You

Missing you this afternoon
My heartstrings sing your tune
I swear that in the air I smell your skin
Like it’s summer again

We might be too young for love
Or we might be too old, should know better
I don’t care, I’m not scared to love then lose you too
‘Cause if I lose you
That means I had you

Wanted words for our kisses
But I couldn’t break your silence
I tried every reason and rhyme I know
To make you let go

We might be too young for love
Or we might be too old, should know better
I don’t care, I’m not scared to love then lose you too
‘Cause if I lose you
That means I had you

We’re both skipping town
In a year we’ll be out of here, I know
But I still want to see where this goes

We might be too young for love
Or we might be too old, should know better
I don’t care, I’m not scared to love then lose you too
‘Cause if I lose you
That means I had you

If I lose you 
That means I had you
If I lose you, well
That means I had you...
 

3. No Way Out

No matter what
When our eyes lock
I see a chance I had and lost

Here on this bed
My head’s feeling heavy
From running it’s road to nowhere

When you’re near
You got me smiling, laughing
So I keep on hiding from the truth
I can’t lay here with you

And pretend that I’m good
‘Cause I’m aching inside
For your love
And I can’t get up and go
‘Cause I’ll miss you so
I’m stuck in this place
Where there’s no way out of heartache

You got linens so soft
And there’s a wall of sheetrock
Between your hand and mine

I’m barely moving
Closer and closer
To the warmth you’re turning on and off

When you’re near
You got me smiling, laughing
So I keep hiding from the truth

I can’t lay here with you
And pretend that I’m good
‘Cause I’m aching inside
For your love
And I can’t get up and go
‘Cause I’ll miss you so
I’m stuck in this place
Where there’s no way out of heartache

It’s getting all too predictable
Oh much too predictable
Still I’m coming back, coming back, coming back
You could’ve guessed I’m coming back, coming back

I can’t lay here with you 
And pretend that I’m good
‘Cause I’m aching inside 
For your love
And I can’t get up and go
‘Cause I'll miss you so
I’m stuck in this place
Where there’s no way out of heartache

There’s no way out, no way out
There’s no way out, no way out
No way out of heartache


4. You

Nothing I can say to my family it seems
Words fly out of mouths and never leave me happy
And sometimes I feel crazy ‘cause I’m dying to live off these dreams
But then you hold me

All I wanna do
Is wake up to you, is wake up to you
All I wanna do
Is wake up to you, is wake up to you
You

Thinking about lying when friends ask how long it’s been
We broke a few hearts in two once our news fell
Funny how I thought I’d never find love again
But then I hold your hand

All I wanna do
Is wake up to you, is wake up to you
All I wanna do
Is wake up to you, is wake up to you
You

Oh my, my love
Where are we off to next
Oh my, my love
Where are we off to next
Today let’s stay in bed

All I wanna do
Is wake up to you, is wake up to you
All I wanna do
Is wake up to you, is wake up to you
You


5. Never Let Me Go

You can lose that cigarette
Make all your money spent
Drop the ball again
Lose another night of sleep
Gamble with life it seems
You just can’t play for keeps

But oh, oh, oh never let me go
But oh, oh, oh never let me go
Never let me go
Never let me go

You can lose that furrowed brow
Stay calm instead of finding out
It’s too late now
Lose another chance to lie
Choose sober over getting high
Think before you decide

But oh, oh, oh never let me go
Oh, oh, oh, never let me go
Never let me go
Never let me

When the air is at its thinnest 
You will see that I am in this
Yes, I’m in this
I’m in this

But oh, oh, oh never let me go
But oh, oh, oh never let me go
Never let me go
Never let me go


6. Love Like Ours

I wait for days, for hours, for dollars for train rides
You get your beat up truck and make sure that you’re on time
You just put gas in the tank,
And then want to take me out
I say that’s alright, babe,
That’s not what it’s all about

Some may spend in a day
What we’d save to pay
For one little diamond
And drive in some fancy car
But they don’t have a love like ours

It’s barely eight, you made coffee and pancakes
One of the few mornings I’m glad that I’m awake
I take a sip,
Know you left the sugar out
Look up for a kiss, yeah, 
This is what it’s about

Some may spend in a day
What we’d save to pay
For one little diamond
And drive in some fancy car
But they don’t have a love like ours

In those moments of truth,
We show our books, oh look
The same page
Like that wine we sometimes drink in bed, 
This just gets better with age
And forever does seem really long
But I will never do you wrong
This is worth too much to me
Oh, can’t you see

Some may spend in a day
What we’d save to pay
For one little diamond
And drive in some fancy car
But they don’t have a love like ours

No they don’t have a love like ours
No they don’t have a love like ours


7. Nothing Left

I’d give you all I had if I had something to give
He squeezed my heart like a lemon, left nothing for lemon aidin’
And though we might make something good
I’m not sure that I could
For the stars in my eyes have all dimmed out

Got your heart in my hands
And I’m not sure what to do
It feels strange letting go
While holding on to something new

So maybe I’ll be sleeping alone tonight
Maybe you’ll want to be by my side
But don’t you know yet
My heart’s got nothing left

Woke up, oh look, another day of rain
With this cloud over my head, well I can’t see a silver lining
My mind whispers memories
Won’t you take them all from me
For they’re making the sun never come out

Got your heart in my hands 
And I’m not sure what to do
It feels strange letting go
While holding on to something new

So maybe I’ll be sleeping alone tonight
Maybe you’ll want to be by my side
But don’t you know yet
My heart’s got nothing left

Your kiss yes, oh it has me confused
I swore that loneliness would be my only muse
Got ready for months of tables for one, not for two
But then came you, then came you

Maybe I won’t sleep alone tonight
Maybe I’ll want you right by my side
But I don’t know yet
If my heart has something left
Does my heart have nothing left
Oh my heart’s got nothing left


8. Worst Kind Of Love

I think you lost
The best thing you ever had
And you can’t get it back now
You can’t get it back

Before we first kissed
Your eyes traced over my face
And in your embrace then
I felt so safe

What do I do now
I tear myself apart
What have I done wrong
To say nothing is hard
Maybe it is my fault
‘Cause I’m the one
Who ran into the arms of the worst kind of love

I think I found
What it’s like to die inside
Have my soul turned to dust and
It’s urn my body provides

When we used to laugh
You made me feel beautiful
I let go of the tears so
We’d have moments like these

What do I do now
I tear myself apart
What have I done wrong
To say nothing is hard
Maybe it is my fault
‘Cause I’m the one
Who ran into the arms of the worst kind of love

The kind that makes you cry
The kind that tells you lies
Takes the stars right from your eyes
And couldn’t make you proud
Or lift you off the ground
No it just brings you down
It just brings you down

What do I do now
I tear myself apart
What have I done wrong
To say nothing is hard
Maybe it is my fault
‘Cause I’m the one
Who ran into the arms of the worst kind of love


9. Leaving Boston

Ooh ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooo ooh ooh ooh

Pack up, she said it’s time to run
You’re Leaving Boston 
That bridge, the one he made you cross
Will stand for what he lost

Ooh ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooo ooh ooh ooh

Cheer up, she said those tears of joy
Should be walking out the door
And those bricks he used to build you up
Will crumble soon enough

He promised there would be so much more
So it’s okay he steps aside
She said feel your feet on the T’s floor
‘Cause you’re movoing and don’t even have to try

Ooh ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooo ooh ooh ooh

Take down, she said those old photos
In one sentimental dose
‘Cause that bruise the one he gave your heart
Will be tearing his apart

And break down, she said that stoic look
And help gather all your books
‘Cause those lines they use to reel you in
Should be cast off with a grin

He promised there would be so much more
So it’s okay he steps aside
She said feel your feet on the T’s floor
‘Cause you’re moving and don’t even have to try

And if it’s any consolation
I’m missing you in this train station
Though I have the realization
We don’t have a situation

Ooh ooh ooh, ooh ooh ooo ooh ooh ooh


10. The Road

How can I say I don’t need you
How can I say I’d be fine
How can I know just what you would do
If I went and left you behind

When will I see I’m old enough
When will I see dreams won’t sleep
When will I have lights fill my eyes up
And cure me of this disease

I’m not one to stay inside one’s arms
I’m the kind who loves the love that’s gone
Begs for flight like the night begs for dawn
The road’s where I belong

How can I forget this city
How can I forget your face
How can I complete this tragedy
If I never fall from grace

When will I be free of wishing
When will I be free to move
When will I let go of pretending
And hold the few things that are true

I’m not one to stay inside one’s arms
I’m the kind who loves the love that’s gone
Begs for flight like the night begs for dawn
The road’s where I belong

Turn the week off repeat
My heart beats to my moving feet
The window’s holding still
While the earth moves by
Oh sometime, it will

I’m not one to stay inside one’s arms
I’m the kind who loves the love that’s gone
Begs for flight like the night begs for dawn
The road’s where I belong

Ooh ooh ooh ooh, the road’s where I belong
Ooh ooh ooh ooh, the road’s where I belong