Dialogue: We’re Through

Dialogue: We’re Through
Words & Music by M.T. Bass
© 2007 Electron Alley Music
Lead Vocals: Mudcat
Backup Vocals: Lola, Swan

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I gotta look back, I gotta ask why
Forty-eight frames of your precious time
Are too much to ask for free
Sitting in the dark in the cineplex
The magic of the moment our eyes first met
But you were blind and never saw me
A familiar voice in Dolby sound
But never a connection when I call your phone
The words I hear are only lines
Love expires as the credits roll
Light dies out when the curtains close
I wanted more than scripted lives

I’ve got one thing to say to you
Remember what we came to do
The lies that we told came true
You’ve made it now and we’re through

Two thousand miles from a Texas town
Red carpet strolls and Versace gowns
Seduced you away from me
A soulless little yellow man
Offers absolution for a million sins
And promises to set you free
But you hide behind an entourage
Imprisoned by a magazine image
Of a glossy, public pose
Hiding out in the paparazzi pack
Feasting on you through their looking glass
I wait here in the cold.

I’ve got one thing to say to you
Remember what we came to do
The lies that we told came true
I’ve made it now and we’re through

A ‘Vette dust storm through the desert heat
The windshield is our silver screen
We flee the beast into the night
Neon splattered on the valley floor
Like the glow of crime scene luminal
In the CSI’s UV light
A hundred miles an hour into the final scene
Wind swallows up our dialogue screams
The slug line never looks back
They’ll find you in my tight embrace
Like the dreams we had in younger days
We are the stars in the final act

I’ve got one thing to say to you
Remember what we came to do
The lies that we told came true
We’ve made it now and we’re through

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