It's five o'clock this morning and the sun is on the rise
There's frosting on the windowpane and sorrow in your eyes
The stars are fading quietly, the night is nearly gone
And so you turn away from me, and tears begin to come.
(CHORUS) And it's goodbye, again
I'm sorry to be leaving you
As if you didn't know
It's goodbye, again
And I wish you could tell me
Why do we always fight when I have to go?
It seems a shame to leave you now, you lay so soft and warm
I long to lay me down again and hold you in my arms
I long to wipe the tears away and bring you back the smile
But other voices beckon me and for a little while...
Have to go and see some friends of mine
Some that I don't know
Some who aren't familiar with my name
It's something that's inside of me
Not hard to understand
If anyone will listen to me sing
And if your hours are empty now, then who I am to blame?
You think if I were always here, our love would be the same
But as it is the time we have is worth the time alone
And lying by your side the greatest peace I've ever known.