So you go and you stand on your own, and you leave on your own, and you go home, and you cry, and you want to die

From the Washington Post and VH1’s poll of the greatest lyrics of all-time in Britain. Number two.

“So you go and you stand on your own, and you leave on your own, and you go home, and you cry, and you want to die”

Song: How Soon is Now

Artist: The Smiths

Album: Hatful Of Hollow

Year: 1984

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5 responses to “So you go and you stand on your own, and you leave on your own, and you go home, and you cry, and you want to die

  1. lovely lyrics….love moz

  2. Truly one of the great lines.

  3. I need a cool cash, i don’t want to rely on any body for money again. It is time i begin to make my own cash.

  4. Still holds true. A timeless line. WEEEEEE, kill me.

  5. Thank you for helping me find a song i haven’t heard in too long

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