This Time

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The Smashing Pumpkins are an American alternative rock band from Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1988. Formed by frontman Billy Corgan (lead vocals, lead guitar) and James Iha (rhythm guitar), the band has included Jimmy Chamberlin (drums), D'arcy Wretzky (bass guitar), Melissa Auf der Maur (bass guitar), and currently includes Mike Byrne (drums), Nicole Fiorentino (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Jeff Schroeder (rhythm guitar) among its membership. more »

This time I need to know 
I really must be told 
If it's over 
It's up to you  you know 
The things you want to hold 
Are in pieces 

Crashing down 
Crashing down again 
Crashing down 
Crashing down  my friends 

I've got to move it on 
I've got to sing my song 
While I still can 
Dispatch the last alarms 
Hand out the last few charms 
There's no surprises 

Only love  yeah 
Only love can win 
Crashing down 
Crashing down, my friends 

This time I need to know 
I really must be told 
That it's over 
I've lived my life alone 
My every step foretold 
To never linger 
And yet it haunts me so 
What we are letting go 
Our spell is broken 

Crashing down 
Crashing down, my friends 
Crashing down 
Crashing down again 
Only love, yeah 
Only love will be enough 
Yeah, only love will win 

For every chemical 
You trade a piece of your soul 
With no return 
And who you think you know 
Doesn't know you at all 
Their drain is needless 

Someday we'll wave hello 
And wish we'd never waved goodbye 
To this romance 
We'll drink up every line 
And shoot up every word 
Till there's no more 

Crashing down 
Crashing down, my friends 
Only love 
Only love can win 

So cry these tears 
We'll cry as all 
We've held so long to fall apart 
As the curtain falls 
We bid you all goodnight


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