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Here's my analogy
I'm to you as you're to me
So I just can't understand
why this is for the best

The possibilities
You'd have to take the chance to see, but
I'm not convincing
so I'm failing one more test

But I'll boldly go
to another lonely low,
and I'll try to keep my distance.
I'll try not to let it show
that I'm still all in
even though I said I'd fold
Prayin' time will take its toll on me, on me
I can't begin to see
the future or my destiny
but that's how life's supposed to be
You only do or die
I know that there are risks to take
I know that there are hearts to break
But weight the odds now, what's at stake
You don't know 'till you try

But I'll boldly go
to another lonely low,
and I'll try to keep my distance.
I'll try not to let it show
that I'm still all in
even though I said I'd fold
Prayin' time will take its toll on me, on me
Yeah I'll boldly go
to another lonely low,
and I'll try to keep my distance.
I'll try not to let it show
that I'm still all in
even though I said I'd fold
Prayin' time will take its toll on me, on me


BACK TO ME

Another day goes by and I’m wondering what went wrong
Another day inside double checking that you’re still gone
And then the sun goes down at night
and you’re still on my mind
and now I’m crying in the car to a top-40 pop song

And it goes,
“My baby’s coming back to me!
My baby’s coming back to me!
My baby’s coming back to me!
Coming back to me!
Coming back to me!
Coming back to me!”

Another year goes by and I never really let it show
You know the more I try, the less I wanna let you go
And then the crowd starts counting down
and you’re still not around
and now I’m crying at the party to whatever’s on the radio

‘Cause it goes,
“My baby’s coming back to me!
My baby’s coming back to me!
My baby’s coming back to me!
Coming back to me!
Coming back to me!
Coming back to me!”

Another damp dark room and I’m spilling my guts right out
about I love I knew that I’m learning to live without
If I could just start seeing straight
I would forget you every day
but I’m banging my guitar ‘cause I swear I’ll never know how

And I sing,
“My baby’s coming back to me!
My baby’s coming back to me!
My baby’s coming back to me!
Coming back to me!
Coming back to me!
Coming back to me!”


Boston

I don't care where you're coming from,
I'm never going back
You could beg and you could plead
but I wouldn't recommend that
The day has come to say my piece,
but calm and quiet I will keep
Your secret's mine, and I won't be the one
To try and raise the dead
So rest your worried head
Remember what I said
You chose to do the things you did back then
And this is just the end
My stranger, not my friend
No you are not my friend
I know, I know about the girls before
I know, I know what happened on my floor
So stay in Boston, babe, don't hold your breath
I already forgot we ever met


Competition

Competition
never was my strong point,
so just listen
to what I've got to say.
Cause I know and you know that
You and me could be something better,
but there's gotta be a better way.

I'm not looking to break up any weddings,
I'm just betting that the two of you won't stay.
'Cause I know and you know that
you and me just look good together,
but there's gotta be a better way.

I know we're just in the beginning,
but it's been feeling like the end.
I never had much luck at winning,
but I can't stand to lose again.

(Woooo)
You've got me now,
(Woooo)
you've got me now.

Hesitation's
been leading this to failure.
Should I be waiting
for you to make the play?
'Cause I know and you know that
it just comes down to now or never,
but there's got to be a better way.

This is it now,
I'm waiting for your answer,
but I'm not sure
exactly what you'll say.
But I know and you know that
I could be the one to stick with you forever,
through all our bad or better days.

And I've been staring at the ceiling
with this song stuck in my mind.
I've gotta know just what you're feeling,
'cause we're running out of time.

(Woooo)
You've got me now, you've got me now.
(Woooo)
You've got me now, you've got me now.

(Woooo) You've got me, you've got me,
didn't take you to long and you've got me!
(Woooo) You've got me, you've got me,
what more do you want,'cause you've got ME!
(Woooo) You've got me, you've got me,
didn't take you to long but you've got me!
(Woooo) You've got me, you've got me,
what more do you want, 'cause you've got ME!


Counting Down

Counting down the days for weeks.
Losing faith and losing sleep.
Giving up a part of me for you.
Leaving never felt so right.
Take a breath and shut my eyes.
Finally I realize it’s true.

I know what I have to do.
I know what I have to do.

I know someday, I’ll be okay,
and I won’t need you like I do.
And in the daylight, I’ll be alright,
and I won’t need to lean on you,
‘cause I did what I had to do.
I did what I had to do.

Break my back to hold you up,
every day still not enough,
try and try and just get nothing new.
Hang my head down to the floor.
I stay quiet, you ignore.
Take, and take, and take some more for you.

I know what I have to do.
I know what I have to do.

I know someday, I’ll be okay,
and I won’t need you like I do.
And in the daylight, I’ll be alright,
and I won’t need to lean on you,
‘cause I did what I had to do.
I did what I had to do.

I know someday, I’ll be okay,
and I won’t need you like I do.
And in the daylight, I’ll be alright,
and I won’t need to lean on you.
Yeah, I was broken, now I’m new, ‘
cause I did what I had to do.
I did what I had to do.


Daybreak

Well the day breaks
and I play dead
cause I can't fake
that my empty bed
isn't lonely in the mornings without you

and I'm back where
I was before
and the game's fair
if you're keeping score
but we aren't, are we...

Slowly
my doubts begin to surface
So tell me
if all of this is worth it

but I like
what I've found
keep me around

and the day's short
so I drive fast
and I've long since
forgot my past
but something's
got me hesitating now

but I'll stay here
and I'll stay still
and I'll stay with you
if you say you will
let me rest my tired head next to yours

and I'm missing
what I never had
second guessing
what my insticts said
when they told me
I've got nothing to fear.

cause I don't.
and I won't.
I wish you were here.


December

December skies remind me
of all the things I put behind me.
Can't fight back all those memories anymore.

But I'll face the facts, stay calm, relax.
Take a breath and let this feeling pass.

Tonight is the night
everything feels like it's okay again.
Tonight is the night
we'll put back the past and face this as friends.
Everyone's happy
just be talking,
forgetting what we fought about.
Can you hear me?
Can you hear me?

I'm writing this note
to let you know I'm still around.
I'm tired of avoiding what happened
and hating you for it.

I want to do better.
I want to feel better.
I want it to be the way it was.

Tonight is the night
everything feels like it's okay again.
Tonight is the night
we'll put back the past and face this as friends.
Everyone's happy
just be talking,
forgetting what we fought about.
Can you hear me?
Can you hear me?

The way it was
before we were.
Before I loved your every word.
Before I looked into your eyes.
And back before I realized
that everything I'd ever need
was standing right in front of me,
and somehow I just let that moment pass.

Tonight is the night
everything feels like it's okay again.
Tonight is the night
everything feels like it's okay again.

Can you hear me?
Can you hear me?

Tonight is the night
everything feels like it's okay again.
Tonight is the night
we'll put back the past and face this as friends.
Everyone's happy
just be talking,
forgetting what we fought about.


The Disappearing Act

Many many weeks
And I'm still sleeping on my own
Waking to the whispers of the night
And I'm finding out the secrets
That I wish I'd never known
Keep me at a distance, I'm alright

But I'm lying to keep me afloat
And I'm trying to keep my eyes closed
Soon the dark will be gone
And the right won't feel wrong
But I'm dying to know where you go, oh

Many many times
I've wrestled thoughts of giving up
Swear I'd give it all to you tonight
But I've been told by many
Not to trust the one you love
Keep them at a distance. Yes, thats right

But I'm lying to keep me afloat
And I'm trying to keep my eyes closed
Soon the dark will be gone
And the right wont feel wrong
But I'm dying to know where you go, oh

So I'm lying to keep me afloat
And I'm trying to keep my eyes closed
Soon the dark will be gone
And the right wont feel wrong
But I'm dying to know where you go

Where you go, where you go


Don't Go

Lately when I wake up all the numbers on my clock are new to me.
I've got to get more sleep.

I stay up late nights wasting my time
planning out how I can make you see
just what you really need.

A stomach full of worry never got me very far,
I'll drive out my frustration in this godforsaken car.
Somewhere deep inside of me
I know that you were part of the problem,
but I still want you.
No, don't go.

I know it's not healthy but I'm kind of getting used to being sick.
They don't make cures for this.

I'll always be your backup plan.
Silver medal, though I ran
the hardest and the farthest of them all.

A stomach full of worry never got me very far,
so I'll drive out my frustration in this godforsaken car.
Somewhere deep inside of me
I know that you were part of the problem,
but I still want you.
No, don't go.

And I can always count on you to count me out.
Another broken heart that I could do without.
I know I'll never be the one that you adore,
so I'll turn around
and stand my ground
and settle down
and settle for

A stomach full of worry. Never got me very far,
so I'll drive out my frustration in this godforsaken car.
Somewhere deep inside of me
I know that you were part of the problem,
but I still want you.

So don't go.
Don't go.
Don't go.


The End

Boy, you make it easy to forget we ever met
All this talk of keepin' touch, there's been no talkin' yet
So tell me when you're ready, man, and I'll call you my friend
But I don't mind
Calling this the end

Boy, you make it easy for a girl to lose her head
Losing sleep, and losing time, hey, losers never win
So shake my hand, call it a tie, and I'll call you my friend,
But I don't mind
Calling this the end

Boy, you make it easy for a memory to bend
Fact and fiction fading into one confusing blend
So I'll remember good things now, and I'll call you my friend
But I don't mind
Calling this the end

There are people who have changed my life
And there are people I have left behind
If you ain't up to it, I'll let it die
But it's up to you
to change my mind

Boy, you've got it easy, leaving, starting over fresh
Abandoning beginnings that you brought to life and left
So pack your bags and say goodbye, and call me sometime, friend
'Cause I don't mind
Calling this the end

The End.


The Fall

We used to make such a great team
But I was looking for love and we were eighteen
I didn’t know what I wanted, but I wanted you
We spent that summer in daydreams
I know that some days they weren’t what they seemed
But I still believed in the things that we did in your room

You used to make such a big deal
Said I was taking my chances on the unreal
But I had nothing to say, and I had nothing to lose
We spent that night on your back porch
Kickin’ the dirt at our feet, we said our last words
I didn’t know what you wanted, but I wanted you

When you’re young, it’s so easy
‘Til reality calls
It’s a new kind of letdown
It’s the rise and the fall
Every love is the first time
‘Til the crack in the wall
It’s a new kind of letdown
It’s the rise and the fall

We used to make such a great team
But I was looking for love and we were eighteen
You didn’t know what you wanted, and I wanted you

When you’re young, it’s so easy
‘Til reality calls
It’s a new kind of letdown
It’s the rise and the fall
When you’re young, it’s so easy
‘Til the crack in the wall
It’s a new kind of letdown
It’s the rise and the fall


Fingers Crossed

Waiting for something
But I don't know what I want
Searching for reasons, babe
Reasons to carry on

I got my fingers crossed
And my hopes are high
So I'll try to stay calm
Try to stay dry

Jumpin' from place to place
With a plan so out of range
Nothing I can do to save me
And nothing I can change.

I got my fingers crossed
And my hopes are high
So I'll try to stay calm
Try to stay dry

Wake up and shake off sleep
'Cause there's work to do today
I need time, I need direction
I need something to say.

I got my fingers crossed
And my hopes are high
So I'll try to stay calm
Try to stay dry

Try to stay dry
I don't know why
I let you into my life
Into my heart
Into my bones
Into my mind
I don't know why
I let you into my life
Into my heart
Into my bones
Into my mind.


From You To Me

I don't know why
I'm afraid to fly
Back to my home
Where I know I'll be alright

I never could quite say
How you made me feel
The way you always did
But kid, I'd never treat you right

And I don't know where you are
And although I've come so far
I can't say that life without you isn't hard
And I don't know where to go
Please don't say "I told you so"
When I tell you I still miss you in the dark

I guess I'll always miss you in the dark.

I'll say goodbye
To the memories
And the lies I always told
I'm getting older every day

If I could, I'd take it back
But the past is just the past
With you and me,
It doesn't matter what I say

And I don't know where you are
And although I've come so far
I can't say that life without you isn't hard
And I don't know where to go
Please don't say "I told you so"
When I tell you I still miss you in the dark

I guess I'll always miss you...

In the dark
We were all we'd ever be
I was you and you were me
Crashing deeper to the bottom of the sea
Where we still lie
And if I fall out of the sky
I won't dare to wonder why
'Cause baby, I deserve to die.


Ghost Stories

I slept on the futon and listened to sounds in the silence
I left when the day broke and walked through the city alone
I looked for a towel, forgot mine when I left Virginia
The snow in my boots was much warmer than you
And I just wanted to go home
Go home
Home

Through layers and layers of blankets, I felt my heart beating
We left in the afternoon, headed down I-95
Directions in notebooks and ice on the roads slowed our progress
Got lost in New York, but the view from the bridge,
It was beautiful that night
All those lights
Those lights

A couple hotel rooms and coffee shops later, I found you
Telling your secrets and ghost stories soft in the dark
When you fell asleep, quiet in the backseat, I remembered why I loved you
And my brother drove on while I wrote you a song in my mind
It wasn't the first time
It wasn't the first time


Giving Up

This is how it all starts
We begin with a weak plan
This is how I fall apart
I think it’s just the way I am
This is where I hold on
Hoping something good’ll come from the mess
And this is where it goes wrong
So I shrug and say I gave it my best

And I know that you know that I don’t believe in love anyway
And I know that you know that I don’t believe a word that I say
The build up and let down, it’s all for what?
I wake up and break down
I’m giving up
I’m giving up

Stare into the black night
Like staring at a brick wall
Waking up a thousand times
But never waking up at all
Sleeping in a spare bed
Just a room away from all that I want
Trying hard just to make sense
Trying harder just to try to move on

And I know that you know that I don’t believe in love anyway
And I know that you know that I don’t believe a word that I say
The build up and let down, it’s all for what?
I wake up and break down
I’m giving up
I’m giving up

It’s the last time
It’s the last shot
It’s the goodbye
This is all I’ve got

And I know that you know that I don’t believe in love anyway
And I know that you know that I don’t believe a word that I say
The build up and let down, it’s all for what?
I wake up and break down
I’m giving up
I’m giving up


Golden Coast

Maybe it's okay to want this
Maybe it's okay to never know
Maybe it's time to be honest
Maybe it's okay to just let go

Just let go, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
Just let go, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

Maybe it's okay to hate this
Or maybe it's okay to hold it close
Maybe the silence will save it
Maybe it's okay to just let go

Just let go, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
Just let go, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

I second guess
Forgot my name so long ago
I'm headed West
I'll find it on that golden coast
My heavy head can't handle much more of this cold
I'm headed West
I'm headed home

Maybe it's fine to forget this
Maybe it's alright to take it slow
Maybe I'll live to regret this
Oh, no, no
Maybe it's okay to just let go

Just let go, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh
Just let go, oh-oh, oh-oh, oh-oh

I second guess
Forgot my name so long ago
I'm headed West
I'll find it on that golden coast
My heavy head can't handle much more of this cold
I'm headed West
I'm headed home
I'm headed home, headed home
I'm headed home, headed home


Good Way

I could stick around for a minute more
Take a little time walking out that door
But I know it wouldn't be alright
Every other day that I let it slide
Is just another reason that my tongue is tied
Cause I know I can't make it right

There's never a good way to say good bye
There's never a right way to change your mind
There's never a good way, never a good time
Never a good way to say, to say good bye
So just say good bye

I could be the hero, give it one more shot
Tell you that I'm comin' when I know I'm not
So it goes, I'll never be alright
We could take a second, we could give it time
We could just pretend there's nothing on my mind
But I know it wouldn't make it right

There's never a good way to say good bye
There's never a right way to change your mind
There's never a good way, never a good time
Never a good way to say, to say good bye
So just say good bye

A mouth full of bullets I just can't bite
I'm still pulling at my own knife
I should know better but I'm up all night again

I could stick around for a minute more
Take a little time walking out that door
But I know it wouldn't be alright

There's never a good way to say good bye
There's never a right way to change your mind
There's never a good way, never a good time
Never a good way to say, to say good bye
So just say good bye


Here Comes Morning

Here comes morning, will you remember what we had?
Will you look at me the same way as before?

Here comes nothing short of feeling like I failed
Took a chance, I don't take chances anymore

How am I supposed to pass this off like you have done so easily?
How am I supposed to figure out what you're about anyway?

I am falling faster every second that I'm here with you
Can't walk away
I am running faster than and farther than I ever could
Still can't get away

Next time, if there is a next time anyway
Maybe I won't fall for what you'll say

Here comes next time, I question every move you make
My heart's pounding and I wonder why I stay

How am I supposed to pass it off like you have done so easily?
How am I supposed to figure out what you're about anyway?

I am falling faster every second that I'm here with you
Can't walk away
I am running faster than and farther than I ever could
Still can't get away

I am falling
I am falling
I am falling
I am falling

I am falling faster every second that I'm here with you
Can't walk away
I am running faster than and farther than I ever could
Still can't get away


Here's The Plan

I want to walk in the cold
with your arm on my shoulder,

stay here forever,
and never get older.
Laugh at eachother

for things that we've said
in the past and the present.
And what lies ahead.

I want to wake up beside you,
stay half asleep,
get lost in the covers, and
forever be
in a fine state of mind
with our bodies intwined,
and the passage of time
won't matter anymore.
Anymore.

So here is a song
that I wrote on a good day.
I hate to make you sad
with all the bad ones
that I play.
You know, even though
that I sometimes get angry,
I'm really just crazy.
So tell me that maybe

I want to wake up beside you,
stay half asleep,
get lost in the covers, and
forever be
in a fine state of mind
with our bodies intwined,
and the passage of time
won't matter anymore.
Anymore.

I could make you pancakes in the morning.
I promise you that this time I'll have eggs.
Please forgive me thinking you're adorable.
Maybe we should spend the day in bed.

I want to wake up beside you,
stay half asleep,
get lost in the covers, and
forever be
in a fine state of mind
with our bodies intwined,
and the passage of time
won't matter anymore.
Anymore.


Hole In Your Heart

Summer heat soaked through the sheets
and kept me up all night
You stayed so quiet there next to me,
I held myself and tried
To get a grip and make some sense
of the distance in between
The promise of a future
that I ain’t ever seen

Though taking time is wasting time,
I gave you what you asked
I held you tight for one more night,
as long as you could last
But staring at the ceiling,
I knew it was a lie
You said you’d always love me,
but you didn’t even try to fix

The hole in your heart,
the hole in your heart
I should’ve known,
should’ve seen from the start
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart

People grow and people change,
it’s just a fact of life
But don’t you find it kind of strange
it happened overnight?
See, I’m the kind of person
who waits right through the rain
Guess you’re the kind of person
who runs and hides and blames it on

The hole in your heart,
the hole in your heart
I should’ve known, should’ve seen from the start
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart

Oh love, Now I know the reason why you go, love
Nothing wrong with leaving when there’s no love
Left inside your empty chest
But like you said it, no regrets
So what did I expect from the

Hole in your heart,
the hole in your heart
I should’ve known,
should’ve seen from the start
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart
Maybe it’s the hole in your heart


How To Be Alone

Early morning hours got me dreaming of your face
And I can’t sleep much longer without you here
Waking up and tossing, turning
Telling myself this is learning
How to be alone this year

And all my friends say I’m doing so well
I’m being so brave,
as far as anyone can tell, I’m fine
I miss you all the time
I’m fine
I miss you all the time

I can’t help but wonder what I did to make you go
I guess they say all good things gotta end
And I can only hope that I can make it on my own
Back to where I started from again

And all the books say I’m doing it right
But on the long days,
the books don’t hold me quite as tight. It’s fine
I just miss you all the time
It’s fine, I miss you all the time
All the time
All the time
All the time

Yeah I’m tired of being angry
And I’m tired of being strong
And I’m tired of being treated
Like it’s me who did you wrong
Like a knife into my back
Can’t forget that kind of hurt
Do you think about the past
Or are your memories a blur?
‘Cause it’s almost been a year
I still think about that day
How I let you disappear
How you let me get away
No, I’ll never understand the things
That you could never say
Never say
It’s fine
Yeah it’s fine

I miss you all the time, all the time
All the time
All the time
All the time (repeat)


I Don't Want To Be Here

Every time I think I'm feeling better,
I feel better off alone.
I'm better off alone.

Every time I go out thinking,
"this could be the night",
I change my tone.
I'm better off at home.

I'm better off alone.
I'm better off at home.

'Cause I don't want to be here.
I don't want to see you
have the time of your life,
the time of your life.
And I just want to let go,
but you had me from the get go.
Have the time of your life,
the time of your life without me.

Every time I feel like giving up
you always seem to change my mind.
It happens every time.

And every time I think we're going forward
we start going in rewind.
It happens every time.

It happens every time.
And so I'll change my mind.

I don't want to be here.
I don't want to see you
have the time of your life,
the time of your life.
And I just want to let go,
but you had me from the get go.
Have the time of your life,
the time of your life without me.

Without me.
Without me.
The time of your life without me.


I Had To Do It

If I had another choice, I'd make it in a second
If I had a second chance, I'd take it from the start
If my heavy heart were strong enough
I'd stay and let you keep it
But to know you is to love you
And I don't want to love you anymore

It's selfish and I'm sorry but you know I had to do it
And I'll miss you every second but you know it's for the best
If my weary heart were well enough
I'd stay and let you keep it
But to know you is to love you
And I don't want to love you anymore

I'm doing better now
I know you'll be ok without me
I'm doing better now
I know you'll be ok without me
I'm doing better now
I know you'll be ok without me 'round

You know I never meant to go and throw away a future
I guess I can't expect to ever hear from you again
If my broken heart were brave enough
I'd stay and let you keep it
But to know you is to love you
And I don't want to love you anymore

I don't want to love you anymore
I don't want to love you anymore

I'm doing better now
I know you'll be ok without me
I'm doing better now
I know you'll be ok without me
I'm doing better now
I know you'll be ok without me 'round

If I had another choice, I'd make it in a second
If I had a second chance, I'd take it from the start
If my heavy heart were strong enough
I'd stay and let you keep it
But to know you is to love you
And I don't want to love you anymore

I don't want to love you anymore
I don't want to love you anymore


I Was An Island

I was an island before you came along,
Put your boat in my sand, your hand in my hand,
Your heart in my songs.

I was a fighter, and I was so brave.
But I lowered my sword when you held me and swore
You'd stay, stay, stay oh

I can't do this alone anymore
'Cause I'm no good on my own anymore
What did I do to deserve this?
What did you do to me?
Baby, come back.
You know I don't want to be free.

I was a rebel, but I had a cause,
'Til you came to town, pushed me around,
And showed me what love was

I was a wolf, dear, apart from the pack
But you answered my cries in the dead of the night
And told me that you had my back, oh

I can't do this alone anymore
'Cause I'm no good on my own anymore
What did I do to deserve this?
What did you do to me?
Baby, come back.
You know I don't want to be free.


I'll Be Okay

There's something endearing
About this empty room
The sun's in my eyes now
It's a quarter past two
And I've got my guitar
And you've got your space
So I'm stuck in this place
I'm stuck in this place

I kind of don't mind it
But I'm losing my mind
I'll put off what's important
If it'll buy me some time
Time to get braver
Time to postpone
That evident failure
I can't seem to disown
And I'm still alone
Yeah, I'm still alone

Will you take me home?

The day is not over
But I'm still in my bed
Cause sleep is the answer
To the questions that float in my head
And I am not sober
And I am not well
I thought you could tell
Yeah, you never could tell

I've nothing put patience
And nothing to lose
Cause you've given me nothing
In the time that it takes you to choose
There's no excuse now
For making mistakes
It's time to grow up
Face the choices you make
You take and you take
And I'm starting to break
But I'll be okay

I'll be okay


I'm Ready

Hey, you feelin' something?
I say I'm all for jumping
off this cliff. Yeah, this is it,
or could be, anyway.

Hey, don't act suprised.
I say let's take the dive
off this cliff. Yeah, this is it,
or could be, anyway.

I'm ready if you're ready.
Well, I'm ready, are you ready?
'Cause my heart is breaking
while you're taking your time.
No telling where we're going,
but I'm going if you're going.
Just tell me, baby,
am I wasting my time?

So, you're far away and
I make it through the day, but
head on my pillow
and I'm missing you to death.

Dreams can't get me close
to you and neither can the coast.
These beaches are no remedy
for missing you to death.

I'm ready if you're ready.
Well, I'm ready, are you ready?
'Cause my heart is breaking
while you're taking your time.
No telling where we're going,
but I'm going if you're going.
Just tell me, baby,
am I wasting my time?

And if you go
then let me know,
'cause I'll be right behind you. Now
is not the time to change your mind.
Are you in or are you out?

Say yes.

I'm ready if you're ready.
Well, I'm ready, are you ready?
'Cause my heart is breaking
while you're taking your time.
No telling where we're going,
but I'm going if you're going,
and I'm fine with waiting
while you're taking your time.


July 25, 2007

I woke up at seven
Rode the bus until eleven
Called ex-lovers, and my brother
Hoping someone was awake
Circled around the campus
In a t-shirt and pajamas
As I stared out the window
And my heart began to break

But it's all good,
'Cause I'm no good
And believe me,
You don't need me.
It's a big world,
And I'm old news to you.

I started healing
Soon as I regained the feeling
In my fingers pressed so hard
Against that steel the night before
I wrote another love song
But my heart, it wouldn't sing along
My head agreed, I didn't need
To try and right the wrongs

But it's all good,
'Cause I'm no good
And believe me,
You don't need me.
It's a big world,
And I'm old news to you.

I woke up at seven
Rode the bust until eleven
Called ex-lovers, and my brother,
Hoping someone was awake


Let Me Go

Stranded in my dark apartment
My heart can't fight the fire you started
A war between the best of us
But I'll look up if you look up

We'll say our prayers and curse the sky
It always hurts to say goodbye
But all is for the best, you know
And I will go, so let me go

Let me go

My rusty strings will never make
The sounds I heard with you that day
The music running through our veins
A tune that I just can't explain

We'll clear our throats and sing along
There's nothing like a leaving song
But all is for the best, you know
And I will go, so let me go

Let me go

You were the one
I wanted more than you could give
You were the one
Who said we couldn't live like this
You were the one
Who made the plans before we landed

All is for the best, you know
So why won't you just let me go?

Let me go


Let's Leave

Well I never took a shortcut out
I don't know about you
And looking back is so damn hard
But I still manage to
And I'm quick to call you over
When I'd rather call you mine
So I'll meet you in the middle
I just a little time

These days are keeping me up at night
No way you're taking me down
Let's stay awake through the morning light
Let's leave this town

And you keep me for the lonely days
I swear to God it's true
I can't blame you 'cause I've done the same thing
Many times to you
There's a truth that we cannot deny
'Cause fate don't lie, my friend
You're the reason for my rise, my fall,
My beginning, and my end.

These days are keeping me up at night
No way you're taking me down
Let's stay awake through the morning light
Let's leave this town


Love & War

I always say I'm tired of fighting,
tired of writing about you.
I always promise that I'll know next time,
but I still waste my time on you.

So now you've proven that all my doubts were
just my instinct kicking in.
And all I've lost was time and effort,
but that sure ain't worth putting in.

And I can't handle
one more letdown,
one more breakdown,
one more fight.
I'm moving on towards
moving on and
you can't handle
that I'm still right.

I've done my part, so now it's your turn.
When will you learn it's just a game?
They say all is fair in love and war,
but when you play they seem the same.

So this is what it's all come down to?
I never thought it'd end like this.
It's just too bad I can't compete with
your temporary happiness.

And I can't handle
one more letdown,
one more breakdown,
one more fight.
I'm moving on towards
moving on and
you can't handle
that I'm still right.

I can't handle
one more letdown,
one more breakdown,
one more fight.
I'm moving on towards
moving on and
you can't handle
that I'm still right.

That I'm still right.
That I'm still right.
That I'm still right.
Yeah, I'm still right.


Making It Up

Am I making it up?
Was it all in my mind?
Were we ever in love?
Was it all just a lie?
Am I making it up?
Was it not what you said?
Was I never the one?
Was it all in my head?

Tell me you remember
Tell me you remember
The way you used to call me your own
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone

Am I making it up?
Was there something I missed?
Were we ever in love?
Did we ever exist?
Am I making it up?
Was it not what it seemed?
Am I making it up?
Was it all just a dream?

Tell me you remember
Tell me you remember
The way you used to call me your own
Tell me you remember
Tell me you remember
The way you used to say this was home
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone

Now that it’s over, is it all for the best?
(Now that it’s dead and done)
So quick to fall in love, so quick to forget
(I could be anyone)
Tell me you remember
(you let me go)
Tell me you remember
(a lonely ghost)
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone
Tell me that I’m making it up
And I’ll leave you alone
That’s it


Motorbike

Ever since December I've been down
Nervous when I see you come around
All this talk of you and me as friends
But I know you, you'll just break my heart again
I got a plan to get you outta my head

I wanna ride my motorbike
I wanna ride my motorbike
All summer long, all summer long
I wanna ride my motorbike
I wanna ride my motorbike
All summer long, all summer long

I could sit here staring at my hands
I could walk the streets just kicking cans
Save a million hours in my day
Time goes so slow since you went away
I got a plan to get you out of my head

I wanna ride my motorbike
I wanna ride my motorbike
All summer long, all summer long
I wanna ride my motorbike
I wanna ride my motorbike
All summer long, all summer long

Yeah, yeah yeah yeah

I wanna ride my motorbike
I wanna ride my motorbike
All summer long, all summer long
I wanna ride my motorbike
I wanna ride my motorbike
All summer long, all summer long


New Love

I heard you fell in love again
for the first time
And I heard you can't remember when
it felt so right

And you say you can't believe
you found it finally
And you whisper soft and sweet
The same old way you whispered it to me

I heard the stars shine brighter now
than they used to
And I heard the pieces fit so well
like they're supposed to

And you say you can't deny
the planets all aligned
And you're holding all you need
The same old way you held on tight to me

There's no love like new love
You're moving on and all I want is you, love
There's no love like new love
You're moving on and all I want is you, love
There's no love like new love
You're moving on and all I want is you, love
There's no love like new love
You're moving on and all I want is you, love


Nothing Left

It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
Fighting the feelings in my mind
Trying to see it from your side
It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
I'm wating for answers I won't get
I'm making excuses I'll regret

Stand closer, get nervous

It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
I think it's the endings that I hate
I think it's the changes in your face
It's not what I know anymore
It's not what I know anymore
I'm missing the bridges that you burned
You won't make me happy like we were

Stand closer, I can't do this
And I'm hopeless, and you're through

And when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
Yeah when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
There's nothing left of you
Nothing left of you

It's not what I want anymore
It's not what I want anymore
But you are the only thing I see
And this is the only thing I need

Stand closer, I can't do this
And I'm reckless, and you're through

And when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
Yeah when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
There's nothing left of you

Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left oh

And when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
Yeah when you're next to me
You get what's left of me
Why can't I get what's left of you?
Why can't I get what's left of you?
There's nothing left of you

Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you
Nothing left, nothing left of you


Number Six

This is to you.
How you always wanted to know what I was thinking.
To my phone bill,
and all those late night conversations.
To the number six,
because I had you on speed dial.
To my backyard
where we talked of broken hearts
and love that never was.

I remember
all those times you told me
that this would last forever.
I remember
all those times you told me
that this would never end.

This is to the radio.
How singing along made everything okay,
and our plans to run away.
And that time we felt complete because the
stars were out.
And how every song we heard
described exactly how we felt.

I remember
all those times you told me
that this would last forever.
I remember
all those times you told me
that this would never end.

This is to you
and all those nights I spent alone.
All those days I spent waiting to see you.
All those times you said you'd call.
This is to you.
And all those nights I spent alone.
All those days I spent waiting to see you.
All those times you said you'd call.

You never called


Oh Yeah See

I'm sinking deeper to the bottom of my mattress
Waiting for a sign from you, or something
I can't believe that I even had to ask this
What are you waiting for?

I believed in you more than you believed in you and me
We were meant to fall apart
Oh, yeah, see, I saw it from the start
So why do you still break my heart?

I had a dream
that you still liked to lay next to me
now and then, and we never stopped talking
I can't believe that you ruined such a good thing
What were you hoping for?

I believed in you more than you believed in you and me
We were meant to fall apart
Oh, yeah, see, I saw it from the start
So why do you still break my heart?

Break my heart
Break my heart
Break my heart

Yeah I believed in you more than you believed in you and me
We were meant to fall apart
Oh, yeah, see, I saw it from the start
So why do you still break my heart?

Break my heart
Break my heart
Break my heart
Break my heart
Break my heart
Break my heart


One Way Love

I want a one way love
None of this round trip stuff
I wanna laugh till we cry
I wanna hold on till we die
I want a one way love

I want a one way love
The kind that won't give up
I wanna hope, wanna trust
Wanna need, wanna lust
Yeah, I want a one way love

Yeaaaaaahhhhh
A one way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
A One way love

I want a one way love
The kind that gets back up
I wanna stand by your side
I wanna fight to survive
Oh, I want a one way love

I want a one way love
That sticks it out when times are tough
Yeah me and you, thick and thin, through and through
Oh, I want a one way love

Yeaaaaaahhhhh
A one way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
A One way love
Yeaaaaaahhhhh
A one way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
A One way love

Everybody leaves, and everybody needs
Space and time and room to breathe
All I ever wanted was a reason to believe
Is that so much to ask?
'Cause right goes wrong
And life goes on
And I still sing the same old song
Someone tell me something's gonna last

I want a one way love
I want a one way love
I wanna hope, wanna trust
Wanna need, wanna lust
Yeah, I want a one way love

Yeaaaaaahhhhh
A one way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
A One way love
Yeaaaaaahhhhh
A one way love
Yeaaaaahhhh
A One way love


Out Of This Alive

It's just a notch, a battle scar
It's just a crush, a broken heart
So walk it off, it's all for fun
Tough it out, bite your tongue

Say "I will make it out of this alive
I will make it out of this alive"

It's all we hear, it's all we say
The good advice, it's all the same
The world won't end, the sky won't burn
Stand up straight and live and learn

Say "I will make it out of this alive
I will make it out of this alive
I will make it out of this alive
I will make it out of this alive"


Over You

I wrote it out and I put it to rest
A couple years and I am balanced at best
But I see your pictures on the Internet
And I hate to admit that I'm just such a mess

I kept a diary, a way to get by
I bought a Telecaster, learned how to lie
But the shortest sentences are all I can write
And I hate to admit that I'm outta my mind

I, I can't get by
I don't know why
But out of the blue I'm kind of a wreck over you

They say it takes a lot of terrible days
Listen to records, they can ease that pain
I took the steps and I erased your name
And I hate to admit you still drive me insane

I, I can't get by
I don't know why
But out of the blue I'm kind of a wreck over you

Stare, stare, stare at your name on a screen
I always wonder if you're thinking of me
Stare, stare, stare at your name on a screen
I always wonder if you know I'm a wreck

I, I can't get by
I don't know why
But out of the blue I'm kind of a wreck over you

Now there's a special place inside of my heart
For all the quiet things you said in the dark
I'm always trying to forget that part
And I hate to admit that I still have the marks


Perfectly Alright

The truth, anything but,
would be pleasant right about now.
And this sharp pain in my gut
ain't so pleasant right about now.

Don't tell me what I still refuse to believe.
I'm perfectly alright in being naive.
I'm perfectly alright in being naive.
Don't tell me what I still refuse to accept.
I'll take this with arguments lodged in my chest.
I'm trying as hard as I can.
Yeah, I'm doing my best.

Your touch sends chills down my spine.
Not the good kind, not the good kind.
And these thoughts that race through my mind
aren't the good kind, not the good kind.

Don't tell me what I still refuse to believe.
I'm perfectly alright in being naive.
I'm perfectly alright in being naive.
Don't tell me what I still refuse to accept.
I'll take this with arguments lodged in my chest.
I'm trying as hard as I can.
Yeah, I'm doing my best.

I'll hang up this phone,
I don't want to hear your voice.
I'll hang up this phone,
I don't want to hear your voice anymore.
Hear your voice anymore.

Don't tell me what I still refuse to believe.
I'm perfectly alright in being naive.
I'm perfectly alright in being naive.
Don't tell me what I still refuse to accept.
I'll take this with arguments lodged in my chest.
I'm trying as hard as I can.
Yeah, I'm doing my best.

I'm doing my best.
I'm doing my best.
I'm doing my best.


Remember When

I used to know everything you wanted
I used to know everything you loved
But lately I am lost at sea

I used to feel all the things you told me
I used to feel all the ways you did
But lately I do not believe

So long ago you let me in
I’m no one now, but I remember when
Oh, I remember when

I used to know where you kept your secrets
I used to know where you kept your heart
But lately I am out of place
I used to feel every fight you fought
And I used to know every line you crossed
But lately I can’t even see your face

So long ago you let me in
I’m no one now, but I remember when
Oh, I remember when

I used to be everything you wanted
I used to be everything you loved
But lately I am lost at sea

So long ago you let me in
I’m no one now, but I remember when
Oh, I remember when

I used to know everything you wanted
I used to know everything you loved
But lately I am lost at sea


The Same

Is anybody never really over anyone?
Is anybody lying when they say they're having fun?
Does anybody feel like checking out and going home?
I can't be alone

Does anybody feel like kissing strangers when they're sad?
Does anybody wonder how it ever got this bad?
Does anybody wish that they could change the way they are?
It can't be that hard

I'm not lonely like I used to be
I get older and I notice things
We all got feelings that we can't explain
We're all a little bit the same

Is anybody sleeping? Is it just me wide awake?
Is anybody dreaming of the changes they would make?
Has anybody felt like they can't take it on their own
I can't be alone

I'm not waiting like I used to be
I get older and I notice things
We all got feelings that we can't explain
We're all a little bit the same

When it feels like a long shot
We've been there too
When it feels like you're all talk
We felt like you

Cause we all got feelings that we can't explain
Yeah, yeah, we're all a little bit the same


Say What You Mean

Another night I’m sleeping on a dirty floor again
I’m howling at the moon until the morning light pours in
And I am halfway dreaming halfway trying to find a pen
‘Cause suddenly I’m lonelier than I have ever been

Another night ignoring all the things we’re doing wrong
I hate to say I like the way you love to lead me on
You promise that you’re serious and take me by the hand
And I could try and fight it but I wouldn’t stand a chance
‘Cause I know where I’ve been, how the story always ends
Another night, I’m giving in again

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
If I’m what you need
Say what you mean

Another night is over and we stumble in the street
Staring at the sidewalk and I’m studying my feet
Drunk and on the verge of something, you decide to go
And I am standing quiet in a place I’ve come to know
And I’m still where I’ve been, where the story always ends
Another night, I’m giving up again

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
If I’m what you need
Say what you mean

I'm too young to give a fuck and too old not to care
I’m fine with having fun but this is just unfair

Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
Don’t let me down
Just hear me out
If I’m what you need
Say what you mean
Say what you mean
Say what you mean
Say what you mean
Say what you mean


Song of Hope

You're lying to yourself if you say you don't like the games,
'cause I noticed all the smiles that you've been sneaking.
And I'm analyzing simple things. I guess I'm just afraid,
but my friends all say I'm really over-thinking.

'Cause everything I know
has gone out the window,
and I'll re-learn how to cope,
through one more song of hope.

If this is how it's gonna go, I tell you what, I'll let you know
when I get back, 'cause as for now I'm leaving.
Another day, another night, another chance to make this right.
I can't believe you've got me still believing.

'Cause everything I know
has gone out the window,
and I'll re-learn how to cope,
with one more song of hope.

And you know how I feel
'cause it's all on my sleeve,
but I'm not gonna beg.
If you leave, then you leave.
But it's killing me
silently,
sitting here.
Swear that it's over.
It's over.

It's over.


The Sound

I'm a sucker
for an aching heart
Gotta suffer
for the sake of art
And I want you
cause you make it hard
I want you
cause you make it hard
It's a pattern
I've always found
I get messed up,
I write it down
I like the hurt
cause I like the sound
I like the sound

I am taken
with the bitter end
And the breaking,
the way we mend
And I want you,
I just can't pretend
I want you,
we could just pretend
This spiral
I'm headed around
won't mess me up,
won't get me down
And I like the hurt
cause I like the sound
I like the sound

I like the sound


Stay Right Now

I've got a knack for moving forward, a history of not
A permanent solution that I've found but haven't got
A face against my fingertips, a feeling I have learned
'Cause a lifetime full of liars taught me
I don't ever get what I deserve

So I'm staring to the silence and wearing just a smile
I'll take what you will give me, be it inches, be it miles
'Cause I'm here for the duration, the frustration, and the trial
I'm not leaving in the morning
Even though I know you're leaving in a while

It's okay
And I'm fine
There's no way
And no time
So just stay
For right now
Right now

The days are passing slowly, and I'm still on my own
But with this unfamiliar feeling, suddenly I'm not alone
And I'm missing all that emptiness that got me through my teens
If you don't mind me being honest
I just don't know what that means

And for the first time in my life, I can't sing what's on my tongue
'Cause it's scary when I say it, or when you say it, or when I hear it
Sung by all those people who have felt what I can't hide
No solution to this problem
So just listen to me now and don't decide

It's okay
And I'm fine
There's no way
And no time
So just stay
For right now
Right now


Take You Back

Well, the TV’s turned to static
And I’m still in bed with you
And sometimes I think I’ve had it
But I’m still in bed with you
And it’s true, I shouldn’t be here anymore
But I don’t really care about that now

All the days that I spend trying
To find out what I’ve done wrong
Somehow seem to be forgotten
When I write myself a song
To remind me why I started this whole thing
So I’ll sing, and I’ll wing it once again

I still find comfort in the comfort
Familiarity has got me bad
So I’ll expect you on my doorstep, darling
And I will probably take you back

And so many times repeated
Trace my steps back to the start
‘Cause I’ve memorized my lines now
You could shoot me through the heart
To protect me from doing what I might regret
But won’t, baby, don’t, just be my sin

And I’m not afraid of endings
I sense no impending doom
‘Cause although you say it’s over
We are still just me and you, through and through
Two kids without a sense of self control
Just the goal of giving in

I still find comfort in the comfort
Familiarity has got me bad
So I’ll expect you on my doorstep, darling
And I will probably take you back

I will probably take you back
I will probably take you back


Try To Understand

Well I'm sitting here in silence
and I'm feeling so discouraged.
'Cause I only want to call you,
but I just don't have the courage.

And it seems like only yesterday,
things were going fine.
It's funny how our lives can change
in only seconds time.

And I know I'll miss the bad jokes,
and the way you never called.
I know I'll miss the way your TV glowed blue on the wall
as we lay there in the darkness.
Try to understand it all.
Understand it all.
Couldn't understand at all.

I'm sorry that I never could
quite say this to your face.
Always hiding behind melody lines,
hooks that keep me safe.

And I know this may be catchy
but I know you can't relate,
so what's possible's impossible,
and that I won't debate.

But I know I'll miss the bad jokes,
and the way you never called.
I know I'll miss the way your TV glowed blue on the wall
as we lay there in the darkness.
Try to understand it all.
Understand it all.
Couldn't understand at all.

So don't take this the wrong way.
This is nothing like the past.
I'm fine and I am okay
with the fact that this won't last.
And I'll try to fix my problem,
sorry I was so afraid
of what could've been,
what should've been,
oh what a mess I've made...

'Cause I know I'll miss the bad jokes,
and the way you never called.
I know I'll miss the way your TV glowed blue on the wall
as we lay there in the darkness.
Try to understand it all.
Understand it all.
Couldn't understand at all.


Wait For Me

I forgot what it felt like
To feel so alive
I'm packing my suitcase
and changing my mind
I forgot what it's like to look the things you want
right between the eyes
It's never been so hard to say goodbye

I'm back to the basics
and waiting for signs
I'm praying for patience
and falling behind
It's not the way I’m meant to be
it’s just how I'm designed
I get so tired of running out of time

I'm missing out on all the places I could go
The people I could know, the nights so not alone
We'll never make it and it wasn't meant to be
But I’ll wait if you'll wait for me

I'm trying to remember
your face in my hands
I wanted adventure,
you met my demands
I told myself that the day I left
I want it but I can't
I fell for something far away again

I guess that it's pointless,
but I mean what I say
I never expected
through all of this time
that I could be okay
Yeah, all the things you do to me,
the promise and the pain
I wish with all my heart that I could stay

I'm missing out on all the places I could go
The people I could know, the nights so not alone
We'll never make it and it wasn't meant to be
But I’ll wait if you'll wait for me

I forgot what it felt like
To feel so alive
I'm packing my suitcase
and changing my mind
I forgot what it's like to look the things you want
right between the eyes
And say goodbye
Goodbye
Goodbye
Goodbye

I'm missing out on all the places I could go
The people I could know, the nights so not alone
We'll never make it and it wasn't meant to be
But I’ll wait if you'll wait for me
Yeah, I'll wait if you'll wait for me


What I Need

I've got plans to make,
but planning might be risky
I've got time to waste
if you will waste it with me
And I know I dont know you well
But this could be good I can tell

So won't you keep me
company please?

Lately I've been spending my time
under the covers
wishing you were hiding with me,
wash away the world
'Cause nothing that I've ever felt
compares to what is happening now
Maybe I am crazy,
but I'd like to be your girl

So strange to finally
feel like what I need is there

And I'm no longer scared
And all my inhibitions vanish into the night air
And you and me will be what we will be
But only time will tell so I guess we'll see

Twenty years is long to wait
I've battled broken hearts,
I'm great at being really independent,
but its not as fun as
Sharing songs and sharing thoughts
And making out in parking lots
And being so inspired by
the things that we could do

So keep me by your side,
I'll stick with you, I swear

Cause I'm no longer scared
And all my inhibitions vanish into the night air
And you and me will be what we will be
But only time will tell so I guess we'll see

And all the problems we have to endure
I've been through all kinds of problems before
And these are nothing at all I assure you
The good outweighs the bad, times a million yeah!

I don't care, 'cause I'm no longer scared
And all my inhibitions vanish into the night air
And you and me will be what we will be
But only time will tell so I guess we'll see

Only time can tell so I guess we'll see


When We Get There

The minutes pass
and it's hours before I sleep,
'cause I'm still contemplating
when it's over, where we'll be.

And I can't speak
when I'd rather give up now
and make this last forever.
There's just got to be somehow.

When Autumn's drawing near,
and my vision's got less clear,
will you be worth the wait?
That's a chance I'd like to take.
We're going nowhere fast,
but we're growing up at last.
Will the end be worth the scare?
Well, we'll see when we get there.

I can't deny
these feelings anymore.
I'll tell you that I need you,
and I'll tell you I want more.

The timing sucks,
just like it always has,
but someone tell me,
why's it gotta turn out bad?

When Autumn's drawing near,
and my vision's got less clear,
will you be worth the wait?
That's a chance I'd like to take.
We're going nowhere fast,
but we're growing up at last.
Will the end be worth the scare?
Well, we'll see when we get there.


Who We Are

I've been feeling wrong
but I'm still holding on
Darling, I know, I know, I know it's careless
Whisper in my ear
the words I wanna hear
Darling, I know, I know, I know you want this

Let's sneak out into the backyard
Let's get lost, it can't be too hard
Take my hand, I'll take you so far
Let's go find out who we are
Who we are

I've been losing sleep
And the company I keep
is telling me I just got to let this one die But I know they don't see
the way you look at me
Out of the corner of your wandering eyes

Let's sneak out into the backyard
Let's get lost, it can't be too hard
Take my hand, I'll take you so far
Let's go find out who we are
Who we are

If you know, then say so
Tell me that you're ready and we'll let go
Take my hand, we'll run so far
Let's go find out who we are
Who we are, who we are, who we are

Let's sneak out into the backyard
Let's get lost, it can't be too hard
Take my hand, I'll take you so far
Let's go find out who we are
Who we are


Why Bother

I’m not a mystery, everything I think is written down
Keeping me from keeping you around
I can’t keep my feet on the ground
And there’s a million ways that I could mess it up, I always do
By making plans and making them too soon
I can’t make much sense out of you

But why bother?
‘Cause I’d rather call it off than wait for it to work
And why bother?
‘Cause I bet you’re better off with some other hopeless jerk
And I like you, but what can I do?
There’s too much space to make you stay

And there’s a price to pay for doing what I do, but I can’t stop
I open up my heart like it’s my job
I tell myself it’s over, but it’s not
I’ve got a running list of all the times I tried to break my fall
And all the times I wished that you would call
And all the times I wished for you at all

But why bother?
‘Cause I’d rather call it off than wait for it to work
And why bother?
‘Cause I bet you’re better off with some other hopeless jerk
And I like you, but what can I do?
There’s too much space to make you stay

But why bother?
‘Cause I’d rather call it off than wait for it to work
And why bother?
‘Cause I bet you’re better off with some other hopeless jerk
And I like you, but what can I do?
There’s too much space to make you stay


Yer Going Down

I've got a feeling
I know it all too well
I'm getting even
And I'm going straight to hell
For all the thoughts that I'm thinking
I think I'll stick around
I found a ship to sink
And you're going down, down down

I've got a feeling
I think I need your touch-
-me if you feel it
Oh god it hurts so much
To be the bearer of bad news
We barely left the ground
I know you did what you had to
But you're going down, down, down

So lie your way out of this one again
Cry? I think I won't this time.
I'll take you for all that you are.

All that you are
All that you are
A fading scar
Won't leave a mark

I'm off the deep end
Still swimming fast and hard
Against your current
But my current state
Won't get me far
I'll keep you closer now
You bring me down
But I don't care
Don't bother lookin for me
You won't find me anywhere
You won't find me anywhere
You won't find me anywhere

I've got a feeling
I know it all too well
I'm getting even
And I'm going straight to hell
For all the thoughts that I'm thinking
I think I'll stick around
I found a ship to sink
And you're going down, down down


You + Me + Alcohol

There's wine on my shoes from the time that I spilled it
That morning I knew that you were the one
You made me believe that things could be different
To my disbelief, the damage was done
The stain, it won't come out
And now when I look down
I see you. I see you.

This bottle of liquor I left in my kitchen
Was finished the night I was finished with us
I kept it around, although it was empty
So empty like you. So empty because
We drank that bottle dry
I cried, I cried, I cried
For you. For you.

Remember the last time I saw you? I loved you.
But we were so drunk we were practically dead.
And I can't remember the things that we did
But man, I remember the things that we said.
You were not the same without me.
I was not the same with you.
With you.

No no no
Please don't don't don't
I can't can't can't
I won't won't wont
You will let me down
You will let me down
No no no
Please don't don't don't
I can't can't can't
I won't won't wont
You will let me down
You will let me down like you do.