"Better Than This" as written by Harold Spencer Lilly Jr and Butch Walker....
I'm thinking over it.
I think too much.
It hinders my spirit
When there's never enough.
Shell-game sleight of hand
To wish for something more.
Honest husbands, cheating wives,
Generous buyers, greedy stores.

chorus:
"I'll get through it, I'll get through it."
I'll say it ten times over :
"I'll get through it, I'll get through it...
I'm better than this. (x3)

That's what anchors me
(I mean it weighs me down).
I Can't give thanks to fear,
Can't say no to crowds.
Guess I'll just play dumb,
Shouldn't be too hard.
Peaceful people, violent guns,
Sober drivers, drunken cars.

(chorus)

I'm better than...(x2)

I'm better than nothing.

I'm better than nothing and nothing is better than this...






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"Better Than This" as written by Butch Walker Harold Lilly Jr

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    General Commentgreat song!....just so honest...and sad...great band also! peace, billy!
    xsyndeexon July 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPeople think that user name is me that you have William :OD Humm ya know what Billy i can't believe that I ran into your comment on this. And I just randomly came here to. How odd even when we have our issues and when I am uspet I still always find you somehow. It's not a bad thing its just funny. Your Girly Syndee

    Anyways now on about this song....I love this song soooo much. I heard this band a while ago and just fell in love with them. Check out all their stuff you wont be disapointed.

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    SurfPixieon August 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song sooo much... it is such so intense... you gotta see them live, the song is even better then
    sternon October 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti personally prefer the onelinedrawing version, but jonah in any incarnation is unbelievably wonderful.

    this is such a theme song of the best kind.
    a sin coming onon August 22, 2005   Link

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