"One By One" as written by and Charles-andre/stinco Comeau....
I remember wasting time
Watching as the planes fly by
I remember hearing the engines echoing through the sky

And they used to say
That someday you'll forget it
You won't hear them
And they used to say
That time goes by
That nothing changes

[Chorus]
I won't miss my flight again
I'm not where I belong
So give me just one chance
And one by one I'll prove you wrong
One by one I'll prove you wrong

I remember every night
Sitting by the runway side
I remember waiting for a reason to say goodbye

And they used to say
That someday you'll forget it
You won't hear them
And they used to say
The day goes by but you can't change it

[Chorus]

Sometimes I think I've been wrong
But this is the place that I think I belong
And every time I speak my mind I'm leaving you behind

And I won't miss my flight again
I'm not where I belong
So give me just one chance
And one by one I'll prove you wrong

I won't miss my flight again
I'm not where I belong
So give me just one chance
And one by one I'll prove you wrong
One by one I'll prove you wrong
One by one I'll prove you wrong
One by one I'll prove you wrong


Lyrics submitted by GCevilQueen182

"One by One [*]" as written by Charles-andre/stinco Comeau

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    General CommentI LOVE this song!! I heard about it, but couldn't find it online, and finally I got a special Simple Plan sampler and it's on there. It's really good and I hope next time I see them they will play it, because the two shows I have been to so far they haven't! Great song though, and AMAZING band! xxkate
    GCevilQueen182on June 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWow this song sounds really cool, I'll have to try to find it online somewhere! I especially like the "So give me just one chance, and / one by one I'll prove you wrong / one by one I'll prove you wrong / " part. It's like a lyrical version of a :P heehee
    spidergirlon July 08, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSounds like it's about someone who missed their opportunity "knock" and is hoping for another chance because they now how the confidence to go through with it.
    thinkitbeiton July 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthey i need one u guys to help me. i downloaded this song. its acostic and its called I miss you by simple plan. it was played at thier show in chicago if that helps you. its a really good song and if u know where i can get it peeeeeeaaaasssseeee IM me:) thank by the way i have a new AIM s/n its boxcargirl23
    >>:: britt::
    YCboxcarplanGC182on July 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe lyrics are awesome!!!!
    Chelseaon August 03, 2002   Link
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    General Comment this song supposed on their new album and grow up. when is simple plan is going to realse another cd i cant wait.
    MxPxGuyon August 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis a great song..
    whiterabbit1216on August 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is awesome & so is SP!! :) YCboxcarplanGC182, I have kazaa & found it on there. So I hope that helps ya out!! -- Simple Plan rocks!!
    nikki04on September 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis songs sounds as if its about someone wanting another chance to prove people wrong..to prove something...that they can make it in the world. Joey x
    x_ghoul_xon November 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty clear that this song is about not losing your childhood dreams (the part about "and they used to say that someday you'll forget it, you won't hear them": Not hearing things you used to is growing up and losing your dreams), and taking the opportunity (apparently once missed) to go and realize those dreams. In SP's case, it is probably about having a musical career rather than a humdrum existence, against the wishes of parents and other authority figures.
    Garygon August 15, 2005   Link

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