"Come On" as written by Melissa A. Elliott, Chad James Elliott, Sean J. Combs, Jeffrey Leon Jr. Walker, Michael S. Mccary, Nathan B. Morris, Wanya Jermaine Morris, Shawn Patrick Stockman, Gordon Matthew Sumner and...
Step outside and listen.
As you cut through the tension,
The world is crumbling down around you-it's found you.
When you woke up yesterday,
There was nothing left for me to say to you
Because you wanted me to be true.
When all you feel is pain,
Ands somehow things have changed I'll be coming home to you.
When I forgot to call,
You knew it all,
It was coming down on you.
Will you still be waiting,
That's something I can't ask you to be.
Will you be still waiting for me?
I'm waiting for you and something is wrong,
But I just can't put my finger on it.
You never listened and you'll never listen now,
You know what I'm about,
But is that sufficient?
Do you hear the words I say?
It hurts when you talk that way.
You say you'll listen cause you'd like to live together lives,
But come on,
You could have any other boy to take my place and hold when you're feeling alone.
How can you say that I'm supposed to stay when you talk on to me that way?
Oh come on.
I can't see what's supposed to be,
But if you trust me it might turn ok.
What are you gonna say?






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"Come On" as written by Sean J. Combs Chad James Elliott

Lyrics © Roba Music, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General Commentah yes i can't wait to see midtown next month, they'll be playing with one of my favorite bands, THRICE.. going to be a good show.
    AlwaysLaston April 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI just missed midtown with the movielife and thrice... excuse me while I pout.
    leilalovesemoon April 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentanother anthem of my life
    NyQuilon May 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song sounds like the words my ex-gf told me when we broke up....
    TGXIIIon July 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is lyrically probably my favorite by Midtown (well actually I can't say that. How about the entire Save the World, Lose the Girl album is my favorite??)

    To me its another song about a long distance realtionship. The words they use are just incredible. Amongst my favorite lines are...

    "Will you still be waiting? That's something i can't ask you to be"

    "I'm waiting for and when you leave it all and you finally fall i'll be coming down with you i'm waiting for you something is wrong but i just can't put my finger on it"

    "Come on you could have any other boy to take my place and hold when you're feeling all alone"

    Basically the guy who wrote this song is in love with a girl but he can't be with here. He is extremely understanding of the fact that long distant relationships are tough but he's committed to her, but unfortunately for him the girl isn't as committed and it basically breaks his heart ("how can you say that i'm supposed to stay when you talk on to me that way oh come on now i cant see what i'm supposed to be but if you trust me it might turn out ok" and "it hurts when you talk that way")

    Its such a great song. The way all 3 sing it at the end is probably my favorite moment in the history of rock n roll. There's just so much emotion and talent. I wish I could see them perform it live...

    Its the perfect example of how guys get screwed by girls. This guy is dedicated despite realizing that the girl isn't thinking about him. He ends it saying "I know you've haven't been there for me, but soon I will be back and I'll be there for you and it will all be good because I have stayed true"
    johnson032on October 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentoops! I just read through the lyrics again and I guess I missed this line...

    "When I forgot to call
    you knew it all
    it was coming down on you

    will you still be waiting?
    That's something i can't ask you to be"

    So obviously the guy isn't as innocent as I made him out to be in the above analysis. I guess I just wanted to blame it all on girls... guess you can tell how I feel about them right now :)
    johnson032on October 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis in my opinion is the best midtown song. The part when they're like "you could have any other boy" is Godsent.
    KidArson121on March 13, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI agree 100%. That line is so powerful... I think every guy has felt it and it just eats you up inside. That line is the climax of not only the song, but the entire CD.

    I used to think "Knew it All Along" was the best song on this CD (I can say the same thign about No Place and Such a Person... its an amazing CD :))then I read the lyrics as I listened to "Come on" and realized how powerful it is.

    This song just means a lot to me right now and I can't write enough praise for it. STW, LTG is in my favorite CD ever and like I said earlier, this song is the perfect climax for it. Its just so awesome. (Its progressed a long way too! Have you heard the orginal version?)
    johnson032on May 10, 2003   Link

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