you are the last one who can recognize his friends
and nothing ever changes
you're always exchanging
peace of mind for everything you want
everything. you want it all
i can see it in your eyes
i can see right through you
there's nothing to you, you conjure lies
and you'll surround yourself with everyone who says what you need to feel all right
everyone who speaks the words that make you perpetually contrived
they say what you want to hear say
what you want to hear
what you want to why can't you be strong?


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    General Commenti love this song. one of the first songs i heard by them
    AlwaysLaston April 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of midtowns best songs. Some of their other songs sound the same, but this one sets itself apart.
    punkguitarist101on April 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great and really reminds me of one of my friends. Hes a right pleb and wants everything hes own way.
    "You want everything. You want it all. I can see it in your eyes."

    Thats just like him he works off all our friends and only likes the one who has something to offer him at the time he basucally uses us i dont know why we hang round him.

    "you'll surround yourself with everyone who says what you need to feel all right everyone who speaks the words that make you perpetually contrived"

    thats just him completely. I think this song is about a person just like my "friend". Someone who is weak and insecure and just focuses completely on himself.
    MATTMANon May 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwoohooo, the song rocks, im seeing them this friday
    craigsbrotheron May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentdoes anyone know where i can find a guitar tab to this song?
    susiehighschoolon June 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeaa i know a few people who fit this song quite well <3
    blue skyon June 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is just awesome I love Midtown they are one of my fav bands
    ohUknowon June 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentTotally know someone who fits this song.. maybe not the song but the lines "You're always exchanging peace of mind
    For everything you want
    Everything
    You want it all

    I can see it in your eyes
    I can see right through you
    There's nothing to you
    You conjure lies
    You'll surround yourself with
    Everyone who says what you need to feel all right
    Everyone who speaks the words
    That make you perpetually contrived
    They say what you want to hear
    Say what you want to hear
    What you want to
    Why can't you be strong?"
    - Punk
    - In
    - Drublic
    _punk_in_drublic_on July 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentMan, I saw these guys last night at the trocadero in Philly, fuckin great show. Taking Back Sunday was crazy as shit, and these guys played Frayed Ends in their encore. You guys seriously have to see these guys play, go here for the tour listing:
    .fanscape.com/midtown/…

    rock on!
    -emilie
    Echodyneon September 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti was at the same show....yeah tbs was crazy, i got to go on stage during midtown playing let go cuz gabe was like does anyone want to have a break dancing contest with adam so adam walked over to me and pulled me up and i grinded with him on stage :) hahahah

    seduction
    bluechannelon September 26, 2002   Link

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