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There is a thing that I know that does it better than me
But I haven't wanted to be all the things I could be

And I'd bash it all away if I could
If I believed in it it'd make me good

Stay close to me and I will keep you safe
Nothing is important to me anymore except for you
Don't let a mere thing cover the truth

I am good
I am good


Lyrics submitted by JulianCasablancas

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    General CommentIt's about losing the will to do anything, losing your goals and dreams (or maybe not having any in the first place), and holding on to love because it gives you meaning and something to live for.

    The last lines sounded to me like:
    "Don't lie to me, I think I've earned the truth-
    I am good, I am good."
    CommonInsanityon July 01, 2003   Link
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    General Comment"Nothing is important to me anymore except for you " .... does anyone else think the way jamie sings "anymore" is orgasmic?
    sammy_the_piggayon June 24, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"Don't let a mere thing cover the truth"

    Should be:

    "Don't lie to me, I think I know the truth"
    Rapscallionon August 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think its feelings of inadequacy, sound slike he's reassuring himself I am good. Long version came out on 3X2 yesterday so perhaps it will give it more exp.
    faveythebeston March 31, 2008   Link

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