"The Saddest Song" as written by and Kris Roe....
Only two more days until your birthday
Yesterday was mine
You'll be turning five
I know what it's like
Growing up without your father in your life

So I pretend I'm doing all I can
And hope someday you'll find it in your heart
To understand why I'm not around
And forgive me for not being in your life

I remember waiting for you to come
Remember waiting for you to call
Remember waiting there to find nothing at all

Maybe someday you'll really get to know me
Not just from letters read to you
I pray I get the chance to make it up to you
We've got a lot of catching up to do

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"The Saddest Song" as written by Kris Roe


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    General CommentThis is a new one... I think it's going to be on their next album "Don't ever compromise what you believe". you can download the live version on audio galaxy... or wait till september for the album! support these guys. Thx
    dave_ddcon June 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah, kris played at the roxy singing that song and i wish i remembered the title. recording is finishing up soon enough, untiul then get the re-mix/re-release of "anywhere but here" including the unrealeased track "Anderson"
    SonnetSurferHBon June 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentonce this is recorded it will probably go down as probably one of thier best. Kris`s best song so he says. About him growing up without his father obviously...I can relate to this...same thing happened at one time with me...it all was good in the end though.
    theonepeterfon July 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsurely this is also about Starla and the fact he doesn't get to see her as much as he wants to, due to the band and his ex wife.
    Pretty cute song.. as always.
    assortedjellybeanson August 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentJust to correct dave_ddc, the upcoming album will be named 'So long, Astoria' for anyone who doesn't know already. This song actually mixes two similar problems that Kris has known in his life - his father not being around when he was growing up, and himself not being around whilst his daughter is growing up. Kris once said in a live concert that this is the best song he has ever written, but I think he knows he has written better songs, San Dimas for example, but he just feels so strongly about the message of this song, that he would like to think that it is the best song he has ever written. All in all it's a great song and I can't wait to hear the studio version when the album comes out. Rock on Ataris!
    All_in_vainon August 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentgreat song indeed.
    I can't wait to hear it.

    But hey "all in vain" San Dimas was not Kris' best stuff. Looking back on today is one of his best song I think.
    alk3rockson September 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwow. i've never heard this song, but the lyrics are great. does anyone know where i can download it? i've tried downloading it on kazaa, but it's not the right song
    BrAiNwAsHeD_LiKe_YoUon September 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYOu can get the song here: theataris.com/music/…
    puremadness45on September 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentya know im a really big ataris fan i have been for a while but the last while iv been kinda in a black hole and i never new kris roe had a daughter.... can some one email me with more info on this or other subjects on the band cuz i need to catch up... thanx... ps email is xxdadpunkzxx@aol.com
    sickofitallat15on March 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti cried when i listened to this for the first time
    MisledPromise4uon March 11, 2003   Link

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