"Say Anything" as written by Jon Brion and Aimee Mann....
You see me as a judge
Though I deny it
And hold me like a grudge
Then justify it
But when you make such claims
In searching for something that explains
Please take a good look at our remains

'Cause if you were everything you say
Things would be different today
And maybe there's room for compromise
But signs that I get say otherwise
Say anything, 'cause I've heard everything

As hopeless as it seems
I wouldn't worry
You'll get your chance to tell
Your side of the story
And, raising your right hand,
Whatever defenses you had planned,
Remember that when you take the stand

If you were everything you say
Things would be different today
And though I'd be happy to believe
I'd have to be much more naive,
Say anything, 'cause I've heard everything
Now I've heard everything
Now I've heard everything

So why do I refuse
The truth, when I clearly cannot use
The comfort of one more lame excuse

'Cause if you were everything you say
Things would be different today
And if you were everything you swear
We wouldn't be beyond repair
If you were everything you say
Things would be different today
And if there has got to be an if,
Get it over with
Say anything, 'cause I've heard everything
Now I've heard everything
Now I've heard everything


Lyrics submitted by alexandra_

"Say Anything" as written by Aimee Mann Jon Brion

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    General Commentthis song is about knowing someone who claims total innocence when it comes to how things turned out. they never accept responsibility for anything that happens, and she's basically saying "if you are as angelic as you say you are, then things wouldn't be as fucked up as they are, now would they?" after a short while, you really become fed up with the person's excuses...so you really feel like you've heard everything.
    delialon June 01, 2006   Link

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