I'm always around you to show that
I care but I don't know what for.
It seems to me that you couldn't care less so
I'm not going to do it anymore.
I see no reason why I've placed such a value on you,
but my thoughts have changed now,
I've opened my eyes and now I'm through.
Lookin' back at my short life,
the few pleasures that I've found,
all your misconceptions pummel me into the ground.
Now, I look at your small life and it doesn't mean a bit.
I pick myself up off the ground 'cause I don't give a shit.
They say all good things come to an end,
I wish this didn't apply.
You were once someone
I called my friend
but that's all now changed and I don't know why.
Things are very different now.
You've got nothing to say.
It' s sad when someone you know very well decides to fuckin' die and go away.


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    General Commentwhat do you guys reckon it means? i think that "rizzo" refers to someone that davey knows, and "in the box" is referring to a coffin. i think that the person he is talking about killed themself, and he is really bitter about it, which can be seen in the lyrics "its sad when someone you know very well decides to fuckin die and go away." he seems confused by why this person wanted to kill themself, "you were once someone i called my friend, but thats all now changed and i dont know why." it seems like he was angry that this person died when he cared about them. like how could they do that to him? this is just what i reckon, what do you think?
    valoon October 15, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI relate to this.
    tylenolon May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is great, this is original. this is what is real
    EndIsForever98on June 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome i can really relate to it... it is what u want to say to peopel sometimes...
    xmisfitspunkerxon October 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYeah, this is probably my favorite on ATASF. The tempo changes between verse and chorus are just so awesome, and Ilove the melodies. I think the song is about when a friend ditches you or betrays, you and how hurt it can make you, or something like that.
    Madcappunkon April 15, 2003   Link
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    General Commentu know thats exactly how i interpreted this song, he was angry because someone he was close to died, and hes lashing out at that person for abandoning him or somehting
    Inside_Myselfon October 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI agree completly to "valo"
    +-+A.F.I+-+on November 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love your guys' interpretations and all, but the song seems kinda' upbeat in the chorus. ^^;;
    sonknuck23on January 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about someone who someone else cared about, bu then they decided to kill themselves, '' It' s sad when someone you know very well decides to fuckin' die and go away." its a direct refrence if you ask me
    guessXwhoon January 23, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti love the old afi it makes me happy
    okay i think that this song can be about someone who has died. but i also think it can be about someone that you know like a friend. Who you always try to be a good friend too, but that person keeps pushing you away. You keep on trying but then you realize that you dont need that person and you dont deserve that pain. So you decide that their "small life doesnt mean a thing"
    lol idk
    but that is what i gget out of it
    skylergrapeon June 08, 2007   Link

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