Hello I'm here to invite you
To things you cannot feel
and if you push me too far
You might believe I'm real

Teeth scrape beneath the sweater
To when you hate and steal
Or do you think it better
To obsess and not reveal

I know your secret
It scrapes you way down
Everything was clean
Now everything's brown

Don't try to hide it
Know you cannot feel
What you are is something
that I won't reveal

Hello I'm here to invite you
To things you cannot feel
and if you fall apart
You'll pretend I'm not real

You can't erase what you are
So don't even try
and how can I be truthful
When everything I am is a lie

I know your secret
It scrapes you way down
Everything came clean
Now everything's brown

Don't try to hide it
When you dig to feel
When it falls apart
I hope I won't reveal

Hello, remember
Hello, remember
Hello, remember
Hello
I'm real real real
You think I'm not real


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    General Comment..... mmmmyeah!

    I try not to hold grudges but there is the exception of my ex-lover. If only I can carve the words from this song onto his heart.. I'd be a happy woman.

    Resentment is a waste of time, redemption carries all the glory... its so cheap, and I feel ashamed of myself but to know he still craves me makes me feel so much bigger than him.
    anomalyon June 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think that it's about when you come clean about a secret in your past and then everything that was clean turns to shit.
    Dsalmiitetnon July 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think it's a great angry song, i love it
    Graciaon September 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentand how can i be truthful when everything i am's a lie

    *sigh* that line means so much to me. i love jack off jill so much.
    x_cunt_xon September 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPersonally, this song reminds me of how people try to hide the part of themselves they hate (or thier dark side) and they deny it is real.
    freakishfaeon April 17, 2003   Link
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    General Comment"You can't erase what you are
    So don't even try
    and how can I be truthful
    When everything I am is a lie"

    Orgasmic x
    xsnowxwhitexon May 03, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think its just about everything becoming bad. Turning to shit, etc.
    KillMeFasteron May 10, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI belive that this song is about a relatioship, a sort of loss of innocence. how the person whos perspective this is from cheated with someone on his girlfriend, and now he acts like she doesnt exist

    "hello i'm here to invite you" seems like a sort of sudection "to things you cannot feel" forbidden pleasures "and if you push me too far you might belive i'm real" is like, be carefull you could fall for me and ruin everything for yourself.
    x1342666on October 14, 2005   Link
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    General CommentPersonally, I think this song is about eating disorders, particularly anorexia. A lot of people with the disease tend to make her into a person or voice and that person talk to them teling them that they are a bad person but if they lose weight thing will get better. The sufferer knows that the voice isn't really real but listens to it anyway and ends up getting confused as to what's actually happening.

    "Hello I'm here to invite you
    To things you cannot feel" - is like an invitation to start listening to the voice. It's trying to tempt you into becoming something that you cannot currently feel beacuse you are 'too fat' but even when you lose weight you will still believe the smae thing, you will never think of yourself as beautiful.

    "and if you push me too far
    You might believe I'm real" - If you get too obsessed with it, you start to think that the voice is real and what it says is real.

    "Teeth scrape beneath the sweater
    To when you hate and steal" - Often suffers wear baggy sweaters to cover up thier weight loss but hate what's hidden by the fabric and sometimes even scrap at their own flesh

    "Or do you think it better
    To obsess and not reveal" - Suffers become obsessed with losing weight but never show it off beacuse they will either get caught and be made to gain weight as well as the fact they still believe they are fat.

    "I know your secret
    It scrapes you way down" - Anorexics try thier hardest to keep thier disease secret and it brings them down beacuse they spend so much time trying to cover it up.

    "Everything was clean
    Now everything's brown" - Everything used to be alright, but anorexia has corrupted everything and made it dirty or blood stained

    "Don't try to hide it
    Know you cannot feel" - Anorexia numbs your feelings of anything else, you beacome completely obsessed by losing weight and nothing else matters

    "You can't erase what you are
    So don't even try" - once anorexia takes a hold, it's practically impossible to get rid of it, the habbits, the tendancies, the thought patterns no matter how hard you attempt

    "and how can I be truthful
    When everything I am is a lie" - Anorexia is just a lis. It doesnt make you beautiful - it destroys you. But the voice says it's telling the truth.


    That's my take on it, anyway
    dead_snow_whiteon December 31, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI defiantly think its about anorexia as well! coz anorexics normally see "Ana" as a voice telling them what to do. So its like from Ana's point of view. My favorite line of the song is "how can I be truthful
    When everything I am is a lie" because that so somes up anorexia for me. Brilliant song.
    kitt3non February 25, 2006   Link

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