"Missing The Innocence" as written by and Christopher C./hughes Johnson....
I wish I wasn't waiting
This place gets smaller everyday
We all have characters and we know the parts we play
We're actors and actresses

That's all, please take me away
I just want to start over
There are things I'd like to change
I miss the innocence, when the doors all stood wide open

The sun's gone down on better days
If I let you know, nothing can last forever
I never thought everything would change
If I let it go, nothing can last forever

I never thought everything would change
Well maybe I did, just not today
I never though that things would change
I miss the innocence.


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"Missing the Innocence" as written by Christopher Johnson Christopher Hughes

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    General Commentautopilot off is so amazing this song is one of my favorites...
    If I let you know, nothing can last forever.
    I never thought everything would change.
    If I let it go, nothing can last forever.
    I never thought everything would change.
    Well, maybe I did. Just not today.

    is my favorite part--it's so true.
    drowning oOoon April 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentCOOTER!
    ROCK THE HEAVENS!
    LEGACYon June 06, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song's about waiting, and time will cause things to change, so don't wait for "it" to happen, go for it
    Love the guitar at the end as well :D
    BigWillyStyleon June 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthe lost his virginity?
    happypunkon July 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI kind of think its about growing up becoming an adult, hence the title missing the innocence.
    KidArson121on August 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is my favorite AO song. It is all about growing up and losing the innocence we all once had. And I don't think that you lose your innocence when you lose your virginity, I think it is different than that. I think you really lose your innocence when you change who you are, and become just another gear in society. I think that a lot of punk music is about holding onto the innocence as long as you can, staying true to yourself and your beliefs. When you give up on your dreams, you lose your innocence. I rhink another cause for losing your innocence is losing your first love, cause if you really feel like you love somebody, like REALLY love, and it doesn't work out, it is like, everything changes, and you can never get that innocence back. This song is pretty sad I think, cause I think everybody misses the innocence sometimes. "I miss the innocence today"...so awesomely poetic/deep. I love this song.
    Madcappunkon August 20, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"I wish I wasn't waiting.
    This place gets smaller everyday.
    We all have characters and we know the parts we play.
    We're actors and actresses,
    that's all. Please take me away.
    I just want to start over.
    There are things I'd like to change."

    I think it's more like when you finally realize the whole world is bullshit and people are just put on a facade that they don't even believe.

    And you do the same.
    Brendanon May 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song is THE BEST AO song
    IndieDrumPunk101on April 10, 2008   Link

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