everything i have in my head
it begins to fade away
i search for it and i long for it
now i know it's gone
everything has slipped away

and im so overwhelmed
everything that rests upon my shoulders fell
i would like to tell anyone who has depended on me for themselves,
i'm sorry

and everyone i've held in my arms
i believe i pushed away
i would be there if i could be there
but as it stands i'm gone
everyone has slipped away

don't be overwhelmed
everyone that loved me more than i could tell,
i'm sorry
there's a private hell for anyone who lives to only love themselves

everyone has slipped away
everyone has slipped away
everyone has slipped away

everything has slipped away


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    General CommentWOW!! I just heard this song for the first time, and I loved it. And now that I look at the lyrics, I am even more amazed. What a beautiful, incredible song about having something you love slip away from you.
    Bro1028on August 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIt's ok...when I listened to it, I thought it sounded a little whiny, a little Dashboard Confessional-like. Brett drags out his voice, licks the words up along with the monotone. I thought it was going to pick up speed. But no, neither the song nor his voice picks up. Maybe it's effective that way, maybe. Because now I find myself humming the tunes.
    winteron August 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentjust...wow
    SkankinShitHeadon September 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think the lyrics are incredible. this song is like the story of my life. they totally put my feelings into words.
    YouMakeMeFallAparton September 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think the lyrics are incredible. this song is like the story of my life. they totally put my feelings into words.
    YouMakeMeFallAparton September 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwhere are people hearing the new songs? can you post a link or something? these lyrics are great, i want to hear the actual song
    chasingfireworkson September 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwow youmakemefallapart, this is the story of my life too!
    bethanyauguston March 16, 2003   Link
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    General Commentsame with me bethanyaugust :\
    Incubus17on June 29, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so depressing. It brings me low ;[
    OK I Faked Iton July 04, 2003   Link
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    General Commentlong story short, it saved my life...but i wont get into that
    MyDeathParadeon October 27, 2004   Link

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