Paul was a lonely man in a crowded room
He keeps to himself and he never lets anyone know
It's a part of his heritage - his father was that way too
His mother can't understand why he died so soon

But he's still the liar
He's still got his mind
And that's all he needs
To get by

Chorus:
Don't wonder why
Don't wonder why
Don't wonder why
I'm gonna be just like them
Don't wonder why
Don't wonder why
Don't wonder why
I'm gonna be just like them

I boy I knew was to low
To tie his own shoes
We couldn't tell what was dirt
And what was a bruise
But he's got a gun now
He's got nothing to lose
Remember that love
For tomorrow it might happen to you
And now he's got a home
Where he's not alone
And people care
He knows they do
He seen his picture on the evening news

Chorus

Take a look at yourself
Do you like what you see
When the things that you feel
Are the things you were taught to believe
You had your Inoculations as a child
So you wouldn't go crazy
But you'll never go wild
Isn't that what you want
You want to go wild
Wild . . . wild . . .

And now you feel like a lonely man in a crowded room
You tell me nobody really cares. Well, how bout you
See there's a man with his hand on a button out there
He's saying in his life, nobody ever cared
No one, so why should he care?
Why?

Chorus

I'm gonna be just like them
I'll never be just like them


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    General CommentI'm not sure what they say in the very first line. It's something.. a lonely man in a crowded room. To me it sounds like "Paul was a lonely man in a crowded room," but I could be wrong. Please let me know if you can figure it out.
    stickboy20on August 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe first line isnt Paul - I think it was Father was a lonely man in a crowded room - and the first refrain there isn't "hes a lair" - "its hes still alive, still got his mind"

    this song reminds me of having to conform especially when you dont want to and it costs you -sometimes tremendously
    snakewiseon November 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThere are some corrections need to be made i think.

    1. "But he's still alive" not "still the liar".

    2. "You live without love for too long this might happen to you" not "Remember that love
    For tomorrow it might happen to you"

    That's all i guess.
    Suckowskion January 26, 2007   Link

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