"Next To Nothing" as written by Benjamin Burnley, Aaron Fincke, Mark James Klepaski and Jeremy Hummel....
Beneath this wave
I just can't take your breath away
You cut me down
You know I'll always be around
So now I wait
I know you'll live another day

Come and take my breath away
Look me straight in the face

Cause you know it's over
Growin' colder
I need something
Leave me next to nothing

All we ever wanted
I need something
Leave me next to nothing
Next to nothing

I cut you down
I know you'll always be around
So now you'll wait
I know you'll live another day

Come and take my breath away
Look me straight in the face

'Cause you know it's over
Growin' colder
I need something
Leave me next to nothing

All we ever wanted
I need something
Leave me next to nothing
Next to nothing


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"Next to Nothing" as written by Jeremy Hummel Benjamin Burnley

Lyrics © Walt Disney Music Company

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  • +1
    General Commentone of the best songs on the CD in my opinion. it's just so powerful i guess...yeah i agree with i heartpunkrock, not me, but i do like it!
    punkrockchick217on July 03, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI'll try this; I may be wrong. I most likely am. But here's what I think

    "I just can't take you're breath away"
    He loves this girl, but she isn't showing any sign of interest in him

    "You cut me down"
    She totally disregards his love for her and he feels like he will never exist to her

    "But I know you'll always be around"
    He knows someday he will have his chance with her, he just needs to keep trying and she'll come around

    "So now I wait, I know you'll live another day"
    He's waiting for her, but is slowly starting to get over it.

    "Come and take my breath away"
    He knows they could be great together, so he decides to wait a little longer for her to realise it.

    "Cause you know it's over, growing colder"
    He is starting to lose interest, he realises he can't wait around all his life for her to realise he's the one for her

    "All we've ever wanted I need something, leave me next to nothing"
    He needs to be loved and to love, and if since can't get that from her, he starts to move on.

    "I cut you down
    I know you'll always be around
    So now you'll wait
    I know you'll live another day"
    Now it's the opposite. He's finally managed to get completely over her, and NOW she comes around. He doesn't love her anymore, and if she had realised he was perfect for her a little earlier, they could have been very happy. He decides to let her wait, just like she did for him.

    Cause you know it's over
    Growin' colder
    I need something
    Leave me next to nothing
    All we ever wanted
    I need something
    Leave me next to nothing
    Next to nothing

    EXCELLENT SONG! Hope I got it somewhat right.
    PainfulLullabyon May 12, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"i need something, leave me next to nothing" i never got this fully, until last night. He lost her and he wants her... any bit of her he can get of her is enough he just has to have something.
    Theniceguyon September 19, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah, i like it. its not me, but i do.
    iheartpunkrockon April 25, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBeautiful touching lyrics. Ben's voice is just perfect.
    CRYN_OUTon May 25, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAll of their songs should be this great.
    mink0on June 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's amazing how low his voice goes!
    Music_Loveon March 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif you like this listen to wish i may or saturate-wish i may. its amazing. crazy amazing lol


    ...do it...do it now
    Prssplayon April 03, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbut what is it about
    fiddyknowsitbeston April 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbut what is it about
    fiddyknowsitbeston April 13, 2005   Link

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