"Crystal Baller" as written by and Salazar/jenkins....
I close my eyes and I see a freak, I think it's me and I'm afraid to speak
I keep on going from week to weakness way out in a line
I dream of lives we could have had before, but the heat is broke down open doorways
Friends of yours will tell me more what happens in your mind

Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
I want to be your Crystal Baller
I want to show you how it ends

Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
Punch drunk on somebody's joke, what happened to the time
A footnote in your dance of days, In my mind that record still plays
Still wonder what the fuck it says, hoping there is time

Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
I want to be your Crystal Baller
I can show you how it ends
Can we talk about tomorrow and the promise that it brings
I want to be your Crystal Baller, I want to show you everything

I wonder what the whole things for, I wonder what the whole things for
In the moment you were screaming at me I must have been somebody else
And the patrons of the pub keep singing
Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
Punch drunk on somebody's joke what happened to the time
I dream of lives we could have had before where the heat is broke down open doorways
Like waiting for a trick to score, It seems that way sometimes
I wonder where we're all going, I'm homesick for your primal knowing
I wonder why the wind keeps blowing you through my mind

Try and take the high road remember we were friends
I want to be your Crystal Baller

I want to be your diamond ring

The one I never gave you and the promise that it brings
Let me be your Crystal Baller
I will show you everything
I'll be your Crystal Baller


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"Crystal Baller" as written by Salazar/jenkins

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  • +2
    General Commentfirst off, there are a lot of mistakes on these lyrics...no offense to rjbucs
    I close my eyes and I see a freak, I think it's me and I'm afraid to speak
    I keep on going from week to weakness way out in a line.
    I dream of lives we could have had before, but the heat is broke down open doorways.
    Friends of yours will tell me more what happens in your mind

    Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I want to show you how it ends

    Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
    Punch drunk on somebody's joke, what happened to the time
    A footnote in your dance of days, In my mind that record still plays
    Still wonder what the fuck it says, and hoping there is time

    Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I can show you how it ends

    Can we talk about tomorrow and the promise that it brings
    I want to be your Crystal Baller, I want to show everything

    I wonder what the whole things for, I wonder what the whole things for
    In the moment you were screaming at me I would have been somebody else
    And the patrons of the pub keep singing
    Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
    Punch drunk on somebody's joke what happened to the time
    I dream of lives we could have had before where the heat is broke down open doorways
    Like waiting for a trick to score, It seems that way some times
    I wonder where were all going, I'm homesick for your primal knowing
    I wonder why the wind keeps blowing you through my mind

    Try and take the high road remember we were friends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I want to be your diamond ring

    The one I never gave you and the promise that it brings
    Let me be your Crystal Baller
    I will show you everything.
    I'll be your Crystal Baller

    second off, i think this song is amazing...steven jenkins is a lyrical mastermind
    killingtonon June 12, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentHeh way to post 3x. Anyway I wanted to add that I think the lyrics in the background of "Can we talk about tomorrow" etc are "some get it, some have to wait a while".
    pichoon June 15, 2003   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think Crystal Baller has to do with the future...he wants to be her fortune teller...not her drug dealer. I particularly like this part:

    Wanna be your diamond ring (some day you must awhile some days)
    The one I never gave you (some day you must awhile some days)
    And the promise that it brings (some day you must awhile some days)
    Let me be your Crystal Baller (some day you must awhile some days)
    I will show you everything (some day you must awhile some days)

    It seems like he's talking about relationship mistakes he has made in the past that he wishes he could take back. That's what I got out of it...but I think that 3eb's songs are great for that reason, they mean something different to everyone.
    3eb_girlon November 17, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song gives me hope to move past old relationships and toward new ones with an open mind and an open heart.

    as cliche as that may sound.

    my favorite 3eb song hands down.

    ilrlr.

    xo.
    idieheliveson April 08, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is about a guy who really wants to stay with his girlfriend but she is thinking of breaking up with him or already has. "I dream of lives we could have had before, but the heat has broke down open doorways, friends of yours will tell me more what happens in your mind" He talks to her friends and finds out she has doubts about their relationship. They have drifted so far apart that he has to talk to them to know what's going on with her. "A footnote in your dance of days, in my mind that record still plays, still wonder what fuck it says, hoping there is time" He thinks back to all the hints she has dropped him over the years about the things he needs to change. He's still not sure what he needs to fix, but he hopes she will stay long enough for him to figure that out. "Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends" He wants to take the high road in their relationship and stay together though they aren't sure how their lives will end up. He wants her to take a chance with him. "I want to be your crystal baller, I want to show you how it ends" A crystal baller is a fortune teller. He wants to show her that the future will be good if they stay together. "Can we talk about tomorrow and the promise that it brings, I want to be your crystal baller, I want to show you everything" He keeps telling her things will get better someday and puts everything off until tomorrow. But now he sees that she is getting sick of waiting for him to change and realizes he needs to take action now before she is gone. "I wonder where we're all going, I'm homesick for your primal knowing, I wonder why the wind keeps blowing you through my mind" He doesn't know what is going to happen to them and is longing for reassurance. He can't stop thinking about her. "I want to be your crystal baller, I want to be your diamond ring... the one I never gave you, and the promise that it brings, let me be your crystal baller, I will show you everything" He knows he didn't do enough to make her want to stay with him. He regrets not making her more of a priority and wants to show her that things will be different this time around.
    Dawna647on November 02, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfirst off, there are a lot of mistakes on these lyrics...no offense to rjbucs
    I close my eyes and I see a freak, I think it's me and I'm afraid to speak
    I keep on going from week to weakness way out in a line.
    I dream of lives we could have had before, but the heat is broke down open doorways.
    Friends of yours will tell me more what happens in your mind

    Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I want to show you how it ends

    Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
    Punch drunk on somebody's joke, what happened to the time
    A footnote in your dance of days, In my mind that record still plays
    Still wonder what the fuck it says, and hoping there is time

    Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I can show you how it ends

    Can we talk about tomorrow and the promise that it brings
    I want to be your Crystal Baller, I want to show everything

    I wonder what the whole things for, I wonder what the whole things for
    In the moment you were screaming at me I would have been somebody else
    And the patrons of the pub keep singing
    Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
    Punch drunk on somebody's joke what happened to the time
    I dream of lives we could have had before where the heat is broke down open doorways
    Like waiting for a trick to score, It seems that way some times
    I wonder where were all going, I'm homesick for your primal knowing
    I wonder why the wind keeps blowing you through my mind

    Try and take the high road remember we were friends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I want to be your diamond ring

    The one I never gave you and the promise that it brings
    Let me be your Crystal Baller
    I will show you everything.
    I'll be your Crystal Baller

    second off, i think this song is amazing...steven jenkins is a lyrical mastermind
    killingtonon June 12, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentfirst off, there are a lot of mistakes on these lyrics...no offense to rjbucs
    I close my eyes and I see a freak, I think it's me and I'm afraid to speak
    I keep on going from week to weakness way out in a line.
    I dream of lives we could have had before, but the heat is broke down open doorways.
    Friends of yours will tell me more what happens in your mind

    Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I want to show you how it ends

    Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
    Punch drunk on somebody's joke, what happened to the time
    A footnote in your dance of days, In my mind that record still plays
    Still wonder what the fuck it says, and hoping there is time

    Can we try and take the high road though we don't know where it ends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I can show you how it ends

    Can we talk about tomorrow and the promise that it brings
    I want to be your Crystal Baller, I want to show everything

    I wonder what the whole things for, I wonder what the whole things for
    In the moment you were screaming at me I would have been somebody else
    And the patrons of the pub keep singing
    Macrame queens in the afternoon and I'm in tune or did I speak too soon
    Punch drunk on somebody's joke what happened to the time
    I dream of lives we could have had before where the heat is broke down open doorways
    Like waiting for a trick to score, It seems that way some times
    I wonder where were all going, I'm homesick for your primal knowing
    I wonder why the wind keeps blowing you through my mind

    Try and take the high road remember we were friends
    I want to be your Crystal Baller
    I want to be your diamond ring

    The one I never gave you and the promise that it brings
    Let me be your Crystal Baller
    I will show you everything.
    I'll be your Crystal Baller

    second off, i think this song is amazing...steven jenkins is a lyrical mastermind
    killingtonon June 12, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentVirtually all third eye blind songs are personal, and are thus uninterpretable except by sheer fantasy.
    sundayatnoonon June 22, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is amazing. i just saw them live last week and they are so good live. steven is an amazing singer/songwriter
    sobeautifulon June 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenta lot of 3eb's songs are about crystal meth...i think this might have somethign to do with it. (CRYSTAL baller)
    dank22on April 18, 2004   Link

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