"My World" as written by Mitchell Allan Scherr and John Allen....
The fastest man in the world, fast asleep at the wheel
Nobody wants to be alone, so how did I get, here
When I look at you, I see him staring through
A wink and smile, 'cause he's been inside of you
Is he all the things you, tried to change me into
Is he everything to you

Does he make you high, make you real
Does he make you cry
Does he know the way you feel
Love is all around you, your universe is full
But in my world, there is only you

I can still find the smell
On my clothes and skin
I can still see your face, when you're sleeping next to him
Is he all the things you, tried to change me into
Tell me does he

Does he make you high, make you real
Does he make you cry
Does he know the way you feel
Love is all around you, your universe is full
But in my world, there is only you

I've had enough of fears, you let them out
Now I wrap myself around you
Like a blanket full of doubt
He's your everything

Does he make you high, make you real
Does he make you cry
Does he know the way you feel
Love is all around you, your universe is full
But in my world, there is only you

You make me high
You make me real
You make me cry
Now you know the way I feel
Love is all around you, your universe is full
But in my world, there is only you


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"My World" as written by Mitch Allan Jon Allen

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group

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    General CommentAmazing song. One of my all time favorites.


    "The fastest man in the world, fast asleep at the wheel"

    ---I have two ideas for what this could mean:
    I think the line's meaning is that he's not just your average person, but even someone who is a talented/exceptional person can still fall asleep at the wheel.
    This could refer to either:
    1. The singer, meaning he was dating the girl and became complacent and lost control (or crashed), and he lost her because she broke up with him and ended up with someone else
    OR
    2. The girl's boyfriend, meaning that the singer can tell that the new boyfriend may be better on the surface than he is (i.e., some combination of being better looking, more talented, higher status, etc.), but he's just coasting through the relationship with the girl who means the world to the singer.



    "I can still find the smell, on my clothes and skin"
    ---Definitely refers to the girl's smell. Probably means the singer was with her at one point before the current boyfriend.



    My favorite lines are the most powerful lines where the singer turns the chorus around the last time through with the emotional

    "You make me high!
    You make me real!
    You make me cry!
    Now you know the way I feel
    Love is all around you,
    your universe is full
    But in my world,
    there is only you"

    It's all about loving someone with every piece of your heart, and this song captures that feeling so perfectly.

    An interesting play on words with the title... There are different times where the song says the words "my world" as in "but in my world, there is only you"....so it seems apparent that that is where the title comes from. He's talking about his world, meaning for his life there is only her. But the song title "My World" could double to mean that the girl about whom he is singing is actually "His World", as if I were to say "This girl is my world."

    Not sure about the title thing, but I always found that interesting. Amazing song with true feeling. I still don't understand how this song never became bigger than it is, because it's so relatable and the music is so good.
    seve43on September 07, 2011   Link
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    General Commentthis song was my theme song. every line is so full of wanting.
    and*dream*i*doon December 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentperfect song for my current situation
    astereoon February 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis song isn't as known as it should be. I will analyze it now.

    This dude... he's lost her. And hell, he NEEDS her back.
    Belmagus2on August 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThese lyrics aren't correct.

    The fastest man in the world,
    fast asleep at the wheel
    Nobody wants to be alone,
    so how did I get, here
    When I look at you,
    I see him staring through, me
    A wink and a smile,
    'Cause he's been inside of you

    Is he all the things you,
    tried to change me into?
    Is he everything to you?

    Does he make you high,
    make you real?
    Does he make you cry?
    Does he know the way you feel?
    Love is all around you,
    your universe is full
    But in my world,
    there is only you

    I can still find the smell
    On my clothes and skin
    I can still see your face,
    when your sleeping next to him

    Is he all the things you,
    tried to change me into?
    Tell me does he

    make you high,
    make you real?
    Does he make you cry?
    Does he know the way you feel?
    Love is all around you,
    your universe is full
    But in my world...

    I have my fears,
    you let them out
    Now I wrap myself around you
    Like a blanket full of doubt
    The darkness burns,
    the sunlight stings
    He's your everything

    Does he make you high,
    make you real?
    Does he make you cry?
    Does he know the way you feel?
    Love is all around you,
    your universe is full
    But in my world...

    You make me high!
    You make me real!
    You make me cry!
    Now you know the way I feel
    Love is all around you,
    your universe is full
    But in my world,
    there is only you

    I went through the song and copied them as so. =D

    I ADORE THIS SONG. The lyrics are so powerful, and touching...the band is awesome.
    Cedahliaon April 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is exactly how i felt when my girlfriend broke up with me, and then she started to like this other person but then she came back to me, so this song is exactly whats going on with me, its awesome!
    Kaiser_drbon December 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe beginning usually gets me...

    The fastest man in the world
    Fast asleep at the weel

    Gives me chills!
    Great song.
    -ok-on December 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLove this song becuase it reminds me of a movie xD
    SMUSER17158825on February 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is amazing
    the lyrics are so passionate
    they just get to you, like the line "when i look at you, i see him staring through, a wink and a smile, cuz he's been inside of you" is just so penetrating. this song gets right under your skin in a good way, if that makes
    any sense
    its also the best structured song i have ever heard
    its not predictable at all cuz of complete changes in mood
    like in the beginning and end of the song the lead singer mitch says "in my world" so much power, then weakly utters out "there is only... you"
    but in the middle of the song, he takes a completely different approach when he says "in my world" and the crescendo takes it into the most powerful part of the song.

    this song is ridiculously good
    jetsx110on June 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti just want to add that it's so damn briliant how the beginning of the song refers to the relationship between a girl and her new boyfriend "does he make you high...". then at the end he says "you make me high", changing the roles in the song. suddenly it transforms from a song about the shoddy relationship a girl has with her new boyfriend to the relationship between the singer and the girl. it says "does he do this for you? does he do that?...etc" then it says "you do this for me". its like he's pleading that she realize her value to him. sick.

    a few questions though--

    what do the lines "the fastest man in the world, fast asleep at the wheel" mean

    and how about "i can still find the smell, on my clothes and skin"-- what smell is he talking about
    jetsx110on June 02, 2007   Link

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