"I'm Lost Without You" as written by Thomas Delonge, Mark Hoppus and Travis L. Barker....
I swear that I can go on forever again
Please let me know that my one bad day will end
I will go down as your lover, your friend
Give me your lips and with one kiss we begin
Are you afraid of being alone
Cause I am, I'm lost without you
Are you afraid of leaving tonight
Cause I am, I'm lost without you

I'll leave my room open till sunrise for you
I'll keep my eyes patiently focused on you
Where are you now I can hear footsteps I'm dreaming
And if you will, keep me from waking to believe this

Are you afraid of being alone
Cause I am, I'm lost without you
Are you afraid of leaving tonight
Cause I am, I'm lost without you

Are you afraid of being alone
Cause I am, I'm lost without you
Are you afraid of leaving tonight
Cause I am, I'm lost without you
Are you afraid of being alone
Cause I am, I'm lost without you
Are you afraid of leaving tonight
Cause I am, I'm lost without you

I'm lost without you
I'm lost without you


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"I'm Lost Without You" as written by Thomas Delonge, Mark Hoppus, Travis L. Barker

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  • +3
    General CommentThis is just a love song. I don't think there is a big secret meaning. It is just a simple love song, and those are usually the best.
    The introduction of the song starts off with some wierd sound effects and echoing, with I think sets the mood of the song. Distance... silence... calmness. The piano is gentle and sweet, adding to the already set atmopsphere.
    When Tom starts singing, it sounds perfect, because the reverb has given him a "can you hear me?" feel... perfect for the song. The choice of having no drums for this first verse makes it calm and sincere. As the song progresses, the bass comes in patiently, and leads into a surprisingly loud and jaggy chorus, with drums.
    The second verse is much like the first, except the drums and bass are added. Due to their chugging style though, it keeps the song in the same feel. Perfect. There is a calm pause in the middle of the song where a soothing piano piece is played, and then we are kicked back into the loud chorus with repeats the hook of the song until the end. For a long time. About 3 minutes! A surprise ending is the frantically rolling drums that last for about 40 seconds.
    The entire song is soaked in reverb and distortion, which perfectly fits the "dreamy" like feel of the song that was set in the first place with the effect. It ends the song too, because after the drum solo we hear some quiet feedback until the end of the track.
    The lyrics are sweet, and almost begging the other person to care for the him because he needs her. He is... lost... without her.
    Sorry if my review is kind of long, but thats what I like doing. I love this song and it means alot to me.

    Goodbye.
    The_Soulon April 14, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthe song is about..well the title speaks for itself
    vonnion April 12, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General CommentWarning: this is going to be long. I signed up here specifically to give my thoughts this song. ^_^
    This is possibly my favorite blink-182 song, and I've been a fan since Dude Ranch came out. On the album insert Tom says this is a song that can only be fully realized when listened to with headphones. I wholeheartedly agree. This is a beautiful song to play even while driving, but there are so many different effect playing harmonically in the background that I could (and I do) listen to it for hours on end on sleepless nights- it's an endless source of writing inspiration. I love what they've done here, turning these honest, straight-from-the-heart lyrics into a powerful song that balances quiet rhythm and hard-hitting choruses. I heard that this song was 6 months in the making, and I believe it. This is something that Pink Floyd would have written. Tom's voice is perfect for this song; the way he sings the choruses is so earnest and heartfelt... Everyone will have a different interpretation of what this song means, but for me it has a specific meaning that I don't know how to describe. There is some kind of chill that runs down my spine whenever I hear the second verse... It's like an intense form of nostalgia. Anyway I never knew they were capable of making an album like this one, and I hope they continue making songs like this, though I doubt I'll ever hear anything like "I'm Lost Without You". jenlovesmusic, I think that the train noise is more of a mood-setting effect than a haunting one. I love how The_Soul describes this song, too. Kudos. I'm gonna get me some mexican food.
    icekweem23on June 06, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh i Love this song. i never knew blink 182 could get all normal and quiet and sweet til i bought their new cd. I actually never was much of a blink fan til this cd. I was amazed. anyway the song is pretty self-explainatory. it's great
    Desaparecidaon April 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti always knew the guys had it int hem since the start and i was much younger .. it just was a matter of time .. they did a good job with this cd ..
    NIKKIEon April 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can't believe they actually grew up.
    Regos the Saneon April 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLol, I agree with Regos, I didn't expect it either.
    strungagnstthricon April 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is one of the greatest on the cd. i'm so glad i just figured out how to rate the songs.
    msanabearon April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is incredible.. especially the drum parts (sorry, I'm a drummer). I love how Travis is using 2 drum sets at the end.. I can't wait to see how they perform this live. Anyway.. it's a great song to listen to when you're just thinking.
    zipped6648on April 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is one of my fav on the album, along with Obvious, I Miss You and Easy Target. Oh, and Feeling This.
    /-[PunkRockDude]-\on April 18, 2004   Link

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