i wear a smile
i wear a laugh
on in the back stage changing heads
i am a weekday on weekends
i hate my best friends

spoken, choked up on my notes
this heart drones
as i try and act adult
but like a walkmen falls to pieces
all parts no heart

see me change, changes are no good
see me change, changes are no good
see me change

all the world's deranged
and i'm left crushed
people delayed
are in a rush
i'm on a roll
but i might throw up
will i ruin my make-up?

see me change, changes are no good
see me change, changes are no good
see me change

see me change, changes are no good
see friends change, changes are no good
see me change



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  • +2
    General Commenta song about depression and putting on a facade in public. "on in the backstage changing heads", just about the act he puts on in front of people and at shows.. while realising that everything is changing, this could be the rest for the sadness
    Michael746on September 30, 2004   Link
  • +2
    General Commentto me it is about depression but more so having to do with the woes of becoming an adult. i am a weekday on weekends, changes are no good. growing up is hard. this song describes it perfectly.
    noguedaon August 18, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis is one of my favourite songs and i agree with michael completely, song about depression
    rockin28on February 01, 2005   Link
  • +1
    MemoryThis song reminds me so much of 'We Wear the Mask' by Dunbar.

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    asleep_or_deadon November 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is one of my favourite songs and i agree with michael completely, song about depression
    rockin28on February 01, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song. is amazing.
    beachykeen280on February 21, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti wear the smile
    i wear the laugh
    i'm in the backstage changing hats
    and i'm a weekday on week-ends
    i hate my best friends

    spoke and choked
    i burnt my notes
    this heart drones as
    i try and act adult
    but like a walkman falls to pieces
    all parts, no heart

    see me change
    changes are no good
    see me change

    all the world's deranged
    and i'm left crushed
    people delayed or
    in a rush
    i'm on a roll
    but i might throw up
    will it ruin my make-up?
    unquestionedanswerson February 24, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFavorite line:
    "i wear the smile, i wear the laugh. i'm in the backstage changing heads, i am a weekday on week-ends, i hate my best friends..."

    It just blows me away...
    spring90on May 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"But like a walkman falls to pieces, all parts no heart."

    I love that line. If I said it, I'd sound completely stupid, but it just sounds right coming from someone who makes music. He's a complex person, but right now he's got nothing and feels nothing.

    I don't know why he says "see me change, changes are no good," because he is singing about how he's stuck in a rut...doesn't he want to get out of his low point?

    I love this song. Tim's voice is so perfect.
    bueller84on June 15, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about living a lie. "Im a weekday on weekends, I hate my best friends." The person singing this song is describing the mask they wear to hide thier depression from those around them, one of my favorite songs by The Stills.
    and yes their second album was very different, however they have returned to their producer from Logic for their new album and it is safe to say that they defiantly have their old sound back.
    jimmyrcool123on September 04, 2008   Link

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