"Giving Up" as written by Shane Told and Neil Boshart....
I used to make the light shine for you. the sun has left my sky. velvet walls surround my sorrows. I've sacrificed my pride. you're giving up on me.
I've laid myself to sleep tonight. I know you've played out everything in your mind.
And now you throw it all away.

A shattered memory that you would stay, through thick and thin with me.
You're giving up on me. and when you feel the pain, I'm wishing I could stay.
How can I say I love you back, you never made me happy.
You've laid yourself to sleep, I never said this wouldn't hurt.

You gave up everything; I never said I'd give it back.
I know you'll never change; I won't be good enough for you.
I know, you'll make it through,
I'll never be around to see.


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"Giving Up" as written by Shane Told Neil Boshart

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    General Commentif its about god, and they were indeed a christian band then why would he be saying things like "you never made me happy?" or "i used to make the light shine for you" to god? shane and the rest of the guys may be christians but there music def does not portray any relligious messages.
    wtbdrewon May 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI just (in the past fifteen minutes) lost my best friend/girlfriend in one fell swoop, and the first half of the song speaks to me like you wouldn't believe. Stuff used to be so good between us, but I fucked up, so she is done. If there is one thing that anyone and everyone that reads this learns today, learn to appreciate people and never take anything for granted, because as soon as you have, you've lost it.
    crazyfiston May 28, 2004   Link
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    General Commentholy ass,,no ones posted up nada for this song,,,wow,, this song so great,,how shane lets all his emotion out a tthe end of this song,,this song is about a relationship going back and shes just basically giving up on him but in the process shit was never as great to began with,,and she just doesnt basically want to fix it all..the video pretty corny,,this song needs more post!
    lipgloss&letdownon April 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI agree, this song is great. How can anyone not get goosebumps when he sings " How can I say i love you back? You never made me happy"? Ummm, one more thing. I don't think this song is about a girl, I think it might be about GOD...they are a Christian Band.
    EarlyNov7on May 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHow is this about God?...I think it's about a chick too.
    pilsburypunkeron May 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI just (in the past fifteen minutes) lost my best friend/girlfriend in one fell swoop, and the first half of the song speaks to me like you wouldn't believe. Stuff used to be so good between us, but I fucked up, so she is done. If there is one thing that anyone and everyone that reads this learns today, learn to appreciate people and never take anything for granted, because as soon as you have, you've lost it.
    crazyfiston May 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like this band :)
    i know one of the guitarists cousin
    but hes an ass:)
    WouldItBeYouon June 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsilverstein is amazing, i love the guitar in this song.
    i'm seeing them in a few weeks in their home town Burlington, canada..yes that's right a GOOD band from canada.
    RuthLesson July 04, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh shit this songs so freaking awsome. This song is totally clear and i just fell in love with it after listening to it the first time.
    NoSecondKnifeon September 26, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSilverstein is great
    bballmann34on October 26, 2004   Link

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