"Expectations" as written by Greg Bergdorf, Justin Mauriello, Ali Tabatabaee, Edwin Udhus and Ben Osmundson....
I drove really fast before I hit the wall
I was punch drunk, spinnin' round, heading for a fall
Do or die now, got scared, so I stalled
You can have it all
Your eyes inside the back of my mind
Stars collide to see who outshines
Your eyes inside the back of my mind
It's making me blind
We can hate
We can hate each other
We can be down then fuck one another
We can hold it up, then set it on fire
Life is sacrifice and you can be a martyr
But it's more than I can stand
When you're looking down on me
Cause I can't live up to you, that makes me incomplete
I never wanted anything more
So I'll just say good-bye and watch you walk out the door
I want to be all you want me to be
I want to be all you think that you see
Would you leave me here when nobody cares?
I tried really hard not to care at all
Medicate myself
Xanax, alcohol
My admissions made me feel so small
You can keep it all
I can change
We can change for each other
We can let go and accept one another
We can tear it down to the ground and start over
Life is compromise [Repeat x2]
So if I let you down then I'll pick you up again
In the end
Suspend confidence in me to come through
To be who I want to be and to do what I want to do
Never turn my back on you


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"Expectations" as written by Ben Osmundson Ali Tabatabaee

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    General Commentsounds like a relationship where the girl has very high expectations on her man, he , on the other hand values her over anything else and therefore does everything to live up to what she wants

    "I drove really fast before I hit the wall
    I was punch drunk, spinnin' round, heading for a fall
    Do or die now, got scared, so I stalled"

    everything were running smoothly until he realized what his life was becoming and finally understood that it couldnt go on like before

    "Your eyes inside the back of my mind
    Stars collide to see who outshines
    Your eyes inside the back of my mind
    It's making me blind

    We can hold it up, then set it on fire
    Life is sacrifice and you can be a martyr
    But it's more than I can stand
    When you're looking down on me
    Cause I can't live up to you, that makes me incomplete""

    he's very casious of their fragile relationship, so he wants to be the perfect man, live up to and exceed her expectations, something that demands all his attention and makes him forget more important matters

    "I never wanted anything more
    So I'll just say good-bye and watch you walk out the door"

    even when he realizes he's loosing her, he cant do anything that might make matters worse....

    "Would you leave me here when nobody cares?
    I tried really hard not to care at all
    Medicate myself
    Xanax, alcohol
    My admissions made me feel so small
    You can keep it all"

    he starts to realize he didnt do anything wrong and everything was her fault

    "We can change for each other
    We can let go and accept one another
    We can tear it down to the ground and start over
    Life is compromise [x2]
    So if I let you down then I'll pick you up again
    In the end
    Suspend confidence in me to come through
    To be who I want to be and to do what I want to do
    Never turn my back on you"

    finally the chick realizes maybe she didnt accept him for who he was and therefore their relationship immediatly starts getting better, they start from the top and then lived happy everafter =D

    now i hope you learnt something new from my long ass post, kids
    invaderon August 07, 2006   Link

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