Time and time and time again
My loneliness is my only friend.
I just keep on sitting by the phone
Waiting for it to ring your tone.
I just, want to, know that, you care
I just, want to, know that you’ll be there.

So I sing this song to you.
Sorry I wasn’t, what you were looking for.
But you just don’t get it at all.
Life is always better, after the fall.

Pieces are raining down on me.
Wont wait, I can’t believe in this or anything at all.
After all you did, why would I care? Why should I care?
After, the pain you caused, why would I care? Why should I care?
I've waited for this so long, why would I care? Why should I care?

Loneliness, sadness, and solitude
These are a few of the things I’ve been through
Waiting for everything, everyday
Strange that you don’t seem to feel the same way
Write me off, bury me and leave me for dead
Open wide, eat your words and choke on regrets

After all you did, why would I care? Why should I care?
After, the pain you caused, why would I care? Why should I care?
I've waited for this so long, why would I care? Why should I care?

Look through me (Tragedy’s not so bad)
Remember what was left (Taking me down and more)
Take all I give to you
After what I’ve been through
Go ahead take it all (I honestly don’t care at all)
Set up and ready to fall (Let it fall)


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    General CommentLove this band :D Great music
    dougieon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think, it's obvious he's missing someone when he talks about 'waiting for the phone to ring' and he says he sitting next to the phone so maybe he feels he's been waiting too long.

    'I sing this song to you' he wants who ever he's talking about to know how he feels, and I guess he wasn't the right person for who he's talking about 'I'm sorry i wasn't what you're looking for' And 'you just don't get it', possibly, means that he thinks he IS the right person, they just can't see that. 'life is always better after the fall', life is gonna be better now for him, and could be for who he's talking about if this person would just give it the chance.

    'peices are raing down on me' , could be that 'peices' are the realizations of whats happened and thats where 'after all you've done to me' comes from. Now he sees what's really going on (the realizations) so 'won't wait, i can't beleive in...anything at all' is showing how possibly he can't beleive what he's realizing or that he can't beleive in this person ever really coming back/beleive in them changing for the better. 'after all the pain you've caused..' he knows the horrible thing's this person has caused, most likely for him, but he still can't help but feel for them, and he still has hope. I think he hates that.

    '...strange that you don't seen to feel the same way', he's waiting for life to get better and he thinks, shouldn't you be too? 'write me off, bury me and leave me for dead' he wants to be forgotten, or possible to prove the he can take it. 'open wide, eat your words and choke on regrets' he heopes they realize what they've done too him.

    the last lines i think mean he wants you to see what the worst can look like, and he's willing to be your everything, and he wants you o have everything, but he's hopefull 'set up and ready to fall'

    thats just what i think.. i LOVE atfeh!! but isn't is a thorn FOR every heart, kids?
    rockstrNdisguiseon January 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentgreat analyzation. basically sums it up.
    awesome song, awesome album.
    i can relate to this song sooooo much right now. great lyrics.
    grayed_rainbowon April 15, 2005   Link
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    General Comment[Time and time and time again
    My loneliness is my only friend.
    [I just keep on sitting by the phone
    Waiting for it to ring your tone.
    I just, want to, know that, you care
    I just, want to, know that you’ll be there.]

    This first part displays the past.
    At first he is lonely, but atleast he has her. He constantly waits by the phone for her call (waiting for it to ring your tone). He wants to be assured that she cares and will be there for her.

    [So I sing this song to you.
    Sorry I wasn’t, what you were looking for.
    But you just don’t get it at all.
    Life is always better, after the fall.]

    He is singing to her apologizing to her about how she thinks he isn't good enough for her.

    Pieces are raining down on me.
    Wont wait, I can’t believe in this or anything at all.
    After all you did, why would I care? Why should I care?
    After, the pain you caused, why would I care? Why should I care?
    I've waited for this so long, why would I care? Why should I care?]

    It seems as if she apologized back to him, and wants him back, but this time he's the one whos playing the 'bitch'.
    MarlinTon May 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOh my God I lovee this song. I think that Marlin T basically got the point of the song...I like the ending the best...more happy :)
    Possibly Saneon December 31, 2006   Link

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