Justin:
[1] If my younger self could see what I've become it would break his heart and he would say to me, "but someday when I grow up, I'll be somebody you'll see and no one can take that from me."
[2] And we always said this wouldn't be us. And we always said this couldn't be us. And we always said this wouldn't be us. And we always said this shouldn't be...
[4] But I'm standing here now at twentyfuckingtwo and everything that I believe is slipping from my grasp: my faith in myself, my faith in this world, my faith that everything will work out in the end.
[5] I may be my father's son, but I will not live my father's life. Can't let this blue collar strangle me to death.
[7] Now I lay me down to sleep, it's time to realize all my dreams, 'cause I may die before I wake, and I won't leave here a waste.
[8] What is the point of saving my name in this town.

Lindsey:
[4] Don't find our faults, find us a remedy.
[8] What is the point of saving my name in this town?

Stephen:
This town is a ghost town. Oh, this town is a ghost town, & if you are the sun, then my shadow grows long. if you are the sun...
[2] (...) Isnt this such a sad way to talk about--- shhh.
[4] I want to do the most beautiful things, but i am capable of the most horrible things.
[5] Sucking the blood from my teeth, I wipe my tongue across them: clean. Its no threat to say the sun will never be seen.
[6] My hometown has been rebuilt, and redesigned, to make me feel old and alone. And now this fucking town has been rebuild and resupplied with those who make me feel old and alone.
[8] What is the point of saving my name in this town?


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    General CommentJustin:
    [1] If my younger self could see what I've become it would break his heart and he would say to me, "but someday when I grow up, I'll be somebody you'll see and no one can take that from me."
    [2] And we always said this wouldn't be us. And we always said this couldn't be us. And we always said this wouldn't be us. And we always said this shouldn't be...
    [4] But I'm standing here now at twentyfuckingtwo and everything that I believe is slipping from my grasp: my faith in myself, my faith in this world, my faith that everything will work out in the end.
    [5] I may be my father's son, but I will not live my father's life. Can't let this blue collar strangle me to death.
    [7] Now I lay me down to sleep, it's time to realize all my dreams, 'cause I may die before I wake, and I won't leave here a waste.
    [8] What is the point of saving my name in this town.

    Lindsey:
    [4] Don't find our faults, find us a remedy.
    [8] What is the point of saving my name in this town?

    Stephen:
    This town is a ghost town. Oh, this town is a ghost town, & if you are the sun, then my shadow grows long. if you are the sun...
    [2] (...) Isnt this such a sad way to talk about--- shhh.
    [4] I want to do the most beautiful things, but i am capable of the most horrible things.
    [5] Sucking the blood from my teeth, I wipe my tongue across them: clean. Its no threat to say the sun will never be seen.
    [6] My hometown has been rebuilt, and redesigned, to make me feel old and alone. And now this fucking town has been rebuild and resupplied with those who make me feel old and alone.
    [8] What is the point of saving my name in this town?
    xKissxHerxBruisesxon May 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAWESOME song.
    NoLightToSeeByon July 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwoah
    jaurlon January 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti just listened to this song actually for the first time. Usually when i listened to their album all the way through I skipped the songs near the end or didn't pay attention but shit. i've been missing a real piece of art.
    jaurlon January 06, 2007   Link

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