"Echo" as written by and Matthew B. Scannell....
We come and we go
No, I don't want to be just another

Everywhere I go
Something that I really need
Everyone I know
Someone that i want to be.

Even though,
I don't really know
I better pick it up
Before I let it slip away
I better stick it out
Before I take another day.

Into now
Every word I say, fades out.


Can only open up your eyes
When the clouds break
Can only feel alive
Even though the world shakes.

Every night
You're in my quiet, sateen, light.
Can I hold you close
To a rather full moon kiss.

Everything I know
I don't even know who it is

It all falls through
I'm here and I hear you.


Do you hear me?
Do you hear me?
'Cause I need to, just to reach you
Can you hear me?
Coming clearly?
Am I hollow?
Just an echo?


(Do you hear me?) We come and we go
(Hello?) No, I don't want to be just another
(Do you hear me?)Echo

It's just another day
And every single word I say, fades out.

Lyrics submitted by 15imshort, edited by undrugged

"Echo" as written by Matthew B. Scannell Matt Scannell

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    General CommentA bittersweet plea for individuality.
    keeseeon October 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! makes you want to be uniquoe
    finallyfreeon November 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it speaks more to a failed relationship.. a lamentation of a love that just faded away..
    SavageMadroxon January 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti kinda agree with SavageMadrox.
    a guy doesnt want to be just an echo, a memory, he wants to be with her forever.
    sakion August 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLike many have said before... love this song!
    It seems to be about a guy that liked this girl, but feels forgotten, like an echo fading into the distance.
    toxik_tomatoe27on April 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the first two posters. I think it is about wanting to be unique and individual... and memorable not just something fleeting that fades away (like an echo). But as much as you want that there will always be pressures from either yourself or others to try to compare yourself and conform.
    My favorite line is "Everyone I know is someone that I want to be, Even though I don't really know me" I think at some point every young adolescent feels that way...so quick to feel bad about themselves and wish they were someone else when they don't even know themselves yet. Love the song.
    strangersatelliteon April 18, 2007   Link
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    General Commentto me this song means to not be a copy... when you scream in a cave or even in a bathroom or something, you hear an echo which is pretty much a copy of your original scream. i'm thinking the song means to not be the echo, even though we all feel like it sometimes, because the scream before us seemed so much better we'd rather try to be a copy of it then create our own scream. don't be a copy/echo. be original
    music_is_life_kidson June 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI believe that in this song he is saying that he wil not be forgotten wherever he goes and whatever he says or does willl always be remembered and he will make sure of that.
    simone77on July 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti thin this song is about wanting to make a differenceor do something that will be remembered by all those people he's always been in the shadow of. it seems he's sayin he's like, the tag-along friend, the one who isn't really necessary, and he wants to become center stage, r at least become his own person, not just a shadow of others.
    sataygreon January 10, 2009   Link
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    Song MeaningAt first when I listened to this song, I thought it was about a broken relationship; How he wanted to be remembered, instead of just another guy. But now that I've really studied the lyrics, I feel as though there's way more to that. It's not just individuality in a relationship- it's individuality in general. My interpretation is that he doesn't want to live his life with society's rules and sayings. He wants to be the different one of the cult.
    Brunetterocker399on February 23, 2010   Link

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