Time keeps slipping away,
And I'd hate to say
I never tried to read your eyes
So please, take a seat next to me
Find a place you can be yourself
There's no one else

Can you hear me?
Can you hear me now?

Just a face in the crowd
I want to scream out loud
Rescue me, oh everything I need
And I just don't know what to say
All that I know is I feel this way
Can't you hear me heart sing

Can you hear me?
For crying out loud, you're breaking me down
Can your hear me now?
Can you hear me?
For crying out loud, you're breaking me down
Can you hear me now?

I thought of this moment a million times
How can I get this right?
Waiting for your eyes
To find me here
I practiced my part almost everyday
Every word you might say
And now here we are

Can you hear me?
For crying out loud, you're breaking me down
Can you hear me now?
Can you hear me?
For crying out loud, you're breaking me down
Can you hear me now?

Time keeps slipping away
And I hate to say
I never tried all this time


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    General Commentlyrics are wrong....
    new_found_glory05on April 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah the lyrics are pretty much wrong
    "For crying out loud, your breaking me down"
    nope it's
    can you hear me ... crying out loud
    eh
    but i can t believe im the first well second but...comment
    this song is really cool and i like it very much
    gnoz05on September 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing, and is my number one played song on my ipod.

    For me, the song is about a person trapped in the norm and the ongoing cycle of everyday life. This person goes on living unnoticed by the people who once meant the world to him or her. The lyrics as a whole are pretty selfexplanitory, but still.. i've lost track of the amount of times i've wanted to shout "can you hear me?" outloud to the people i thought meant everything to me. Hah, "Just a face in the crowd" seems to describe the way I feel perfectly. I mean, surely I'm not the only one who can go to school put on this huge happy act to please "the friends" and every desperate sign of help thats thrown out to them is casted away without second thought? I don't know, bad day sorry for that tangent but sadly i'm sure other people can relate to the emotional ignorance of others.
    jeanne x3on November 19, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI can relate to you, and like you said, i'm sure everyone else can too. The song to me is more about a single girl in this guy's life that really meant a lot to him. He's regretting that he isn't doing all he can do for him and her and he's becoming "just a face in the crowd" to her and he doesn't know how to tell her how he feels.
    laxcheck101on July 14, 2009   Link

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