"Pardon Me" as written by and Brandon Charles/einziger Boyd....
I tried my best
I gave my all
Sometimes my best wasn't good enough
For you
Sometimes I let you go
Sometimes I hurt you so
I know that I can be the meanest person in the world

[Chorus:]
So I apologize to you
And to anyone else that I hurt too
I may not be the perfect soul
But I can't learn self control
So pardon me! pardon me! pardon me my friend!

I never thought
That anyone
Was more important than the plans
I made
But now I feel the shame
There's no one else to blame
For all the broken hearts scattered on the field of war

[Chorus:]

Sometimes I let you go
Sometimes I hurt you sooo!
I know that I can be the meanest person in the world..

[Chorus:]

So pardon me
Pardon me
Pardon me my friend
Pardon meeeee
My friendddd
Pardon meee
My frienddd...


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"Pardon Me" as written by Rivers Cuomo

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    General Commentthis is probably my favortie son gon the new disc. i reallt think Make Believe took the simple, straightforwardness of blue and pink and mixed it with the solos and musicianship of green and maladroit and made an awesome album. Go Weezer.,
    AshBlackon May 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is pretty straight forward. Obviously Rivers is saying that he's sorry to anyone he's hurt, but I kind of wonder if this song is related to him calling his fans "little bitches" in a guitar world interview. It makes sense to me, but this song can relate to almost anyone on a personal level. findsomepeace is right, it is not at all easy to say 'pardon me' to someone. this song, as simple as it is, can tell anyone what you really mean deep down. great song.
    Redlighton September 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOne of the better songs on Make Believe.
    neongreen44on December 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI agree with RedLight, great song, Rivers sings so emotionally and gets his point across so greatly, it was AWESOME.
    WZrWolf31on January 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm sorry, *emotionally intact* s is what I meant. Also, Rivers Cuomo will never fail to make WZr the best.
    WZrWolf31on January 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHorrible, horrible, horrible. True, it seems Rivers was a jerk to a lot of people, especially when he tried to manage the band by himself, but he didn't have to make a song about it. Like the rest of the album, this is unforgivably saccharine. He apparently learned nothing at Harvard about writing, instead taking a step back into high school writing quality... Ick.
    Sin-éon January 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentObvious, literal meaning...but powerful all the same. Sometimes you unintentionally hurt someone you love and just can't seem to make it up to them. And then you are truly angry at yourself because you hurt them and they will never forget that.

    Short version: I'm mean, you don't deserve that, and I'm sorry.
    kobo1don April 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentObvious, literal meaning...but powerful all the same. Sometimes you unintentionally hurt someone you love and just can't seem to make it up to them. And then you are truly angry at yourself because you hurt them and they will never forget that.

    Short version: I'm mean, you don't deserve that, and I'm sorry.
    kobo1don April 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis was my least favorite when I first heard the album, but one year later it's the only one I can actually listen to all the way through.
    Wrapidon April 17, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I may not be a perfect soul, but i can learn self-control" is a refrence to plato's idea of a soul where a person has to learn self-disipline so that they dont just fulfill bodily desires all the time.
    magicalroryon August 03, 2009   Link

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