It's not new years, but you resolve
To show no respect for me at all
You say I'm useless as
A million miles of cellotape
I should make you
A paper heart
So you would see that from the start
I've been a friend, but you
Treat me like an enemy.

I hit the breaks for you
(As the lights turn to green)
All the cars are waiting
(As the lights turn to green)
All the cars are waiting
I made no mistakes, you did
(As the amber turns to red)
I can't excuse the words you said
(As the amber turns to red)
I can't excuse the words you said

I'm looking out for you, woah
Saving confrontation
These makeups and breakups
Complicate the friendship
I'm tired of being mad with you
This awkward position
These makeups and breakups
Complicate the friendship
Just like you
Just like you do

It's headline news, you see
(It's the fact that we can't speak)
Tongue-tied by the memories
(It's the fact that we can't speak)
Tongue-tied by the memories
I decorate honestly
(I'm dizzy cause I believe)
You used me like bubblegum
(I'm dizzy cause I believe)
You used me like bubllegum
I'm dizzy cause I believe

I'm looking out for you, woah
Saving confrontation
These makeups and breakups
Complicate the friendship
I'm tired of being mad with you
This awkward position
These makeups and breakups
Complicate the friendship
Just like you
Just like you do

I can't make you, and I can't see you fall
I can't help you, help you see at all


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    General Commenti love this band!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    kandy_kisses627on April 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this band aswell
    but i have NO idea what this song means
    anyone shed some light?

    i love the line-To show no respect for me at all
    BOOM!babyon November 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhat use is a bulletproof vest when you have no heart to protect - the girl is heartless, she doesn't care about him, he's her friend but still treats him like and enemy
    Greg!at the discoon February 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhoops, that comment was for a different song.
    Greg!at the discoon February 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentno wait it was relevant, well half of it. the bulletproof vest bit is obviously for another song.

    Basically I think this song is about him having to tip toe around somebody to keep them happy, he does so much for her to "save confrontation" but she doesn't appreciate it at all shown in the line "you say I'm useless as a million miles of cellotape"

    He walks on eggshells for her, putting himself in "this awkward position" for her benefit and it's starting to ruin their friendship

    "I can't make you, and I can't see you fall
    I can't help you, help you see at all"

    He realises at the end of the song that he cannot help her if she's not going to listen to him and resigns to the fact that she cannot be made to see what she's doing wrong and thus cannot be helped.
    Greg!at the discoon February 02, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhoa there greg.
    long explan.
    it means that he wants them to be friends still, but they've been arguing and although he looks out for her but she stabs his back.
    good like ALL their songs.

    -Nathaniel J.
    supernate23on March 26, 2007   Link

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