"Don't Be Shallow" as written by and Sondre Lerche Vaular....
Forcing my way out of sleep
I inhale the smell of spring and greens
And bucket loads of bees
Migraine's been all of over me
The softest meadow would've cracked my head
I'm easily mislead

And you're standing in my way
So give yourself a pair of hands today
My words to you are fake
Now you are my mistake
And I am yours

Don't be shallow
Don't be cheap
She prays for you
To grow up
Patiently

Don't be selfish
Nor un-managed
You're all I want
And nothing more
But that's not good enough
No no that's not good enough

Trouble at the hardware store
A funky foreign bodies interfere
We like you don't come near

But all that seems a waste of time
When you are said to take the final test
In the solemn quest

She'll tell you to stand and watch
The violent fields of praise so much
Their ears are falling from the sky
Where most of them now hide
And I am yours

Don't be shallow
Don't be cheap
She prays for you to grow up
Patiently

Don't be selfish
Nor unmanaged
You're all I want and nothing more
But that's not good enough
No no that's not good enough

She'll tell you to stand and watch
The violent fields of praise so much
Their ears are falling from the sky
Where most of them now hide
And I am yours

Don't be shallow
Don't be cheap
She prays for you to grow up
Patiently

Don't be selfish
Nor unmanaged
You're all I want and nothing more
But that's not good enough
No no that's not good enough


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"Don't Be Shallow" as written by Sondre Lerche Vaular

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    General CommentKind of self-explanitory, hm?
    Nice song nonetheless. :)
    SINKINGx3HEARTSon January 16, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's plainly stated, but in case I'm wrong, here's my interpretation:

    Basically, he's talking to his significant other and basically he can't understand why she can't accept him. He is a bit immature/young hearted and she is making all kinds of extraneous demands of him to be a certain kind of person that he may not necessarily be and he is hurt by this since he accepts her exactly how she is and he can't understand why she wouldn't do the same. All of this is causing a great deal of distress to him as he struggles for her acceptance, almost to the point that he may think it's not worth it to continue.

    "and you're standing in my way
    so give yourself a pair of hands today
    my words to you are fake
    now you are my mistake
    and i am yours

    don't be shallow
    don't be cheap
    she prays for you
    to grow up
    patiently
    don't be selffish
    nor unmanaged

    you're all i want
    and nothing more
    but thats not good enough
    no no thats not good enough"
    rrgreentreeon May 14, 2006   Link

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