"Paul Simon" as written by and Matthew Adam Hart....
There's this one word, it's called comfort,
It's the strangest, most dangerous place I could hide
It's a wonder, this cold comfort
Hasn't hollowed and swallowed you and I from inside
You're my first pint, on the worst nights
My gut knots up, my heart bursts like
A piñata pops, this has gotta stop, watch the water drop from clouds, it sure rains a lot
And I've felt how a heart melts down
I'm so burnt out; I'm a shell now
It's the worst of lows, it's the first to go, it's the last to come back when the sun melts the snow
What I'm giving, you is taking,
Lots of lying and some faking
Have I gone too far? Am I too far gone? I've been up all night and fight to keep out the dawn
And we've felt how our hearts melt down
We're so burnt out; we're a shell now
It's the worst of lows, it's the first to go, it's the last to come back when the sun melts the snow


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    General Commentthis song reminds me of something that seems happy and upbeat but is really quite sad. I think its about a guy thats been fucked over by someone in their life.. all because they became comfortable around them. But thats just me, and i am a tad cynical sometimes...
    indie_gofar05on August 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti just wanna add that i love some of the lyrics... "I've been up all night|and fight to keep out the dawn" "Your'e my first pint, on the worst of nights" and "We're so burnt out; we're a shell now" and "it's the worst of lows, its the first to go, it's the last to come back when the sun melts the snow". All these metahporical descriptions create such an emtional picture of their relationship.
    indie_gofar05on August 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat does it have to do with Paul Simon? (if anything)

    Does anyone know?
    moeyoldboldon April 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmy high school marching band played this song during the season as our show, n i fell in love w/ this song. at first i didnt like it b/c we had to play it over n over but after a while, it became very catchy.
    rude_boyon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmy high school marching band played this song during the season as our show, n i fell in love w/ this song. at first i didnt like it b/c we had to play it over n over but after a while, it became very catchy.
    rude_boyon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commentmy high school marching band played this song during the season as our show, n i fell in love w/ this song. at first i didnt like it b/c we had to play it over n over but after a while, it became very catchy.
    rude_boyon March 20, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti can only think that the artist was influenced by Paul Simon to write this song that is loosely in Simon's style, or that after the artist wrote the song he thought it sounded like Simon. Or one of those meaningless titles, like Zeppelin's "Black Dog" where a black dog wandered into the studio while recording.
    Alexander Coeon September 07, 2007   Link

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