"So sorry to say" as written by and Henry N./mercer Mancini....
so lost tell me how can it be i'm desperately
trying to understand why i will push you from
me so close but so far away i cannot see how
this happened to me i'm so sorry to say
so lost for so long i cannot tell how in my
mind and what moment in time i woke up in this
cell so close yet so far away i cannot see how
this happened to me i'm so sorry to say


i want you to go away from me
i want you so much to stay with me (2x)

Go away from me....
please stay with me....
Go away from me....
PLease stay with me....

i want you to go away
i want you so much to stay (so sorry to say....) (4x)




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    General CommentOne of the best Celldweller songs. I'm surprised nobody has made comments on it yet. I'm pretty sure its about Klayton not wanting someone to go away from him, and hes sorry for whatever he's done, and he just wants the girl back.
    linkinpark8474on December 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti agree, one of his best songs. But i think it seems more complicated than that... like he seems to be having most of the struggle within himself. "desperately trying to understand why i will push you from me" so i don't know... it seems like he has a lot of inner conflict.
    cloudunderon February 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBorderline Personality Disorder, also knows as "I hate you, please don't leave" disorder.

    He doesn't know how his brain started misfiring like this, and he doesn't know why he can't stop it, but he can see the cycle begining anew with another relationship.

    At least, that's how it sounds to me, I could be biased as I myself have BPD. It's definately not cool.
    NyteStormon June 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song has a link to "stay with me (unlikely)" in that klay uses the same contradiction in the song:

    "I want you to go
    Away from (me)
    I want you so much to
    Stay with (me)"

    in "stay with me (unlikely)", he says

    "Stay with me, please don't go",

    and then, later, says

    "I'd rather you go away"

    ... notice the connection?

    - tony
    minutemanon September 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfucking awesome song tho!!! no0 matter how contradictory it may be. Another one of my favs!!! great beat!!
    Frys_Galon February 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always love how the girl says a lyric, before Klay sings the lyric in the next song on the album.
    kittieroxsohardon May 16, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about inner conflict. Celldweller is a deeper lyricist than alot of people take him for. But in MANY MANY songs of his, he says something along the lines of, "go away i hate you, but stay with me, cuz i need you". inner conflict! And my theory, again, is his struggle with his Christianity.
    platypotteron February 11, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is definitely about Borderline Personality Disorder. Nytestorm hit the nail on the head.
    James2k06on April 18, 2009   Link

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