"Unsaid" as written by and Isaac Slade....
Not that you're the one
Not to say I'm right
Not to say today
And not to say a thing tonight

But suffice it to say
We're leaving things unsaid
We sing ourselves to sleep
Watching the day lie down instead

And we are leaving some things unsaid
And we are breathing deeper instead

We're both pretty sure
Neither one can tell
We seem difficult
What we got is hard as hell

A hundred thousand words could not quite explain
So I walk you to your car And we can talk it out in the rain

And we are leaving some things unsaid
And we are breathing deeper instead
And we are leaving some things unsaid

I can sing myself to sleep
No more

Not that you're the one
Not to say I'm right
Not to say today
And not to say a thing tonight


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"Unsaid" as written by Isaac Slade

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  • +2
    General Comment"We're both pretty sure
    Neither one can tell.."

    it's like they give hints that they like each other and they understand the clues, only that i think these 2 people never really seem to find time to actually talk through it [probably they're not yet ready or they're scared of whatever might happen next]

    "... We seem difficult
    What we got is hard as hell"

    it seems that not being honest to each other is the safest thing to do, but at the same time they find it really hard and painful to wait for someone to speak up

    "Not that you're the one
    Not to say I'm right
    Not to say today
    And not to say a thing tonight"

    the "confrontation" gets shrugged off each time they meet or talk.. they always put it off until the next time they see each other [or at least that's how i see it]

    "And we are leaving some things unsaid
    And we are breathing deeper instead"

    these 2 keep giving off clues [probably more of the subliminal] that they like each other, but they never really confirm it as in "verbally" with the exact words

    "We sing ourselves to sleep
    Watching the day lie down instead"

    maybe "sing ourselves to sleep" means that when they're together, they try not to make the most out of the chance to finally confess, thinking that making a move would leave things in a rather [ugly] unexpected state.. so they end up feeling discontented after a day ends that they're around each other


    this song was done beautifully by the fray.. i think the mood set by this song magnifies its meaning of desperation for the truth and the unknown.. idk, i see it revolving more of around the "friends [or special friends] zone" hehe
    kritikon January 10, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis song is the story of my love life.
    Alli-oh!on August 26, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentVery simple...a relationship that ended with everything left up in the air. Leaving everything just as it was so one day there is a reason to go back. By leaving everything "unsaid" it lets there not be a real goodbye and a way to one day pick up where everything left off. "Not to say today" is also coming back to this notion of the future and the ability of it not being over forever, which is the safest way to end things so you never actually have to admit that it's really over.
    Jules***on August 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so amazing... i'm in love with The Fray right now!
    pinkflowers29on March 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song. the story of everyone's love life at one point or another.
    Last_niteon April 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentliek everyone said it can really relate to you at one point in your life,
    this part is so.. amazing
    "A hundred thousand words
    Could not quite explain"
    absentxwordson July 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti can really relate to this song. What I think this song is trying to say is that two people likes each other and the both of them knows it but wont say anything.

    idk, correct me if im wrong.
    jbombon August 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjbomb i think your about 98% right except at the end Whoever is singing it is going to say something and tell the person they like them

    I can sing myself to sleep
    No more

    Not that you're the one
    Not to say I'm right
    Not to say today
    And not to say a thing tonight

    see how it says no more to all of that

    But i relate to this song 100% right now...
    Cypher1994on October 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like jbomb's explanation..... i'm feeling that way now. beautiful song just like all of the fray's tracks.
    foreveron December 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like jbomb's explanation..... i'm feeling that way now. beautiful song just like all of the fray's tracks.
    foreveron December 05, 2006   Link

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