Hi my friend
Shake my hand
Tell your lie
With your artificial smile
Don’t be mad
I just want to help you
To say these words out loud

I don’t like you cause they like you
I hate you cause they love you
I wish you ill cause they wish you well
I’m so happy when they f you

Strike a blow
For my fall
Crush me down
And just say these words out loud

I don’t like you cause they like you
I hate you cause they love you
I wish you ill cause they wish you well
I’m so happy when they f you

And this is what we do
And this is who we are
Why don’t you want to stop
You always see my life up against your life

I don’t like you cause they like you
I hate you cause they love you
I wish you ill cause they wish you well
I’m so happy when they f you

Tell me your lie!!!


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    General CommentWow, not only does Riverside make great music, they are also great lyricists. It's obviously about someone struggling with himself, and he can't cope with people around him who are popular while he feels so lonely himself. I love the line "You always see my life up against your life", so true..
    obsessedon February 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentFake "friendship" of our time, self-seeker and hypocritical...
    Burakon May 08, 2013   Link

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