"Let's Pretend" as written by and Tom Higgenson....
If you really gotta know, I'm not doing so good,
Turned out to hurt more then I thought it would.

'Cause I just can't handle losing you again,
but the last thing I want is to just be friends,
We've been through the same thing time and time again

Let's pretend,
Let's pretend everythings fine,
put on our fake smiles and keep wasting our time,
Let's pretend we're fine
Go out in style and come home in denile
let's pretend we're fine

If you really gotta know, I'm not doing so good.
It hurt me way more then I thought it could.

Cuz I just can't handle losing you again
but the last thing i want is to just be friends
we've been through the same thing time and time again

Let's pretend.
Let's pretend everythings fine
put on our fake smiles and keep wasting our time
Let's pretend we're fine
Go out in style and come home in denile
let's pretend we're fine

lie to ourselves
lie to everyone else

take anymore of this make believe romance
it's killing my make believe mind
it's killing my make believe mind
but i rather pretend we're together
then know we're apart

Let's pretend everythings fine
put on our fake smiles and keep wasting our time
Let's pretend we're fine
Go out in style and come home in denile
let's pretend we're fine
let's pretend we're fine
let's pretend we're fine


Lyrics submitted by Ethan Bartier

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    General Commentthis song is about a couple who are on and off ("Cause I just can't handle losing you again, but the last thing I want is to just be friends, We've been through the same thing time and time again") and the guy wants to stay together however the breakups with the girl are taking a large pyschological toll on him ("If you really gotta know, I'm not doing so good.
    It hurt me way more then I thought it could.")
    Ethan Bartieron January 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthank you Ethan Bartier for explaining and good explination and i got nothings else...or maybe not an on and off couple but two friends dealing with arguments...or two friends that wanna start a relationship but they have alreday and then it wa sjust weird so one said that they should just be friends instead but he doesnt wanna be just friends...or 2 people were having a secret relationship and then one doenst wanna keep it secret anymore cause its to hard and yeah...well i think that ive confused myself enough so yeah...LUV THIS SONG :D peace
    .::.tralalalala.::.on April 05, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwonderful song.

    "If you really gotta know, I'm not doing so good,
    Turned out to hurt more then I thought it would."

    great line.
    davidprevailson September 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgeese this song like perfectly explains the relationship I'm in right now. To me it's like 2 people who broke up but neither one really wanted to. "If you really gotta no im not doin so good, hurt me way more than i thought it would" is obviously about the initial break up. Then he says he just wants to pretend it's fine and pretend they're together when they both know they really aren't. "put on our fake smiles and keep wastin our time" is them pretending they're happy with the place they're in when really it's all fake. "Go out in style and come home in denial" is about how they would go out and see eachother and every time think they'd have a great time together and find out that they don't think it could happen. Then every time they'd make up and pretend it never happened. "i can't take any more of this make beleive romance it's killing my make beleive heart" is that they're pretending together and he just can't take it anymore. But he thinks it's better to act like they're together than to know that it isn't working. Great song. I think this is the best of the songs by Plain White T's.
    TheMan2on January 20, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti love this song! and greek rocks!
    DEARJO.on February 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLETS PRETEND.
    wee yinon May 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentLETS PRETEND.
    wee yinon May 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love the lines,

    I can't take anymore of this make believe romance
    it's killing my make believe heart
    it's killing my make believe heart
    but i rather pretend we're together
    then know we're apart

    and it is heart not mind.
    wee yinon May 07, 2008   Link
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    General Commentif you ask me it's about two people who broke up and got back together, but it was just strange so he wants to pretend everything's fine but really she wants to just end it and he can't really handle it because he feels like if they pretended just a little longer, it might become real again. he doesn't want to go through the pain of breaking up again because they both know what it's like and neither of them liked it but it takes a while to be able to go at a relationship again.
    mnemonicrhymeon June 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commentis it just me or are the vocals kind of crappy? I know it's only a demo version, but still. The chorus kind of makes me want to cringe, especailly when he tries to hit the high notes :(
    serenity23on October 05, 2008   Link

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