"Don't Tell Me" as written by and Douglas Sean/estrin Robb....
Don't tell me that you are ready to change
Don't tell me from now it won't be the same
It doesn't matter, 'cause at the end of the day,
It isn't what you say, it's what you do

Yea!

What you say will be forgotten some day
(What you do will be remembered)
Empty promises always fade away
(What you keep will last forever)

Don't tell me you'll make things better for us
(Don't tell me)
Don't tell me that you're someone I can trust
(Don't tell me)
It doesn't mean a thing to me just because,
It isn't what you say, it's what you do
Your actions will speak louder than you

What you say will be forgotten some day
(What you do will be remembered)
Empty promises always fade away
(What you keep will last forever)

Forever!
(What you keep will last forever)

So show me that you really figured it out,
And show me everything that you are about
If you can't then you should just shut you mouth,
'cause I don't care what you say or what you do
You can't take back what you've put me through
Your actions will speak louder than you

What you say will be forgotten some day
(What you do will be remembered)
Empty promises always fade away
(What you keep will last forever)

What you say will be forgotten some day
(What you do will be remembered)
Empty promises always fade away
(What you keep will last forever)

Forever!
(What you keep will last forever)
Forever!
(What you keep will last forever)

Forever!


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"Don't Tell Me" as written by Chris Light Hesse Chris Hesse

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    General Commentpretty decent song, not their best but OK.
    The meaning is pretty simpel, Stop talking shit and put your money where your mouth is, Actions speak louder than words, that sort of thing.
    which is all true. can anybody say what nopoleon said when he started his first battle? NO, you just know what he did. history is written through actions and you can only make a difference by taking actions.
    Cobra89on May 09, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwhat cobra said was pretty dead on..it's sounds like it's probably about a gf, but it could really be about anyone.
    these are really minor corrections, but according to the cd booklet, these lines should be
    "but what you do will be remembered"
    "the ones you keep will last forever"
    and
    "but if you can't you should just shut your mouth"
    greeneyedkatydidon May 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis just popped into my head the other day.
    not to bash this song or anything, but I find the background singing thing a bit boybandish.
    you know what I mean.
    Cobra89on July 08, 2006   Link

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