"Tell Me (Album Version)" as written by Manuel Lonnie Jr. Seal and Jamosa Lan....
Called the race
Tell me it's over now
I cannot stand to look
In the face of my leaders now
I'm burning up tonight
I walk up the stairs
You tell me it's cold outside
I could use some air
Called the race
Tell me it's over now
And it's just not fair
Ooo, why
Is this happening
Now? Why, ooo, why

[Chorus]
Tell me what do you know
About moving forward
Tell me something to say
'Cause I'm screaming, screaming
Give me something to make
Before I burn these bridges
How much more can I hate
Without burning up?

Not giving up till I break down
Not giving up till I break down

I turn off the news
I try to get some rest
Wrap myself in heat
Burning up
Why does it take so long
To get myself to sleep?
Ooo, why
Is this happening
Now? Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)
(Not giving up till I break down)

[Chorus]

Not giving up till I break down
Not giving up till I break down
Not giving up till I break down

Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)
Is this happening? (not giving up till I break down)
Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)
Is this happening? (not giving up till I break down)

[Chorus]

Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)
Is this happening (not giving up till I break down)
Now? Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)
Is this happening (not giving up till I break down)
Now? Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)
Is this happening (not giving up till I break down)
Is this happening (not giving up till I break down)
Now? Why, ooo, why (not giving up till I break down)


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"Tell Me" as written by David Vervoort Annemie Coenen

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    General Commentthis song is great! they're pretty damn good live too, I hope they headline their own shows soon.
    atinsleyon October 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentu dont no if i like this band much yet but theyre pretty cool. good song
    emo toaston February 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI adore these guys, and this song is one of my favorites.

    This song is about all the awful stuff going on in the world right now ("I can't stand to look in the face of my leaders now," etc) and the differences we could make if people actually try ("Not giving up 'till I break down"). If you look at the video for this song (their debut video, check it out!) it gives some interesting insight into the message of the song.
    starsfinallyxplodeon February 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah dropping daylight is honestly the best band I've ever heard play live. I think from their video it brings alot of more light to the meaning, like how the war is, and goverment, and celebrities. How the world has so much bad in it today.
    mmusickon March 03, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is on the BRATZ soundtrack!!! How could they let their wonderful music be a part of that? I wonder what they were thinking... Their music is still awesome though.
    blue_biton August 19, 2007   Link

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