I'm looking forward to another day without you
The way I see it you could never do what I do
I welcomed you with open arms,
You drove the knife right through my heart
So now I'm crossing out the pain that's been tearing us apart.

You were out of sight, now you are out of line
Went to your head, now you are left behind.
Let me go, can't you see,
You're just the next best thing to me
Here I go, honestly,
You're just the next best thing to me

I'm packing up my things and moving on without you,
As far as I can see you'll never do what I do
I'm pushing you away, living out my dreams that you tore down
Can't you just swallow up your pride
admit to me, and finally drown.

I think you're in over your head,
Choking as the water fills your lungs
Can't you see to me you're dead?

You were out of sight, now you are out of line
Went to your head, now you are left behind.

Let me go, can't you see,
You're just the next best thing to me
Here I go, honestly,
You're just the next best thing to me


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    General CommentOoh, I love this song.
    thunderstormson June 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGah, it didn't post the rest.
    It's basically about him being with a girl who stabbed him in the back, and he's glad that he moved on.
    thunderstormson June 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentTHIS SONG REMINDS ME OF A BLINK 182 SONG.
    HAH.
    I LOVE ALT
    tacademyis123on October 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti deffantly think it has to do with someone crushing down his dreams!!! i also really think i may be a girl whowas never there for him "you were out of sight, now your out of line"
    penny696969on March 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentouch.
    heytwiggon April 24, 2008   Link
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    General Commentif anybody could please send me any songs off of the party scene or put up or shut up, email me, morgand2o11@yahoo.com

    i'll trade you for whatever you want
    wesaysummeron June 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of new found glory, not blink.
    haha.
    yeah, i love this song, but i don't know what it's about...
    fueledbyramenaddicton July 20, 2008   Link
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    General Commentit reminds me of new found glory, not blink.
    haha.
    yeah, i love this song, but i don't know what it's about...
    fueledbyramenaddicton July 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI like new found glory better alt wants to be just like them they even named their band after a lyric from new found glory
    il1989on October 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentah, how I miss this.
    micaiahohhon July 10, 2009   Link

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