"Better" as written by Jess Cates, Jamie Moore and Carey Barlow....
Things got better when you left
Your friends always say that
But I think you better check
Your leaving member contract
You don't get to say
You don't get to say goodbye

And I don't want to be the one
But I could try

Things got better when you left
I hang my hat upon it
People say I'm somewhere else
What's so sad about it?
Even though it means
Even though it means goodbye

And I don't want to be the one
I don't want to be the one here
I don't want to be the one
But I could try

You're not talking
And I'm not talking
The dog's not talking
And no one is talking at all
When you're home
No bark in the street
No bark in the yard
No bark in the house
Next bark is a sound of my own
War for peace

Things got better when you left
So tell your friends about it
I'll just sing it to myself
'Till I can live without it
Even though it means
Even though it means goodbye

And I don't want to be the one
I don't want to be the one here
I don't want to be the one
But I could try


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"Better" as written by Jess Cates Carey Barlow

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    General CommentMy favorite next to Free. The riffs are fucking cool. It seems to be about an addiction of some sort. He's willing himself into believing he doesn't need it until he can live without it.
    Lateralus518on February 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think i agree with Lateralus - There is definately an addiction theme to this. My favourite song off Free by a country mile!
    pyrostasison August 12, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think you're both wrong. It's about Kevin's leaving Dream Theater.
    Schmon October 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis is not about Kevin's leaving Dream Theater...He wants to make peace between his friends and all people and in the process he gets tired and says that his friends suggest to him to forget about being good or making peace and leave it be the way it is ... He say even though i may lose my friends and position i care more about peace ... he sings PEACE, PEACE, PEACE ...
    rimastratocasteron October 12, 2010   Link

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