"Shark Attack" as written by and Mark Miller....
I spent the last year paying a stranger to listen
To childhood thoughts about the love I am missing
I've fallen for one of the oldest tricks in the book

We made it out of here
('Cause we made it out of here)
Because I wasn't thinking clear

Just save yourself
'Cause it's too late for me
Just save yourself
'Cause I've lost everything

Lying on the couches spilling all of my guts out
Walking out with nothing but a head full of self doubt
I take back every good thing that I ever said

'Cause it was all so meaningless
('Cause it was all so meaningless)
It didn't help clean up my mess

Just save yourself
'Cause it's too late for me
Just save yourself
'Cause I lost everything

Now I see
You rip me open, rip me up
Now I see
You rip me open, rip me up

I spent the last four years of my life
Lost kid, the question searched to find out
It was all a lie

Just save yourself
'Cause it's too late for me
Just save yourself
'Cause I've lost everything

Now I see
Now I see


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"Shark Attack" as written by Mark Miller

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    General CommentIt's (I think anyway) obviously about Buddy going to see a psychologist during his crisis of faith and realising it's a waste of time.
    mashwon October 07, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm waiting for the album.

    But I don't really like the lyrics of this song.

    However, the clip on Vagrant's site sounds awesome, so I have hope yet.
    noseovertail711on September 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese lyrics are wrong.
    Here are the corrected lyrics. =]

    I spent the last year paying a stranger to listen,
    to childhood thoughts about the love I am missing.

    I've fallen for one of betrayal,
    Distraced and the book holds.

    We made it out of here.
    (Cause we made it out of here)
    Cause I watched it dimly clear.

    (So save yourself)
    Cause it's too late for me.
    (Just save yourself)
    Cause I lost everything.

    Lying on the couch and spilling all of my guts out.
    Walking out with nothing but a head full of self doubt.

    I take back every good thing that I ever said to you.

    It was all so meaningless.
    (Cause it was all so meaningless)
    It didn't help clean up my mess.

    (Just save yourself)
    Cause it's too late for me.
    (Just save yourself)
    Cause I lost everything.

    Now I See
    (You rip me open, rip me up)
    Now I See
    (You rip me open, rip me up)

    I spent the last full year of my life,
    Lost in the question, searched to find out, it was all a lie.

    (Just save yourself)
    Cause it's too late for me.
    (Just save yourself)
    Cause I lost everything.

    Now I See
    (Now I See)
    michelle__x3on September 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYou are all mistaken. I think it is:

    Senses Fail - Shark Attack

    I spent the last year paying a stranger to listen
    To childhood thoughts about the love I was missing
    I've fallen for one of the oldest tricks in the book
    The hooks were baited I was speared
    Because I wasn't thinking clear

    Chorus:
    To save yourself
    Because it's too late for me
    To save yourself
    Because I've lost everything

    Lying on the couch spilling all of my guts out
    walking out with nothing but a head full of self doubt
    I take back every good thing that I ever said to you
    It was all so meaningless, it didn't help clean up my mess

    Chorus

    Now I see, you ripped me open, ripped me up
    Now I see, you ripped me open, ripped me up
    I spent the last four years of my life
    I was scared, the quest, the search to find out it was all a lie

    Chorus

    Now I see, now I see
    ratnaraton October 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song (Like the rest on the album) ties into the theme of "still searching". Buddy is trying to get some answers for his life and his childhood, and in the end realizes a shrink can't do anything for him but make money off his agony.
    Kifon October 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYour all wrong the correct lyrics are:

    I spent the last year
    Paying a stranger to listen
    To childhood thoughts
    About the love i am missing
    I'd fallen for one of the oldest tricks in the book
    The hooks were baited up with fear
    Because i wasn't thinking clear

    Just save yourself
    Cause it's to late for me
    Just save yourself
    Cause i've lost everything

    Lying on the couch
    Spilling all of my guts out
    And walking out with nothing
    But a head full of self doubt
    I take back every good thing
    I ever said
    Cause it was all so meaningless
    It didn't help clean up my mess

    Just save yourself
    Cause it's to late for me
    Just save yourself
    Cause i've lost everything

    Now i see
    You ripped me open, Ripped me up

    Ive spent the last full year of my life
    Asking the questions just to find out it was all a lie

    Just save yourself
    Cause it's to late for me
    Just save yourself
    Cause i've lost everything

    Now I See
    Now I See
    UnDeR_DiSgUiSeon October 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment~Idk wat ur talkin bout Bnrocks i think this song has allot of meaning

    ~if u got thoe bonus DVD with the album he even explains how much more meaning he has put into this album than their first.
    -ZERO-on November 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti dont get how you can say this has no meaning
    its so obvious
    hes going to a pshycitrist(uhhhh sp!?!#?^#&) yeah well
    its pretty obvious and i think hes talking about how he wasted his time with the uh talking doctor thing.. idk it just seems obvious to me..
    tritexxwhoreon January 19, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song's definitely about depression. He wants everyone to just forget about him because he thinks he's become worthless and it's all too late for him. It's basically about how he's lost all hope. He went to a therapist but it didn't help him. The whole album tells the story of this guy who's life is just spiraling downward and who kills himself in the end (All The Best Cowboys Have Daddy Issues (He's jumping from a building)/Negative Space (He's Falling down)/The Priest And The Matador (He's lying on the ground and dying)).
    xstillsearchingxon March 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIve spent the last full year of my life
    Asking the questions just to find out it was all a lie


    this sounds right to me.
    tasteofink4on April 07, 2007   Link

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