My world is falling apart
I was a fool, I never saw it coming
Oh no, no
My life is like a card house
A delicate construction with no regard for the wind

Everybody's changing
Oh, everybody's changing
And I don't know how much more I can take

I thought I had everything under control
I couldn't have been more wrong
I thought I held my world in my hands
Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

I put so much of myself into everything else
Yeah, in everything else
It was a dream come seemingly true
Torn at the seams, revealing a nightmare

I thought I had everything under control
I couldn't have been more wrong
I thought I held my world in my hands
Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

I thought I had everything under control
I couldn't have been more wrong
I thought I held my world in my hands
Until it broke my heart

Everything I loved had changed
Coffee and cigarettes can't save me
No, it's a hope where there's no chance
Of a hope in the world that I'm hoping for

I thought I had everything under control
I couldn't have been more wrong
I thought I held my world in my hands
Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

I thought I had everything under control
I couldn't have been more wrong
I thought I held my world in my hands
Until it broke my heart
Everything I loved was flawed


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Card House Dreamer song meanings
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    General Commentsorry if the lyrics arent exactly correct, but i thought i should get them up soon cuz this is a great song and if you have any changes tell me and i can edit it
    Camisadoon August 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI only found a few errors. Good job.


    My world is falling apart
    I was a fool, I never saw it coming
    Oh no, no
    My life is like a card house
    A delicate construction with no regard for the wind

    Everybody's changing
    Oh, everybody's changing
    And I don't know how much more I can take

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held the world in my hands
    Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

    I put so much of myself into everything else
    Yeah, in everything else
    It was a dream come seemingly true
    Torn at the seams, revealing a nightmare

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held the world in my hands
    Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held the world in my hands
    Until it broke my heart

    Everything I loved had changed
    Coffee and cigarettes can't save me
    No, it's a hope where there's no chance
    Of a hope in the world that I'm hoping for

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held the world in my hands
    Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held the world in my hands
    Until it broke my heart
    Everything I loved was flawed
    thoseguiltyeyeson September 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSorry, I made a slight error.

    My world is falling apart
    I was a fool, I never saw it coming
    Oh no, no
    My life is like a card house
    A delicate construction with no regard for the wind

    Everybody's changing
    Oh, everybody's changing
    And I don't know how much more I can take

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held my world in my hands
    Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

    I put so much of myself into everything else
    Yeah, in everything else
    It was a dream come seemingly true
    Torn at the seams, revealing a nightmare

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held my world in my hands
    Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held my world in my hands
    Until it broke my heart

    Everything I loved had changed
    Coffee and cigarettes can't save me
    No, it's a hope where there's no chance
    Of a hope in the world that I'm hoping for

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held my world in my hands
    Until it broke and I awoke from this foolish dream

    I thought I had everything under control
    I couldn't have been more wrong
    I thought I held my world in my hands
    Until it broke my heart
    Everything I loved was flawed
    thoseguiltyeyeson September 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is about someone finding the person who they thought was "the right one" but it turns out they weren't. And the guy who is talking is having a hard time coping with the break.
    Dagger Trepeon November 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI saw it as him thinking he has a bad habit like drugs or something. and thinking he's in control of it. but it all goes bad and the world around him crashes.
    rajincajunfireon January 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's about being caught up in a dream in which everything will stay fine and everything won't change and everything is okay...when things just don't work like that. "Everybody's changing / Oh, everybody's changing / And I don't know how much more I can take" explains that change is so overwhelming and it's a slap in the face. Once the realization occurs, it takes from there, everything else changes, and you're left with something completely different. And it sucks ass.

    I don't think I'd grow up to have a song written so closely about me. Damn.
    theCatastropheon February 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI'm living this song right now...
    I'm the one who wants to be stuck in that world where everything's fine..where all of my friends are staying the same people..where people don't change..but they're all changing and there's nothing I can really do but hold my card house together by myself, lol.
    "Everybody's changing
    Oh, everybody's changing
    And I don't know how much more I can take"


    SAME HERE.
    severalwayson July 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love love love love love this song.
    its amazing.
    i love this providence!!
    ♥ ♥ ♥
    tacademyis123on December 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song relates to a lot of people because it can be taken in so many different ways.

    about a year ago this song was a perfect description of how i felt.
    i love how they describe life as a card house, with no regard for the wind.
    i had to go through with everybody changing, but i've made it past all that, we all can. :)
    ma_shelllon February 04, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General CommentI think it's about how he thought he was in control and his life was beautiful, but it turns out he couldn't do it alone, that he needed God. I mean: it's a hope where there's no chance of a hope in the world that I'm hoping for. "The world that I'm hoping for" is heaven. He's saying he can't do it alone, because he tried and it just all fell apart. Sorry if I repeated myself at all.
    drunk_guppyon April 02, 2007   Link

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