"Tightrope" as written by Greg Kurstin and Tom Nichols....
I keep dreaming
That I'm falling
There's no safety net.
You look up with,
Arms wide open,
Then you smile and walk away.

I guess I thought you'd have an answer
You say that I was twisted and confused and just insane
(Couldn't blame him)
I feel like lately
All the things I took for granted flipped and changed.
Now I'm losing grip again

Oh oh, I'm walking a tightrope
Between who I love and what I love
Oh oh, I'm watching the sharks
With their lips as they circle far below.

I'd slip my skin and lose this face if
We could find a secret place to hide
Say the words I need to hear, and
I would leave it all behind

My psychic says she sees disaster
My heart is begging that
I take a giant leap of faith
See are you really worth the risk
Of losing everything I have
For what might be one stupid kiss


I don't know why it is
That you won't say you love me
I don't know what it is

I keep slipping
Back to you when
You're not good for me
I keep wanting
What I can't have
Mister Freud, would you disagree?


I don't know why it is
That you won't say you love me
I don't know what it is
This tightropes got me!

Lyrics submitted by kateus

"Tightrope" as written by Thomas Mark Harmer Nichols Gregory Allan N Kurstin

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General Commentno comments? i really like this song. yes, it is from a neighbours actor, and yes its pretty poppy. but its catchy too. i really like Mistake by Steph too so maybe she's one of the soapies that can sing :D its an awesome song. pretty meaningful to me atm too which is always good. the meaning? well i think its about her knowing that the fella she has is not good for her, but she cant help loving him or wanting him. i dunno, thats wat i reckon :D
    - hayles -
    hayles89on October 12, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is a cool song about needing to stay away from someone you care about because they aren't good enough for you.

    All the Freud mentions are pretty amusing in this song.
    SMUSER17185761on June 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWho is "Freud" anyway I assumed it was just a character.
    I love this song by the way.
    alterEgoon March 20, 2010   Link

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