we've had one chance to
take back, but over and over again
i'll clean your wounds tonight
so we can rewind it all until i come inside
i'll tear in two and never lie to you
cause you wouldn't take me home
your eyes are yet to be clear now
cause you wouldn't take me home
you were right and i wasn't listening
i never told you what you were missing

i never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
we are the only ones we are running from
i never wanted to hear, (i never want to)
we are the only ones we are running from

this was the only way we knew how
to make everything just okay
i'll make it up tonight
the sun was two steps too close with his waking eyes
we'll make believe that everything's alright
cause you wouldn't take me home

your eyes are yet to be clear now
cause you wouldn't take me home
you're right i wasn't listening
i never told you what you were missing
i never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
we are the only ones we are running from
i never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
we are the only ones we are running from
i never wanted to hear (i never wanted to)
we are the only one we are running from
i never wanted to hear
we are the only ones we are running from

I want to break it off
We should stop cause theres nothing going on

I never wanted to hear all of the things that you told me
You wanted to tell me
I never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
We are the only ones we are running from

I never wanted to hear,
I never wanted to hear
We are the only ones we are running from
I never wanted to hear (i never wanted to).


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    General CommentAbout wanting to turn back time to fix problems
    Maelstromon September 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwe've had one chance to
    take back, but over and over again
    i'll clean your wounds tonight
    so we can rewind it all until i come inside

    *basicly saying that something went wrong between him and someone. Possibly a fight. The speaker wants to rewind everything that happened and just forget everything that happened "before he came inside". This would suggest he was going to someone's house or meeting them somewhere to talk maybe? Could be that he's in a relationship with this person.*

    i'll tear in two and never lie to you
    cause you wouldn't take me home

    *This is the line that makes me think Cove is talking about being away from someone when touring with Saosin. "tear in two" means he'll supposedly try to be in two places at once. (on tour and with this person) and obviously "never lie to you" means he'll never make the same mistake again. But by the next line, it is clear that the person won't take him back.*

    your eyes are yet to be clear now
    cause you wouldn't take me home

    *I can't figure out this first line... Could mean that the person is crying about the speaker.*

    you were right and i wasn't listening
    i never told you what you were missing

    *first line is more apologies. Second line is questionable. It could mean a lot of stuff.*

    i never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
    we are the only ones we are running from
    i never wanted to hear, (i never want to)
    we are the only ones we are running from

    *self explanatory kind of. the last line is maybe saying that they're only running from themselves and theres no reason to be doing that.*

    this was the only way we knew how
    to make everything just okay

    *fits into the first verse. Maybe the only way to come out of the relationship okay was for them to stop talking. This could be because cove was on tour and that was the only way they new to fix things?*

    i'll make it up tonight
    the sun was two steps too close with his waking eyes

    *I'm not sure what the first line means. How is he going to make it up to the person given the past few lines? I dont know. The second line might mean that they didnt have enough time to do something?*

    we'll make believe that everything's alright
    cause you wouldn't take me home
    your eyes are yet to be clear now
    cause you wouldn't take me home
    you're right i wasn't lsitening
    i never told you what you were missing
    i never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
    we are the only ones we are running from
    i never wanted to hear, (i never wanted to)
    we are the only ones we are running from
    i never wanted to hear (i never wanted to)
    we are the only one we are running from
    i never wanted to hear
    we are the only ones we are running from

    *more of same*

    i want to break it off
    we should stop cause theres nothing going on

    *goes back to support the evidence of Cove being away. Theres nothing going on because he cant be with this person.*
    jbandy10on September 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a new version of 'no angel'
    circa_survive_greenon September 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis isn't the new version of No Angel. That is "come close"
    jbandy10on September 23, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Come Close" is a new version of "I've Become What Ive Always Hated" This is a revamped version of No Angel
    Bobert04on September 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentBobert is right.



    nice name..bobert. but yeah hes right.
    shinksteron September 27, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo comments? Awesome song, I really like it. This and "come close" are my favourites off the new album.
    Sporgyon October 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFavorite Song. Hands down.
    Brandanwithanaon October 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAre you kidding me? They ruined the song. New Angel was much better. What happened to my break down? What happened to the lyrics? I'm so disappointed in this album. Cove's lyricism has suffered. Rewriting three songs off of your EP, and doing two out of three of them poorly doesn't make a better album. They were fine as they were, why re-record them.

    "This time it's over..."
    cfriendon October 02, 2006   Link
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    General Commentmy favorite song on the new album...well i like them all. haha
    secondplacevictoryon October 19, 2006   Link

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