"Once More with Feeling" as written by and Samuel Lloyd Duckworth....
Don't let the silence get you down
Though you've been sitting here for hours
Hoping a voice could soon be found that speaks much louder than this music

For you're a little off colour and out for the count
Don't let that get you down

Don't let the talking keep you up
If they're your friends they'll share your vision
And as the phone rings break the silence they don't figure out that you
Don't want to answer

For you're a little off colour and tired of the sound
Don't let it get you down

Don't let the people make you think that just because you're young you're useless
You know it's not naive to think that you can change the things around and that no man is an island

For I'd rather be a pebble in an ocean vast and drown alone
Than make no sound


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    General Commentoh i do love this song
    get cape are going to be big
    bloc_party15on October 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't understand the lack of comments. This band is is awesome. Beautiful music, they are going to big-once people actually get a chance to listen to them. I love the inspiration of this song, like "don't lose hope" "be strong and comfortable with who you are" sort of thing kind of thing!
    Sarenaon March 27, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't understand the lack of comments. This band is is awesome. Beautiful music, they are going to big-once people actually get a chance to listen to them. I love the inspiration of this song, like "don't lose hope" "be strong and comfortable with who you are" sort of thing kind of thing!
    Sarenaon March 27, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"Don't let the people make you think that just because you're young you're useless" its about making a difference when your young x
    indiechick89on April 02, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"For I'd rather be a pebble in an ocean vast and drown alone than make no sound."
    Sam's basically summed up my life's motto.
    sx edgeon June 22, 2007   Link
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    General Commentisn't it called once more with feeling?
    johannsenon November 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song really cheered me up the other week, I was really depressed.
    "Don't let the silence keep you down" I could relate to that because people kept blanking me. It was not fun. But yeah, I love this song and I love Sam!!!!! hot..
    zylafoneon January 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI always thought the last line was "For I'd rather be a pebble in and ocean cast, than drown alone and make no sounds"... meaning he'd rather be unremarkable in a sea of people, than be on his own and have no voice.
    Tooamazingon August 04, 2008   Link

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