"All The Same" as written by Emma Anzai, Shimon Moore, Antonina Armato and Timothy James Price....
I don't mind where you come from
As long as you come to me
I don't like illusions
I can't see them clearly

I don't care; no, I wouldn't dare
To fix the twist in you
You've shown me eventually
What you'll do

I don't mind
I don't care
As long as you're here

Go ahead, tell me you'll leave again
You'll just come back running
Holding your scarred heart in hand
It's all the same
And I'll take you for who you are
If you take me for everything
Do it all over again
It's all the same

Hours slide, and days go by
Till you decide to come
And in between it always seems too long
All of a sudden

And I have the skill, yeah, I have the will
To breathe you in while I can
However long you stay
Is all that I am

I don't mind
I don't care
As long as you're here

Go ahead, tell me you'll leave again
You'll just come back running
Holding your scarred heart in hand
It's all the same
And I'll take you for who you are
If you take me for everything
Do it all over again
It's always the same

Wrong or right
Black or white
If I close my eyes
It's all the same

In my life
The compromise
I close my eyes
It's all the same

Go ahead, say it - you're leaving
You'll just come back running
Holding your scarred heart in hand
It's all the same
And I'll take you for who you are
If you take me for everything
Do it all over again
It's all the same


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"All the Same" as written by Antonina Armato Emma Anzai

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    My InterpretationFirst off, I'd like to say that this a really good song. Full of emotion. I enjoy listening to it. I like how the singer goes from a calm, placid voice, to all out yelling. This puts emphasis on emotions, since clearly this song is full of emotion. I love the way this song uses the acoustic guitar, just awesome!

    I know a lot of people are talking about the "Free Hugs" thing and all, but I believe the song can be interpreted in a different way. I sense that it can applied to a relationship that a guy went through where the girl ended it, but still had feelings for the guy. The guy is still torn up over her and she may have started seeing other guys and that hurts this first guy I spoke of. Then when the relationships this girl has with these other guys goes sour, she comes "running with scarred heart out in hand" back to this guy.

    This guy hopes she will stay with him this time, but she doesn't, almost like she goes to him for emotional stability and recovery (almost like a rebound), then they may have another argument or disagreement and she leaves again, and goes onto another guy. The guy is still hurt over this and feels angry and used, but also feels like he can't move on from her, because he feels like if she would just give him a chance, they would be great together, despite their differences and past. However, the girl won't and the guy feels down, waiting to hear from her again ("hours slide and days go by til you decide to come").

    Now that's just my opinion and I am not saying all women are like that. It's just a simple explanation and that's what I relate the song to.
    Mikey411on April 06, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI first heard this song in the YouTube video "Free hugs."
    And it fits the video.
    Aithon October 01, 2006   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningI think this could possibly be a relationship (not necessarily romantic), between two people of whom one or both have Borderline Personality Disorder or Bipolar Disorder. There are many black-and-white elements in the lyrics.

    I don't mind where you come from
    As long as you come to me
    But I don't like illusions
    I can't see them clearly
    I don't care, No I wouldn't dare
    To fix the twist in you
    You shown me eventually what you'll do.

    -- I don't care about your past, or your current troubles, as long as you're with me. I just don't like games and pretences. I know you have a thorn in your side, and I know I can't help you remove it. And I know you'll eventually run away from me.

    I don't mind, I don't care
    As long as you're here
    Go ahead tell me you'll leave again
    You'll just come back running,
    Holding your scarred Heart in Hand
    It's all the same
    And I'll take you for who you are
    If you take me for everything
    Do it all over again
    It's all the same.

    -- But I don't mind, because there will be times when we're together. And when you do run away, you'll come running right back to me. I know this is a part of you. I know to know you is to know this, and that's okay. Just keep coming back to me when you do run away.

    Hours fly and days go by
    'Till you decide to come
    But in-between it always seems too long
    For certain
    But I have the skill
    And I have the will
    To breathe you in while I can
    However long you stay
    Is all that I am.

    -- I hate waiting for you. A part of me worries that you might not come back. But I have to endure this to savour the good times with you. However long you'll stay here, I'll take it.

    I don't mind, I don't care
    As long as you're here
    Go ahead tell me you'll leave again
    You'll just come back running
    Holding your scarred Heart in Hand
    It's all the same
    And I'll take you for who you are
    If you take me for everything
    Do it all over again
    It's always the same.

    -- Chorus. Reiterates what has been previously said.

    Wrong or Right
    Black or white
    If I close my eyes
    It's all the same.

    -- I think this is a reference to splitting. Love me, hate me. Stay with me, or run away from me. It's the same cycle. If I close my eyes - if I look beyond face value, it's all the same to me.

    In my Life
    The compromise
    I'll close my eyes
    It's all the same
    Go ahead say it
    You're leaving
    You'll just come back running
    Holding your scarred Heart in Hand
    It's all the same
    And I'll take you for who you are
    If you take me for everything
    Do it all over again
    It's all the same.

    -- The first part acknowledges that knowing this person is a compromise. Allowing yourself to be hurt in order to continue being with them.


    Maybe my own experinces have tarnished my perception of this song, but it seems to fit like a glass slipper to me.
    pawdraigon March 06, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe song was made for the video i think. the single cover shows the guy with the free hugs sign.
    TheIVCrowingon October 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is absolutely amazing. I can't stop listening to it. It's one of the most emotional songs i've ever heard. These guys are going to be HUGE!
    MartyGibbanson October 11, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful song. absolutely love it
    so_fetch!on October 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the meaning of this song is pretty clear.
    'And I'll take you for who you are,
    If you take me for everything' - those lyrics, I find, are really powerful.
    The song is just marvellous all up, really.
    Cobeson October 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love this song, I saw these guys on the news, they are now living in LA. Watch the video on youtube, so emotional and beautiful. another very good song is "my world" quite different from "all the same" but still VERY good. and I agree with Cobes those lyrics are awsome. and some of these lyrics are wrong they are ...

    Wrong or right
    Black or white
    If I close my eyes
    I's all the same
    muzic.freakon October 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI heard about this song on 60 minutes, where they were talking about the internet and youtube being a huge media outlet.I fell in love with this song as soon as I heard it.
    In one interview (on channel 10 news) the band said that the film clip was filmed a few years ago and recently when Juan's (the FREE HUGS guy)grandmother died they turned what they had filmed into a film clip and wrote the song specifically for him.
    kaityjoon October 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHeard this on the 'Free Hugs' video too...fell in love with the song, cried at the video.

    Made me feel better about the state of humanity. :)
    Libertine1on October 22, 2006   Link

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