The stars are getting in and out of automobiles
And we keep wondering when we're gonna feel something real
Keep waiting for a Santa that will never come
A real party not just people who're faking fun
But everything gets erased before it's even said
And all that glitters isn't gold when inside it's dead
All that glitter is not gold
All that glitter is not gold
All that glitter is not gold
All that glitter is not gold
I went to your concert and I didn't feel anything
I went to your concert and I didn't hear anything
I went to your concert and I didn't feel anything
I went to your concert and I didn't see anything
(Oh Baby) Why won't you talk to me?
(Oh Baby) You just want me empty!
(Oh Baby) You don't say anything!
(Oh Baby) Why won't you answer me?
All that glitter is not gold (answer me)
All that glitter is not gold (answer me)
All that glitter is not gold (answer me)
All that glitter is not gold
I sat through your movie but I didn't see anything.
I went to your comedy club and didn't laugh at all.
I went to your movie and I didn't hear anything.
I went to your concert and there was nothing going on.
(Oh Baby) Why won't you talk to me?
(Oh Baby) You just want me empty!
(Oh Baby) You don't say anything!
(Oh Baby) Why won't you answer me?
You don't say
You don't say
You don't say anything.......


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  • +1
    General CommentThat song is obviously about the controversity of life nowadays. Everyone is waiting for something real but that doesn't come cause most people are faking it (like fun). So everything that looks bright and gold is nothing but a lie. And Kathleen also refers to art that has no meaning anymore.
    latreiaon March 20, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentEverything's so hyped up by the media that you spend money to check it out and it ends up being shit.
    badluckshadow13on August 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh hell yeah the vocals on this song kick..
    SlitTigreon September 23, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentman is she pissed off.. and by the way, i may be mistaken but i thought the title to this song was "the the empty" ..instead of just "the empty" .... :::shrugs:::
    hoydenon October 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOw men, those vocals are one of the best I've ever heard.

    And I think also the title is 'The The Empty'
    igiston November 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentEverything is so watered down and everyone wants what isn't there, so you really lose your face to another girl who wants to look cool. Life is just, so dull right now.
    bryceon December 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, "all that glitters is not gold" sums it up for me.
    Rukaon December 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's about being alienated by pop-culture and society thus 'I didn't feel anything' at the 'concert' or 'movie' because everything seems meaningless, fake and put-on and everyone else seems to thinks that it's all good or 'gold.'
    Doobie Beeon February 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah I agree with Doobie.. I read an interview with Kathleen that she talked about for example seeing there's something about Mary and not thinking it was funny at all... pretty much that they don't fit into or understand pop culture.. like "wtf are you guys talking about, this is stupid... all that glitters isn't gold"
    _starfishon March 30, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so great. I agree with doobie.
    precipitateon July 05, 2005   Link

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