Somewhere there's a cold wind blowin'
Hard rain is gonna fall
While old man Dillon laughs at our song
Now I'm feelin' all alone
And I'm cold and bare as stone
But it just doesn't matter
I can't stand it
Gonna die alone
Can't understand it anyhow

Was a time I felt like dyin'
Now I'm glad that time is gone
Cuz tonight we're gonna live forever on
And when I wrote this down
I was drinkin' all alone
But it just doesn't matter
I can't stand it
Gonna die alone
Can't understand it anyhow

Lookin' for a place I know
Ain't been there for so long
And I gotta back there
I can't stand it
Gonna die alone
Can't understand it anyhow oh

I can't stand it
Gonna die alone
Can't understand it anyhow oh


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    General CommentThis was written by George Tutuska and was supposed to be on A Boy Named Goo, but it was replaced by Disconnected and Slave Girl when George left the band days before the release of the new cd. This song, which is quiet good btw, only appears on a few promo cd's and cassette's that where already send out.
    magnetronnieon July 09, 2009   Link
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    General CommentPossibly one of the most brilliant Goo Goo Dolls songs ever. Really!

    It's about depression, about being alone, and the lyrics are pretty straightforward about it. Being by yourself sucks, and sometimes it feels like you've got nowhere to go. The most frustrating thing is trying to understand it all.

    But the brilliance in the song is the melody. The dynamic of the verses compared to the chorus really conveys the mix of discontent and anger that comes from the lyrics. The verses are very easy-going, as if the feelings being shared were irrelevant to everyone else. Once the chorus comes, the feelings turn to anger.

    Amazing song. Should've been on Volume 2, and it needs to see the light of day at some point, because it's an absolute shame no one knows it.
    boynamedgoo22on December 12, 2009   Link

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