Where's the life that you promised
I'm blinded by all the city lights
They keep me wide awake tonight
I left my life for the highway
Somehow I never saw the signs
Yeah, I put all my trust in painted lines
Now all my stories sound the same
Yeah, and I've got no one else to blame

I know so don't say anything
I poured out my heart when no one was listening
Now I'd do anything to sleep
Cause the voice in my head is screaming
I know so don't say anything

Where's the life you imagined
A perfect job, a house, a car
A pretty view from a big back yard
You left your life for my way
No steady wage and a cheap guitar
Now we're right back at the start
From the start it just gets harder

I know so don't say anything
I poured out my heart when no one was listening
Now I'd do anything to sleep
Cause the voice in my head is screaming
I know so don't say anything

I know I'm a disappointment
But I bet it all and never folded
I know I'm a disappointment
So why do you believe in me
Cause the voice in my head is screaming

I know so don't say anything
I poured out my heart when no one was listening
Now I'd do anything to sleep
Cause the voice in my head is screaming
I know so don't say anything, yeah
I know so don't say anything


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    General Commenthe has done all this for his dream this girl gave up her dream for him he feels like a disappointment to her but he has to strive for his dream. and for the same reason she has to stay with him.
    TheJewFroKidon June 21, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about being in a band.
    Bmannon June 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is NOT about a girl... It's about ex-band members or a previous band. "I left my life for the highway" is about touring.. "I poured my heart out when no one was listening" is about previous songs or albums.

    "Where's the life you imagined
    A perfect job, a house, a car
    A pretty view from a big back yard"

    That is a question to the ones that left the band to pursue the 'dream life.'

    "No steady wage and a cheap guitar
    Now we're right back at the start
    From the start it just gets harder"

    ...that's about starting a new band.

    I love this song.
    xoutstarson October 25, 2008   Link

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