"Semi-Mental" as written by and Simon Alexander Neil....
I smoke my face in, night after night
To numb the pain and stop the world spinning round and round
But how was I to know that in my mind I'm not so pure?
Look into my eyes, you can see I'm many different people

You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental

I'm not a drinker, I try it every night
I force it down to throw it up and start all over again
But I will climb a tower just to stick my flag on top
And look down on everyone, help me to salute the people

You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental

You have tried to resist the pain but you know you're not alone
But you know you're not alone
I have tried to resist the pain but now I'm all alone
And now I'm all alone

You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental
You shone a light on my life, now I'm just sentimental



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"Semi-Mental" as written by Simon Alexander Neil

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    General CommentThis song is incredible.
    Seems its about reminiscing about someone who was important in their life etc, seems failry basic might be wrong astounded am the first to comment though. GET THIS ALBUM!!
    ellichisotton May 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI would guess about his mother, as she died during the making of this album.
    the whole album has the running theme of death due to her passing away.
    Touching stuff
    Avatar-rockon June 17, 2007   Link
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    General Comment
    Only 2 comments on this??? Come on people!!
    This song is incredible, I'd imagine its about Simon losing his mother, but the whole song, particularly the chorus, can apply to anyone who's loved and lost.
    Amazing song from, truly, one of the most talented bands of our generation.
    WeWillAlwaysKeepDreamingon September 08, 2010   Link

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