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All that you've taken can't awaken any chance with him right now
Your eyes were closed when he left you waiting there to do this on your own
I'm sorry he had to find his way
I know the sky could have fallen that day
No one around or there to pick you up
Still I know you can make it along

It's not you, Avelyn
It's not you
It's not you, Avelyn
Everytime I say your name I see you on the floor
And you're crying for more
It's not you
It's not you, Avelyn

I know you're thinking it's so relieving he could be back in your arms anytime
But as you dream your heart's still beating for him
You cannot live your life
Do I have the right to touch your face?
Do I know all the words I should say?
I'd be around
And I know I could be enough
Still I know you should make it along

It's not you, Avelyn
It's not you
It's not you, Avelyn
Everytime I say your name I see you on the floor
And you're crying for more
It's not you
It's not you, Avelyn

He's in every one of your dreams
And you still need him there when you sleep
Wait for hours counting the days
As the tears fall down your face
If there was something more I could be
I would not hesitate to break free
But for everything, there was change
You help yourself to find your way

It's not you, Avelyn
It's not you
It's not you, Avelyn
Everytime I say your name I see you on the floor
And you're crying for more
It's not you
It's not you, Avelyn

Why do we always want what we cannot have
And set ourselves up only to lose
Why do always want what we cannot
And set ourselves up only to lose


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    General Commentok this is the rarest and most wonderfull song ive ever heard i bleive its about a mother lossing her kid "I know you're thinking it's so relieving he could be back in your arms anytime " and its saying how bad she wants this kid back and how the guy feels helpless to comfort her
    daishi_26on March 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentWhat a tease, they put this song on their myspace for a few days, take it down, and don't include it in their new album!
    MrGtron September 02, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIf only this song was put on Only Through the Pain... the album is still good though.
    This is one of Trapt's most amazing pieces of work. You have an interesting interpretation of the song, daishi, but I believe it is about a woman losing the man she loved (either via a death or break up). It shows her struggle and in-ability to get over him and move on.
    What I like about the song is it is from another person's point of view. This shows how her behaviour affects the people around her, mainly the ones who care about her. Also, the lines:
    "Do I have the right to touch your face?
    Do I know all the words I should say?
    I'd be around
    And I know I could be enough
    Still I know you should make it alone"
    It takes guts to tell the person you love that they should do it by themselves, it really does.
    Finally, the second last verse ("He's in every one of your dreams... You help yourself to find your way") is the best part of the song. It's really moving, and describes, in detail, the emotions both the "outsider" and the lost lover experience.
    10/10 song, and it's unrecorded!
    Yallabroon September 28, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningSaw Trapt last night, before playing this song Chris said her wrote after he was bored at home watching TV and he stumbled upon the film "16 Candles" and he wanted to write his interpretation to the love stories seen in these type of movies.
    miklat106on May 11, 2017   Link

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