"Direction" as written by Michael Golla, Thomas Gryskiewicz, Kenneth Vasoli, Matthew Watts and Brian Schmutz....
Break down!

I've been breaking sweats in the night-time
I was growing my hair
And I could not care
What they think

Cause my eyes were turned up
Like you tore open the ceiling
I've been singing songs in the night-time
I was banging my head

And I could not care
What they think
I said don't open the door
Even if you hear me screaming

I built a raft and got carried away
In my new direction
And there's where I stay
Cause, you should have known

That this boy wasn't grown
So you can go away
Go away
If you want to leave
If you want to leave

Now get down!

I was catching glimpses of bright lights
And they attracted my steps
'Till I was so scared
Of what could be

Hidden underneath the rocks
So we're never in position
I was singing songs of a lost mind
But I am still with my friends

So I am not scared
Of anything
I said don't open the door
Even if you hear me screaming

I met a boy who got carried away
In my direction
And there's where he stays
Well, you should have known

That this boy wasn't grown
So you can go away
Go away
If you want to leave

And now don't you hide
'Cause you've got a treasure to find
So shed those leaves that you lie underneath (underneath)
And now don't you stray
If you feel that you've lost your way
Share this feeling that came over me (over me)

Break down!

I've been breaking sweats in the night-time
I was growing my hair
And I could not care
What they think
I said
Don't open the door, even if you hear me screaming

I am the boy who got carried away
In my new direction
And there's where I stay
Well, you should have known

That this boy wasn't grown
So you can go away
Go away
If you want to leave
If you want to leave

You should have known
That this boy wasn't grown
So you can go away
Go away
If you want to leave
If you want to leave


Lyrics submitted by J12

"Direction" as written by Kenneth Vasoli Brian Schmutz

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    General CommentAwwww,
    Break down!

    I've been breaking sweats in the night-time
    I was growing my hair
    And I could not care
    What they think
    Cause my eyes were turned up
    Like you tore open the ceiling
    I've been singing songs in the night-time
    I was banging my head
    And I could not care
    What they think
    I said don't open the door
    Even if you hear me screaming

    I built a raft and got carried away
    In my new direction
    And there's where I stay
    Cause, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave,
    If you want to leave

    Now get down!

    I was catching glimpses of bright lights
    And they attracted my steps
    'Till I was so scared
    Of what could be
    Hidden underneath the rocks
    So we're never in position
    I was singing songs of a lost mind
    I was stealing my friends
    So I am not scared
    Of anything
    I said don't open the door
    Even if you hear me screaming

    I met a boy who got carried away
    In my direction
    And there's where he stays
    Well, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave

    And now don't you cry
    'Cause you've got a treasure to find
    So shed those leaves that you lie underneath (underneath)
    And I told you straight,
    If you feel that you've lost your way
    Share this feeling that came over me (over me)

    Break down!

    I've been breaking sweats in the night-time
    I was growing my hair
    And I could not care
    What they think
    I said don't open the door
    Even if you hear me screaming

    I am the boy who got carried away
    In my new direction
    And there's where I stay
    Well, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave
    If you want to leave

    Oh, the whole world

    Well, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave
    If you want to leave


    this is what i hear :) great song
    Lareonon May 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlooooves it
    heartattackon May 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMy lyrics are likely off a bit, the quality on myspace makes it hard to catch some stuff. As soon as I get a better version, I'll fix this.
    J12on May 05, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song
    fghtffyrdmns55on May 07, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think you may have nailed the door/screaming line, I must have listened to that 20 times trying to figure it out for sure.
    J12on May 10, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentit's an awesome song love it
    Lareonon May 11, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjust about accepting change and how in life u may go one way then all of a sudden possible screw u over n bring u in the exact opposite.
    djxpirateon May 28, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAccording to The Starting Line's PureVolume page, the lyric is "Well you should have known that this boy wasn't grown" not "true", but I don't think it sounds even remotely like "grown".
    J12on May 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis is what im hearing::::
    (changes have ** by it)

    Awwww,
    Break down!

    I've been breaking sweats in the night-time
    I was growing my hair
    And I could not care
    What they think
    Cause my eyes were turned up
    Like you tore open the ceiling
    I've been singing songs in the night-time
    I was banging my head
    And I could not care
    What they think
    I said don't open the door
    Even if you hear me screaming

    I built a raft and **I carried it away
    In my new direction
    And there's where I stay
    Cause, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave,
    If you want to leave

    Now get down!

    I was catching glimpses of bright lights
    And they attracted my steps
    'Till I was so scared
    Of what could be
    Hidden underneath the rocks
    So we're never in position
    I was singing songs of a lost mind
    I was stealing **more friends
    So I am not scared
    Of anything
    I said don't open the door
    Even if you hear me screaming

    I met a boy who got carried away
    In my direction
    And there's where he stays
    Well, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave

    And now don't you **hide
    'Cause you've got a treasure to find
    shed those leaves that you lie underneath (underneath)
    And I told you straight,
    If you feel that you've lost your way
    Share this feeling that came over me (over me)

    Break down!

    I've been breaking sweats in the night-time
    I was growing my hair
    And I could not care
    What they think
    I said don't open the door
    Even if you hear me screaming

    I am the boy who got carried away
    In my new direction
    And there's where I stay
    Well, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave
    If you want to leave

    Oh, the whole world

    Well, you should have known
    That this boy wasn't true
    So you can go away,
    Go away
    If you want to leave
    If you want to leave
    Nosson July 07, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is basically the only good song on direction, if the rest of the album followed "this direction" itd have been great, but it sucks
    i am parker lewison July 31, 2007   Link

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