"Cinematographic" as written by Christopher Michael Birch, Sergio Armando Coronado, Asa Steven Dawson, Nicholas Adam Dodson and Andrew Paul Wildrick....
I'll sell you the things that you really don't need
You've got to make your friends
Feel like you're prettier than they will ever be

It's all subjective and it's all perspective
It's all confused and I'm not amused
But it's quickly changing everything that I thought

Coked up at eighteen
She said she read about it in magazine
She found at school
It's like they expect you to believe
You can drive your new SUV
Straight up to heaven

It's all subjective and it's all perspective
It's all confused and I'm not amused
But it's quickly changing everything that I thought
That I believed
Wish I'd forget everything that I want
Not that I need

If I had a car
Or better yet the drive
We're better off to drive on
I'd stop tossing and turning
It's almost my turn to drive
If you had a dream
With less caffeine and more laughing
And steadier your hands
I'd call that a plan
But I wouldn't give in to it
You are what you are
As you are, just for you
Change as you find that change is good for you
Be what you will be
Not for me, not for anyone but
You are what you are
As you are, just for you


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    General Commentgreat song.

    i think it's "coked up at eighteen."

    anddd. "steadier hands"

    good job overall.. can't wait for this album.
    silentsainton June 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThanks for the corrections. I wish the edit button wasn't dead so I could actually correct them.
    eltroyo11on June 17, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think its all about him seeing someone try to be someone else to fit in and be with the in-crowd.
    the chant at the end:

    You are what you are
    As you are, just for you
    Change as you find that change is good for you
    Be what you will be
    Not for me, not for anyone but
    You are what you are
    As you are, just for you

    is a chant saying don't be what other people want. its kinda like Asa telling you to just be you and stop pretending.

    this song reminds me so much of Say Anything and Max Bemis' style of writing.

    TJV has come so far. it sucks they're breaking up. either way this song is amazing.
    shinksteron December 24, 2007   Link

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