"Intensity In Ten Cities" as written by and Craigery Owens Bradley Bell....
I’m not the one that you want, I’ll only let you down,
And I’m pretty sure that you’ve caught on,
And you can say that oh, I’m just feeling sorry for my…

I think it’s every time I walk into a room,
A silence so sorry, that I seem to hear it,
Context saying that you are the rain on the parade.

And how long could you hang onto a word?
Tell me how long could you hang onto a word?

I’m not the one that you want, I’ll only let you down,
And I’m pretty sure that you’ve caught on,
And you can say that oh, I’m just feeling sorry for myself.

But maybe it’s all eyes on him, in love with ego and intention,
The eyes that are just begging me for more,
This is gone and I can see it, your head is full of words,
Full of words that don’t mean anything.

And how long could you hang onto a word?
Tell me how long could you hang onto a word?

I’m not the one that you want, I’ll always let you down,
And I’m pretty sure that you’ve caught on,
And you can say that oh, I’m just feeling sorry for myself.

If thats how you feel then what's there to do?
I'll keep this feeling in my heart but when you look into my eyes,
You will know the truth.


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    General Commentmy other theory is that he's just insecure about himself.. and he's jsut afraid that she dont love him anymore. that maybe he's just paranoid or sumthing like that.... he says that if they are not in love anymore that its all his fault.... i think its about the insecurity in a relationship, that feeling of be afraid that the other person isnt in love with him anymore....those are the vibes i get from this song
    signifying_nothingon September 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a girl who falls deeply in love with a guy, and he is going through so much, always busy and dealing with his stressful life.....and also so caught up in self pity, and struggles he's facing with his own emotions, and self doubts and insecurities and depression, that he no longer is in love with her and questions if he ever was....despite plans to stay together, he no longer wants to be with her.....
    and she believes its a phase, and hangs on to hope and the words of hope he once spoke....and she blames everything on him just being in this sad phase and feeling sorry for himself.....
    despite the fact he doesn't want to be with her anymore, he feels sad over it, because he feels like he could never give her what she wants....and it eats away at him, even when he's around friends he manages to bring the mood down because he's so wrapped up in pity and emotional problems....
    and through it all she still waits and hopes he'll come back to her, hanging on everything they once believed would happen....
    but he knows its done.....and no matter what she does or says he knows he can never make her happy, because he cannot be happy himself.....so he lets her believe whatever she wants....but when she's with him face to face she can tell that the love is gone...
    wordsinthelineson November 02, 2007   Link
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    Song Meaningthis for me, means that he has this best friend thing goin on with this babe, and the babe is falling for her. like, she shouldnt take the guys friendliness as a sign of flirting and what not.
    loSeRBoion December 19, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis is the accual letter, and it's not from janelle ;)

    I have the whole story on most of his song.

    "baby you wounldn't last one minute on the creek"
    Baby was Addison, the creek is where they went

    Craig started falling heavy into drugs vicodin ectasy, started drinking

    they played home show after a big tour and she went to see him
    she asked the rest of the band where he was they said the bus.
    when he came out there was a blonde chick in the car and you know the deal.
    she through him against the car because they fought before alot about petty shit
    but she said he was different, she saw nothing in his eyes, no remorse no feelings.

    the next day he followed her to the creek and in reality he didn't last on the creek
    he begged and pleed but she walked away from him.
    He ended up going into his room and fell into a deep sleep.
    "ive been hiding in this bed for weeks.

    "if yourstomach feels week my work here is done"
    the begginging of the lover and the liar.

    "how does it feel to know you've take ones smile"
    "dont let this die we may never fall in love again"
    him begging her to stay not to give up.
    every song he wrote was about her. how he fucked it up
    i feel for him in everyway cause i do shit that i dont realize
    ill never let myself go that far and really hurt the girl i love

    Craigery,

    We make the sun shine.

    I'll never be one of those hundreds of people in your life who do tricks for treats. Don't you think I could tell that you were trying to make a fool out of me? Can't you see you've been making a fool out of yourself?

    Take the time to be still, silent and alone. To remember who you really are, to remember where you've come from and what you've been through.

    It's so easy to get lost in constantly having to present, whatever face you believe a person wants to see - rather than your own.

    It's funny, how some things in life we take the greatest gamble, heeding cautious words, choosing to follow an undecided future. Yet we hesitate to surrender all of our insecurities... Only the ones we're most comfortable relinquishing.

    Such a paradox, isn't it?

    - Addison.
    xdraine777xon September 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, one of the more emotional ones from Chiodos' new album.

    its self explanitory i think
    boselecton August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, one of the more emotional ones from Chiodos' new album.

    its self explanitory i think
    boselecton August 30, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAny corrections? PRobably cocked up a few things.
    Street Spiriton August 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentill ALWAYS let you down...

    everything else is right tho. nice job!! dope songg
    youxknowiton August 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsrsly just an amazing song.
    Vrenion September 01, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwrong song title. check out the retail. the leak had those swapped titles.
    xmookieon September 03, 2007   Link

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