(Jess is asleep sleep sleep sleep...
Asleep)

I can’t sleep most of the time
Try to cancel you from my mind
Never liked you that much anyway
Like to try to sleep through to Saturday
Can’t seem to keep my eyes shut
Can’t stop to think about what
You said, you said to me when
I lost, I lost you again

Can’t make the beat go away
Gotta get me out, I can't stay
Gotta feel the rush in my veins

I’m lonely, gotta look for a party
To dance with somebody tonight
'Cause I’m lonely, I feel empty inside
Can’t you make me feel alive

I-N-S-O-M-N-I-A
Can’t sleep
I-N-S-O-M-N-I-A
Can’t sleep

Don’t look at me like that
What, you think I’m some kind of maniac
Who was asking your opinion anyway
It’s my life and you don’t have a say
Gotta get, get out of this place
Can’t stand to look at your face
I’m gonna get lost in the underground
I’ll kill you if you follow me around

Can’t make the beat go away
Gotta get me out, I can't stay
Gotta feel the rush in my veins

I-N-S-O-M-N-I-A
Can’t sleep
I-N-S-O-M-N-I-A
Can’t sleep


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    General CommentAbout someone who cant sleep becasue of a stup*d guy?
    i dont know but i like Lisa's rapping haha
    Santion October 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdid Lisa rap the whole song? i know Jess did the "can't sleep "and "Can’t make the beat go away
    Gotta get me out, I can't stay
    Gotta feel the rush in my veins

    I’m lonely, gotta look for a party
    To dance with somebody tonight
    'Cause I’m lonely, I feel empty inside
    Can’t you make me feel alive"

    part of the song with Lisa. im just wondering if Lisa did both verse 1 & 2 or did Jess do the second verse?

    i don't think what i just asked is gonna be making sense to anyone at all now.
    Breakingbenjaminfanon March 20, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think that Lisa raps the first verse and Jess raps the second verse. I can hear a change in the tone in the second verse from the first verse, and it sounds like Lisa in the background. Also, the way 'maniac' is said sounds a lot like Jess' style of singing. There is a definite change in the tone though, which does lead me to think that it is changing to Jess.

    Anyway, it's about not being able to sleep due to this guy that's left her, she's trying to deny that she liked him, but she's lonely and she wants to be around other people.

    In the second verse it sounds a lot angrier, much harsher - originally I saw this as being a response to the guy who's contacting her or trying to get back with her and she isn't interested, but I thought of another possible theory. In verse one she says "Can’t stop to think about what you said, you said to me when" Implying that she doesn't want to think about what he said to her, perhaps it was too terrible for her to want to think about - could verse two be what he said to her? It's angrier in words and tone, (a possible different singer to show a different person?) and he thought she was controlling him, he had enough and told her that he's leaving her, going to an underground rave (or something similar) and that he really doesn't want her to follow - threatening her in the process.

    Perhaps finally I am reading too much into this but: "Gotta feel the rush in my veins" - could that be a possible drugs/alcohol reference? Going to a party and forgetting what's happened with some outside intervention?

    Great song.
    Exogenesison October 12, 2009   Link

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