What's the worst you could feel and you only need a friend.
But you say, it isn't me.

What's the best time we've had,
it's the best I ever had.
Still you say, it isn't me.

You've got ideas in your head,
of someone you could talk to,
someone that's forever.
And though you've told me twice before,
not to count on nothing.
My foot is in the door.
Watch the time flying by,
I guess you'll stay over again.
But I won't kid myself, it isn't me.

Cuz in the morning,
when you leave,
you won't know I never slept.
Cuz you were dreaming,
no, it isn't me.

You've got ideas in your head,
of someone you could talk to,
and maybe that's forever.

And so you told me twice before,
And yeah, that's right, I'm counting.
Counting on.
My foot is in the door.
Just tell me that you're sure.
Just tell me that you're sure,
that I mean nothing to you.
Tell me that your sure.
Tell me that your sure,
that I mean nothing to you.

Don't you think that it's time you admitted to yourself,
maybe I know you better than you care to know yourself.
Don't you think that it's time you admitted to yourself,
(admitted to yourself)
Whoa.

What's the point for us to talk anymore?
What's the point when there's only something wrong,
maybe this time,
if you're crying,
maybe this time,
someone's lying,
maybe this time,
maybe this time,
it isn't me.


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    General CommentI'm pretty sure the lyrics are accurate... if not, feel free to post the correct lyrics... NOT THE ENTIRE SONG... just the lines(s) I got wrong.
    October 30th!!!
    mandy9876on October 26, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis guy likes this girl and she's always running to him for advice and a shoulder to cry on, but when it comes down to it he realizes that she just "uses" him and he really doesn't mean anything to her because after she's done with him, she leaves and she won't see him again until she has to come crying to him again...maybe?
    whitwhit07on November 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah i agree with
    whitwhit07

    this is one of my favorite songs!
    Kate[tcf]luv[tbs]on November 16, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI think is more along the lines of this 2 persons that used to be a couple and they are not together anymore and he is letting her know that even thou she didnt pick him, he is there for her....and if she is hurting is not him!
    ieatworldon December 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAlmost certain this is about Taking Back Sunday. In an interview (google it) Fred made the statement that him leaving TBS influenced mannny of his songs for The Color Fred, and how he was frustrated this his ideas musically basically kept getting shot down by the other members of the band.

    The whole "you've got ideas in your head..." seems to be speaking to the whole band TBS, and how they misjudged him.

    The lines
    {What's the best time we've had,
    it's the best I ever had.
    Still you say, it isn't me.}
    seems to hit TBS hard saying that he gave his best to the band but they didn't want it, and when shooting down his ideas they tried to pull the "it isn't you" type thing to try to make him not feel bad.

    The "whole foot in the door" is referring to Fred knowing for a long time that he was going to leave TBS before he eventually did. Once again in one of his interviews he talks about how he wrestled with the decision to leave for a while before he finally did.
    this glass houseon March 29, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI also got the feeling this was about TBS. Nonetheless, it's the best song on the album IMO.
    Goldfingizon May 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI can relate to this so much
    mamamia1001on October 27, 2008   Link

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