I slipped down the stairs
Tripped over your fragile ego
I slid down the hallway
Right into the web you've woven

And you never said
That you meant to save someone,
Somebody just like me.
And you never told me
You wanted to love someone,
Somebody just like me.

You locked all the doors
You felt safer that way
You put up a wall
And now you're whole world is caving in.

And you never said
That you meant to save someone,
Somebody just like me.
And you never told me
You wanted to love someone,
Somebody just like me.

You swallow your pride as you're left behind
Counting stars to name your lies
You let the light push you away
And now you're drowning in the waves.

And you never said
That you meant to save someone,
Somebody just like me.
And you never told me
You wanted to love someone,
Somebody just like me.

And you never told me
You wanted to love someone,
Somebody just like,
Somebody just like me.

And you never said
That you meant to save someone...
Like me.
Somebody just like me...


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  • +2
    Song MeaningI think it's about a girl who just found out that the guy she loves is not what he seems. He liked her only for her image and what she seemed like on the outside. And some lines make it seem like he had some kind of a plan, a particular reason for pretending to love her. After the girl realizes what it was about, she dumps the guy and the lines 'You swallow.......... in the waves' make it seem like the guy realizes that it meant something to him, even though he thought it didn't. So basically, he wanted to love someone like her, not love her... And in the end, he ended up loving her..... But by then, it was too late.......
    Rockrox25on March 31, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhen i was 18 i had just experienced the most empty, traumatic experience of my life and i told myself i wanted someone like me. someone who would never walk away from what they truly love and wanted to be with me more than anything. i found this but because of the environment it was creating for my daughter, i had to be the one to walk away.
    gradxon February 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst of all, I'm pretty sure that Hayley wrote this before Paramore, so it's not a Paramore song. And second of all, this song is amazing! The lyrics are self-explanatory if you listen closely but basically I think it's about a girl who fell into this boy's trap and he sort of liked to keep her all to himself. The lines:

    And you never said
    That you meant to save someone,
    Somebody just like me.
    And you never told me
    You wanted to love someone,
    Somebody just like me.

    seem to be saying that the boy didn't love HER, he was in love with the idea of someone like her, and she never really noticed it.

    "You swallow your pride as you're left behind
    Counting stars to name your lies
    You let the light push you away
    And now you're drowning in the waves."

    The girl has finally gotten rid of the boy and now he's thinking all about the relationship, all the lies he told her, and now how he's sort of 'drowning' in all of those mistakes.


    Not sure if this is what everyone else thinks, but I just sort of get the 'Girl likes boy, boy likes girls like her, girl dumps boy, boy realizes how the relationship was.'
    Cahssieon February 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow, so this is real.

    I think I somewhat understand what the "guy" in this song is feeling...

    Sometimes I fall in love with people without even knowing them, just because they are like they are. Like, I can tell they are a certain kind of person, or are friends with certain kinds of people, so I want to know them. They might be complete idiots, but I fall in love with them, because I've always envisioned myself being with that sort of person, and always wished I was that sort of person.

    If I was more outgoing or something, maybe I might try to bring these people in, like the guy supposedly brought Hayley or whoever in in the song.

    So it is real.

    Peace.
    foundthevelvetsun7on April 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthow do u hear the song
    1santanaon May 28, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Comment@santana1
    you can find it on youtube.
    allmyoxygenon September 03, 2008   Link
  • -1
    General Commentcan someone send me this song?? :]
    please??

    ritz8crackers@gmail.com
    it_beats_only_4_youon November 27, 2008   Link

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