"Back When You Were Good" as written by Antony Genn, Martin Slattery and Joey Waronker....
I told you
Everyone's the same
But it's no use
It's no use
Lay it all to blame
At my door
That wont work no more
I've heard it all before
And I, I see you now
You have changed somehow
And I, I wish I knew you back then
Back when you were good

I know you
Better than you know yourself
And it's no use
You can't buy a new life off a shelf
It wont set you free
You're not fooling me
It's so sad to see
How you've changed your tune
And let go
You're like a vampire
You're soaking with bodies' blood
Oh how I wish I knew you back

When you were good
Back when you were someone
Back when you were good
Back when you were someone
When you were good,
You used to be so loud
You burned so bright
Your stars shined out so bright

You had it all right in the palm of your hand
And let it fall like a million grains of sand
You wear away to a place where nobody knew
Just who you are
And there's no one to answer to
No one to question the person you have become
And what have you done
What have you done
And you have gone to hide somewhere
Yeah you have gone to hide somewhere

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"Back When You Were Good" as written by Joey Waronker Anthony Genn

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    General CommentThis song is so good! Why hasn't anyone commented on it yet? It was also on One Tree Hill!!
    koolioson March 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is beautiful!! i can feel the pain!
    tefon June 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti think the beginning and the end to this song is the best.

    The beginning has a great piano and guitar intro

    Then near the end when it goes "When you were good, you used to be so alive".. the song just changes and becomes awesome

    Amazing song
    musiclvr36on June 09, 2010   Link

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