I know you don't know me,
Or care what I do
I guess that's why I wrote this.
I just can't find the courage
To say it to you.

I know you don't see me,
Except for holidays.
My schedule gets crazy
I just can't see the air
Of my selfish ways

I'm sure you could've used a friend
You were too young to deal with divorce
But love is just taking its course
Yeah I know I never taught you anything at all
But I'll start by saying, "it's not your fault."

You've grown up so fast
I guess you didn't have a choice
You see the worst part of it
Is when I call, you just never recognize my voice

I'm sure you could've used a friend
You were too young to deal with divorce
You see love is just taking its course
Yeah I know I never taught you anything at all
But I'll start by saying, "it's not your fault."

Someday you'll meet a girl
And she'll become your oxygen
Or maybe give meaning to your world
And if she slips from out underneath
Just know that you always can crumble on me

You were too young to deal with divorce
But love is just taking its course
Yeah you were too young to deal with divorce
But love is just taking its course

I know I never taught you anything at all
I'll start by saying, "it's not your fault."


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Half Brother song meanings
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    General Commenti think it's a sweet song. i can't really take it any other way other than literally.
    imaginationon March 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYeah, it seems to be one of his most personal ones if it's based on real life. It's pretty straight forward.
    ellie117on March 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI've never heard this? lol.
    muddy grasson March 22, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIf you join their fan club, it's a free download.
    ellie117on March 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwoah..
    amazing =)
    if anyone out there has this song, could they pleeease post a link =)
    living in aus means i can't join the fanclub =(
    thanks
    xo
    tammyyy♥on July 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwoah..
    amazing =)
    if anyone out there has this song, could they pleeease post a link =)
    living in aus means i can't join the fanclub =(
    thanks
    xo
    tammyyy♥on July 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentcrap...
    ignore that second post =P
    tammyyy♥on July 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis was the only tsc song I had never heard, and now finally they posted it on their myspace, and I am soooo happy. Nick is an amazing lyricist, partly because everything he writes about is based on real life situations he deals with. This and mother confessor are pretty personal.
    RacheLayne725on October 09, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIm really glad they posted it on myspace. I live in Holland so I cant be a member of their fan club... :( This song is breathtaking.
    Sharmayneon October 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful & self-explanatory.
    i love the spill canvas, so much. :)
    macerzzon November 03, 2008   Link

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