Maybe I’ll be broken like the bones that carry me,
Living life so lifelessly,
Or I could be a good scene in a bad dream,
I could make it something beautiful,
And just tare it away from what you don’t believe in.
You’re dying like this living sideways (I’ve been living like this all along.)
I can see that what we have is a problem here, and I could be something better if you love me dear.
Stop, stop with the time you’re wasting (turn my back and run away)
I can see that the closest thing to perfect is the farthest thing from me.
Then I could make you love me and just me,
And everything would be beautiful
And they could count down the days as we both die.
You can’t stand the sound of silence (You’re going to live your life alone.)




Lyrics submitted by VampedVixen

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    General Commentthe whole "i can see the closest thing to perfect is the farthest thing from me" is like... one of the most true thing's i've ever heard!
    kalvin3venomon November 12, 2008   Link
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    General Commentawesomeness. :]

    "or i could be a good scene in a bad dream"
    <3
    TsuzieSmileon March 15, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentlove this song.
    sava11on July 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is so great, I'm completely stoked for the album, I'm glad they got signed.
    (:
    I think I liked the first version of this song better than the album version, but they're both good.


    "Then I could make you love me and just me and everything would be beautiful" is probably my favorite part of the song, but "I can see that the closest thing to perfect is the farthest thing from me" is definitely the best line.
    spcnfeneon January 03, 2009   Link
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    General Commentyay! i'm so glad i found this song. i love it : D
    "i can see the closest thing from perfect is the farthest thing from me"
    ^^best line ever written <3
    beatingheartsbaby94on June 03, 2009   Link
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    General Comment
    meaning of this song is that he's in a relationship and the other person is second guessing their relationship and may not love him as much as before or maybe she never loved him to begin with
    aXworldXheldXinXseveredXhandson July 19, 2009   Link
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    General Commentim pretty sure that this song has something to do with God since they are christians.
    because the line "i can see the closest thing to perfect is the farthest thing from me"
    this really relates to how we are compared to Gods perfection.
    qrsabcdhieflmon September 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentWow, I think this song is about a crush. He doesn't really know her and hasn't tried to make a move hence why "action is the anecdote" and why he's "living life so lifelessly"

    Applies to me so much atm :P
    vampricon December 14, 2009   Link
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    Memory"Or I could be a good scene in a bad dream, I could make it something beautiful."
    I think this is my favorite line by anyone, ever. This has happened to me before, and honestly sometimes it makes me want to cry, I don't even understand it.
    Nexismynameon March 20, 2011   Link

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