If both our lives pulled us apart and we were stuck on both coasts,
I would still find you. Every night you’d fall asleep and I would meet
you in your dreams,three-thousand miles away. It’s not perfection,
but we’ve come so far. Tell me now, tell me you believe again. Well,
I can see you when I close my eyes, it’s complicated, but I’ll make it that simple.
Your pictures are the paper that lines my wall, I’m waiting for the
moment you come back, I’m tearing out the pages of my heart and what
you need is what you’ll get from me. Not at the end of the road,
I’d be with you each day, every step of the way. I know it’s late,
this took too long, but I would write you this song, now could you listen to me?
If not for moments, what’s this life we lead? Tell me now, Jamie tell me you believe.
Three-thousand miles is not that far, it’s complicated but I’ll make it that simple.
Well, maybe I could tell you that everything was okay, it was alright.
Take me in on the inside and we could make it alright. You’ll come back to me.



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    My InterpretationI might be going out on a limb here, but this is my absolute favorite ATTWN song so I've had lots of opportunity to figure out what it means.

    "If both our lives pulled us apart and we were stuck on both coasts,
    I would still find you. Every night you'd fall asleep and I would meet
    you in your dreams, three-thousand miles away."

    The key words here are IF and WOULD. This isn't what's really happening. This is hypothetical. Basically he's saying that he'd do anything for this girl, no matter what the circumstances are.

    "It's not perfection, but we've come so far.
    Tell me now, tell me you believe again. Well,
    I can see you when I close my eyes, it's complicated,
    but I'll make it that simple.
    Your pictures are the paper that lines my wall,
    I'm waiting for the moment you come back,
    I'm tearing out the pages of my heart and what
    you need is what you'll get from me."

    I'm thinking that the girl has left, that she stopped believing in him, stopped caring. It's a complicated situation, but the guy doesn't want it to be that way. He's obsessing over her, wanting her back no matter what he has to do. He's regetting long they were together and how it ended. He will do anything for her.

    "Not at the end of the road,
    I'd be with you each day, every step of the way.
    I know it's late, this took too long,
    but I would write you this song, now could you listen to me?"

    It's what he wants to do. He wants to get her to listen to him. It took him too long to realize what he did wrong, and now doesn't know if she will bother to give him a second chance or to let him explain.

    "If not for moments, what's this life we lead?
    Tell me now, Jamie tell me you believe.
    Three-thousand miles is not that far,
    it's complicated but I'll make it that simple."

    He is disagreeing with whatever she has left him because. He wants to live in the moment and she doesn't possibly? He wants this Jamie to forgive him, saying that no matter where she goes he doesn't care, she'll never be far enough away to get him off of his mind.

    "Well, maybe I could tell you that everything was okay, it was alright.
    Take me in on the inside and we could make it alright.
    You'll come back to me."

    He wants to tell her to come back, and he'd fix things and forget whatever the bad thing was, and make it better.

    I figured the only comment this had should be a good one. You may or may not agree with me here, but this is the way I think of it. This song means an extra lot for me, since there was a male Jamie I could have written this song for myself...
    gailforcewindson April 05, 2009   Link
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    General CommentJamie is the singers real life girlfriend
    babycomebackon April 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentFUCKING LOVE THIS SONG!! THIS BAND!! THIS ENTIRE ALBUM! I cant wait to see them with Drop Dead, Gorgeous next month!
    brandonsuicideon May 30, 2009   Link

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