There is no hope for you and me
'Cause this long drive might be
The last time I take the wheel
You're not sure how you feel

I think the spotlight
Always gives you stage fright
I wish this all would end right
I wish that you would stop
Making my head spin

Over and over
It's over but what
If we just pretend

You'll play the love
And baby I'll play the lead
So strike a pose and fake a smile

You're coming with me
I'll strum my guitar
'Cause girl I know how you are
You're just a little bit camera shy
But you're still a star

This isn't right you said
It takes some time you know
Let's try again tonight
This fight is getting old

You're young but
Old enough to build up
Falling walls and false love
I wish this all would end

The camera's on tonight
We're gonna pick it up slowly
Can I hear your voice
What a perfect story
Can I pick you up
You could be my star
Now the spotlight's on
Move close for the final scene

Lyrics submitted by vegetablelasagne

Camera Shy song meanings
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    General CommentI can't believe i'm the first to comment on this fabulous song! it's so catchy and honest. the lyrics are so plain, they're beautiful. i love this song.
    ratushon March 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHmm... why am I the second person to comment on this song? Don't a lot of people know this song?

    I think this song is about a girl and a guy who are in love. It's pretty obvious. Well, DUH.

    Now... off to My Chemical Romance.
    WhoaRevengeon July 21, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about how this couple are breaking up and they both know it. but the guy is saying how lets just pretend that we are okay and we have this movie script story
    lyv4luvon July 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentFor this song, I'm picturing a guy and girl who both feel like their relationship is dying and they are probably going to break up soon. But they planned a special event with a lot of people, maybe a family celebration, and he doesn't want to show that anything is wrong. So he is asking her to fake a smile and pose for the family pictures. Then maybe he's hoping that they might grow closer again
    UnreasonableRachelleon January 02, 2011   Link

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