"Too Fake" as written by and Benjamin Grubin....
I'd do anything that I'm told to
I'd even mean it if I'm supposed to
Leave me on a little
I go for broke
Leave me on some more
I'd go for the big toke

Everybody's watching oh but nobody cares
Oh wait cause no
Nobody's watching but everybody cares
Oh whatever talk to you later

Look out
Cause I'm just too fake for the world
I know it's just a game to me
I'm just too fake you see
I wish I didn't have to be but watch out
I got too much soul for the world
It's breaking my heart in two
I got too much soul for you
I don't like it but it's true

Get off
I go to church and
I'm expected to be lost soul
They need examples to use
I could stay forever leave right now
It's your call either way
It's time to use my life for myself
(most people just won't tell you that)
I'm gonna use my life for someone else, yeah
No wait wait wait wait

Hurts right?

But I can't even talk to you
About my effect on people
Cause I'm doing the same thing to you
That's right even right now
Oh just wait up for me if you want to but

Oh look out now
I'm just too fake for the world
And there's nothing I can do about it
Yeah I'm just too fake for you
I don't like it but it's true

Look out
I got too much soul for the world
It's breaking my heart in two
I got too much soul for you
I don't like it but it's true

Look out
I'm just too fake for the world
I know it's just a game to me
I'm just to fake you see
I hope you can forgive me

Look out now
I'm too fake


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"Too Fake" as written by Benjamin Grubin

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    General CommentHi everyone, I'm new. Thought i'd do my first post on this song because this band is AMAZING.

    Anyway, I think this song's about how the singer feels he has to always be "fake" about everything if that makes sense, he can't show his true feelings or emotions if he wants to be successful or liked.

    This is "breaking [his] heart in two" as he "can't even talk to you 'bout [his] effect on people 'cause [he's] doin' the same thing to you That's right even right now" He thinks he's got "too much soul for the world".

    So yeah, that's what I think. Can't believe no-one else has posted on this song yet!
    todo17on May 03, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think it's about someone who feels they have to do everything others want (perhaps to fit in), which they really cannot help themselves from doing.
    dressgirlon May 31, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI think it's "Church if" not Churchill. It makes more sense.
    Anyway I love this song so freakin much! UHHHH! It was stuck in
    my head all day yesterday. I was singing it out loud on the
    tennis courts, much to the dismay of the guys playing beside
    me. Hahaha! Too funny. I think this is a song mocking people
    who think they are so "above everyone". People who think they
    fool everyone but are only fooling themselves.
    Anyway I love singing about being fake like it's a GOOD thing,
    cause it's not. Oh, the irony...
    Udahoon August 12, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationI think the key to this song lies with this lyric: "Oh you know it's just a game to me" There are some ancient religions who view life as a game. So this seemingly unholy view of the world is actual spiritual in nature which is why he's says he's got too much soul for the world.
    How he plays the game is he stays light and tells people what they want to hear adhering to the path of least resistance "I do anything that I'm told to
    I even mean it, if i'm supposed to"
    ...but he knows the truth: "It's time to use my life, for myself, Those people just won't tell you that"

    "But I can't even talk to you 'bout my effect on people 'cause i'm doin' the same thing to you
    That's right even right now" This is a great line where he tries to see if other people will understand him but of course people won't.


    This song is awesome.
    bella12on August 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI like how he says:

    But I can't even talk to you
    'bout my effect on people
    'cause i'm doin' the same thing to you
    That's right even right now

    It's like saying that even though this song is about how he has to put on an act for people and be fake, he's doing it in this song anyway. So it's like, what can we trust?

    Interesting :) & so catchy!
    blomon August 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is really amazing. Somehow it's interesting and confuse at the same time, but in a good sense :)
    I love it!

    Btw, does anyone know the lyrics for Hockey's song "Learn To Lose"? I can't find them anywhere!
    Tks.
    :)
    BloodySandyon September 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentJCPenny put this in there
    "Back To School" commercial!
    They spliced it alot but it's
    good. They have another commercial
    out now that also has a good song
    but I don't know what it is. If you
    know please post here.
    Udahoon September 15, 2009   Link
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    General Comment7 Comments!!!!! No, this song is amazing. I personally like rock a little bit more, but I absolutely LOVE Hockey. I like the way he likes the lyrics:
    "Everybody's watchin'
    Oh but nobody cares no

    Nobody's watchin'
    But everybody cares" those are some of my favorite lyrics of all songs. We all know that's how society works. You say you "care" about something important, but they're just words, but when something's a real matter for people and dwe should help, everybody has better insignificant things to do.

    I think is about (as said before) about doing what everybody else wants, what everybody likes, even if is pathetic and you're being fake. And this song is a turning point where you realize that you have to be fake, but you don't want to, so you look for REAL help, but you can't find it. But still, he tries to be real, because he's got too much soul.

    It also sounds funny, like saying how great, and how pleasent it is to be fake and arrogant at the same time, while you understand is just a big JOKE!!
    "Oh whatever talk to you later"



    MCRockerwayAfion January 10, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI'm more of a rocker as well but this song is pretty tight..i agree w/ y'all he cant be himself w/ anyone he enjoys it but hates it torn between it.. I'm leaning towards alternative rock now that where the musics at.
    rocccrenaudon April 16, 2010   Link
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    General Commenti love this song because sadly and truely it perfectly describes me. i try to be as real as possible but im fake at times
    ltspazon June 01, 2010   Link

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