Your breath hangs in the air.
It's freezing, but the bus ain't there.
You're wishing for someone to stop this.
Back in class again,
You feel just like an empty pen,
Loss for words and void of purpose.

They cornered you, there's nowhere to get out.
How? How?

They'll try to convince you
and tell you that they're right.
They'll break you and beat you
and steal away your life.
And tell you that you're nothing and they'll never get it right,
But high school's the place where dreams go to die.

Teacher thinks you're rude
Says, "I dont like your attitude".
Well maybe you're just condescending
But bring us up to follow rules
And throw us all in cubic rooms
But we're not gonna sit by idle.

We're getting out, we're gonna find our way
Hey, hey.

They'll try to convince you
and tell you that they're right.
They'll break you and beat you
and steal away your life.
And tell you that you're nothing and they'll never get it right,
But high school's the place where dreams go to die.

Well, we'll be more than they'll ever be
Just bitter from their own failed dreams.
They're desperate, and do anything to bring you down.
Well, we'll do more than they ever did
Talk down to some poor old kid.
We are the ones, the ones who made it.

They'll try to convince you
and tell you that they're right.
They'll break you and beat you
and steal away your life.
And tell you that you're nothing and they'll never get it right,
But high school's the place where dreams,
But high school's the place where dreams,
But high school's the place where dreams go to die.


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    General CommentThis song is so depressing. its like the anthem for anyone who hates, or hated highschool.

    Basically just describes how some teachers may put down you, put down your abilities or put down your dreams. Basically killing your dreams.

    I wouldn't want to go to this school :P
    xoailujxoon September 02, 2010   Link
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    Song MeaningI agree with xoailujxo, but i also think this song says how the lead singer was in love and he thought he'd found the girl of his dreams but then they graduated and never saw each other again which crushed him and killed his dreams.
    noelchristine1995on March 16, 2011   Link

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