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Oh my god, I'm stuck inside the same position
I'm so tired of sitting around here with my boring life
Wishing I could find another name to go by
Late at night I'm dreaming about a time where I could change my side

Please don't tell me you know the rules to go by
I can run away and leave you anytime
Please don't tell me you know the plans for my life
I can run away and leave you here to stay inside dreaming

I'm so tired of all these odd decisions
Oh my god, I'm ready to walk right out that door
I never wanted a single thing for my life
All I wanted was to know was to know that I have never wasted my time

Please don't tell me you know the rules to go by
I can run away and leave you anytime
Please don't tell me you know the plans for my life
I can run away and leave you here to stay inside dreaming

Oh my god, I'm stuck in the same lame tradition
I'm so tired of thinking about the things that I have been missing
I never wanted a single thing for my life
All I wanted to know was to know that I have never wasted my time

Please don't tell me you know the rules to go by
I can run away and leave you anytime
Please don't tell me you know the plans for my life
I can run away and leave you here to stay inside dreaming


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    General Commentlove the progress in the song, from "Late at night I'm dreaming about a time where I could change my side" to "I can run away and leave you here to stay inside dreaming" and it's a sweet realization. time to start being a dreamer of the day.
    kappav2on October 07, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentShe's singing about leaving god n Religion to live a "do what thou wilt" kinda life
    imadeoneon June 11, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"i'm so tired of all these honest decisions"
    should be changed to: "i'm so tired of all these ODD decisions."
    charcoalsketchon July 07, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentShe's tired of her life, feels trapped, etc.
    ballendaion July 31, 2011   Link
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    General CommentAlthough the songs on this album seem to have multiple layers of meaning, I think that this song delves into some of the feelings and patterns that make people more susceptible to brainwashing. The backdrop of Jonestown plays on many of these tracks, except with Abducted, maybe others, but it does particularly here, I think.

    I think that the entire album can be viewed somewhat as an exploration of those thoughts and feelings of people who are or are about to be involved in a mind-controlling cult like Peoples Temple: Boredom, searching for a new name, a new life, a new set of rules, etc., are all signals that the narrator is ripe for the picking.

    The most wonderful artistic stroke of this album is how they layer themes like cultish manipulation and abduction right over top of good old fashioned love! Like that the narrator in the song Abducted loves so hard it's as if he/she has been abducted. Or songs like this one, or You Know What I Mean, a song I can't help but imagine Christine Miller singing, as she's courageously trying to argue for the survival of all those people whom she saw as deserving to continue living.

    If you don't know what I mean, google "christine miller jonestown". Then listen to You Know What I Mean, and then you will know what I mean.
    digitizdaton November 29, 2012   Link

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