And you might think the end is on the brink.
And now I believe in something I believe, or not.
And all I do is sit and pity you
When I should be laughing at the things I haven't got.

Now I don't know how I'm a chameleon now.

You hate me? Take me.
All I wanted was to come back down.
You need me? Keep me.
Leave me haunted by what I burned down.

And all this time, I leave you here behind.
And now I believe in something I believe, or not.
And all I do is sit and pity you
When I should be laughing at the things I haven't got.

Now I don't know how I'm a chameleon now.

You hate me? Take me.
All I wanted was to come back down.
You need me? Keep me.
Keep me haunted by what I burned down.

You hate me? Take me.
All I wanted was to come back down.
You need me? Keep me.
Keep me haunted by what I burned down.

What could I do?

What more could I do?
What more could I do?
What more could I do?
What more could I do?
What more could I do?
What more could I do
To you to never lose the things I haven't yet?


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    General CommentI hope I got all the lyrics right. The only version out there is from a demo tape from 1998, so the quality is awful.
    cancerpantheron October 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI love this song because it's so untouched. It's a real, unadulterated Breaking Benjamin song.
    Whenever it comes on, I just smile. I can't help it.

    To me, it's about having walked away from something but still being able to come back to it.
    In the mix, there's anger "you hate me? take me." and confusion "you need me? keep me. leave me haunted by what i burned down." in that one line, he says "keep me," followed by "leave me," showing that things may keep going back and forth. I feel like everyone likes to equate BB's songs to drugs or relationships, but I feel like this one could have been just based on a friendship that was falling apart. He just didn't care enough to repair it, which lead to a chaotic, semi-destroyed friendship And that's the point where the song is written. He ends by saying he hasn't ruined it all yet, knows he very well could, but also doesn't know what to do in general, with the line "what more could I do, to you, to lose the things that I haven't yet?"

    I just love this song so much. It's interesting. It's pure.

    But that's just my two cents ^_^
    x17xeternelletruthx17xon February 28, 2011   Link
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    General CommentHonestly I've never heard this song, but I've heard it's excellent and breaking benjamin is an amazing band \m/
    TheBlindSideToLifeon November 03, 2011   Link
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    General Commentp.s. just listened to it and I was surprised to hear how they sounded in 98 omg amazing
    TheBlindSideToLifeon November 03, 2011   Link

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