If I had one wish it'd be for you and all your friends that didn't like me
If I had one wish it'd be that we had danced more at that apocryphal wedding
If I sound angry, I'm sorry
This body can only cry for so long
And if you want to blame me, then go on
I'm smiling now 'cause I'm smarter than you think

I'm smarter than you
I'm smarter than you think

And I apologize for not telling you that my halo was cut from paper
Sliced from the fibers that made up all the parts that we were together
Even though I miss you, I'm thankful
Its obvious that this war was futile
So put your hands together and clap for
The painful choice you've made 'cause it's right

I'm smarter than you
I'm smarter than you think
I'm smarter than you
I'm smarter than you think

You are the narcissist
You're everything you saw in me
(Into the sea you fell
In love with the reflection of yourself)
You are the narcissist
You're everything you saw in me
(I felt the ocean's grip
I swam away to watch you drift)
You failed to see I'm smarter than you think
I'm smarter than you think

I'm smarter than you
I'm smarter than you think
I'm smarter than you
I'm smarter than you think

I'm smarter than you (I found out)
I'm smarter than you think (The hard way this time)
I'm smarter than you (We were right)
I'm smarter than you think (This was all wrong)


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    General Commentthe first two lines pretty much give it away that this song is about sherri's ex-husband chad gilbert.
    afflictionateon February 26, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove love love this song. I was a little unsure of some of the lyrics in parentheses but its pretty close if it isn't accurate.
    manprettys_pantieson January 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentEisley just released this song and i can't stop listening.

    it's definitely more rocky and her voice sounds like she really is angry and so emotional. it's amazing to listen to and you can almost hear how Sherri's feeling.

    i can't wait for the record! i'm hoping to buy a red vinyl record before they're sold out too. just a couple more months! :D <3
    kasperkatieon January 06, 2011   Link
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    General Commentand i love the bridge when Stacy is singing. it reminds me of the way they went back and forth in the bridge of "Memories"

    anyways, this is probably having to do with Sherri's divorce as well.
    it's like she's definitely over being so heartbroken and now she's angry and frustrated.
    yet she's just happy she's out and she knows it was a good idea for her and she feels..smarter(:
    kasperkatieon January 06, 2011   Link
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    General CommentYou forgot Stacy's part at the end, between Sherri's "I'm smarter than you/I'm smarter than you think"

    (I found out...)
    (The hard way this time...)
    (We were right...)
    (This was all wrong...)

    Love this song. It's got a totally different feel than all of Eisley's previous ones...no fantastical imagery, and has an undertone of conflict, even anger.
    Polaris22on January 12, 2011   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionYou forgot Stacy's part at the end, between Sherri's "I'm smarter than you/I'm smarter than you think"

    (I found out...)
    (The hard way this time...)
    (We were right...)
    (This was all wrong...)

    Love this song. It's got a totally different feel than all of Eisley's previous ones...no fantastical imagery, and has an undertone of conflict, even anger.
    Polaris22on January 12, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionAlso it's "Into the sea you fell, in love with the reflection of yourself." I think. Sorry for all the posts. :\
    Polaris22on January 12, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentChanges submitted, Polaris22 :)
    Thanks for giving me input.
    manprettys_pantieson January 24, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI'm liking the Narcissus reference. For anyone who might not know that greek myth, basically he was a really good looking (but super arrogant) man who fell in love with his own reflection in a pond and stared at it until he died.

    How does Eisley keep getting better? Every album I don't think they can improve much, then bam. It's done.
    epicmehon May 12, 2011   Link

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