Headlights on the highway burning out the midnight sun
I'm not waiting for the one to come down
Time you wasted looking for the diamonds in the rough
When you know it's not enough to go 'round

Well, you're only as good as your last mistake
You're only as right as the wrong you make
You can run, and you run, and you run, but you'll never escape
You'll never escape

Hiding in the faces of the people left behind
In your soul and in my mind, in the ground
Living in the memories of the years that pass us by
Where our demons go to die, in the ground

Well, you're only as good as your last mistake
Yeah, you're only as right as the wrong you make
You can run, and you run, and you run, but you'll never escape

You can come a little closer, but I would wait
You can try a little harder, but never in vain
You can wait a little longer and find a way
But you're only as good as your last mistake

Yeah, you're only as good as your last mistake
You're only as right as the wrong you make
You can run, and you run, and you run, but you'll never escape
Yeah, you'll never escape


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    General CommentSong is about a past relationship that failed because of a mistake made by his partner. She wasted time looking for a diamond in the rough. Near the end he tells her you can try to come back but I would wouldn't, because your only as good as the last mistake you made. He still lives in the memories and loves her though.
    AlmostAboveAverageon December 16, 2011   Link

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