Before you choose the right words, before you even start to explain
That was the last thing to do
Tap dancing on the top-roof, hanging pictures on the wall
I’ve got something here for you

Maybe I’ve never mentioned to you, it wasn’t hard to run away from home
That’s at least what I’ve shown to you

I hope you are in a nice hotel, playing cards in your room
With someone who cares over you

And I’m glad you wanted to make it clear
You didn’t mean to hurt anyone I’m sure
No you didn’t mean to hurt anyone I’m sure

Calling everybody that I loved the most
Telling secrets no one had to know
It wasn’t me that stole some from you

I read the news about someone that could only talk backwords
Strange enough I thought about you

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    My InterpretationI think it's about an adult child who's talking to or about his parents...he didn't have a good childhood and just wants them out of his life, but there they are, offering their apologies and it just isn't good enough. It's a restrained and distant reply but it still stings badly. The emotion is incredible on the recording and this song gives me chills everytime.
    clarkma5on May 29, 2013   Link

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