if I were you
i wouldn't trust
a single word
i say
i think by now
you should know
nothing's going to change
all of this
theater
i wouldn't waste
your voice
comes a day
you figure out
you never had
a choice
(and I am part of the reason)

can I ask you something?
what did you expect?
so disappointed
with what you get
do you ever want to
just get out of here
disappointed
disappear

look at you
superman
with all the world
to save
you'd think by now
you'd figure out
that nothing's going to change

can I ask you something?
what did you expect?
so disappointed
with what you get
do you ever want to
just get out of here
disappointed
disappear


Lyrics submitted by Androgyne, edited by moses369, Belle47, Ute,Dreieich

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    General CommentIt seems like this is meant to be something Obama is saying. Read the lyrics that way and it makes a lot of sense to me.

    You all expected change but you should have known better than to trust me, a politician. Nothing will change and you'll be disappointed.
    Nosferobtuon December 26, 2013   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think the song is more introspective than the explanation given about Obama. Trent uses several personal pronouns throughout the song and I odubt he's refering to himself in the third person as Obama. The song is about women building up a hype for reznor based of prejudement before they really get to know him and when they finally get with him it's impossible for him to fulfil the what ever the womens expection that she had of him.

    The verse look at you
    superman
    with all the world
    to save
    you'd think by now
    you'd figure out
    that nothing's going to change

    Is about someone trying to change or fix reznor, but what did they expect? After all these years did you actually think he would change, then they are disappointed.
    MadSc1entiston September 22, 2016   Link

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