I had a plan at 10 years
To try my best, do as I'm told.
and that'll to catch pretty people's eyes
I didn't have the coolest hair
The newest clothes nor the richest parents
So I sat alone as the pretty girls walk by
I tried my best to make in jokes
only to trip over my words and choke
So I ran my home and stayed inside my room
I swore I'd never go back alive
Shallow talk with shallow minds
With that was just a jealous boy's excuse

‘Cuz everybody’s dancing and I don’t feel the same
This room is full of people who barely know my name
And I don’t feel like dancing on my own again
Another year without a friend
Another year when I just close my eyes and dance inside my head

With this comes insecurity,
Embarrassed smiles and tragedy.
Increasing fear of growing old lonely
I said I put on my dancing shoes
But I’ve got two left feet and no good moves
The pretty girls found cooler kids than me
So I sat and waited patiently until the day I finally be asked
But it never came, no, it never came!

‘Cuz everybody’s dancing and I don’t feel the same
This room is full of people who barely know my name
And I don’t feel like dancing on my own again
Another year without a friend,
Another year when I just close my eyes and dance inside my head

And I found it hard to take some time out of the days that I spent wishing I could be anyone but me

‘Cuz everybody’s dancing and I don’t feel the same
This room is full of people who barely know my name
‘Cuz everybody’s dancing and I don’t feel the same
This room is full of people who barely know my name
And I don’t feel like dancing on my own again
Another year without a friend,
Another year when I just close my eyes and dance inside my (head)
Another year when I just close my eyes and dance inside my head


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    General CommentWords By JAMES VECK-GILODI:

    Lyrically in teams of Subject matter, this one is a little more light hearted, hence the over dramatic name. It goes back a little further then I have done before.

    This song is about being in Primary school. Back then I wasn’t anywhere near as confident as I am now (which even now isn’t a great deal), I spent the majority of my preteen years alone. My parents moved a lot and I attended 6 different primary schools this not having any real friends.
    I remember my main concern back then for some reason was school disco, and the fact that I was always scared no one would dance with me, even at a young age.
    Basically this song is mainly about the fact that my worst fears always come true, no one ever danced with me at school discos, well unless you include dinner ladies who were 5 times my age or teachers who felt sorry for me.

    It didn’t affect me of course in the long run, such a trivial matter, but I will never forget the disappointment and resent I always felt on those horrible days.

    The title of the song is a genuine quote from a text message I sent to my friend Mikey last year. I was at a Greek house party and everybody was dancing and I was on my own drinking.

    The text message was of course tongue in cheek but maybe it goes back to those early school discos and girls I could never impress .
    leemoon October 21, 2013   Link

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