When all the things that you've been thinking
has you so confused and so unglued
your head is spinning
well we've all felt the same inside
I've been on that ledge countless times
and I know what that feels like
you've on your own can't make it through this world all alone
is this thing on at all?
when all your friends don't have the answers
and you're so convinced that inch by inch
they've turned to strangers
we've all seen the different sides
no one hears even though you've talked all night
and I know what you feel like
can we really measure if we're any better
than that skyline that goes on and on forever on and on?


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    General CommentThis song is so incredible. LTJ has put out some powerful songs, and this is definitely one of them. I think everyone's been to that place at some point when they're just overwhelmed, and you can't seem to find the way to make it right, but you just keep thinking to yourself that its going to work out so don't freak out about it.
    Skad4life84on May 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is awesome. defs one of less than jakes best! very powerful indeed
    "I've been on that ledge countless times
    and I know what that feels like"

    most people have been there but theres better ways 2 overcome.
    :)
    Nothing to Savouron June 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentow, my hand hurts.....i've been playing this song on my bass all morning, and no my hand hurts...............the song is worth it, tho:D
    bikukion June 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentim seeing less than jake in concert in august.....its gonna be rad as hell....this song pretty much is about how your friends suck and they never have the answers to your problems. this is what makes less than jake so awesome, there ability to connect and relate to their fans. they pretty much know that everybody has been through this experience or something like it. LTJ all the way
    ScallyWagon June 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentheh..i agree ScallyWag
    wavechik87on June 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song! It really sticks out on Borders & Boundaries...it gets me in such a good mood when I listen to it! I can't wait to see LTJ LIIVVEEE!
    cruel_intentions27on July 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think ScallyWag has missed the point, its not about ur friends being shit, cuz they dont understand. I think its jus about being at a point where no one can understand, which jus makes u feel lonely, like no1's listening.
    nomis_ukon August 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentto me this songs about someone coming to you for advice and you can't really say anything. i relate it to when me and this boy where half egttign together but he already was caugth up in a realtionship and was trying to lay it on me....and i was saying "well it's not my problem" as in -----"i've been on that ledge countless times and i know what it feels like/you're on your own/can't make it through this world all alone/ is this thing on?" as in sort it out yourself, you're on your own, i wont make teh decision for you. i don't know. just my interpriation.
    sKeMo_kidon August 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis has gotta be my fav less than jake song I love it personally though I think its about how when you have problems you go to your friends but no matter what they say you still feel like shit and they cant help you you gotta solve it yourself but thats my opinion ^^
    terraryzinon March 23, 2003   Link
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    General CommentLTJ is great at writing songs almost everyone if not everyone can relate to... great song
    kevinp13on April 30, 2003   Link

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