"Rainy Day" as written by Ryan Miller, Adam S. Gardner and Brian A. Rosenworcel....
I will dig a hole
Save my pennies for a rainy day
I will dig a hole
Saving pennies for a rainy day
I'm not scared
I will build a wall
Sensing trouble from a mile away
I will build a wall
Saw it coming from a mile away
I'm not scared
I'm not scared
Try wearin' your insides out
I don't even try, I know I have seen the best I'll have
I don't even try
I will just play dumb
I won't hear a single word that's said
I will bite my tongue
Never sing another song again
I'm not scared
I'm not scared
Try wearing your insides out
I don't even try, I know I have seen the best I'll have
I don't even try
Never been one to take my chances
I don't even try
Clouds are coming
Air get's heavy
Looks like trouble on a rainy day
Sun starts sinking
Can't see my shadow
Looks likes trouble on a rainy day
Holes uncovered
Walls will crumble
All spells trouble on a rainy day


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"Rainy Day" as written by Adam S. Gardner Ryan Miller

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    General CommentDefinitely, this song deals with the construction of a facade, and the self-deception that comes along with that; "I'm not scared"
    "I will just play dumb, never hear a single word that's said." When I hear this, the old saying that 'ignorance is bliss' comes to mind. In a way, I feel that he wants to be ignorant, or at least play ignorant, but he's not. He's fully aware that the rain is coming but he's too jaded to even care. He's afraid of being hurt, so he doesn't even try. It's almost an excuse; a security blanket - 'I didn't get it because I didn't even try, what's the point in trying anyway? It's going to rain either way.'
    Powerful song, the lyrics and music combine so well to capture that feeling of hopelessness and this droning circle of melancholy that I'm sure relates to how we're feeling at some point on our lives. But remember people - when it rains, pull out an umbrella!
    AudioVideoDiscoon September 30, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song is incredibly beautiful.
    absolutezeroon April 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song, i heard it on "Life As a House" and I couldn't find it anywhere, but i searched for "rainy day" on here for the title and i found it=]
    em0on April 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song touches strait to the core, when everything seems to be falling apart and it was inevitable. "saw it coming from a mile, i'm not scared", the latter part gives some hope: fear is not necessary. Yet the rest of the song is just depressing; great to listen on those "rainy days".
    UltimateCHillon April 16, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is so so wonderful.. it really hits you in the heart.
    *peace*
    BigEyedPhish103on May 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti completely agree with you UltimateCHill. i love this song. can't wait to see guster in july! :)
    creedspazzon May 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commentcould someone send me a message about what this song is really about? is it about just not being afraid? i still like the song though hehe
    abchak1on June 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite guster song I love the movie Life as A House hayden plays such a great goth!:) and he's so hot in Star Wars episode II.
    Dragon girlon June 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song hits hard. Incredibly hard. "I know I have seen the best I'll have, I don't even try." Simply, it's not exactly about giving up, but about not wanting/bothering to try to exceed anymore than what you are. Such an amazing song.
    misundazt00don July 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI also wanted this song after hearing it in "Life As A House." I couldnt find it and gave up till i rented the video, heard it again, wanted it again, and watched the credits to find the title.
    NyQuilon July 07, 2002   Link

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