pictures blurred in your head
won't let them win
smash a fist or two
right back and let it in
for the one that you love
is more than them fuck them
think about her now
she's yours anyway

and everything else doesn't matter
really 'cause that girl that you want
she's never going away
and if you want her you can't have her
you break yourself into
a million pieces
so everything else can wait for you
so everything else can wait for you to do this

they will all just go away
all of the demons
enjoy this life right now
you know what you're to do
and letters
yes they matter write her quite a few
and she might love you for it
but you can't count on it

and everything else doesn't matter
really 'cause that girl that you want
she's never going away
and if you want her you can't have her
break yourself into
a million pieces
so everything else can wait for you
so everything else can wait for you to do this

and i'm screaming for the breath
that makes you alive
you want that girl
for all that you can try
once you have her
i know she'll be so great for you
i know she'll try something
inside you

oh everything else doesn't matter
really 'cause that girl that you love
she's never going away
and if you want her you can't have her
break yourself into
a million pieces
and everything else can wait
and if you want her you can't have her
break yourself into
a million pieces
so everything else can wait for you
so everything else can wait for you
so everything else can wait for you to do


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    General Commentwow, i can't believe that no one else has commented here, this is such a great song. one of his better ones i think
    BigEyedPhish103on September 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis sounds like its about a guy who fough hard for this girl and his friends are kinda jealous OR her x-boyfriend is making life HELL for him. still, hes got her now. the dick has just got to stop takin avantage of her and being ungrateful...perhaps?
    beautifulcowon January 31, 2005   Link
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    General Commentomg this is one of my favvvvs by howie....just love the song the sound is very upbeat and i love the lyrics....my fav lyrics of this song are "they will all just go away, all the demons, enjoy this life right now, you know what you're to do"
    gina7248on August 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit is a really good tru song that i use to always relate to....until i realised that the girl i needed was there the whole time helping me through....but yeh wat an awesome song
    Ryan_Lawrenceon August 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOut guess (husband and myself) was that Howie Day tends to write many songs to himself – we are pretty sure that “She Says” was written to himself, as was this.

    The only debate we have is if he actually HAS the girl or not – I say not (“if you want her you can’t have her”) he says he does (“think about her now, she’s yours anyways”). I say it’s all in his head, that he has never even talked to her, he just wants her.
    Now, the “demons” part is a bit over-dramatic in my view – the point he is trying to make is that he is aware of how far he is from reality, but can’t care about that now.

    What do you think?
    june99on October 28, 2005   Link
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    General Commentjune thats actually something i have wondered myself... the whole howie writing to himself bit especially in she says
    well put you two
    tyguy7on March 25, 2007   Link

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