I wish you could adore
The way you did before
Now you're living through another year
Oh, the light you were
Will soon become a blur
As you're living through another year

Oh, what a waste of time it is
To indulge inside of bliss
Getting ready for another year like this

Another year to lie
Another year goes by

You're not sick, so you can’t heal
But I wonder do you feel
The need to cry: 'I'm out of here'
Oh, your goal is safe
But is it all you crave
As you're living through another year

Oh, what a waste of time it is
To indulge inside of bliss
Getting ready for another year like this

Another year to lie
Another year goes by

Is it me on how I see
The face of mediocrity
I try to smile you see
Your lightness darkens me
Filter all of your emotions
Fake you’re never low
Or face the one you fear
You’re living through another year

Another year to lie
Another year goes by
Another year to lie
Another year goes by


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    General CommentI could be completely wrong here, heaven knows it wouldn't be the first time, but it seems as though the song is about someone who wonders how their boyfriend/girlfriend lives so happily and so freely when they're feeling so much pain. The line "Your lightness darkens me" kind of made me think that. It seems like the singer sees it as unfair that the other is so happy and so unaffected, that it simply makes her feel even worse.
    Doodleon May 17, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah, i also think it may be something to do with living in a routine 'your goal is safe, but is it all you crave?' and this person is watching a loved one just 'living through another year' instead of living their life, love this song!
    ladybugon May 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love the part 'Filter all of your emotions Fake you’re never low' cos its just shows that sometimes you have to put on a front in order to just get by without having to confront anything real. Yay to the song!
    wolf cubon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about someone who has gotten into a rut and is just moving along in life, not caring at all.
    It's a great driving song. If anyone else has to drive a long way to work, I recommend cranking this baby in the car.
    rikkuon April 12, 2007   Link

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