"Outside" as written by and Aarron Lewis....
And you
Can bring me to my knees
Again

All the times
That I could beg you please
In vain

All the times
That I felt insecure
For you

And I leave
My burdens at the door

But I'm on the outside
I'm looking in
I can see through you
See your true colors
'Cause inside you're ugly
You're ugly like me
I can see through you
See to the real you

All the times
That I felt like this won't end
Was for you

And I taste
What I could never have
It's from you

All those times
That I tried
My intentions
Full of pride
And I waste
More time than anyone

But I'm on the outside
I'm looking in
I can see through you
See your true colors
'Cause inside you're ugly
You're ugly like me
I can see through you
See to the real you

All the times
That I've cried
All that's wasted
It's all inside

But I feel
All this pain
Stuffed it down
It's back again

And I lie
Here in bed
All alone
I can't mend

And I feel
Tomorrow will be okay

But I'm on the outside
I'm looking in
I can see through you
See your true colors
'Cause inside you're ugly
You're ugly like me
I can see through you
See to the real you


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"Outside" as written by Aarron Lewis

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    General CommentEVERYTHING IN THE WORLD
    MIDGETon January 07, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is absolutely one of my favorite songs. The fact that Fred Durst had to go and ruin it sucks majorly.
    alion January 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commenta gr8 song.and would have been much better if fred durst wans't in it :p .well........i think we should stop cussing him,just try to imagine what would he be feeling............... who gives a damn!so once again :p
    undisturbedon March 31, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is obviously about society and a battle against it
    hell_i_call_my_headon April 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentActually, I think this song is about someone who is trying so hard to please another person, but then realizes that the other person doesn't care, and really isn't worth pleasing. This other person totally ignored the singers efforts. And that hurt, and made the singer feel alone.
    ManicGypsyon April 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentActually I don't think that this song has to do with another person at all. I think this song is an internal battle with youself. "It's all inside and I feel all this pain" The battles that we wage with ourselfs are the most dramatic and I think that this is what the song writer was trying capture. I think the chorus is just him looking in the mirror. But that is just my opinion.
    Kaekuraon April 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti do think that he is having fites with him self. the chours is saying wen i look in this mirror i see some 1 else than i really know i am...so if i act all punk but i am really dittsy then thaty is wot he is say...by the way that was an example..cya
    freesiaon April 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI can actually relate to this song. I've tried to get this girl to like me (even though she was taken off the list by an undevoted boyfriend). When Aaron says the second verse, that one got me. I don't think any other power ballad like this one would ever have an impact on me. I know that Aaron sings about seeing the real person. That's exactly what I want to do. I want to see the real person that this girl is and show her that I miss her. Well, thanks for reading my hopeless romancer message. Cya!
    maveric4728on April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about(i think) a guy who likes a girl that doesn't like him, and treats him bad though he still tries to get her too.
    fuckyouallon May 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentim so sick of this damn song.
    vandalizedon May 10, 2002   Link

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