She won't tell me lies
She want to see me smile, yeah
Every time you let it show
I didn't want to know
By the time I had lost my soul
You had to go
She come, in disguise
I want to say goodbye, yeah
Every time I let it show
You didn't want to know
By the time I had lost my soul
You had to go
You had to go
Love's strong, mine gone
Still have the time to sing my song
Love's strong, mine gone
Still have the time to sing my song
Still have the time to sing my song
Still have the time to sing my song
She got her own way
Same as yesterday, yeah
Every time you let it show
I didn't want to know
By the time I had sold my soul
You had to go
You had to go
Love's strong, mine gone
Still have the time to sing my song
Still have the time to sing my song
Love's strong, mine gone
Still have the time to sing my song
Still have the time to sing my song
Still not a crime to sing my song


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    General CommentI think it's about his relationship wth his old girlfriend he screwed up but he's sorta saying he's still got his music.
    I know I can relate to that shit.
    Body Hammeron April 04, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI totally agree with Body Hammer that would be my interpretation too
    Michael Jackasson December 06, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with Body Hammer. I love this song.
    Got Me Wrongon December 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is much more than likely told from Layne Staley's point of view. The last years of Layne's life he isolated himself and talked to almost no one. In an interview Layne did he said he wasn't friends with any of the members of AIC anymore. I'm guessing the actual lyrics are about how even before layne staley's wife died from drug related problems that layne had "lost his soul" and it just got worse after she died. If you look at the music video it illustrates Staley perfectly.
    aptitudeon January 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLaynes not the only person to have drug problems.

    Do people not realise how many of the harrowing drug related AIC lyrics were written by Jerry? They;ve both gone through some serious shit because of it.

    Just because its about drugs doesn't mean its about Layne
    fatpomon April 14, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about jerrys drug addiction. it speaks about how he wants to get rid of it but he cant help it. he knows that the drug makes him feel good but hes sick of it, hence the lyrics everytime u let it show i dint wanna know. by the time i had lsot my soul u had to go means hes never really satisfied with his high. as soon as he begins to feel it the high wears off. in the video, the woman is actually the drug that has held him captive. she takes him out and burys him, signifying his high. she washes him down after that which means its wearing off. in the end jerry is running away from her, just like layne wanted to get rid of his addiction. this song makes sense to me this way.
    paranoid112on August 28, 2008   Link
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    MemoryThis song is great!I love the song, but to me the video is DISTURBING!!! Jerry hanging from a tree in nothing but his underwear, being hosed down!
    MMQCon June 08, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI bought Boggy Depot just for this song! Love it!
    Wasn't this a hit single? I remember hearing it on the radio late at night!
    Took a little more listening to in order to like the whole album.
    I love it! Great cd to get high to. :~p
    tesladudeon March 21, 2013   Link

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