"Witness" as written by and Jakob Dylan....
I'm standing outside your window, baby
And there you are
Another year, another candle's burning
For the party girl
No one even knows that you're there
Happy Birthday, no one cares

You come around here,
You'd better bring a witness
Everyone in here's on the guest list
And when you're gone you won't be missed
Keep one eye open
When you kiss

Your wishes won't be coming true this year
Now darling don't you cry
We're going to teach you everything
You'll learn to get by
Now lesson number one in homicide
Is emotional murder is no crime

You come around here,
You'd better bring a witness
Everyone in here's on the guest list
And when you're gone you won't be missed
Keep one eye open
When you kiss

Now sticks and stones, baby, break your bones
But the names, in here, can kill
We'd let you leave
But no one else wants you
Your ransom was not made
Now you ain't got to stand up tall
But now baby, you must stand up

You come around here,
You'd better bring a witness
Everyone in here's on the guest list
Now we've never been so impressed
Keep one eye open when, whenever you kiss


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"Witness" as written by Jakob Dylan

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    General CommentMan i can't belive no one has any comments on this song yet. This is my favorite song on Breach. So sad the way he tells this story about a girl and how she has all these people at her birthday party, her suposed "friends". And then he tells her to watch her back because they all want her dead and no one cares if she dies. But in the end of it all he tells her to look beyond these people and stand up and be who you got to be.
    DiscoEveon August 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It is one of my favortie Wallflower songs. Jakob's voice is so spooky and haunting. I think it is about how in life there are people in the world who you think are your friends, but really just use and abuse you. When you feel like no one cares about and no one will help you "No one else wants you your ranson was not made." you have to stand up and be strong. This so is so beautiful
    littlestkinneron September 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. It is one of my favortie Wallflower songs. Jakob's voice is so spooky and haunting. I think it is about how in life there are people in the world who you think are your friends, but really just use and abuse you. When you feel like no one cares about and no one will help you "No one else wants you your ranson was not made." you have to stand up and be strong. This so is so beautiful
    littlestkinneron September 24, 2005   Link

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