You've thrown away all I've given to you
Its not much but its all I ever had
I wish that I could do more for you

And I swallow the pride that remains
I feel so shallow
when you look at me the same

All these years I swear I never knew
what it was that I ever did to you
Sorry that I look the way you feel.

I wish for it to hear you say
call me your son one of these days
I never asked that much from you
just return the love I gave to you


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    General Commenti really wanna know the exact meaning of this song !!
    incredion March 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think it might be about his dad... just because he refers to himself as 'your son'
    Perhaps his dad shut him out and he wants him to forgive him for whatever it was?
    Great song though.
    -Broken-Habit-on March 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGreat song. I think its about something how he wants his dads respect and how he wants his dad to return the love he gave to him.


    Correct lyrics:

    You've thrown away all I've given to you
    Its not much but its all I ever had
    I wish that I could do more for you

    And I swallow the pride that remains
    I feel so shallow
    When you look at me the same

    All these years I swear I never knew
    What it was that I ever did to you
    Sorry that I look the way you feel.

    And I swallow the pride that remains
    I feel so shallow
    When you look at me the same

    I wish for it to hear you say
    Call me your son one of these days
    I never asked that much from YOU!
    Just return the love I gave to you...

    The love I gave to you...

    I wish for it to hear you say
    Call me your son one of these days
    I never asked that much from you
    Just return the love... I gave to you.

    And I swallow the pride that remains
    I feel so shallow
    When you look at me the same

    I feel so shallow
    When you look at me the SAME

    I feel so...
    SHALLOW
    SHALLOW
    SHALLOW
    SHALLOW
    The Interloperon December 16, 2007   Link

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