The greatest gift you ever gave me
Was a faded, red broken ballerina
And you would wind it up
And it would barely move, and there would be no sound
And you'd look up and say

I'm your number one
I'm your number one defender
And I will understand
When you are gone
I don't need a raise, I don't need a paycheck
I will understand
I'm your number one

I've always had this thing with bravery
And I never wanted no one to believe me
Or even see me, or understand
I thought that maybe there would be this girl
And she'd be just like me, but not like me

I never thought that love would save me
I've never been so happy to be wrong
So thanks for the silence
Thanks for the days
Thank you for the ocean


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    General Commentthis is one of my favorite song from new end original...makes u wish someone would sing it to u=)
    geministaron April 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI samg this once to my gf. she broke up with me the next day
    NFGchickenon May 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentme agian and samg is sang DAMN TYPOS!
    NFGchickenon June 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThat really sucks. A lot.
    mattmc387on August 06, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhy ?
    agrzybon August 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIve seen new end original live they are the greatest
    kotzeon August 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti luv this song it makes me sad for sum reason i like the part I've always had this thing with bravery
    And I never wanted no one to believe me
    Or even see me, or understand
    I thought that maybe there would be this girl
    And she'd be just like me, but not like me
    Staywhatyouareon September 26, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbest love song... it's my wedding song. well... it will be. i'm only 16 -- but yea, haha.
    a perfect sonneton May 03, 2003   Link
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    General CommentListen to this song after not having "sex," but after having made love, on the floor, still bare, wrapped in each others arms. if love had a soundtrack it would be Jonah & New End Original.
    oct deep elmon June 19, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great.. this guy that I really like had me download it, and he told me that it kind of explains how he feels.. now that I'm reading the lyrics, I feel really special. :)
    JimmyFanCTon July 07, 2003   Link

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