The bittersweet sounds echo everywhere
And you've fallen from me
But you still care
If I could show you everything I see
You must stop wondering what's wrong with me
But I know what's wrong
I just can't get out of bed
The happy pills that make me dead all day
Can't make me happy to be awake
But I'll die a sweeter death once I'm alive
To be someone smiling to feel like I'm home
For another year to get back on my feet

You paint in colors I can't see
But still you're
Drowning in black and white with me
And all I wish
You'll leave before I ever do
'Cause I'm blind enough now to almost ruin you
And never know


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    General CommentSlow Reader is awesome. My favorite line from this song is "you paint in colors I can't see.." its's so great.
    meredithsuckson May 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. it's depressing though, but i really feel this song. i think everyone has days where they "can't get out of bed". i met someone once, who told me to listen to this song, and i was really glad that i met that person.
    duh, kansason June 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think that the best line of this song is "I'm blind enough now to almost ruin you and never know." It's just so terribly sad.

    I love Slowreader. I saw them open for Ozma. I hadn't heard of them before. When I saw their merch., stand I saw that they were selling The Impossibles DVD. I was like "Dude...no way...these are the guys from The Impossibles!" Profound thoughts, I know.
    FakePlasticAlexon June 18, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI looked up Slowreader on amazon and only one album, featuring eleven songs, was found. So where is this song located?
    Abex22on November 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is not a "slowreader" song. But it is very good non the less. Try you tube for the video.
    orianon December 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song :[



    and orian, if this is not a slowreader song, then who wrote it? because there isn't anything on google for this song, except about slowreader. and, it sounds like something they would write.
    charcoalsketchon May 08, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis definitely is a slowreader song, it is a b-side, as in, not officially released. Gabe and Rory leaked this on the internet, themselves, being it one of their first songs they wrote after the dissolution of the IMPOSSIBLES (which I suggest everyone check out, as well)

    side note__
    "satisfaction is the death of desire" is not necessarily a b-side, though it was not released on their self-titled album, it was featured on the 2nd Fueled By Ramen sampler audio catalog.

    this stuff is audible heaven. it's all genius.
    toddcon June 19, 2007   Link

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