Why is it everything's all loneliness with me? I guess sometimes I try
to hard, and sometimes you cause it, but it always carries on and on. "What
did you ever become?" you asked. I said, "I was told to be smiles and bright
eyed happiness, but sometimes I can't find anything to laugh at." "I don't
want to be here." you said. It seems like I almost always have that effect
on everyone. I say to myself, "You aren't the first one to think like me."
And I just want to be like everyone else. Why can't I be everything to
everyone else, or maybe just to you? Just once I would like to be something.
And I wouldn't mind if you'd like to be with me.

Lyrics submitted by oofus

When It Isn't Like It Should Be... song meanings
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    General CommentSweet, lovely sweet.
    jakelearon January 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commentnever heard it
    vampyrikon January 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI've felt like this before. I love Chris Conley. He's so amazing!
    saves_the_day_girlon April 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis exactly how I feel a lot. A lot right now too. Saves The Day rules, these lyrics prove it. Any guy, I know, must go through this too many times.
    littlelostemoboyon May 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentbeautiful and i have felt like this many-a-times
    punker*lewsahon May 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWhat cd is this song on???
    Volcomgirl481on May 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentOther than "All I'm Losing Is Me," I think this song has got the best lyrics!! I can relate to every single part of it in some way, it's so incredibly good. They didn't play it when I saw them in concert though :(, but were still amazing!
    ArtClarkon May 30, 2002   Link
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    General CommentVolcomgirl, this song is on their first Demo. You're not going to find a copy of this anywhere so you're gonna have to download it.

    The Track List
    1. 1-19
    2. East Coast
    3. An Afternoon Laughing
    4. Dave Feels Right
    5. When it isnt like it should be

    Hope that helps
    SheepShirtson June 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI adore this song.

    "I was told to be smiles and bright-eyed happiness, but sometimes I can't find anything to laugh at"

    I know how it is to have people trying to cheer you up and you just can't bring yourself to be happy.
    electric_lightson July 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentExcuse my Dutch, but does anyone know where the fuuuuuck i can download this?
    this_is_my_nameon August 03, 2002   Link

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