No I would not sleep in this bed of lies
So toss me out and turn in
And there'll be no rest for these tired eyes
I'm marking it down to learning
I am

Don't think that I can take another empty moment
Don't think that I can fake another hollow smile
It's not enough just to be sorry
Don't think that I could take another talk about it

Just like me you got needs
And they're only a whisper away
And we softly surrender
To these lives that we've tendered away

No I would not sleep in this bed of lies
So toss me out and turn in
And there'll be no rest for these tired eyes
I'm marking it down to learning
I am

Don't wanna be the one who turns the whole thing over
Don't wanna be somewhere where I just don't belong
Where it's not enough just be sorry

Don't you know I feel the darkness closing in
Tried to be more than me
And I gave till it all went away
And we've only surrendered
To the worst part of these winters we've made

No I would not sleep in this bed of lies
So toss me out and turn in
And there'll be no rest for these tired eyes
I'm marking it down to learning
I am

I am all that I'll ever be
When you - lay your hands
Over me but don't go weak on me now
I know that it's weak
But God help me I need this

I will not sleep in this bed of lies
So toss me out and turn in
And there'll be no rest for these tired eyes
I'm marking it down to learning
I'm marking it down to learning
'Cause I am



Lyrics submitted by 7_myshell_7

"Bed of Lies" as written by Rob Thomas, Matthew Serletic

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing

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    General Comment:this is definitely one of my favorite matchbox songs. the lyrics are awesome and really reflect something that i think a lot of ppl feel - - living a life that isn't necessarily fulfilling, but not doing anything about it because, well, you're used to it, and because sometimes it's a lot easier to fake what's normal than to face the reality of something different... but then reaching a point where you just can't take the bullshit anymore.

    "don't think that i can take another empty moment,
    don't think that i can fake another hollow smile."

    ...makes you wanna make a change and get rid of some of the stupid shit in your own life... great song :o)
    elenakion June 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I can't believe no one has posted about his song yet. IF YOU HAVEN'T HEARD IT, DOWNLOAD IT!!! It is by far one of my favorites.
    Ashleigh9169on May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I think this song is about a guy who won't lie and be anything other who he is to please a girl. Thanks.

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    zipped6648on May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i think its about a guy having to pretend to be someone else so that he will be accepted by someone, probably a girlfriend, but cant take it anymore and is going to make an effort to stop and figure out who he really is... or something
    applejuicyon June 06, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:it is blatenty about being in a relationship withsome one who you really love but you know that they sont love you back but you love them too much to break it off. youlll be with them coz u love em
    thorntonhayleyon June 13, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:this song just totally affected me, the first time i heard it, i mean damn. and then i listened to it when i was having an obsession with a guy, and it was like the only song i Would listen to, and the line "just like me, you got needs, and their only a whisper away" is so awesome.
    Desaparecidaon July 26, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I just heard this song a day or two ago..and already its at the top of my list...its meaning its hard and hits at home..a must have and must download...
    soph_fadeon July 30, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:this is just my opinion but i think its about a guy who's in a relationship with a girl & they aren't happy and they know it...but they fake it because they don't want to hurt the other person..."don't think i can fake another hollow smile" and "i don't wanna be the one who turns this whole thing over"...and then he finally decideds that he can't pretend to be happy any more and ends it despite his caring for the other person
    Nanee182on August 02, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I LOVE THIS SONG!!!!
    Sunnyon August 14, 2002   Link
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    General Comment:i love this song so much, especially the line: "don't think that i could face another empty moment/dont think that i could fake another hollow smile"
    steve-o27on March 12, 2003   Link

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