What's it like to be on the downhill side?
I'm still on the other side,
And I'm finding it so hard that
I just stopped trying.

I'm so ordinary when you look at me,
Nothing really or very bad has ever happened to me.
And it feels like nothing matters anymore.
As I open up this door,

I am on the outside, looking in.
Hello, these are my would-be friends.
You all say "you look fine to me,"
But I'm not what I seem to be.
Do not trust what you see.

It's getting close the three,
And I'm wasting time.
I must be out of my mind
To be waiting for the words to come and find me.

Has anybody seen my better side?
Or seen me from the inside,
Looking out on all I tried to leave behind?
When it feels like I don't matter anymore.
And I can't get through this door,

I'm still on the outside, looking in.
Hello, these are my would-be friends.
You all say "you look fine to me,"
But I'm not what I seem to be. (verse x3)

I'm still on the outside (looking in)
I'm still on the outside (looking in)
I am on the outside (looking in)
Looking in.


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    General Commentthis song is completely relateable, in my opinion. It's about this person who feels like they're on the "outside" of everything, and their friends don't notice or anything. ANd the person is just waiting for someone to come and help them
    emmychloeon May 02, 2002   Link

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