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The weight of the world is on my shoulders
And it's just too much to bear.
It's not that I'm growing callous,
I'm just too tired to care.

So drop your expectations,
Let go of any dependencies,
Forget your disapproval
'Cause I’m setting myself free.

Looking up to me,
Looking down on me,
And hazarding those sidelong glances.
I'm not too sure of what they see.
All I know is their views are slanted.

So drop your expectations,
Let go of any dependencies,
Forget your disapproval
'Cause I’m setting myself free.

(All eyes on me.)
I can't take the pressure.
(All eyes on me.)
Breathe without making a sound.
(All eyes on me.)
Don't expect perfection
(All eyes on me.)
'Cause I won't fail to let you down.
(All eyes on me.)
I can't take the pressure.
(All eyes on me.)
Breathe without making a sound.
(All eyes on me.)
Don't expect perfection
(All eyes on me.)
'Cause I won't fail to let you down.
I won't fail to let you down.
I won't fail to let you down.


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    General CommentAll eyes on me is a good song talks about pressure. deal with it..
    viper2001_21on May 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is pretty much self-explanitory. Good song--not much more to it.
    RainingFlameson July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song mentally draws the listener into its core. it's one of the few songs that we can all identify with and say, "yeah, i know what they're talking about- been there, felt that."
    punxdujouron August 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti've never heard of this song before...is it on their first impressions cd?
    NewXFireXEachXDayon August 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsounds like its about the pressure that parents put on you to do well in school and to keep your life in order.
    ReaDY2DieWiCKeDon September 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is just an amazing song. period. scotty meowson June 18, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI believe you can't truly know what exactly was going through the mind of the writer when they wrote this, but to me it means the exact description of the final days when i broke up with my G/F of 2 and a half years. she cheated on me once, i found out, and she convinced me it was my fault. she cheated one me a second time, convinced me it was my fault yet again. cheated on me a third time. this time around i didn't care about anything. i didn't care about school, or work, or my soccer team. i felt like the everything had been placed on my shoulders. like every problem i could have had had crashed down on me all at once. so i stopped caring and i dumped her. dumped her thinking i had failed the relationship, and her. i think somehow part of me still thinks i drove her away. thrice became my absolute favorite band i broke up with that girl. and i think it'll stay that way for a while.

    p.s. go out and buy the new thrice album. first of all b/c we need to support this amazing band. and second you aren't going to get anywhere downloading it on kazaa, all the versions are looped and screwed up. support them, spend the $20 and just buy it. if you love them so much you won't steal their work.
    Thrice2TheEndon June 19, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyeah, i feel this is peer pressure for sure, kinda when u get that thing for acceptance happening, then later on u see ur not being true to urself, so u pretty much turn around, say screw this, and walk away.
    thisisnotastoryon May 06, 2004   Link
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    General Commentbeign presured to excel in life, and stuff..i can really relate.
    Don't expect perfection
    (All eyes on me.)
    'Cause I won't fail to let you down. ..love that.
    RuthLesson May 12, 2004   Link
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    General Commentanyone can relate to this song. another good one by a good band.
    PUNX for LIFE
    ii_smitty_iion June 01, 2004   Link
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