A long day
If ever these questions were yours what would you say
you don't know
but I'm writing the answers on cheap paper napkins
and now he's turning off
and now she's shutting down
and it's not what it seems
nothings the same when you give it away
no its not what it seems
it's just what you think it is
and these fights
they climb through my veins like its mecury rising
and these nights
I seem to remember a home that was better
and now he's turning off
and now she's shutting down
and its not what it seems
nothings the same when you give it away
no its not what it seems
its just what you think it is
and now he's turning off
his family's breaking down
and it's not what it seems
nothings the same when you give it away
no it's not what it seems
its just what you think it is its just what you think it is
no its not what it seems
nothings the same when you give it away
no its not what it seems
it's just what you think it is just what you think it is
it's just what you think it is
what you think it is


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    General Commentthis song definitely has to do with sharing feelings and emotions..and how no one understands the best except yourself. this is definitely one of the best songs by something corporate and i'm so happy they put it on leaving through the window...if you don't have the cd yet, please be sure to get it...you'll be doing yourself a favor and will become that much better of a person because it is so intense
    caitlinon May 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love their new cd. This song is probably one of my favorites [besides the astronaut, you're gone, and cavanaugh park]. this song has so much emotion. and the lyrics are great.
    midnighton May 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree that the new CD is awesome but it was missing that Piano rock sound that songs like Inside the Pocket had I totally loved songs like that and while i love the new CD i miss the older more piano sound
    ChaosInABox44on July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commentchaos - i fullly agree :D

    xoxbaize
    b0mbshellon July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Comment this song makes me cry
    MxPxGuyon July 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is great but it doesnt quite have the emotion that "Walking By" had or "Konstantine" those made me cry sometimes but I dont believe I've heard anyone say they've cried over this song before.
    ChaosInABox44on July 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyet another awesome song by something corporate.....although im not quite sure what it means.....someone wanna help me out here?
    SoCoRocks14on August 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentchaos- i like when SoCo uses the piano a lot in their songs. it makes them different and i love that. I guess the guys thought the piano didnt fit in the song so they didnt really use it... but i love the piano. it makes it so beautiful and emotional:)
    kristen86on August 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe lyrics are really good what got my attention was 'but I'm writing the answers on cheap paper napkins' amazing songs by SoCo!
    Somaliveon September 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI thought this song was about his parents fighting or something. It's actually "THIS family's breaking down" - not "his." I can't really make sense of "nothings the same when you give it away, no its not what it seems
    it's just what you think it is" though. But when he says "I seem to remember a home that was better" and "now he's turning off, now he's shutting down," I definitely thought it was about parents fighting. Does anyone else see that, or am I alone? :P
    walking_byon March 06, 2003   Link

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