A look of discontentment fills your hazel eyes
as I ask for the millionth time what's goin' on? you seem to be confused about just where you stand with me tonight
as we tear apart all that wasn't lost to another fight

CHORUS -- and so we turn against each other
once again you run and I go hide
talkin' to myself again about all the things I should've said
and I wait for you

I wanna know where this is going
and do we still have a chance to save what we haven't lost again I made a promise to myself not to let this go
but now I need to see this through
to burn these paper walls of doubt


My fucked up head is spinning round and all my thoughts
just keep me down here on your doorstep
I'm drunk again I know your sick of all my shit
and I know you wanna end this
so tell me right now where do you stand?
I know your tired of this waiting game
and I know your tired of all my ways
I know your tired of it all just tell me now
I wanna know where this is going and do we still have a chance
to save what we haven't lost inside all these paper walls we build
and all the ashes that have spilled get in the way


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    General CommentThis song is bloody good. It would have to be one of Strung Out's best songs ever.
    My_Mums_Punkon May 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWithout a doubt one of the best Strung Out songs. Their lyrics are so tight. Strung Out is definitely among the most talented punk bands ever. Between Rob Ramos' blaring guitar riffs, Jason Cruz's deep, heartfelt lyrics, and Jordan Burns' sonic drumbeats, this band is amazing.
    urbanninja4on June 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentreminds me of a relationship! dude! definitely their best!
    angie-socalon May 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentBest song by strung out. Obviously. But saying that is one of the best punks ever is far away from the truth. Since is more to hardcore than punk
    Caeon June 21, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis one is about senseless arguements that couples have.. "inside all these paper walls" is referring to the "paper walls" that they build, they are paper because they can be burnt (ashes that have spilled).. some say that a few songs can be linked together on this album. paperwalls is obviously about the beginning of a relationship where the fights mean nothing and the walls that the couple build can be torn down easily. matchbook is like a part 2 to paperwalls, seing that matchbook is obviously about a break-up... just somethin to think about.
    AnAmericanParadoxon April 13, 2004   Link

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