You needed it when I was away
And no matter what I say
You'll never forget when I wasn't there
So why should I care?
I'm young, but I know when I'm aroused

You know that I care
You should've been there
You know that I care
You should've been there

It doesn't matter where I have gone
I just can't afford to
Pay for all the mistakes that you have made
It's about time I was paid
I'm young, but I know when I'm aroused

You know that I care
You should've been there
You know that I care
You should've been there

You know that I care
You should've been there
You know that I care
You should've been there

You know that I care
You should've been there
You know that I care
You should've been there


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    This was on their first E.P. so i think it was when he wasn't getting any.

    Matt_Bellamyon April 16, 2002   Link
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    that made me giggle. thank you.

    So_Impossibleon April 16, 2002   Link
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    this is one of my favs by muse. i'm sure what it's about though. but i do agree with "Matt Bellamy"

    spiriton May 23, 2002   Link
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    weird time signiture.

    mmmmmpieon November 02, 2004   Link
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    what a music student thing to say

    mmmmmpieon November 02, 2004   Link
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    Sounds to me like he was cheated on.

    life_as_lucidon February 25, 2005   Link
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    It ties in with Muscle Museum and is probably the dirtiest song on Showbiz. The unsupportive gf is sick of him being away playing all the time, when he gets back she won't give him any, so he finishes it.

    lauradonaghyon April 13, 2005   Link
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    I had to listen to this song about 5 times before i started to like it, its very strange. The time signature is reallllly weird, and this song sticks out from the rest of the showbiz album. I think its about him cheating on some one because they've gone away or something. Or maybe its about running away from someone.

    forfeit_the_gameon September 18, 2005   Link
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    Sounds like early Radiohead to me

    fade_out_againon December 13, 2006   Link
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    LOOVVEE ITTTT!!!!

    ThesmallprinTon January 21, 2008   Link

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