"Waited" as written by and Turner/maida/lanni/taggart/coutts....
Hit the ground
Weighed down again
You walked out
But I'm sure you're my friend

It must have been good
This can't be for good
Is everyone OK

I waited
But I must be too dumb to be proud
Because I waited, I waited

Woke to sounds
I prayed you were there
I fell back down
But I'm sure you still care

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    General CommentI always figured this song was about a girl that some guy couldn't get over and just keeps waiting for, even though she's not coming back.
    swellmelmelon May 29, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Commentbest olp song ever (:
    belli67on July 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYes! thats it right there. I used to think it was about a failed relationship but Zelliq is right... You can tell. "But I'm sure you're my friend"... "But I'm sure you still care" It's like being blind to the fact that someone isn't as close a friend as you like to think.
    facelessman00on July 11, 2002   Link
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    General Comment This is my favorate song out of all the olp songs. I've felt this way before, you know, how you think you have a friend, but it's not really a friend at all. And the friend is taking advantage of you as you wait, and think, but your mind is too clouded by the fact that you have a trusting friend. But to me, it means some thing else, completely different. It's meaning to me is that I have waited too long, and then I lost the oppertunity. Actually, my bands song, Lost Opertunity, is about being left in the dust cuz I never could keep up, and just procratinated.

    The clock strikes two,
    And my mind is gone.
    I mope around town,
    trying to understand.
    I'm not a lucky man,
    and never will be.
    I'm hurting from head to toe,
    Cuz I lost my sense of direction.

    Lost Opertunities
    EmokidAlexon April 13, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah i beleive its about lost chances....ive lost my share
    NyQuilon May 30, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about a relationship I had/have with a wonderful girl. I missed the first chance I had with her, and she never knew I was in love with her, so for four years I waited on her to give me a second chance. We are happily dating now. The song is totally about falling in love and finally getting another chance.
    iLOVEyouTASHAon June 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commentit happened to me thinking i had a good friend, and then figure out he wouldn't do the things i'd do for him; when you're waiting for something from your friend; thinking he can't forget, trusting him, and then when you realize he doesn't care for you as much as you do for him; then you're all alone, thinking that once again you've been stupid enough to trust him, thinking you haven't been proud enough to think of yourself first. this song shows there's also love, trust and blindness in friendship. I'd give anything to my friends, and i'd wait for them, i don't mind how desapointed i could be; maybe there's at least one of them who'd do the same for me.
    Zelligon July 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is crazy good to me. Makes me think of the fact that I was in love once, but it ended, and I was waiting for it all to come back and start again. It never happened. And I was too dumb to say anything.
    *Crescent Fresh*on July 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is a great song! it reminds me of my ex. We broke up 6 months ago, but I'm still waiting around for him. I love him but I can't understand why I'm still here. He said we'd always be friends...guess he lied.
    I Am Emoon July 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is deffentally about friends that you think care about you and then in one big revelation you realize that they dont give two shits about you. ive had this happen to me. your friends forget about you and its so much worse than any relationship falling apart, cause your friends are supposed to be there for you through everything, no matter what. and its such a kick in the face when someone you put all your trust into just leaves you behind... and you wait... and wait.
    onceagainon August 15, 2002   Link

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