Just heard the news today,
Let yourself down once again
Trusted your feelings in a place that no one goes
Will you do anything,
To satisfy your so-called friend?
There's something you ought to know,
Before you explode

All I want to do is make sure you stop chasing rainbows
Trusting those around you is an easy thing to do
I'm not saying don't believe in someone that you don't know
Just don't go on thinking that the whole world tells the truth

It's all fucked up,
Being reserved and quiet
She doesn't understand the message that you send
Don't give it all away somewhere, someday there's someone
Who can replace that state of mind, you never give it time (never)

All I want to do is make sure you stop chasing rainbows
Letting everybody crawl inside your heart and mine
Kicking you is easy when you're down that's where the weak know
To release their anger on someone who will not try
To stand up,
And give them a fight


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Chasing Rainbows Lyrics as written by Paul Banks Alan Leach

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    this song is awesome. a perfect song for someone you really care about who's always depressed because of bad people.

    jesus christon April 19, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    my brother said this song should've been written about me and i can think of about 4 of my friends it could've been written about.....basicly he's saying stop trusting every one and comparing putting all ur trust in some one to trying to find the end of a rainbow--eg and impossible task. i love the song. xxx

    sKeMo_kidon May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Comment

    He's say'n that this person...would always get hurt becoz of all her trust for everyone, when sumtimes, they can't be trusted...oh--what weezegirl said. =)

    pureOwTkAsTemotionon July 03, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    don't always trust everyone. sometimes you have to learn that the hard way.

    speechlesson April 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    wow...hello jane :P...nah i kno this song is great..my first no use song...which was a good introduction..

    Pretty in Punkon May 05, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    opening up to people too easily, trusting people too easily, and expecting nobody to stab you in the back..

    weezergirlon June 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i just recently heard no use for a name about 3 months ago and like pretty in punk this was the first song i heard by them and now they are one of my favorite bands!

    allisterrockson June 17, 2002   Link
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    The old adage "Trust no man" is very evident in this song. Trust people, but not to the point where they can push you around like a helpless, defenseless sparrow (or something small like that). I like this song because it often applies to me and sometimes serves as a reminder to be careful.

    NotYerSaveYeron July 12, 2002   Link
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    this song rawks.. no use rawks .. RAWK ON!! :D

    NoUseGeekon July 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i think NUFAN really took a serious issue and put it simply. sometimes when people are always patting you on the back, they're only looking for a place to put the knife. this song rocks my socks. and you guys all do too!

    dyspunktionalon August 11, 2002   Link

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