You don't know so don't say you do
You don't
You might think that things will change but take my word
They won't
You paint a lovely picture but reality intrudes
With a message for you
And it's real bad news

I was undecided like you
At first
But I couldn't stand the tide of overwhelm and thirst
You tried to keep it going but a lot of avenues
Just aren't open to you
When you're real bad news

I got love & anger, they come as a pair
You can take your chances but buyer beware
And I won't make you feel bad when I show you
this big ball of sad isn't worth even filling with air

Baby let me tell you you can get some things confused
Like whose secrets are whose
And that's real bad news
Real bad news
Real bad news.

Lyrics submitted by AgathaKavka

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    General CommentThis song is a relfection of a depressed mentality when everything seems to be going wrong and none of it can be prevented or ended.
    Maliejandraon June 04, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is one of my favorite songs. I love the way she opens it with that 'you don't know' line. I've had to say that to people before, and she captures the feeling so well.
    invisibleinklingon May 14, 2005   Link

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