I waited for you
I died inside my own head
And I'd die again for you

I'm faded and tired
Completely uninspired
And I'd die again for you

So kill me with the love that you won't give to me
And pack the wound with salt I want to feel it bleed

I'm searching for reasons
To keep away the demons
And I'd die again for you
I wish you were near me
Could feel it when you hear me say
I'd die again for you

So kill me with the love that you won't give to me
And pack the wound with salt I want to feel it bleed
You wanted me to crawl so now I'm on my knees

Why's it always have to be me
That's always left out to burn and
I'll never learn

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For You Lyrics as written by Gil Bitton Rick Beato

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  • +1
    General CommentWow what an amazing and underrated band, SES refused to be a sell out band, which is why they went under the radar, but real fans will always back them up... I've been listening to their music since early 2000s.. even Sean's Solo stuff is amazing!
    stoney2008on July 02, 2021   Link
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    General CommentSmile empty soul is so real. I can relate to all their songs; after many times of being crushed, it soothes me to listen to them. ROck ON-jsyn
    jsyn0001on June 18, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome song ... very touching. Smile Empty Soul is a great band.
    Aerionon June 22, 2003   Link
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    General CommentPersonally, I think this is the best song on the CD, can relate very much!! Oh yes, and Smile Empty Soul just kicks ass!
    BreadIsAliveon July 02, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcompletely describes the situation I'm in with my dad right now, and with someone else as well.
    tkdcadet04on October 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commentsmile empty soul....my personal therapy cd, somehow depressing songs that describe my situations pick me up, like this one made me see what was going on between me and my best-friend.....we had a rough year, and this is what he put me through, so i spent 5 hours just listening to this song once and went back to school and talked to him about it all and we're cool now.....see, therapy cd
    lessthanion October 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is a great song. It's very soothing.
    BoTkInon December 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song means that this person waited for a person for the longest time, and just wanted to be with them AGAIN, so this isn't the first time they were together. He wants this person back, and she won't give his love to him, so he wants to feel the pain she gives to him, but not just any pain.. a Pain that she is Literally GIVING him. He wants her to show him that she doesn't really like him, and PROVE IT, but hurting him. And if she really doesn't love him, then just kill him there, because he has no reason to live if she doesn't want to be with him, and if she doesn't feel the same way for him as he does for her! All he wants if to be with her again, and for sum reason she is holding back. Maybe he cheated on her and he relized he fucked up! IDK.. but whatever he did he fucked up.. THIS SONG GOES OUT TO YOU! YEA.. U KNOW WHO U ARE! U KNOW WHAT U DID, AND HOW MUCH U FUCKIN MESSED UP AND WANTED ME BACK, AND I GAVE U A SECOND CHANCE AND NOW THERE AIN'T SHIT THAT WE CAN HAVE TOGETHER NO MORE... I STILL LOVE YOU, BUT GOD U FUCKED UP!
    kewl_chick052001on December 25, 2004   Link
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    General Commentlol kewl chick... gots issues. nice song by the way.
    frenzyon December 27, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, i can't find any other that describes better what I'm passing through, i listen to it every day in the way back home from school, it helps trhough my daily pain...Smile Empty Soul fucking rules.
    ill maggoton January 05, 2005   Link

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