"The Man I Used to Be" as written by Roger Manning and Andy Sturmer....
I was your daddy once
Wearing a sailor cap and dirty nails
To you I'm just a picture on your mother's mantlepiece
Who chose to fight the good fight in time to fail

Into battle
And in your shadow
Your daddy loves you still
Yes I do

I never thought it'd be so hard to see you grow so fast
And turn into the man I used to be
But I hope you have more sense than I in matters such as these
Medals don't mean shit when a family is lost at sea

I save every moment I've reached out and almost touched you
But they all fade away must be a bad memory

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"The Man I Used to Be" as written by Roger Manning Andy Sturmer


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    General CommentI think it's about a sailor/soilder who died at sea, he then sings as a ghost to his son who is following in his footsteps, meh, i discovered this band a year ago and it feels like i'm the only person in my country who knows who they are lol, so i have noone to discuss them with.
    undertakerpton April 27, 2007   Link

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