"Ever the Same" as written by and Robert Kelly Thomas....
We were drawn from the weeds
We were brave like soldiers
Falling down under the pale moonlight
You were holding to me
Like a someone broken
And I couldn't tell you, but I'm telling you now

Just let me hold you while you're falling apart
Just let me hold you so we both fall down

Fall on me
Tell me everything you want me to be
Forever with you forever in me
Ever the same

We would stand in the wind
We were free like water
Flowing down
Under the warmth of the sun
Now it's cold, and we're scared
And we've both been shaken
Look at us
Man, this doesn't need to be the end

Just let me hold you while you're falling apart
Just let me hold you so we both fall down

Fall on me, tell me everything you want me to be
Forever with you
Forever in me
Ever the same
Call on me
I'll be there for you, and you'll be there for me
Forever it's you
Forever in me
Ever the same

You may need me there
To carry all your weight
But you're no burden I assure
You tide me over
With a warmth I'll not forget
But I can only give you love

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"Ever the Same" as written by Robert Thomas Rob Thomas

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  • +1
    General CommentI read a recent article at the time of the albums release where Rob said he wrote this for his wife during a time when she had a 'lingering illness'. It didn't describe the illness but I think it is a very pretty song that shows he wanted her to know that he was going through this with her and he'd be right by her side during it all.
    fides75on May 17, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThat was one of matchbox 20's first singles, "3 a.m."
    Ronizzleon February 03, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think that the song tells us that life is hard sometimes and that you should allow somebody to share the pain with you when you are in dire need of help or assistence. he is showing that there are people in your life that would be able to assuage your miseries and save you from oblivion.
    coolkid07on February 20, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThank you fides75, I didn't know that. It is certainly a nice song.
    Gabigson August 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe illness is some kind of rare immune system disease os some sort. I believe Mari is alright now, but I have to imagine it was a hard point for both Rob and Mari. Man, first Rob's mother gets sick and spawns a great song, then Rob's wife gets sick and spawns a great song. Poor Rob. But this is a beautiful song, and it gives hope that Rob could have more solo success. Maybe his softening isn't a bad thing?
    Chris Dixonon December 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne word: Beautiful.
    JCLimitedon January 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is one of the most amazing songs ive ever heard. hands down. Just hits so close at home
    Alockwr20on January 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentRob wrote this for his wife during her illness??? that is soooo sweet, and thanx for lettin us know by the way, fides75... this song is beautiful, my fave line is "just let me hold you while you're falling apart, just let me hold you so we'll both fall down"... what else can I say, Rob Thomas is awesome!!!
    jessica007on January 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBy the way...what was the song Rob made for his mother when she was ill?? curious, thanx:D
    jessica007on February 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI can see how it relates to a loved one being sick. The first time I heard this song, I immediately thought of my Mother, who has Alzheimers. Its a great song!!! By the way, Rob Thomas's new album is awesome.
    Hereisgoneon February 04, 2006   Link

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