All the concrete words around here
I'm the bad seed I think I swallowed it whole
You're the compromise that never falls through
Never left behind on the breakdown

A thousand promises that never seemed to help me before
A hundred less and I would stumble till I found the back door
With nothing left to think
I'll probably sit around and ignore
The apathy that always leads me

And all the broken hearts that hang around here
All the sick things that make you pull out your hair
All the bad dreams, all the nightmares
All the avarice that's always sticking it in

A thousand promises that never seemed to help me before
A hundred less and I would stumble till I found the back door
With nothing left to think
I'll probably sit around and ignore
The apathy that always leads me
Always finds a way to break me down

A thousand promises that never seemed to help me before
A hundred less and I would stumble till I found the back door
With nothing left to think
I'll probably sit around and ignore
The apathy that always leads me
Always finds a way to break me down

And that's when I decided to break it



Lyrics submitted by chasing_cars, edited by Faradei

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    General Commentokie well i guess that he's sorta ending a relationship of some sort cause he thinks that he does horrible things that make the partner of some sort mad or sad or frustrated so he doesnt want the other person to be in such a horrible thing so yeah he decided to break it shooo sad...peace out
    .::.tralalalala.::.on August 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAWESOME SONG.
    Josh can sing,holy.
    fxcking_turtleon November 04, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentgreat song and the video is hilarious
    Xxemokid13Xxon December 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTHIS SONG IS SO FUCKING AMAZING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! first off josh is so good and hot. the lyrics are straight forward its basically talking about ending a relationship. Marianas trench is on their way up to the top but i want them to play in toronto and not just vancouver. Oh well cest la vie this song owns any other song!
    blackmyeyeson January 13, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about Josh's(The lead singer) insomnia.
    He quit his drug addiction, and it just got worse.
    Green.Day1333on April 09, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so sweet. It makes me smile. :). The video is funny. I was like "HAHA!" when i saw it. they have a knack of making funny videos... you seen shaketramp?
    Fallen Leaveson May 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAnd, I was watching a Marianas Trench interview, they said most of their album is raw - they didn't think they needed to polish off the actual voice when it's good already.
    Fallen Leaveson May 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis song is about joshs' insomnia.
    i can totally relate to it, as well as lots of the other things josh has gone through (addiction, bulimia, insomnia)

    powerful song when you think about the meaning of it.
    xomusicxoon June 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSOMEONE POST THE LYRICS TO THEIR NEW SONG "FIX ME" WHICH IS NOW AVAILABLE ON ITUNES FOR $.99!
    musiquenoteson August 03, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti like their funny videos but i think the video for say anything should have been a little more serious, it kinda gives the viewers mixed messages,
    musiquenoteson August 19, 2007   Link

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