There is a girl up in her bed
Blade against her skin
I see you

Hoping the pain covers the dread
Keeps the secrets in
I see you

You think there's no one there
To hear your plea
But I can see

There is a girl over a cliff
Trying to break her fall
I see you

Hoping she'll find one little if
Clinging to the wall
I see you

Whether it's black despair
Or just ennui
I can see

Wires get crossed and tangled
People bruise, and they leave
But I see
And I believe

There is a girl out with the tide
Empty as the sky
I see you

Dead to the world, frozen inside
Drier than an eye
I see you

You want to disappear
And just not be
But I can see

People get crushed and broken
People lose and they grieve
But I see
And I believe
I see
And I believe


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I See You Lyrics as written by Aimee Mann

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    It was this song that got me interested in Aimee Mann and i still consider it one of her best ones.Think it's pretty clear what it's about so i'll conclude this piece of art with a dot.

    Brutinon June 12, 2003   Link
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    I first heard this song in the film "Magnolia" and I thought it was brilliant. The music matches the sombre lyrics perfectly. Sadness never felt to happly

    Doomcookieon April 05, 2005   Link
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    That should have been sadness never felt so happy. (I can't type AND I study English, d'oh!)

    Doomcookieon April 05, 2005   Link
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    This is actually a cover of the Three Dog Night song.

    Ipsemeton August 30, 2005   Link
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    simple..

    bisoon May 21, 2006   Link
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    Honestly, this is NOT one of my favorite Aimee Mann songs. Although the lyrics seem to suit her and I did think this song worked very well in the movie Magnolia. Her version is definitely sadder/lonelier than the original.

    Digi-Gon June 29, 2006   Link

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