leading everything along
never far from being wrong
nevermind these things at all
it's nothing

couldn't find a way to you
seems that's all I ever do
turning up in black and blue
rewarded

all the static we all left
wait until the time has come
figure that's where time comes from
leaving all my senses numb
is heaven

lifted up the fay to seen
anything could never be
anything but play to me
in order

take it back for them to keep
fallen into something deep
not that I had made that leap
annointed

where have all the wishes gone
now that all of that is done
wish I would've felt I've won
for once


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    O, this is one of my favorite Foo songs the intense bass riff in the intro is reminiscent of Soundgarden but even better

    berserkeron May 29, 2002   Link
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    fuck you username!!!!!

    berserkeron August 24, 2002   Link
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    username u have no fucking clue.. This song is good, if ur gonna bag a foo song go and bag the one or someshit...

    robortyon August 31, 2002   Link
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    one of the best songs on their best album

    is it just me or have they gone downhill since taylor joined?

    Jabbatronon September 26, 2002   Link
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    umm no the colour and the shape was awseome.. jsut as good as the first if not better. Then again there is nothing left to lose is pretty crap HOWEVER!! one by one brought tehm back to true form... and it rocks

    Bort_The_Greaton March 07, 2003   Link
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    reminiscent of Soundgarden ?????? wtf soundgarden broke up after this album was released lol

    Bort_The_Greaton March 15, 2003   Link
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    Didn't William Goldsmith record TCATS and then left just when it finished?

    lukefunon June 10, 2003   Link
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    Willian Goldsmith only appears on two songs on TCATS, "Doll" and the slow part of "Up in Arms". Dave played drums on the rest of the album, and Talor and Dave split drumming duties on There is Nothing left to Lose.

    Facedoggon April 20, 2004   Link
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    Greg Dulli from Afghan Whigs played guitar on this song. This song is awesome. While honestly I don't know what the song means, it just sounds great.

    aomoridaveon April 02, 2005   Link
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    I actually really like this song. It's repetetive, yeah, but then a fricking lot of music is...that doesn't necessarily mean it bad.

    I didn't know that Dave drummed a little on "There Is Nothing Left To Lose"! That's cool, it suddenly makes the album better.

    jek21on April 03, 2005   Link

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