It was a cloudy night,
or so it looked to me,
I felt so lost,
I couldn't say why.
I needed strength to change my mind
but those ghosts stick to me like glue,
hatin life,
believing I was no good
It was a darkness all my own
a song played on the radio,
but it went straight to my heart
I carried it with me until the darkness was gone.
It was a cloudy night,
or so it looked to me,
I felt so lost,
I couldn't say why
I built this cloud to live in,
It was a bunch of lies in my mind.
the world wants me to believe it
so I had to change my mind

I built this cloud, I can break it
The world can't change how I feel,
because I know its a lie, my heart is real


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    Why are the lyrics to K8 Is Great here instead of Gone....?

    kiera91on August 11, 2012   Link
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    one of the best songs i've ever heard. it's such a simple song, yet opens my mind up to so many complex thoughts. i love how simple it is. it's simplicity reminds me of how great songs 30 years ago were like. simple.

    aniotaon April 18, 2002   Link
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    This song is just what every emo kid needs. its a song that gives you a new attitude on how to beat the world and not to listen to what it tells you. it takes the words right out of my mouth and the feelings right out of my soul when it comes to how songs make u feel and change the way u think. dont let the world or other people influence the way you live life. unless its for the better, but dont let them make you miserable! let the music help you..ok well im done

    JoleeBolion May 28, 2002   Link
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    This song is just what every emo kid needs. its a song that gives you a new attitude on how to beat the world and not to listen to what it tells you. it takes the words right out of my mouth and the feelings right out of my soul when it comes to how songs make u feel and change the way u think. dont let the world or other people influence the way you live life. unless its for the better, but dont let them make you miserable! let the music help you..ok well im done

    JoleeBolion May 28, 2002   Link
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    this song makes me happy

    wavescrashedblueon August 20, 2002   Link
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    one of the best songs in the world

    i_luv_emo_and_moreon August 23, 2002   Link
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    The views of the world are from every perspective.

    noreasontodieon April 24, 2003   Link
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    I heard that this song is about when one of the band members was homeless, and he wrote this song...something like, he was on a street corner and he heard some kids listening to a song in their parked car when a certain song came on that gave him hope...he wanted to write a song that would give others hope. Something like that...so awesome..I love this band.

    Vertigo22on June 03, 2004   Link
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    song is good need i say more

    bobberbigfishon October 16, 2004   Link
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    verse left out at the end:

    I built this cloud, I can break it, the world can't change how I feel, because i know it's a lie, my heart is real

    sortileguson June 10, 2006   Link

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