The forgotten thoughts of yesterdays
Through my eyes I see the past
Well, I don't know, I don't know, I don't know why

I believe, I believe, I believe
In the truth from inside
Go away, go away, go away from me
Leave me alone

The ignorance spreads lies
How much will money buy?
Well, I'll take my time
As I drift and die

Unwanted, live my life in shame
Who's to blame for my mistakes?
Well I don't know, I don't know I don't know why

I believe, I believe, I believe
in the truth from inside
Go away, go away, go away from me
Leave me alone

The ignorance spreads lies
How much will money buy?
Well, I'll take my time
As I drift and die
As I drift and die
As I drift and die
As I drift and die

The ignorance spreads lies
How much will money buy?
Well, I'll take my time
As I drift and die
As I drift and die
As I drift and die
As I drift and die

As I drift and die


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Drift & Die Lyrics as written by Jimmy Allen Wesley Scantlin

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  • +3
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    Has Alice in Chains and Layne Staley written all over it. Great song though.

    feminist92on July 17, 2011   Link
  • +2
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    what a badass chorus, great music

    James.W.on January 05, 2006   Link
  • +1
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    just thought I'd mention that 'buy' is the correct spelling to use in this song.

    sweet_lieson January 08, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    sweet lies is right at this point,BUY is the correct word.well whatever a great song by the band.though the tune isn't that good........the lyrics are damn good.i think he is singing this for his gf who just left him or they broke up.nice work............its touching

    undisturbedon March 31, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    suicide? i have no clue im sorry, but all i can say come clean is a great cd

    imdisturbedbyyouon April 27, 2002   Link
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    who ever says a band doesnt have ANY talent is totaly wrong, they must have some even if its not in music (wich isnt true with this band) to get there name and meassage out there. i no how hard it is to play music with other people and i think ppl should look at the musicians they listen to before citisising others

    drumminggurl9089on July 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    This is an AWESOME song and I think that it actually ranks better than the first two songs, Control and Blurry. This is just an AWESOME song a LOCUST is GAY! This is a hard working band out of Kansas City and is not for the teeny boppers! If there was a band and teeny boppers like their songs, that does NOT mean that the band is for TEENY BOPPERS or that they LIKE TEENY BOPPERS! They have no say over who likes them. THAT IS WHY I HATE WHEN TOP 40 STATIONS PLAY PUDDLE OF MUDD OR ANY OTHER GOOD ROCK SONG! Then they get a lot of GAY fans and the song gets WAY OVERPLAYED! Great song though! GO PUDDLE OF MUDD!

    timcouch2on April 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    I LOVE this song and all other songs by Puddle Of Mudd. I think they have lots of talent and they make great songs, with lyics that teenagers can relate to. Come Clean is an awesome CD.

    Punk_princesson May 08, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    This is a song about gossip and rumors and the people who start them. The lies are pushing him away, destroying his life and he's telling them to leave him alone and go away.

    babydaul16on May 13, 2002   Link
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    This is song is about Wes Scantlin. When he lived in Kansas City he had a band there. These were like 4 best friends. Well one day Fred Durst came to one of their shows and liked Wes a lot. But he didn't like the rest of the band. So he paid Wes a lot of money to ditch the band and come with Fred. This song is about Wes feeling sorry and missing his friends.

    therymzon May 17, 2002   Link

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