Sitting on a corner street
Children playing at my feet
See the smiles on ice cream faces
Feel myself begin to sink
As the wind blows through my skin
Leaves me open to temptation

'Cause nothing ever lasts forever
We're like flowers in this vase, together

You and me, it's pulling me down
Tearing my down, piece by piece
And you can't see
That's it's like a disease
Killing me now, it's so hard to breathe

Sucking back a cigarette
Thinking about new regrets
Trying to be someone you'd like to be
Passing faces on the road
Where the hell can we still go?
Leaves us open to temptation

'Cause nothing ever lasts forever
We're like flowers in this vase, together

You and me, it's pulling me down
Tearing my down, piece by piece
And you can't see
That's it's like a disease
Killing me now, it's so hard to breathe
It's so hard to breathe

But it's worth fighting for
It's still worth fighting for
It's worth fighting for

'Cause nothing ever lasts forever
We're like flowers in this vase, together

You and me, it's pulling me down
Tearing my down, piece by piece
And you can't see
That's it's like a disease
It's killing me now, it's so hard to breathe

You and me, it's pulling me down
Tearing me down, piece by piece
And you can't see, that it's like a disease
It's killing me now, it's so hard to breathe


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    awwww.....'See the smiles on ice cream faces'! luv this song doesn't anyone else?

    zoecedon July 04, 2002   Link
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    i love this song but i cant listen to it all the time lol, sometimes reminds me about someone <how feckin girly> :S

    Pixyon April 30, 2003   Link
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    Feeder must be one of the most underrated bands.

    Andrea91on April 10, 2005   Link
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    This song is orgasmic. Pure bliss... love it.

    Iowa $evenon April 02, 2006   Link
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    That's so true Feeder IS one of the most underrated bands. Wonderful songs, this is one of the greatest. Love it too!

    jepjepon September 24, 2006   Link
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    I love this song. I thought Echo Park was going to be heavy songs a la Buck Rogers, but it doesn't seem so. I've got to buy it!

    louisagiffardon October 11, 2006   Link
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    Agreed - Feeder = Underrated!

    I love this song...the whole drum beat is just great! And how the music changes for "Cause nothing ever lasts forever"...that bit always gets to me!

    Just love this song...and LOVE Feeder!!!!

    ecatson May 02, 2007   Link
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    Def underrated. And this song is a beautiful song but who would expect any less from Feeder.

    Joaquin728on May 14, 2007   Link
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    Great song. Its about depression and trying to fight it.

    Ajb1892on February 15, 2008   Link
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    My Opinion

    This song is about the depression that emerges from a dying relationship.

    zauxston February 28, 2013   Link

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