Fly off the handle once again and now it's too late
I hear the door slam shut you've gone and now it's so late
I can still feel the sting your hand across my face
Again the last thing that I wanted was to hurt you

[Chorus]

Still I'm sitting alone again
I feel I'm riding the same thing again
And if I want to I can just shut up
Now I know that I've got

Nothing to prove to you
Nothing to prove to you
Nothing to prove to you
Nothing to prove to you
And still I'm fighting 'cause there's
Something to prove to

I hear your car drive in the lot it's 3 this morning
I don't know how to feel or what to say or should I ask
Where have you been what could I do you're drunk I'm sorry
Then we lay down I feel so numb I wish you'd kill me

Fly off the handle once again and now it's too late
I hear the door slam shut you've gone and now it's so late
I can still feel the sting your hand across my face
Again the last thing that I wanted was to hurt you

[Chorus]


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Nothing to Prove Lyrics as written by John William Feldmann Charlie Paulson

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    This is the song that got me started on Goldfinger and I love it. It's about a guy who hurts his girlfriend and she slaps him and leaves but comes back drunk cuz she was drinking cuz she was sad and he feels what he did was justified...I'm probably wrong but I love this song so much.

    hednirvanaon May 12, 2002   Link
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    Actually, I think you're pretty close. I think they started fighting because of something he did, and she left him. While he's trying to think of how to redeem himself, she comes back to him at 3 a.m. totally plastured. He wants to have her back, but not when she's too intoxicated to know if she's forgiven him. I never knew, of course, but I think she left again. He decides that even if he can't prove his worth to her, he will prove it to himself. I fucked some things up with this one girl, and I listened to this song on repeat about a million times while writing apology letters. She never really did accept them, but I did. She forgave me six months later - or else she just forgot about it.

    loserdorkon July 11, 2002   Link
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    whatever its about, i think the title means a lot, and it gave me something to think about: I'VE GOT NOTHING TO PROVE. it helped teach me to be myself, and be happy with that

    ronrkeyon August 13, 2002   Link

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