It's patience trying
When you tell me how to live
Well you don't know anything
Your expectations are wearing thin
You won't even take a look
To see another way
You aren't even listening
Take your ideals and go away

I'm not cut from the same mold
I don't read from the same old story
I'm not cut from the same mold
Don't know who you think I should be
I'm not cut from the same mold
I don't read from the same old story
I'm not cut from the same mold
Done with yours
I'm living my life for me

Tell me father
Did I turn out so bad
Didn't I look up to you
Took every piece of advice you had
Go to School and get a job
Send me on your way
You aren't even listening
Take your dreams and go away

I'm not cut from the same mold
I don't read from the same old story
I'm not cut from the same mold
Don't know who you think I should be
I'm not cut from the same mold
I don't read from the same old story
I'm not cut from the same mold
Done with yours
I'm living my life for me
For me

For so long I tried to understand
The qualities you thought made up a real man
Now it's time for me to find out for myself
I'm getting fed up
I don't need your help
You never listen to both sides of the story
You never listen
You won't listen to me

I'm not cut from the same mold
I don't read from the same old story
I'm not cut from the same mold
Don't know who you think I should be
I'm not cut from the same mold
I don't read from the same old story
I'm not cut from the same mold
Done with yours
I'm living my life for me


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Same Old Story Lyrics as written by Fletcher Douglas Dragge Byron C. Mcmackin

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
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    It's about living your own life, and not the one your parents want you to, just because they didn't have the oppurtunity in their life to be happy

    epicmikenomoreon June 21, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    This is the song I wish i had the balls to say to my dad. Its about not living up to someone else dreams for you. Live your life for yourself not anyone else. His father didnt even care what his son said as long as he did what his father wanted. In the end he just tells his dad to fuck off.

    UnseenOpon July 24, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    I agree with the father/son thing but also I think the dad wants his son to be like him "like father like son", but hes like, no im different, you my be family but "I'm not cut from the same mould"

    rieveon August 16, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Agree with the above two. A different approach to the other songs saying ignore society. This challenges parental beliefs. I really should listen to this advice more.

    nex2289on May 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
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    Its about being yourself. Pennywise have a couple of songs with this message

    moldiuson May 04, 2013   Link

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