I blame it on my entrance.
It may have seen to much like confidence.
Let me start it over.
Help me get to what I can from when I did.
Had to leave my reasons.
It may have seemed to much, the consequence.
In your busy, dizzy life you'll become everything you said you would.
All that I know is how I can hold on but all that you see is how I let you go.
How about once around?


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    such a pretty song, JEW released this on the same demo cd as 'softer'. i think its all about a guy wanting to either apologise to or ask out a girl that he had dumped and regrets it. probably wrong, but i love this song. its another of their many beautiful songs. anyways, that's what i think...

    xpankfrisston May 08, 2002   Link
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    I first heard this song when I got the 5-track JEW CD. The guitars in it are just amazing, this song doesn't need lyrics over the top, I mean the lyrics are fantastic, but it's the actual music that makes love it even more. the outro to the song is just beautiful. This is definately one of JEW best songs, it's a shame that I have never seen them play this song live, I am sure it would also touch all of those that are seeing them from only listening to the Bleed American album.

    "All that I know is how I can hold on but all that you see is how I let you go."

    forme_thisisheavenon May 10, 2002   Link
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    nice song... not one of their best... but its alright..

    AmericanBeauty84on June 07, 2002   Link
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    This is about a guy who sees a girl and comes on kinda strong at first... but wants to start over, knowing that it probably won't work out. But he wants to skate around with her anyway. :) This is such a pretty song. However... most of the songs on Clarity are a lot better, also "She's Perfect" and "The Most Beautiful Things."

    MestUpNFGon June 15, 2002   Link
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    This song is absolutely amazing. I just sink into every time I listen to it. The guitar and the feedback in the background just sends chills down my spine. Jim's voice is so empathetic, too, although it usually is in most of their songs, LoL. One of my faves.

    TakingBackBrandNewon October 17, 2002   Link
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    i think this song is simply beautiful. i call it my chill emo song it makes me cool down after an ugly day.

    nightingalex182on March 15, 2003   Link
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    Great song, the off beat light drumming is pretty cool but you have to really listen to it. Anyways my favorite members are jim adkins and then zach in that order. pssst did i mispell zach???

    travis420on May 07, 2003   Link
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    oooh words to explain the beauty behind this song...it's way up there on my list of favorite jimmy songs, if not at the top.

    snazzola05on June 25, 2003   Link
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    After the first time he sings the chorus, listen closely and you can hear him say "Take me back, please" in the background, which I think sums up the meaning of the song completley.

    plosionon April 16, 2004   Link
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    this song is so beautiful. i cried cuz i knew what jim was feeling. it's one of their best. i love the hold on...let go part cuz well it's touching. his eloquent words just well can't really say. good job J.E.W. for making such a great song!!!

    ramina7on June 15, 2004   Link

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