It's four o' clock the t.v.'s on my mind is shut off and my own thoughts are gone I change the channel I change my mind I change my life I want to leave it all behind cause I don't have a mind of my own I am influenced by everything I see and I can't help it now everything in my life just thinks for me can't help this habit I'm in love with my disease worshiping my idle time a life I cannot seize trapped by depression and I sleep all day but zanax, valium, attavan makes it all ok it's so much more than a cry for attention no loving hands can soothe this ache so much more than a war with the world it's my own degradation it's my own self hate I preach my pessimism right out loud to anyone who'll listen I'm not afraid to be alive I'm afraid to be alone late at night my monsters find me from under the bed or right out of my past all alone with nobody to talk to sanity gets put to the test I close my eyes but I'm still haunted sometimes I get too twisted to sleep as all my world crumbles all around me inspirations become admissions of defeat cause I don't have a mind of my own everything in my life just thinks for me

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    General CommentI just love this....
    "...all around me inspirations become admissions of defeat...."
    That is so true
    Strung out is by far one of my favs...
    *i*heart*emo*on April 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI can relate to this song. Too much.. Its freaky
    Fufuon May 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about propaganda(this song sucks too).
    Flimon May 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti got this song... thinking i would check out strung out... because im friend is obsessed... well yeah... now im obsessed with this song... i want to check out more of strung out's stuff.
    chokeonthisxxxon June 04, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI first heard this song last week when I went to see Poison the Well and I love it. I can defintely relate. i thought these guys would suck, but they actually weren't too bad.
    Snipson June 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthey i just think its a cool song. the cd its on is really good too. twisted by design. my boyfriend loves these guys, so i decided to check them out, and yeah it was worth it.
    EndIsForever98on July 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is one their best songs.... Everytime I hear it I feel the way Jason must have felt when he was writing it. Just sitting somewhere early in the morning, alone. Just you, a cigarette and the melancholic clouds in your mind. And then you start writing. Masterful.
    TwistedByDesignon July 08, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think it was jim cherry who wrote this one
    firstarsbrnwhiteon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General CommentUhm....Flim: propaghanda? Where do you get that? It's plain absurd what you're saying there... And Strung Out doesn't suck....your momma does (and she isn't even good at it)
    TwistedByDesignon July 12, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti saw strung out last night, and this song was sooo good live! the crowd was going wild, the mosh was fun. i think everyone can relate to this song. i know i can.
    star_stealeron August 11, 2002   Link

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