I'm so alone tonight
My bed feels larger than when I was small
Lost in memories
Lost in all the sheets and old pillows
So alone tonight
Miss you more than I will let you know
Miss the outline of your back
Miss you breathing down my neck

They're all out to get you
Once again, they're all out to get you
Once again...

Insecure, whatcha gonna do?
Feel so small they could step on you
Called you up, answering machine
When the human touch is what I need, what I need
What I need, what I need, what I need...
Is you, I need you

Looked in the mirror
I don't know who I am anymore
The face is familiar but the eyes
The eyes give it all away...

They're all out to get you
Once again, they're all out to get you

Here they come again, here they come again
Here they come again, here they come again
Here they come again, here they come again
Here they come again, here they come again

Insecure, whatcha gonna do?
Feel so small they could step on you
Called you up, answering machine
When the human touch is what I need,
What I need, what I need, what I need,
What I need, what I need, what I need,
What I need, what I need, what I need
Is you
What I need Is you
What I need Is you
What I need Is you
Is you is you
If you let me breathe
If you let me breathe
If you let me breathe
If you let me breathe

They're all out to get you once again
They're all out to get you
To get you, once again


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    This song, along witha few others was the soundtrack of my adolescence. Simply a stunning song, makes me forget to breathe.

    Ludo142on April 26, 2004   Link
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    I'm so alone tonight My bed feels larger than when I was small

    He had to start the song around those lyrics. Brilliant. Sung with the emotion to match these beautiful words.

    sounds like a touch of a panic attack....but isn't that what lost love feels like.

    once again. love is the answer

    pton August 18, 2005   Link
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    I used to listen to this a lot when I was stoned and paranoid and the lyrics would ring very true to me.

    Han_Soloon March 31, 2007   Link
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    love it!!!!! I love how you can think something is out to get him but what is out to get him is sheer poetry... it's memories of a failed love. memeories of what he was like before the relationship had ended. "looked in the mirror, I don't know who I am anymore. Face is familiar but the eyes the eyes give it all away. It's like the depression of an ended love affair, when you are so far gone into a downward spiral you don't even recognize yourself and you feel like you are living outside yourslef

    musicgenius123on November 20, 2007   Link
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    Awesome tune, and in my opinion one of the saddest songs about lost love. I love the guitar effect that is used especially in the beginning of the song. Reminds me of a person weeping!

    z350xguyon February 25, 2011   Link
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    My Opinion

    Reminds me of the loneliness after having a big fight with your significant other, and they've gone to a friend or parent's house to stay while things cool down. What makes it more bitter, is that you know you were wrong, and fought anyway. You don't recognize yourself as the person you were when you met. And there's the fear that everyone knows you were wrong, and will side with the other person. Still, you miss them and you're hoping you can work things out in the end.

    SkipWhiteon December 13, 2011   Link

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