"Everyone Needs an Editor" as written by Kori Gardner Hammel and Jason Edward Hammel....
I feel right all the time
I am right all the time

Well, oh well let's call it quits
Runaway forever
Cut me some slack
It's my side of the mountain

Well, oh well let's call it quits
Right away if I could
And if I might
It's my side of the bed

I color the sky with you
I let you choose the blue

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"Everyone Needs An Editor" as written by Kori Gardner Hammel Jason Edward Hammel

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    General CommentI think it's talking about being in a relationship but still loving yourself and having that person love you for who you are and not changing for them, but still doing everything for them. It's a great song.
    Hillaryon April 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this is my favorite song on My Solo Project. Songs about marriage! oh, it's so simple, but I think that just makes it better.
    mlon July 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentba-ba-ba-baaaaaayba!
    meAmoreon August 31, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti put the "color the sky with you" part on a mixtape for someone.
    i love this song...

    mos is great :)
    emofanon June 13, 2003   Link
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    General Commentdefinitely one of my favorite MOS songs..
    "i color the sky with you,
    i let you choose the blue"

    too cute. i love this band - they are the most adorable couple ever.
    thats superon June 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentmarriage. ahh.
    killstaron October 17, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI always thought they were talking about mistakes and critics. "I feel right all the time/ I am right all the time" but in reality she is not because everyone needs an editor. In other words everyone makes mistakes. But maybe thats just me.
    Thats So 1982on October 30, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe ending is so gorgeous.
    cakeandmilkon December 22, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe part "runaway forever, cut me some slack, it's my side of the mountain" has got to be a reference to the book and movie "My Side of the Mountain" where the boy runs away from home, and finds a better life living on his own in the wilderness.,
    kongPikeon September 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI met my wife while listening to My Solo Project constantly, and this song was on the first mixtape (yes, an actual tape) I ever made her.

    For me, it's all about how we all think we're right, we all think we know what's best for us. But when you meet someone who makes you feel for more than yourself, "us" becomes something else. In other words, 2 > 1 + 1 and 2 < 1 + 1 at the same time.
    mrgrimmon July 16, 2008   Link

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