I don't need to
Take this shit from you
And I don't want you
Calling me up at two
Just to tell me that some guy you met who
While at a party, told you that he loved you

And I don't need to know this
Need to know this
And I don't wanna know this
Wanna know this

Tell me the way they are with you
Tell me exactly what they do
Things that you say don't need to prove
That what I have is much to lose

And I don't need to
Take this shit from you
And I don't want you
Calling me up at two
Just to tell me, that some guy you met who
While at a party came just looking at you

And we never should have said that, in September
We shouldn't go away but stay together
Tell me the way to be with you
Tell me exactly what to do
Things that you say don't need to prove
That what I have is love for you
For you
For you


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In September Lyrics as written by Paul Hayden Desser

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    going to see hayden with an ex that you can't get over is not a good idea...this song kinda reminds me of that mistake.

    no_truston April 26, 2002   Link
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    Wow. Call this song In November and you have my life.

    jordan153on May 08, 2003   Link
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    I used to pretend I was singing this on stage before I went to sleep. Great song.

    chrislbon May 13, 2004   Link
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    September is when school and university starts.

    This song is about a guy who stayed together with a girl when school started, but instead of finding that they talk and call each other to let each other know that they care, the guy find that the girl is just trying to provoke his jealousy. Or at least this is how he perceived it.

    He still loves her, but part of him wishes that they just broke things off before they parted...

    The_Fifth_Elementon December 14, 2006   Link
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    Agree with other interpretations. This song could have been written about my ex girlfriend and I. She was insecure and I was very in love with her. Anytime she felt threatened she turned outside of the relationship looking for external validation to demonstrate to me exactly how much everyone liked her and how she didn't actually need to ever deal with the root causes of her insecurity. It was excruciating and ultimately an impossible situation for me, always wondering why attention from people who were not as close to her was preferable to what I had to offer. "tell me the way they are with you, tell me exactly what to do." Ouch Hayden.

    skcupon May 07, 2016   Link

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