I'm breaking promises and breaking you apart
While this constant battle rages in my mind.
Over which path to take
How much of this is fate
And how much is just a waste of time

Because I don't know just what I need
Stuck somewhere in the in-between
3 in the morning and I wish that I could sleep.
But I'm wide awake.

Medicine bottle's laying empty on the floor
But I still can't make these headaches go away
More of a bastard than I've ever been before
I'd be better off just bashing in my brains.

All this feels like it's some other life
Doesn't it seem way too dark tonight

Because I don't know just what I need
Stuck somewhere in the in-between
3 in the morning and I'm writing this all down
And I hope it makes it easier somehow.

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Wide Awake Lyrics as written by Christopher Johnson Christopher Hughes

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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    daim...I love this song!!!
    anarchyon July 26, 2002   Link
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    I think this song is about being bothered with how life has been in general, and trying to resort to pills to make things better, but it still doesn't really help, and you are just so agitated you can't get to sleep. It's a cool song, I lvoe Autopilot Off.
    Madcappunkon August 20, 2002   Link
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    i saw these guys last night, and they played this. they were really good, great energy onstage
    Xtragic mistakeXon May 10, 2003   Link
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    This is probably my favorite Autopilot Off song. Great, upbeat melody and interesting lyrics that I can certainly relate to sometimes. I think it's about being so stressed out and therefore losing a lot of sleep at night.
    Aerionon April 10, 2004   Link
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    This is a quite interesting song I must say because i clicked it by accident and just decided to listen to it and hafta agree with the buddy above me seeing that the song is interesting lyrics that has an acutally upbeat theme toward it which still makes it even better. I don't know what else there is toward the song but I do agree the song is great.
    ryang11r0yon July 05, 2004   Link
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    i think he wrote this one night while trying to get to sleep and he tries to do drugs to fall asleep and writes this song down to make himslef feel better about his thoughts that are what keeping him from sleeping
    snowbeast2005on August 28, 2005   Link

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