You don't know a thing about me
Is there something that you should know?
I can tell you what you want to hear
Let you inhibitions just go
No you don't know what you will give up
You don't know what you want
It may take you years to find out

You don't know what you need
It's something that may never come to you
Trust is something that comes easy
When you've never been a victim
Lies and promises and words are said
It's your decision to accept them

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    General CommentUltimately, I think the message of the song is to go for what you want, consequences be damned.

    The line "You don't know what you will give up" puzzled me for years.

    But I've finally come to realize, in my interpretation at least, that Trever is saying "You don't know what you will give up by NOT taking risks."

    "You don't know what you want
    It may take you years to find out
    You don't know what you need
    Something that may never come to you"

    These lines also puzzled me, but here's what I think. Often in life, people will get a kind of writer's block where they are too afraid to commit to anything, because they are scared that they are making the wrong decision. "Should I really take this job?" "Should I really date this girl/guy?" "Is this the right college major for me?"

    Ultimately I think Trever is saying that these questions only get answered AFTER you take the risk and commit yourself. You WON'T know if she's the right girl for you until you spend some time with her. You WON'T know if it's TRULY the right job for you until you commit to it for a while. "It may take you years to find out" if it's really what you want. And it's something you may never know if you choose to stay passive and take no risks.
    HatedEnemyon November 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentawesome song I couldnt get the chorus outta my head for like a week after i first heard it. I think its about a girl who is realy popular and doesnt know what to do after its all over, you know?
    sic n twistedon May 04, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"poser", what a word only wanna-bes use. funny how that works out huh? anyways, this is in my opinon the best Face to Face song out there. They are one hell of a band. First heard this on the Tank Girl soundtrack, awesome movie...
    blinkbomberon August 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAfter years, I hope you'll let me be there, so you won't realize I was what you wanted. No regrets, baby.
    L.O.C: 'I can tell you what you want to hear.'
    LovesickPessimiston September 15, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti first heard this song on a play station demo game that i stole out of a magazine, its for like, mtv snowboard or something....and holy crap.....this song reminds me of snowboarding everytime i hear just makes me wanna....ride. definitly my favortie by this KICK ASS band!!!
    snowb1sp19on April 04, 2003   Link
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    General CommentYou wanna get popular and let nothing, including friends or anything stand in your way? this song is for you. Face to Face rocks out...theres very few bands with the abilities of these guys.
    NoUseForAName56on April 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentMy Favorite Song By Far By Them! :-)
    xSTRAIGHTEDGExon June 17, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is my absolutely favorite song
    Swen9000on December 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is saying live the way u want to live and let ur ambitions just go!!!!!!!!!!!!!! even though u might not know whats exactly right or good for you, fuck it becuas eu may never know, so live while u can and have a fuckin awesome life!!! this song really touches me, such deep deep lyrics that i praise!
    lilcrowon January 16, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAwesome songs. Brings back memories. I love what the lyrics say. Simple and they can be applied to life very easily. Reminds me of Terrafirma 2!!
    mxthunderon February 07, 2006   Link

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