Falling Apart at the Seams I Used to Think of Her Stay Home Tonight I Saw You In My Mind Disappointing The Dancers Shake it Out Dead-End Lover Typical as Time You Could be My Hat The Other Side This Time Around
You never said anything to me/
With the lights turned off/
I was stumbling about to see/
Falling apart at the seams/
Stop saying everything you mean/

Falling apart at the seams/
I let go of everything/
Except this string, that’s all that’s left of me/
Falling apart at the seams/

Once I was put together well/
No one could shake me if I fell/
Now-a-days it’s harder than before/
Gettin’ much more comfortable with the floor/

Falling apart at the seams/
I let go of everything/
Except this string, that’s all that’s left of me/
Falling apart at the seams/

I’m coming apart/
My door’s been ajar/
I’m a fading star/
Please do your part...

You took away my needle and my thread/
Just a wound up ball at the end of my bed/
I wish somebody took home ec/
Please fix me up so I don’t look like such a wreck/

Falling apart at the seams/
I let go of everything/
Except this string, that’s all that’s left of me/
Falling apart at the seams/

Falling apart, I let go of everything/
Falling apart, except this balled-up string/
Falling apart, I’ve let go of everything/
Falling apart, falling apart, falling apart...

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Well I find that things are fitting in place/
But you’ll never notice/
’Cuz it seems that you would rather erase/
Than to show it/

The little dent in my mind/
Where you used to sit/
Has popped back in time/
So get used to it/

I used to think of her/
While falling asleep/
Now that I’m wide awake/
It’s just fading memories/
’Cuz I used to think of her/
I used to think of her/
I used to think of her/
I used to think of her/

Well I guess I haven’t thought it out/
As how I should tell you/
That I always kind of had a doubt/
That this would fall through/

The little dent in mind/
Where you used to sit/
Has popped back with time/
So get used to it/

I used to think of her/
While falling asleep/
Now that I’m wide awake/
It’s just fading memories/
’Cuz I used to think of her/
I used to think of her, I used to think of her/
I used to think of her...
I used to think of her...
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She doesn’t like to be alone/
Always runnin’ away from home/
Hangin’ on and hangin’ out/
With the people she knows nothing about/
’Cuz a heart of glass always breaks in two/
Don’t say I didn’t warn you/

So, stay home tonight, stay home tonight/
Don’t go outside, don’t go outside/
’Cuz the darkness of the night/
Will soon be the darkness under your eyes/
So, stay home tonight, stay home tonight/
Just stay inside, just stay inside/
In the moonlight, your tears can hide/
But in the morning, you’ll still be cryin’/

The tears will fall again/

So you heard from word of mouth/
That so and so was talking about/
The things you did and the things you said/
They aren’t the things that you know in your head/
’Cuz there’s more to life than just shaking hands/
Take it from someone who understands/

So, stay home tonight, stay home tonight/
Don’t go outside, don’t go outside/
’Cuz the darkness of the night/
Will soon be the darkness under your eyes/
So, stay home tonight, stay home tonight/
Just stay inside, stay inside/
In the moonlight, your tears can hide/
But in the morning, you’ll still be cryin’/

The tears will fall again/
oh you know they will/
you know they will/
you know they will/
The tears will fall again and again and again and again and again/
So stay home tonight, stay home/
Stay home tonight/
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I saw you in my mind/
You walked through my dreams/
Until the sunlight shined/
In and out you weaved/
I tried to sleep you back/
Into my head/
Only to awake/
To a tangled bed/

So I’ll wait...The whole day through/
The whole day through/
Just to sleep/
And dream of you/
Dream of you/

Now it’s the only place/
I can see your face anymore/
So I’ll dream/
’Til the sun hits my door/

And it seems, seems, seems/
Like it’s the only thing that I can do/
Is dream, dream, dream/
Dream, dream, dream of you/
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If you wanna dance/
Then maybe you should get in your car/
And drive someplace real far/
To another bar/
’Cuz all you’ll hear, here/
Is just another song/
With cliche lyrics, and broken spirits/
And maybe just a little too long/

But I don’t blame you/
For wanting something else/
And if it’s all the same to you/
Then I won’t be much help/
Don’t misunderstand/
The matter at hand/
I’m not the enemy/
I may not be what you want/
But I may be, just what you need/

If you took a chance/
Then maybe you would change your mind/
About the other kind/
I’m sure you’ll find/
All in good time/
That all you’ll hear, here/
Is someone singing a song/
With faith in heart that’s been ajar/
For just a little too long/

But I don’t blame you/
For wanting something else/
And if it’s all the same to you/
Then I won’t be much help/
Don’t misunderstand/
The matter at hand/
I’m not the enemy/
I may not be what you want, but I may be just what you need/
If you wanna dance/
Then maybe you should get in you car/
And drive someplace real far/
To another bar/
’Cuz all you’ll hear, here/
Is just another song/
With cliche lyrics, and broken spirits/
And maybe just a little too long/
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You’d think I’d learn by now/
To shake it out/
’Stead of holding it in/
And pretending to live/
In the crowd/

Faces erases the places I’ve tasted/
so spit it out, spit it out/
Shake it out...

Shake it out with the rest/
The dust that collects/
Will sit on the shelves/
With no one else/
Shake it out with the rest/
The dust that collects/
Will sit on the shelves/
With no one else/

So, shake it out, shake it out, shake it out, shake it out/

Cashed-out but I’m rollin’ on/
Bright-eyed, flat-footed, head-strong/

Concede that deceit is defeat of belief/
And move on, move on/
So long/

Shake it out with the rest/
The dust that collects/
Will sit on the shelves/
With no one else/
Shake it out with the rest/
The dust that collects/
Will sit on the shelves/
With no one else/
So shake it out, shake it out, shake it out...
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You’re holdin’ on to your suitcase/
You found a reason to stay/
We don’t have to go very far/
To find the same old place/

The illusions are in your head/
Caught in a spider web/
No matter how hard we try/
Circles won’t get us ahead/

Words will break you down/
You’ll forget, who you are/
The splinter in your brain/
Keeps the blood from your arm/
No point in waving goodbye now/
Just spit your heart out...
Dead end lover/
It ain’t worth it/
Coming closer/
To the end/
Gotta let you go/
On your way back home instead...
Words will break you down/
You’ll forget, who you are/
The splinter in your brain/
Keeps the blood from your arm/
No point in waving goodbye now/
Just spit your heart out...
Dead end lover/
It ain’t worth it/
Coming closer/
To the end/
Gotta let you go/
On your way back home instead/
Words will break you down/
You’ll forget, who you are/
The splinter in your brain/
Keeps the blood from your arm/
No point in waving goodbye now/
Just spit your heart out...
Dead end lover/
It ain’t worth it/
Coming closer/
To the end/
Gotta let you down/
On your way back home instead/

Dead end lover/
Dead end lover/

Dead end lover, getting closer, to the end/

end...
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Wasting away my time/
Another day, another day goes by/
I stretched it out like saran wrap/
On a bowl of food/
In hopes that it would stay good/
Another day or two/

It’s typical, typical, typical as time/

Just when you think you have a moment to breath/
The same old whirlwind puts you back on your knees/

Doin’ it again, doin’ it again, doin’ it againDoin’ it again, doin’ it again, doin’ it again
Nothing new besides the days that pass/
Year after year just as it always has/

Typical, typical, typicalTypical, typical, typical
It’s typical, typical, typical as time
It’s funny what we keep with us and what we let go/
But some things run too deep to ever leave the soul/

Leave it behind, leave it behind, leave it behind/
Leave it behind, leave it behind, leave it behind/

It’s typical, typical, typical as time/

It’s typical, typical as time, it’s typical, typical, typical as time...time/   back
If you were a hat I’d wear you on my head/
I’d never take you off, unless you said/
You’d block all the sun, and hide me from the snow/
I’d hold on tight when the west winds blow/

Shelter me/
Help me/
This is my cry/
I hope you’re listening/
I need you/
More than you know/
You could be my hat/
I could be your coat/

When I’d get home I’d hang you on a rack/
I’d never stray too far, and I’d always come back/
You’d smell just like my hair, and look just like my shoes/
If someone told me take you off, I’d refuse/

Shelter me/
Help me/
This is my cry/
I hope you’re listening/
I need you, more than you know/
You could be my hat/
I could be your coat/

You could be my hat/
You could be my hat/
You could be my hat/
You could be my hat/
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One man gets rich, while the other stays poor/
He’s taken everything but he still wants more/
I’ll never cross to the other side of the road/

They say the root of all evil, is the love of cash/
I guess that makes me good because my love will never last/
Can’t seem to see the other side of the road/

How many walls do we have to climb/
Until we find there’s nothing on the other side?Endless success will test the rest/
But I’m not defined by what I possess/

Power and greed as far as the eye can see/
I’d rather be blind than live in hypocrisy/
That’s how the story goes, on the other side of the road/

How many walls do we have to climb/
Until we find there’s nothing on the other side?Endless success will test the rest/
But I’m not defined by what I possess/

That’s how the story goes on the other side of the road/
Sellin’ their souls on the other side of the road/
That’s how the story goes on the other, side of the road/
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You’ve been waiting patiently/
For a serious response from me/
Although I’d like to say some things/
I’m sure they’ll come out sarcastically/

This time around/
I won’t fall down/
A thousand times I’ve said these lines/
But somehow always seemed contrived/
I’m picking up the pieces that were left on the ground/
And I’ll be better.../
This time around/
This time around/
This time around/
This time around.../

I’m tryin’ my best to beat the rest/
But this contest seems to be meaningless/
’Cuz all the people that I meet/
Seem to think that faith is obsolete/

This time around/
I won’t fall down/
A thousand times I’ve said these lines/
But somehow always seemed contrived/
I’m picking up the pieces that were left on the ground/
And I’ll be better.../
This time around/
This time around/
This time around/
This time around.../

Forget what you’ve done/
You don’t have to prove to anyone/
That you’ve moved on, and things have changed/
Now nothing will ever be the same/

This time around/
I won’t fall down/
A thousand times I’ve said these lines/
But somehow always seemed contrived/
I’m picking up the pieces that were left on the ground/
And I’ll be better.../
This time around/
This time around/
This time around/
This time around.../   back