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In the light of the sun, is there anyone? Oh it has begun...
Oh dear you look so lost, eyes are red and tears are shed,
This world you must've crossed... you said...

You don't know me, you don't even care, oh yeah,
She said
You don't know me, and you don't wear my chains... oh yeah,

Essential yet appealed, carry all your thoughts across
An open field,
When flowers gaze at you... they're not the only ones who cry
When they see you
You said...

You don't know me, you don't even care, oh yeah,
She said
You don't know me, and you don't wear my chains... oh yeah,

She said I think I'll go to Boston...
I think I'll start a new life,
I think I'll start it over, where no one knows my name,
I'll get out of California, I'm tired of the weather,
I think I'll get a lover and fly em out to Spain...
I think I'll go to Boston,
I think that I'm just tired
I think I need a new town, to leave this all behind...
I think I need a sunrise, I'm tired of the sunset,
I hear it's nice in the Summer, some snow would be nice... oh yeah,

You don't know me, you don't even care...

Boston... where no one knows my name... yeah
Where no one knows my name...
Where no one knows my name...
Yeah Boston...
Where no one knows my name.



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    chokaNov 20, 2008 at 1:32 pm
    This song infact, is telling a story of a girl who's lost and alone, having lost her lover and now in nowhere land with no one to wallow, to sad to stay, she wants to start anew. When flowers gaze at you, their not the only ones, crying when they see you. She's tired from the heartache and feels as though she's wandering aimlessly desperately needed companionship. Thats my meaning of this song. I prefer to believe any song can mean anything to everyone.
  • c
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    chicky45May 13, 2009 at 7:37 pm
    This is a sad song...but it does have hope. A hope that she'll have a better start in boston...to have a better chance.
  • g
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    gcpunk341Aug 4, 2008 at 12:19 am
    i think hes telling a story of how he wants to start over with everything. he wants to get rid of the memory of all the bad things hes gone through in life, forget the worst and try to start new with something better.
    something worth living for.
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    Unregistered3 days ago at 11:12 pm
    I don't believe this is a song about losing love or wanting companionship, it's about losing direction, losing hope. The person she's talking with doesn't understand her or simply sympathizes for her and she feels disconnected from her surroundings and everyone in it. She has this baggage, this weight and it can be the past, it can be the loss sense of belonging or both.
    She wants to rid of the life she has now, to start life anew, somewhere where she knows no one and where no one knows her, her Boston. In hopes that she can find her happiness, find what she's looking and yearning for at a new horizon
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    kk1992123Dec 17, 2008 at 6:45 pm
    This is my first time listening to this song. And now I really understand to why people can relate to this. I love this song.

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