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[Verse 1]
Is there anybody out there?
That wakes up with a bitter taste?
It's a king that we put up there
And he's a short way to fall from grace
It's slowly filling upward.
You can stand but you have no ground.
I hear it from the lost words.
They say it's time that you lost your crown.

[Chorus]
Don't be so greedy.
A dollar's a penny to you
When hearts are beating
Say what you want 'em to do.
Wasting away... I see you.
When the top of the world falls on you
Finding a day, don't wanna be you
When the top of the world falls on you

[Verse 2]
Is there anybody out there?
That can see what a man can change?
It's better that you don't care
Because he knows that he's in his state
I feel the paranoia.
When there's a time, put you in your place
In the eyes of those who watch ya
Well they can wait 'til you hit your face

[Chorus]
Don't be so greedy.
A dollar's a penny to you
When hearts are beating
Say what you want 'em to do.
Wasting away... I see you.
When the top of the world falls on you
Finally a day, don't wanna be you.
When the top of the world falls on you

Paint yourself a picture
When you waste another picture
And you win, and you win, and you win
Paint yourself a picture
And then you break another picture
And you win, and you win, and you win
And you win, yeah you win, and you win

[Chorus]
Don't be so greedy
A dollar's a penny to you
When hearts stop beating
Say what you want 'em to do
Wasting away... I see you
When the top of the world falls on you
Finding a day, don't wanna be you
When the top of the world falls on you

Wasting away... I see you
When the top of the world falls on you
Finding a day, don't wanna be you
When the top of the world falls on you



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    Gck2702Aug 27, 2008 at 2:35 pm
    This song is excellently done! I actually love the word play that they used. It's just to say all people who let their money and popularity benefit them in the process to manipulate people, really has it coming to them.
    "Finding a day, don't wanna be you
    When the top of the world falls on you".
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    music-lover-11Jul 15, 2008 at 8:35 pm
    its saying that peeps who let their popularity and their money and their looks get to their head and they think their so speical and they treat everyone else like crap are just gonna end up unliked and not as good as they thought they were i HATE it when peeps act like that
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    ahhh3xMar 5, 2011 at 6:45 pm
    HAha i love this song. I have great memories that go with this song. Me and my old neighbors, we were making a dance to this song and it was hilarious. and then yesterday I was making my own dance to it. And when my favorite part came, I hit my face. Can u guess what part it is. of course. "Well they can wait til u hit ur face" luvvv it. Bye
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    bwahahaDec 20, 2008 at 12:33 am
    This song is super catchy.
    I find that it kind of reminds me of Marie Antoinette. It seems sung in the point of view of a person that knew her.

    You could also look at it as if it is about Marie Antoinette's situation, and she is just a great example of someone that this song fits, which is, well, what everyone said. :D
    Don't want to just repeat everyone else...
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    panicloverMay 30, 2008 at 4:07 am
    i think this song is about a famous rich guy or girl and he is just telling him or her that u think the whole world is all adout u and you r in charge of it and one of these days it is going to just fall on you and to think of other people and um to some people out there when they find a penny it is like a dream come true and so um ya

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