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Lights out,
I still hear the rain,
These images that fill my head,
Now keep my fingers from making mistakes,
Tell my voice what it takes,
To speak up,
Speak up,
And keep my conscience clean when I wake.

Don't make this easy,
I want you to mean it,
Jasey. (say you'll mean it)
You're dressed to kill,
I'm calling you out, (don't waste your time on me)

Now there's an aching in my back;
A stabbing pain that says I lack,
The common sense and confidence,
To bring an end to promises,
That I make in times of desperate conversation,
Hoping my night could be better than this in the end.
Just say when.

Don't make this easy,
I want you to mean it,
Jasey. (say you'll mean it)
You're dressed to kill,
I'm calling you out, (don't waste your time on me)

I've never told a lie,
And that makes me a liar,
I've never made a bet,
But we gamble in desire,
I've never lit a match,
With intent to start a fire,
But recently the flames,
Are getting out of control.
Call me a name,
Kill me with words,
Forget about me,
It's what I deserve,
I was your chance,
To get out of this town,
But I ditched the car,
And left you to,

Wait outside,
I hope the air will serve to remind you,
That my heart is as cold as the clouds of your breath,
And my words are as timed as the beating in my chest.



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    mrmisusMay 20, 2009 at 11:25 pm
    i dont think its necessarily about a girl he hurt. Think about it. He says, "Don't make this easy, I want you to mean it". If there was a girl he hurt, wouldn't he NOT be saying it? I mean, the song is definately about someone who was hurt. I think he's actually saying it to himself...even though his name's not Jasey. Beautiful song, nonetheless.
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    UnregisteredDec 11, 2013 at 4:32 am
    In my perspective, Jasey Rae revolves around the feelings of guilt and regret of the guy being followed by the song. He's done something so bad to the girl he loves that he couldn't forgive himself, and so he asks the girl to give him what he deserves: forget him and leave him despite their promises to never leave each other's side.
    Unfortunately for him, the girl hangs on and tries to keep this relationship together by forgiving the guy and giving him another chance(thus, holding on to their promise) but the guy doesn't want to go on with the girl having scarred by what he did, so he tells the girl to forget him and leave, reminding the girl that he's worthless and that she shouldn't be wasting time on him.
    By the end of the song, the guy tells her how bad his mistake is and how he regrets what he's done. By the last stanza, he leaves the girl without her knowledge because he couldn't take it anymore, leaving this song as something to remind her of how badly he wanted to end her suffering and pain done for his mistake, and how he hopes that she'll be reminded of how terrible he was so that she could no longer chase him.

    Damn, this is a sad song.

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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 7:14 am
    I remember someone saying that alex said he wrote this song about a one night stand he felt bad about way later because he just left her there.
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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 5:15 am
    I think this is a story of a girl (jasey rae) who meets a boy who she falls for. This boy is a liar, a manipulator and a player. This is the ending of their story when he leaves her to "wait outside" and hopes that she remembers that his heart is cold and his words are practiced to pick up girls. She leaves heartbroken
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    UnregisteredJul 15, 2012 at 8:21 am
    I think this song is about a guy who was in a relationship without wanting it to get to serious but realizes that she has fallen for him. He notices his mistake and leaves her and town. He is telling her that he never meant for things to get so serious and complicated. He never meant for her to fall in love with him and that she should forget about him because she deserves better and he doesn't believe in love and it was all a lie. Even though deep down he actually has feelings for her even if he doesn't realize them

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