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Are you having trouble
Finding sleep at night?
Or does your lack of conscious tell you
Everything's alright

I trust your good intentions
That your watching over friends
You must think that I'm crazy
If I don't see through that grin

So tell me what your best friend knows
That I don't know
Tell me why you talk me down
Wherever you go
You're a saint, you're a queen
And I'm just another boy without a crown
Tell me why you sell me out everywhere you go
I just wanna know
What your best friend knows(what your best friend knows)

So vindictive
You'll say anything you like
The smile you fake, the steps you take
You know you never could get it right

And talk is cheap
So make believe your secrets find the grave
It's too late, you gave up
Your last chance to walk away

So tell me what your best friend knows
That I don't know
Tell me why you talk me down
Wherever you go
You're a saint, you're a queen
And I'm just another boy without a crown
Tell me why you sell me out everywhere you go
I just wanna know
What your best friend knows

Stand a little to tall
Say a little too much
Gonna bite that know-it-all tongue
You tried a little too hard
Now I'm calling that bluff
Big plans are coming undone

That's just typical
You're so cynical
Couldn't have me
I didn't want you
You're selling me out,
To the girl I can't afford to lose

Stand a little to tall
Say a little too much
Gonna bite that know-it-all tongue
You tried a little too hard
Now I'm calling that bluff
Big plans are coming undone

That's just typical
You're so cynical
Couldn't have me
I didn't want you
You set yourself up to lose

So tell me what your best friend knows
That I don't know
Tell me why you talk me down
Wherever you go
You're a saint, you're a queen
And I'm just another boy without a crown
Tell me why you sell me out everywhere you go
I just wanna know
What your best friend knows

What your best friend knows
I'm never gonna let this go
What your best friend knows



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    heyhey111Aug 30, 2009 at 4:21 am
    i kinda think its about someone having an affair on his girl, and the girl he's having it with, told her best friend and now he's afraind that they'll tell his actual girlfriend, hence the part,
    "Couldn't Have me,
    i Didnt want you,
    you're selling me out,
    to the girl i can't afford to lose"
    but then again im not really sure, if it's something completley different
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    lenmochaAug 19, 2010 at 12:37 am
    i think it's about someone a girl who's a friend of a guy's girlfriend. she's telling bad stuffs about a the girl's boyfriend and she's selling him out to her bestfriend because he wants the guy for herself..

    well that's what i think..

    all i know is the song speaks to me..

    my ex boyfriend also did the same to me. he told bad stuffs about me. and told his guy friend about the things i did which weren't true. and that gave me a bad impression to his bestfriend whom i really like..
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    lolaakillsxxMay 22, 2010 at 5:37 pm
    I think it's about someone who has a girlfriend. But his girlfriends best friend wants him as well, or already had him, but he left her. So she talks bad about him to his new girlfriend, her best friend. She believes her and then the guy confronts the best friend in this song. That's my opinion. I think that's what it sounds like. Love the song and the band though.
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    CobaltshadowSep 22, 2009 at 3:44 pm
    this is one of the best on their new album. i dont care how unpopular it is compared to Weightless or Damned if I Do Ya, its still really good. he wants to know what his girlfriend is saying about him behind his back.
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    TWLOHAdanielleJul 16, 2009 at 5:36 pm
    "You must think that I'm crazy
    If I don't see that plan"

    Wrong lyrics.It's:

    "You must think that I'm crazy
    If I don't see through that plan"

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