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If I have to
I would put myself right beside you
So let me ask
Would you like that?
Would you like that?

And I don't mind
If you say this love is the last time
So now I'll ask
Do you like that?
Do you like that?

No

Something's getting in the way
Something's just about to break
I will try to find my place in the diary of Jane
So tell me how it should be

Try to find out what makes you tick
As I lie down
Sore and sick
Do you like that?
Do you like that?

There's a fine line between love and hate
And I don't mind
Just let me say that I like that
I like that

Something's getting in the way
Something's just about to break
I will try to find my place in the diary of Jane
As I burn another page
As I look the other way
I still try to find my place in the diary of Jane
So tell me how it should be

Desperate, I will crawl
Waiting for so long
No love, there is no love
Die for anyone
What have I become

Something's getting in the way
Something's just about to break
I will try to find my place in the diary of Jane
As I burn another page
As I look the other way
I still try to find my place
In the diary of Jane



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    frontman56Aug 10, 2009 at 8:11 pm
    This song is about him loving a girl and he thinks he loves her back, but when she drowned in the tub by accident (no she didn't kill herself) he looks in her diary to see if she had wrote about him. She never did write about him and this song is how mad he is but he still loves her he even thinks of suicide to get to her. Its a deep meaning if you think about it because moslty everyone feels like that about someone in their life.
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    bbrolJun 3, 2010 at 8:24 pm
    Actually the song is about what you think its about its not about one specific thing like other songs if you think its about god it is if you think its about a girl it is its about whatever you want it to be! As all their other songs that's their purpose none of it is about a specific thing they do that so that song can mean something to everyone.
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    Tee12Jul 10, 2009 at 4:41 am
    Ok, gotta be my 2nd favorite song, I do infact know the meaning, he has found the Diary of Jane, his dead girlfriend's diary and can see his name is no where to be found in it only the guy that she was cheating on him with was, that's why he's saying I Will Try To Find My Place In The Diary of Jane. He's writing about his hate and broken heart. :)
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    nocemisionsOct 20, 2008 at 12:45 am
    I think this song is about a girl that he is in love with. However, this girl keeps to herself and doesn't want to let him in. No matter how hard he tries, he can't seem to get her to notice what he wants. He loves her but, also hates her for being who she is. However, he can't let go. So, he will go, day by day, just trying to get a chance at her love.
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    MisterBlack215Aug 29, 2012 at 4:43 pm
    Frontman65 has this exactly. This is about a man who loves a woman, like in the music video, but she drowns. And the only thing he has to remind himself of her is her diary, but she hasn't written about him in the diary, and he gets upset and angry at this, "i will try to find my place in the diary of jane"
    Awesome song, one of their bests defo.

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