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You don't know my name
You don't know anything about me
I try to play nice
I want to be in your game,
The things that you say
You may think I never hear about them
But word travels fast
I'm telling you to your face
I'm standing here behind your back

[Chorus]
You don't know how it feels
To be outside the crowd
You don't know what it's like
To be left out
And you don't know how it feels
To be your own best friend on the outside looking in

If you could read my mind
You might see more of me that meets the eye
And you've been all wrong
Not who you think I am
You've never given me a chance

[Chorus]
You don't know how it feels
To be outside the crowd
You don't know what it's like
To be left out
And you don't know how it feels
To be your own best friend on the outside looking in

Well, I'm tired of staying at home
I'm bored and all alone
I'm sick of wasting all my time

[Chorus x2]
You don't know how it feels
To be outside the crowd
You don't know what it's like
To be left out
And you don't know how it feels
To be your own best friend on the outside looking in

You don't know how it feels
To be outside the crowd
You don't know what it's like
To be left out
And you don't know how it feels
To be your own best friend on the outside looking in



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  • volleyballfreak123
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    volleyballfreak123Aug 30, 2008 at 10:44 pm
    The meaning to this song is that Jordan Pruitt is saying that some people feel like they don't fit in...Pretty much every school has the jocks, the brainiacs, the cheerleaders, and then there's the ' nobody's '. But the meaning of the song is that you can rise above from that, and you can become the person you want to be...Just don't let it take all of you away...You still want to be ' you '...
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    dancerchic101Aug 2, 2010 at 4:09 pm
    This song is awesome. It really describes me. I only really didnt have any friends until emily, my now best friend/sister, came along. This song is sometimes how we feel. We dont fit in with the other girls so we hang out with boys a lot. I have people to talk to but they arent really considered friends. So when others judge me (a.k.a. the THEMS of my school) this is exactly how i feel
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    ilovedannyJun 5, 2012 at 8:36 pm
    Samzyy whatever im not going to type it all out ive been in the popuar group so u say and we do know how it feels and you know when everyone knows u its hard to know everyone and be nice to them and i say if you wanna be popular make it happen cuz its not like you just i mean get a bf or gf join varsity something im a varsity cheer and varsity soccer and varsity vollyball so you dont have to put us down cuz just if we r popular doesent meen we r bullet proof sorry if we offended you but you offended me
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    ilovedannyJul 8, 2011 at 3:18 am
    its about a girl who likes a guy and is feeling left out i know how that feels cuase im was so disapointed when i found out a kid danny did not like me like that cuase everyone said he did so he got mad and it messed up our friendship

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