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(Verse 1)
I'm out on my own again
Face down in the porcelain
Feeling so high but looking so low
Party favors on the floor
Group of girls banging on the door
So many new fair-weather friends ooo...

(CHORUS)
Have you ever been so lost
Known the way and still so lost

(Verse 2)
Caught in the eye of a hurricane
Slowly waving goodbye like a pageant parade
So sick of this town pulling me down
My mother says I should come back home but
Can't find the way cause the way is gone
So if I pray am I just sending words into outer space

(CHORUS)
Have you ever been so lost
Known the way and still so lost
Another night waiting for someone to take me home
Have you ever been so lost

(BRIDGE)
Is there a light
Is there a light
At the end of the road
I'm pushing everyone away
'Cause I can't feel this anymore
Can't feel this anymore

(CHORUS)
Have you ever been so lost
Known the way and still so lost
Another night waiting for someone to take me home
Have you ever been so lost
Have you ever been so LOST.



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    ambeeJul 8, 2008 at 8:27 pm
    i think she just dont no wat 2 do.lifes not easy her mom tells her 2 cum bac but she just cant
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    UnregisteredJul 13, 2012 at 8:38 pm
    I think this song is about how her music career initially wasn't working out. Apparently she did drink too much for a while after being dropped by her second record label. Many people were telling her to give up on her dreams of being a singer and go back home to santa barbara. It's about your life not going the way you wanted it to go.
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    ajeng5Sep 11, 2008 at 2:57 pm
    i think her family didn't want what she does and she threw it away and didn't listen to them, "her lyrics says; my mum said just come back home can't find the way coz the way is gone'; now that she feels miserables waht she choose in the way of living, she wanted to go home but she don't know how to start or how to find the way again.
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    bedsheetsandbackseatsAug 5, 2008 at 2:20 pm
    After throwing yourself into the real world when you first move out on your own, you don't want to fail. But it sounds as if she feels that she has and doesn't want to go running back home to her mother to take care of her anymore. So she drinks herself into happiness, but it turns to depression as she heaves all of the happiness into the toilet.

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