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Do you hear me
Do you care
Do you hear me
Do you care

My lips are moving and the sound's coming out
The words are audible but I have my doubts
That you realize what has been said
You look at me as if you're in a daze
It's like the feeling at the end of the page
When you realize you don't know what you just read

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

I might as well go up and talk to a wall
'cause all the words are having no effect at all
It's a funny thing am I all alone

Something has to happen to change the direction
What little filters through is giving you the wrong impression
It's a sorry state I say to myself

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

Do you hear me
Do you care
Do you hear me
Do you care

Let me get by
Over your dead body
Hope to see you soon
When will I know
Doors three feet wide with no locks open
Walking always backwards in the faces of strangers
Time could be my friend
But it's less than nowhere now
Less than nowhere now
Less than nowhere now
Now
Ow ow ow

Pursue it further and another thing you'll find
Not only are they deaf and dumb they could be going blind and no one notices
I think I'll dye my hair blue

Media overload bombarding you with action
It's getting near impossible to cause distraction
Someone answer me before I pull out the plug

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

What are words for when no one listens anymore
What are words for when no one listens
What are words for when no one listens it's no use talkin at all

Do you hear me
Do you care
Do you hear me
Do you care
Tell me what are words for
Do you hear me
Tell me what are words for
Do you care
Tell me what are words for
Do you hear me
So tell me what are words for
Do you care
So tell me what are words for
Do you hear me
Tell me what are words for
So tell me what are words for
Do you care
So tell me what are words for
Do you hear me
Tell me what are words for
So tell me what are words for
Do you care
So tell me what are words for



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    UnregisteredJul 12, 2012 at 4:52 pm
    This song is so true, the more time goes by, the less people are concerned with real conversation, "what are words for, when no one listens anymore" says it all. I love missing persons, they remind me of synth king giorgio moroder. Did you know moroder renewed fritz lang's metropolis, the sci-fi cult classic that started its genre. He added an all new 80s rock soundtrack, its really awesome. If you like 80s music, you will love this movie, I know I did! Check it out at metropolismovie. Co. Uk!
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    velocity001Oct 8, 2009 at 10:59 pm
    It was about 1973, I lived in brice ohio and a man phoned me. He mostly whispered as if he could'nt talk. I had the impression that he was on his death bed. Another man then started saying the same words to this song, only he would'nt complete the entire lyric in one phone call. My father was a police officer, and I reported a prank phone call to him one night when he came home. I never knew who they were. On this day 08oct2009, I recollected foregoing and went on-line to read to learn that he disclosed the entire lyrics to "what are words for" brian E. Cook.

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