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Skyscrapers, please forgive me.
I didn't mean a word I said.
Skyscrapers, I was just a tangled up in my own head.
And somehow in all the madness,
I thought that I was seeing straight.
It ain't always pretty, but it seemed there was no other way.
And I guess all I ever loved was standing right before my eyes, and I was blind.
So skyscrapers, please forgive me.
I stand here a penitent man.
Skyscrapers, I'll never look down again.
'Cause I guess all I ever loved was standing right before my eyes.
Yeah, I guess all I ever loved was standing here all the time, and I was blind.
You were right here all the time and I was blind.



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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 9:08 pm
    Corrupted by society is what this song means to say. By distancing himself to the "skyscrapers", society screwed him over. The "skyscrapers" being the civilization not approving of his ways. At the end of the song, the protagonist gives into the pressure along with the crowd and is remorseful.. Although he should not have been. A self-conflict.

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