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Nobody knows who I really am
I never felt this empty before
And if I ever need someone to come along
Who's gonna comfort me and keep me strong

We are all rowing the boat of fate
The waves keep on comin' and we can't escape
But if we ever get lost on our way
The waves would guide you through another day

Tookude iki wo shiteru toumei ni nattamitai
Kurayami ni omoe takedo mekaku shisarete tadake
Inori wo sasagete atarashii hi wo matsu
Azayaka ni hikaru umi sono hate made

Nobody knows who I really am
Maybe they just don't give a damn
But if I ever need someone to come along
I know you would follow me, and keep me strong

Hito no kokoro wa utsuri yuku nukedashita kunaru
Tsuki wa mata atarashii shuuki de fune wo tsureteku

And every time I see your face,
The oceans heave up to my heart
You make me wanna strain at the oars,
And soon I can see the shore

Oh, I can see the shore
When will I... see the shore?

I want you to know who I really am
I never thought I'd feel this way towards you
And if you ever need someone to come along
I will follow you, and keep you strong

Tabi wa mada tsudzuiteku odayakana hi mo
Tsuki wa mata atarashii shuuki de fune wo terashidasu
Inori wo sasagete atarashii hi wo matsu
Azayaka ni hikaru umi sono hate made

And every time I see your face,
The oceans heave up to my heart
You make me wanna strain at the oars,
And soon I can see the shore

Unmei no fune wo kogi
Nami wa tsugi kara tsugi e to
Watashitachi wo osou kedo
Sore mo suteki na tabi ne
Dore mo suteki na tabi ne



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    UnregisteredAug 31, 2012 at 7:45 pm
    Discovered this song because of bleach. Turns out the lyrics are amazing and the song itself is very touchy. Just simply beautful. :3
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    UnregisteredJul 14, 2012 at 1:05 pm
    I've knew this song in bleach, and i think that this letter is so pretty! Now i'm trying to learn it! Well,even if it's a little hard to sing in japanese! Xd haha! But, like said freddie mercury in let me entertain you: "we'll sing yo you in japanese! We're only here to entertain you" xd ^_^
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    UnregisteredJun 10, 2012 at 8:44 pm
    I get so many feels to this song because i feel like its a narration to the problem im in, the meaning that it holds to me is that this person was lonely and then another person came to comfort them and now they are friends. But soon after the first person starts to develope feelings for the other but they dont know if the other person feels the same way about them, and soon after the first person confesses... The only difference is i havent confessed :( each day that passes my heart aches because this guy i like is my friend, but i fear that he see's me nothing more than just a friend t_t sorry for letting all my feels out xd
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    UnregisteredMay 23, 2012 at 6:17 pm
    Someone will always be there to pull you out of trouble and to support you they will always help you reach new horizons and if you keep praying they will see a new better day with you
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    UnregisteredMay 8, 2012 at 7:45 pm
    I think this song means that even though your relationship is going through the up and downs you can overcome it because in the end you both need eachother.

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