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But tears won't make any room for more
And it don't hurt like anything I've ever felt before
This is no broken heart
No familiar scars
This territory goes uncharted

Just me in a room sunk down in a house in a town
And I don't breathe
Though I never meant to let it get away from me
And now I've too much to hold
Everybody has to get their hands on gold
And I want uncharted

I'm stuck under the ceiling I made
I can't help but feeling
I'm going down
Follow if you wanna or just hang around
Like you'll show me where to go
I'm already out of foolproof ideas
So don't ask me how to get started
It's all uncharted

Each day
I'm counting up the minutes till I get alone
Cos I can't stay in the middle of it all
It's nobody's fault but I'm so low
Never knew how much I didn't know
Oh, everything is uncharted

I know I'm getting nowhere when I only sit and stare like
I'm going down

Follow if you wanna or just hang around
Like you'll show me where to go
I'm already out of foolproof ideas
So don't ask me how to get started
It's all uncharted

Jumpstart my kaleidoscope heart
Love to watch the colors fade
They may not make sense but they sure as hell made me
I won't go as a passenger, no
Waiting for the roads to be laid
Though I may be going down
I'll take in flame over burning out
Compare where you are to where you wanna be
And you'll get nowhere

I'm going down
Follow if you wanna or just hang around
Like you'll show me where to go
I'm already out of foolproof ideas
So don't ask me how to get started, oh

I'm going down
Follow if you wanna or just hang around
Like you'll show me where to go
I'm already out of foolproof ideas
So don't ask me how to get started
It's all uncharted



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    Coleen Francisco RafaelSep 9, 2013 at 6:58 am
    The perfect song to describe.... like everybody wants to be a hero.... for me... "like I just said how can they help me... if they can't help themselves.... Just giving me the baggage.... rawr...
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    UnregisteredMar 6, 2012 at 3:23 am
    My perception of the song is that, "uncharted" is somewhere where she wants to escape, somewhere where she doesn't have to be approached by troubling matters. She wants to take control now, even though she may not know exactly where she is heading. The feeling of freedom, and escape is undoubtedly implicit throughout the course of this song.
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    jojosexxybaddchikJun 6, 2011 at 12:36 am
    love this song it says so much that it all cannot b explained in one comment! so meaningful and awesome! SARA BAREILLES LIVES ON FOREVER!!!
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    j42785nMar 10, 2011 at 7:53 pm
    My interpretation of the song is... it's about someone who has control of her life... She doesn't give a crap about what people say about what she's doing with it... And no matter how bad it is, she manages to be on top... but then again that's just me... i don't know about how everyone else perceive the song... :-)
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    RavenAndTheNevermoresJan 28, 2011 at 1:13 am
    I think it's supposed to be "Waiting for the roads to be lain" not "Waiting for the roads to be late." :/
    Anyway I just love this song! ^^ Reminds me of a story where a girl has never really loved or really cared about anyone, and suddenly she finds herself watching a guy leave her life as she realizes that he's everything she's ever wanted and that she loves him deeply.
    I especially love the lyric; "And I want uncharted." I think it's saying, "This hurts so much, but I want this pain." Like she'd rather have her heart hurt from a broken heart than to never have loved at all.
    Overall such a beautiful song, such an awesome meaning, and I just love how she slips the album name, "Kalediscope Heart" in. :)

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