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I tried to be perfect,
But nothing was worth it,
I don’t believe it makes me real.
I thought it’d be easy,
But no one believes me,
I meant all the things I said.

If you believe it’s in my soul,
I’d say all the words that I know,
Just to see if it would show,
That I'm trying to let you know,
That I’m better off on my own.

This place is so empty,
My thoughts are so tempting,
I don’t know how it got so bad.
Sometimes it’s so crazy,
That nothing can save me,
But it’s the only thing that I have.


(On my own!)

I tried to be perfect,
It just wasn't worth it,
Nothing could ever be so wrong.
It’s hard to believe me,
It never gets easy,
I guess I knew that all along.


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  • Lauw
    LauwOct 6, 2008 at 6:15 pm
    i love this song :)
    the singer's voice is just beautiful, and so does the musik.
    the lyrics are beautiful too ... THIS SONG IS BEAUTIFUL
  • slurpeeheartEC
    slurpeeheartECJul 3, 2008 at 1:48 am
    I absolutly LOVE LOVE LOVE this song!!! Hes pretty much saying that he cant be perfect for god so hes trying to be perfect but nothing was worth it. So now he just wants to be left alone to see the kinda person he could really be without anybodys help. Thats what i got out of it...
  • TheUsedFan
    TheUsedFanOct 9, 2009 at 8:56 pm
    One of the greatest songs of all teh time, i guess.. it's just so true and honest.. the lyrics.. amazing, huh?
  • k
    KristjANov 5, 2010 at 10:51 pm
    Awesome song!

    Nothing and noone is perfect in our world! We are so different... Everyone can try to be perfect, but he/she can be perfect just for theirselves, but not for the other person... So we try to prove it... And only thing that we can do is believe in us! So be strong! ;)

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