Autobiography

Autobiography

You think you know me
Word on the street is that you do
You want my history
What others tell you won't be true

I walked a thousand miles while everyone was asleep
Nobody's really seen my million subtleties

Got stains on my t-shirt and I'm the biggest flirt
Right now I'm solo, but that will be changing eventually, oh
Got bruises on my heart and sometimes I get dark
If you want my auto, want my autobiography
Baby, just ask me

I hear you talking
Well, it's my turn now
I'm talking back
Look in my eyes
So you can see just where I'm at

I walked a thousand miles to find one river of peace and
I walked a million more to find what this shit means

Got stains on my t-shirt and I'm the biggest flirt
Right now I'm solo, but that will be changing eventually, oh
Got bruises on my heart and sometimes I get dark
If you want my auto, want my autobiography
Baby, just ask me

I'm a bad ass girl in this messed up world
I'm a sexy girl in this crazy world
I'm a simple girl in a complex world
Oh nasty girl, you wanna get with me?
You wanna mess with me?

Got stains on my t-shirt and I'm the biggest flirt
Right now I'm solo, but that will be changing eventually, oh
I laugh more than I cry
You piss me off, good-bye (goodbye)
Got bruises on my heart
And sometimes I get dark
If you want my auto, want my autobiography
Baby, just ask me

Love Me For Me

It's been three days
You come around here like you know me
Your stuff at my place
Next thing you know, you'll be using my toothpaste
Step up, sit down
Get ready, let me tell you who's the boss now
Stay here, get out
Everytime I turn around you're in my face

Don't care where you think you've been,
And how you're getting over
If you think you've got me down
Just wait it gets much colder

Here I am,
Perfect as I'm ever gonna be
You'll see
Love me for me
Stick around,
I'm not the kinda girl you wanna leave
You'll see
Love me for me

Shut up, come back
No I didn't really mean to say that
I'm mixed up, so what
Yea you want me so you're messed up too
I love you, I hate you
If you only knew what I've been through

My head is spinnin'
But my heart is in the right place
Sometimes it has to have itself a little earthquake

Here I am,
Perfect as I'm ever gonna be
You'll see
Love me for me
Stick around,
I'm not the kinda girl you wanna leave
You'll see
Love me for me

I've been waiting all my life
To finally find you
Just so I can push you away
And when you're crawling over broken glass to get to me
That's when I let you stay

Here I am
Perfect as I'm ever gonna be
You'll see
Love me for me
Stick around,
I'm not the kinda girl you wanna leave
You'll see
Love me for me
Love me for me

Whoa, here I am
Perfect as I'm ever gonna be
You'll see
Love me for me
Stick around,
I'm not the kinda girl you wanna leave
You'll see
Love me for me

Pieces of Me

On a Monday, I am waiting
Tuesday, I am fading
And by Wednesday, I can't sleep
Then the phone rings, I hear you
And the darkness is a clear view
Cause you've come to rescue me

Fall
With you, I fall so fast
I can hardly catch my breath,
I hope it lasts

Oh
It seems like I can finally rest my head on something real
I like the way that feels
Oh
It's as if you know me better than I ever knew myself
I love how you can tell
All the pieces, pieces, pieces of me
All the pieces, pieces, pieces of me

I am moody, messy
I get restless, and it's senseless
How you never seem to care
When I'm angry, you listen
Make me happy is your mission
And you won't stop til I'm there

Fall
Sometimes I fall so fast
When I hit that bottom
Crash, you're all I have

Oh
It seems like I can finally rest my head on something real
I like the way that feels
Oh
It's as if you know me better than I ever knew myself
I love how you can tell
All the pieces, pieces, pieces of me

How do you know everything I'm about to say?
Am I that obvious?
And if it's written on my face
I hope it never goes away yeah

On a Monday, I am waiting
And by Tuesday, I am fading into your arms
So I can breathe

Oh
It seems like I can finally rest my head on something real
I like the way that feels
Oh
It's as if you've know me better than I ever knew myself
I love how you can tell
Oh
I love how you can tell
Oh
I love how you can tell
All the pieces, pieces, pieces of me
All the pieces, pieces, pieces of me

Surrender

If that's the way you want it
Well there you go
Baby you can have it all,
Now that you just let me go
Yeah, yeah
Yeah, yeah

I waited here for so long
Thinkin' that you'd see
You just kept on runnin' away
You make your misery my company

Open up your eyes
Don't you know you only get one life

Oh, you drive me crazy
Oh, you just bring me down
Look out your window
My sun shines all around
All you have to do is just surrender, just surrender

All the pain in your heart,
All the tears in your empty soul
And when you're spinnin' round and around
I'm the psycho goin' outta control

Open up your eyes
Don't you know youre only wasting time

Oh, you drive me crazy
Oh, you just bring me down
Look out your window
My sun shines all around
All you have to do is just surrender, just surrender

You know it doesn't matter what you do
Don't you know I'm so over you

Open up your eyes
Don't you know that it's your life

Oh, you drive me crazy
Oh, you just bring me down
Look out your window
My sun shines all around
All you've gotta do

Oh, you drive me crazy
Oh, you just bring me down
Look out your window
My sun shines all around
All you gotta do is just surrender, just surrender
Just surrender

If that's the way you want it
Well there you go

Shadow

I was six years old
When my parents went away
I was stuck inside a broken life
I couldn't wish away
She was beautiful
She had everything and more
And my escape was hiding out and running for the door

Somebody listen please
It used to be so hard being me
Living in the shadow
Of someone else's dream
Trying to find a hand to hold but every touch felt cold to me
Living in a nightmare
A never-ending sleep
But now that I am wide awake
My chains are finally free
Don't feel sorry for me

All the days collided
One less perfect than the next
I was stuck inside someone else's life and always second best
Oh, I love you now cause now I realize
That it's safe outside to come alive
In my identity

So if you're listening
There's so much more to me you haven't seen
Living in the shadow
Of someone else's dream
Trying to find a hand to hold but every touch felt cold to me
Living in a nightmare
A never-ending sleep
But now that I am wide awake
Then I can finally see
Don't feel sorry for me

Mother, sister, father, sister, mother
Everything's cool now
Mother, sister, father, sister, mother
Everything's cool now
Oh, my life is good
I've got more than anyone should
Oh, my life is good
And the past in the past

I was living in the shadow
Of someone else's dream
Trying to find a hand to hold but every touch felt cold to me
I'm living in a new day
And living it for me
And now that I am wide awake
Yeah I can finally be
So don't feel sorry for me
Don't feel sorry, don't feel sorry for me
Don't feel sorry, don't feel sorry for me

Living in, living in, living in the shadow
Living in, living in, living in a new day

Unreachable

Just like an angel, you're gonna make me fly
Into your arms, you're wrapping me up so tight

You had me crawling so bad
Got me heels over head
You got me easy, you got me easy
Tangled up in my head
Quit trying to hold and to help me
Cause we're already beautiful

So don't make me cry
Cause this love don't feel so right
You can't push a river
You can't make me fall
But you can make me unreachable

I may be sweet, but I'm still on the vine
You couldn't wait, no you had to take your bite

You had me crawling so bad
Had me heels over head
You had me easy, you had me easy
Too late to go back
To realize what we had
We were already beautiful

So don't make me cry
Cause this love don't feel so right
You can't push a river
You can't make me fall
But you can make me unreachable

Sometimes love is addiction
Sometimes it hurts like hell
And sometimes you just cannot get enough
You can't make me love you,
Any more than I do
But you can make me unreachable

Don't make me cry
Cause this love don't feel right
You can't push a river
You can't make me fall
But you can make me
So don't make me cry
Cause this love don't feel so right
You can't push a river
You can't make me fall
But you can make me unreachable

La La

You can dress me up diamonds
You can dress me up in dirt
You can throw me like a line-man
I like it better when it hurts

Oh, I have waited here for you
I have waited

You make me wanna la la
In the kitchen on the floor
I'll be your french maid
Where I'll meet you at the door
I'm like an alley cat
Drink the milk up, I want more
You make me wanna
You make me wanna scream

You can meet me on an airplane
Or in the back of the bus
You can throw me like a boom-a-rang
I'll come back and beat you up

Oh, I have waited here for you
Don't, keep me waiting

You make me wanna la la
In the kitchen on the floor
I'll be your french maid
Where I'll meet you at the door
I'm like an alley cat
Drink the milk up, I want more
You make me wanna

You make me wanna la la
In the kitchen on the floor
I'll be your french maid
Where I'll meet you at the door
I'm like an alley cat
Drink the milk up, I want more
You make me wanna
You make me wanna scream
(La la, la la, la la, la la)

I feel safe with you
I can be myself tonight
It's alright, with you
Cause you hold, my secrets tight
You do, you do

You make me wanna la la, la la la, la la, la la la la la la la la la
You make me wana la la, la la la la

You make me wanna la la
In the kitchen on the floor
I'll be your french maid
Where I'll meet you at the door
I'm like an alley cat
Drink the milk up, I want more
You make me wanna
You make me wanna la la
In the kitchen on the floor
I'll be your french maid
Where I'll meet you at the door
I'm like an alley cat
Drink the milk up, I want more
You make me wanna
You make me wanna scream

You make me wanna la la, la la la, la la, la la la la la la la la la
You make me wanna la la, la la la la
You make me wanna la la, la la la, la la, la la la la la la la la la
You make me wanna la la, la la la la
You make me wanna la la, la la la, la la, la la la la la la la la la
You make me wanna la la, la la la la

Nothing New

I found myself wrong again
Staring out my window
Wondering what it is I should have said
I found myself at home again
Waiting for the after call
The fallout that feels like such a mess

Oh I can only be myself
I'm sorry that's hell for you
Hey so what's my damage today
Don't let me get in your way
Let it out like you always do
The trouble between me and you
Is nothing new

So I listen to you complain and then
I bite my tongue in vain again
As I let it all just slowly settle in
Such a pretty picture that you paint
I'm so vile while your a saint
Funny how your eyes see thick not thin

Oh I can only be myself
Your looking for someone else
Hey so what's my damage today
Don't let me get in your way
Let it out like you always do
The trouble between me and you
Is nothing new

You know how to give it but you can't take it
It's all just a waste now you can save it
No matter what I do
Is never good enough, never good enough

Hey so what's my damage today
Don't let me get in your way
Let it out like you always do
The trouble between me and you
Is nothing new
Is nothing new

Save your breath cause here comes the truth
I'm over the drama of you
And that's something new

Well I'm staring out my window
Wondering what it is I should have said

Love Makes the World Go Round

Here, here I am again
And I'm staring at these same four walls
Alone again
And now, all the colors blend
And I'm growing old and I've become
This empty page

Hold on, it's tragic
Stumbling through all this static

I just wanna talk to you
And my broken heart just has no use
I, I guess promises are better
Left unsaid, yeah
Everytime you try to tell me
You say the words that I'm the only
But I'm the one whos crawling on the ground
When you say love makes the world go round

My love, look at what you've done to me
For someone who has felt so strong
It's amazing I'm completely gone

Hold on, it's tragic
Stumbling through all this static

I just wanna talk to you
And my broken heart just has no use
I, I guess promises are better
Left unsaid, yeah
Everytime you try to tell me
You say the words that I'm the only
But I'm the one who's crawling on the ground,
When you say love makes the world go round

I guess the kind of love you give me
I'd rather be alone, believe me
Is that the way you 'posed to treat me
I'd rather walk away

I just wanna talk to you
My broken heart just has no use
I, I guess promises are better
Left unsaid, yeah
And everytime you try to tell me
You say the words that I'm the only
But I'm the one who's crawling on the ground,
When you say love makes the world go round, yeah
You say love makes the world go round
Everytime you try to tell me
I don't care you're not the only
Don't you know I'm coming back around
Cause I say love makes the world go round, yeah
Cause I say love makes the world go round

Giving It All Away

Hey you, living for tomorrow
You sell your dreams for a bucket of change
Hey you, smokin' up your sorrow,
Just pointing fingers at someone to blame
Hey you, you turn your back on your children
It's left you in that big burning bed
This life's like living in the gutter
All this pain just makes you feel dead

You're just giving it all, giving it all away
You're just giving it all, giving it all away, hey, hey yea

Slow down
Just look a little closer
You might find that's its not the end
You wonder how, your life could get better
When you're alone you just tear yourself down

You're just giving it all, giving it all away,
You're just giving it all, giving it all away
You're just giving it all, giving it all away,
You're just giving it all, giving it all away, hey, hey yea

Try and find your better half now
Open your eyes, and find yourself

Hey girl, screaming for attention
Once you get it, you throw it away
And broken, I'm picking up the pieces
I won't live in all your mistakes

I'm just giving it all, giving it all away
I'm just giving it all, giving it all away,
I'm just giving it all, giving it all away,
I'm just giving it all, giving it all away, hey, hey yea

Better Off

The sky has fallen
And it's early in the morning
But it's ok somehow
I spilt my coffee, it went
All over your clothes
I gotta wear mine now

And I'm always, always, always late
And my hair's a mess,
Even when it's straight

But so what,
I'm better off everyday
When I'm standing in the pouring rain, I don't mind
I think of you and everything's alright
I used to think I had it good
But now I know that I'm misunderstood
You would say, I'm better off in every way

My friends keep callin'
They say, they say I'm stallin'
And they wanna meet you now
I tell them hell no, I say
We're tryin' to lay low
Don't wanna lose what I've found

Things are finally, finally lookin' up
Oh my feet are on the ground
Even though I'm stuck

So what,
I'm better off everyday
When I'm standing in the pouring rain, I don't mind
I think of you and everything's alright
I used to think I had it good
But now I know that I'm misunderstood
You would say, I'm better off in every way

Things are finally, finally lookin' up
Oh my feet are on the ground
Even though I'm stuck
Even though I'm stuck

So what,
I'm better off everyday
When I'm standing in the pouring rain, I don't mind
I think of you and everything's alright
I used to think I had it good
But now I know that I'm misunderstood
Yeah, yeah

Better off in every way
I'm better off in every way
I'm better off today

The sky has fallen
And it's early in the morning
But it's ok

Undiscovered

Take it back, take it all back now
The things I gave, like the taste of my kiss on your lips,
I miss that now
I can't try any harder than I do
All the reasons I gave, excuses I made for you
Have broken in two

All the things left undiscovered
Leave me empty and left to wonder
I need you
All the things left undiscovered
Leave me waiting and left to wonder
I need you
Yeah I need you
Don't walk away

Touch me now how I wanna feel
Something so real, please remind me
My love, and take me back
Cause I'm so in love with what we were
I'm not breathing I'm suffocating without you
Do you feel it too

All the things left undiscovered
Leave me waiting and left to wonder
I need you
All the things left undiscovered
Leave me empty and left to wonder
I need you
Yeah I need you

When I'm in the dark and all alone
Dreaming that you'll walk right through my door,
It's then I know my heart is whole
There's a million reasons why I cry
Hold my covers tight and close my eyes
Cause I don't wanna be alone

All the things left undiscovered
Leave me waiting and left to wonder
I need you
All the things left undiscovered
Leave me empty and left to wonder
I need you, I need you

Cause I can't fake and I can't hate
But it's my heart
That's about to break
You're all I need
I'm on my knees
Watch me bleed
Would you listen please
I give in
I breathe out
I want you, there's no doubt
I freak out, I'm left out
Without you, I'm without
I'm crossed out
I'm kicked out
I cry out
I reach out
Don't walk away
Don't walk away
Don't walk away
Don't walk away

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