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#74358 - 07/12/04 07:17 AM Its been awhile
Archnut Offline
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Registered: 10/26/02
Posts: 343
Loc: United Kingdom
Discovered with a little help from a fellow board member (sorry I'm hopeless with names) this little ditty whilst viewing the trailer for "The Butterfly Effect". Liked it as soon as I heard it. However one thing I would take out is the lyric:

"I cannot blame this on my father
He did the best he could for me".

Yeah right.

The song is by Staind

"It's Been A While"

And it's been awhile
Since I could hold my head up high
And it's been awhile
Since I first saw you
And it's been awhile
Since I could stand on my own two feet again
And it's been awhile
Since I could call you

And everything I can't remember
As fucked up as it all may seem
The consequences that I've rendered
I've stretched myself beyond my means

And it's been awhile
Since I can say that I wasn't addicted
And it's been awhile
Since I can say I love myself as well
And it's been awhile
Since I've gone and fucked things up just like I always do
And it's been awhile
But all that shit seems to disappear when I'm with you

And everything I can't remember
As fucked up as it all may seem
The consequences that I've rendered
I've gone and fucked things up again

Why must I feel this way?
Just make this go away
Just one more peaceful day!

And it's been awhile
Since I could look at myself straight
And it's been awhile
Since I said I'm sorry
And it's been awhile
Since I've seen the way the candle lights your face
And it's been awhile
But I can still remember just the way you taste

And everything I can't remember
As fucked up as it all may seem to be I know it's me
I cannot blame this on my father
He did the best he could for me

And it's been awhile
Since I could hold my head up high
And it's been awhile
Since I said I'm sorry.


Says it all really
Archnut
"And all that was left was hope"

My Story (Triggers)
http://www.waltonhop.blogspot.com


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#74359 - 07/12/04 07:24 PM Re: Its been awhile
yesac76 Offline
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Registered: 03/23/04
Posts: 508
Loc: Idaho
Great song!!

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