Weightless

Album: Nothing Personal (2009)
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  • Manage me, I'm a mess
    Turn a page, I'm a book half unread
    I wanna be laughed at, laughed with, just because
    I wanna feel weightless and that should be enough

    Well I'm stuck in this fucking rut
    Waiting on a second-hand pick-me-up
    And I'm over getting older

    If I could just find the time
    Then I would never let another day go by
    I'm over getting old

    Maybe it's not my weekend but it's gonna be my year
    And I'm so sick of watching while the minutes pass as I go nowhere
    And this is my reaction to everything I fear
    'Cause I've been going crazy, I don't wanna waste another minute here

    I make believe that I impress
    That every word, by design, turns a head
    I wanna feel reckless, wanna live it up just because
    I wanna feel weightless 'cause that would be enough

    If I could just find the time
    Then I would never let another day go by
    I'm over getting old

    Maybe it's not my weekend but it's gonna be my year
    And I'm so sick of watching while the minutes pass as I go nowhere
    And this is my reaction to everything I fear
    'Cause I've been going crazy, I don't wanna waste another minute here

    This could be all that I've waited for
    (I've waited, I've waited for)
    And this could be everything I don't wanna dream anymore

    Maybe it's not my weekend but it's gonna be my year
    And I've been going crazy, I'm stuck in here

    Maybe it's not my weekend but it's gonna be my year
    (It's gonna be my year)
    And I'm so sick of watching while the minutes pass as I go nowhere
    (Go nowhere)
    And this is my reaction to everything I fear
    (Everything I fear)
    'Cause I've been going crazy, I don't want to waste another minute here Writer/s: ALEXANDER WILLIAM GASKARTH, JACK BASSAM BARAKAT, MATTHEW BACH SQUIRE, ROBERT RYAN DAWSON, ZACHARY STEVEN MERRICK
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 2

  • Ann from Shawnee, OkI interpret this song differently, kind of. To me this song is about anorexia. I've dealt with an eating disorder and am still. "manage me, I'm a mess, turn a page, I'm a book, half unread" means, in my opinion, I'm a mess, I'm falling apart, get to know me more, I'm not what everyone thinks I am. "I wanna feel weightless, and that should be enough," I think that one is pretty self explanatory
  • Ashley from Oshkosh, AlI heard in an interview that this was the last song on Nothing Personal that Alex Gaskarth wrote and he was kind of having a hard time writing songs for this album. If you listen to the words of the song, you can kind of hear his frustration of being stuck in a room trying to get some lyrics onto paper. haha. I think he also used some of these lyrics from old blogs of his.
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