Ender Will Save Us All

Album: The Swiss Army Romance (2000)
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  • It's just like you to contest
    Wear it like a label on your breast
    Don't you see what this takes of me?

    A certain callousness complies
    With your charm and in your pride
    A hopeful look draped in despise

    I want to give you
    Whatever you need
    What is it you need?
    Is it what I need?
    I want to give you
    Whatever you need
    What is it you need?
    Is it within me?

    It's hard to explain
    How I am getting by on so little from you
    It's hard to believe
    That I would let myself get so wrapped into you

    There's gotta be something
    That would be worthwhile for me to give to you
    We need a connection
    But you seem to push me far away from you
    From you, from you

    The harder I push
    The further I fall
    Well, you don't mind me being headstrong
    But you don't want to sing along
    Maybe it's trite but I can always
    Always, always be wrong

    I want to give you
    Whatever you need
    What is it you need?
    Is it what I need?
    I want to give you
    Whatever you need
    What is it you need?
    Is it within me?

    It's hard to explain
    How I am getting by on so little from you
    It's hard to believe
    That I would let myself get so wrapped into you

    There's gotta be something
    That would be worthwhile for me to give to you
    We need a connection
    But you seem to push me far away from you
    From you, from you

    The harder I push
    The further I fall
    Well, you don't mind me being headstrong
    But you don't want to sing along
    Maybe it's trite but I can always
    Always, always be wrong

    Try not to be wrong Writer/s: CHRISTOPHER ANDREW CARRABBA
    Publisher: Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd., Universal Music Publishing Group
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 7

  • Joe from Brownsville, TxI hear this song over and over and it seems like it goes well with Ender and his wife Novinah in "Children of the Mind." How she is so distant from Ender but no matter what he always strives to show his love for her. Its okay that maybe the song wasnt written with that intention, but I do believe that Ender WILL save us all. Any thoughts?
  • Annabeth from Kutztown, PaJust from the lyrics, it looks like he's trying to figure out a relationship. He loves this person, whoever it is (friend, girl, family, whatever), and wants to make them happy, but they're not letting him get closer because they're afraid/damaged. So he's given up because it's too hard to fight a losing battle.
  • Meg from Worcester, MaBrilliant song. He's striving to keep someone happy, but doesn't know how to do it. "What is it you need?/Is it within me?"
  • Nicole from Langley, WaThis is one of my favorite songs ever... I always thought it was about Ender (from Ender's Game) and I can still see how it relates to him in the story... I dunno though. I've read Ender's Game many times... I think I might just love it too much. I never knew Chris Carrabba's middle name was Ender! That makes me love him more!
  • Michael from Little Rock, Ar"Carraba couldn't name the song "Ender" because there was already a Vacant Andy's song with that name. (thanks, Stephen - Charlotte, NC, for all above)"

    actually, you can't copyright a song title, so he could have named it whatever he wanted. He may have just chosen not to in order to prevent confusion.
  • Stephen from Charlotte, NcThis song is usually played by Chris in a DbAbDbDbDbDb tuning, but sometimes in DADGAD tuning.
  • Anthony from Valley Strea,, NyThis whole song is played with a simple chord progression of D, C, G, A. If you play guitar, learn this one, its easy to play and sounds great. Easy to sing along with as well.
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