Over My Head (Cable Car)

Album: How To Save A Life (2005)
Charted: 19 8
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  • I never knew
    I never knew that everything was fallin' through
    That everyone I knew was waiting on a cue
    To turn and run when all I needed was the truth
    But that's how it's gotta be
    It's comin' down to nothin' more than apathy
    I'd rather run the other way than stay and see
    The smoke and who's still standing when it clears

    And everyone knows I'm in
    Over my head, over my head
    Eight seconds left in overtime
    She's on your mind, she's on your mind

    Let's rearrange
    I wish you were a stranger, I could disengage
    Just say that we agree and then never change
    Soften a bit until we all just get along
    But that's disregard
    Find another friend, and you discard
    As you lose the argument in a cable car
    Hanging above as the canyon comes between

    And everyone knows I'm in
    Over my head, over my head
    With eight seconds left in overtime
    She's on your mind, she's on your mind
    Everyone knows I'm in
    Over my head, over my head
    With eight seconds left in overtime
    She's on your mind, she's on, on

    And suddenly I become a part of your past
    I'm becoming the part that don't last
    I'm losing you, and it's effortless
    Without a sound
    We lose sight of the ground in the throw around
    Never thought that you wanted to bring it down
    I won't let it go down 'til we torch it ourselves

    And everyone knows I'm in
    Over my head, over my head
    With eight seconds left in overtime
    She's on your mind, she's on your mind
    Everyone knows
    That she's on your mind
    Everyone knows I'm in over my head
    I'm in over my head
    I'm over my

    Everyone knows I'm in
    Over my head, over my head
    With eight seconds left in overtime
    She's on your mind, she's on your mind Writer/s: Isaac Slade, Joseph King
    Publisher: Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
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Comments: 12

  • John Paul from Dcwhen I look at the video.....
    I see a kid in some preppy school and think back to myself in high school and think of the song as an anthem for all the guys who have felt that being at a school and/or crushing on a girl, was like being "over his head" and "out of his league".
  • Lamonica from Nashville, Tn[This song reminds me on a relationship with my exbf. Every word, every stressed vowel, every note and key.] I fell for this guy really fast. He was everything i thought a guy shoud be. smart funny attractive talented successful, though it turns out they were all just lies and lies. I wish i had listened to all the people when they were telling me i was "IN OVER MY HEAD". But i was giving the benefit of the doubt. I dumped him. And i still cant get over him. And "every eight seconds he's on my mind,he's on my mind".
  • Ty from Lewes, DeLike others I identify with this song. My experience was with my ex and her dealings with clinical depression. Her refusal to get treatment, and what she put herself, and me, through. My life in turn did fall through. At least her life is back on track now, for now.:
  • Bailey Wilson from Tazewell, Tni know how you feel the same thing happened to me. well almost.my boyfriend was always acting like he was the boss of me (cause he always thought i would run off with another guy like his last girlfriend did) but he doesn't know i'm not like that so i had to break up with him he was so deppressed he moved and went to therapy but i just couldn't take it anymore i had to do it.
  • Kara from Wichita, KsThis song reminds me of my last relationship, we always fought and it WAS falling through because i got so jealous of other girls but I always acted i kinda owned him to those girls too.I knew something was up and i broke it off, later from his best friend i found out he was using me to get to one of the girls and this doesnt make sense to you now but to me it really does to me
  • Nathaniel from London, EnglandThis song featured on Laguna Beach, and due to its fitting lyrics it bacame somewhat of a hit (outside of its own success) what i love about it is the vocal delay Isaac Slade puts on the word "head" and "seconds"
  • Brently from Corning, CaThis song reminds me of my Ex-Bestfriend Curtis, and how we always fought. So much drama! Our friendship really related to this song. This song relates to a lot of teens relationships. Maybe choosing one friend over another, etc. One word that comes to mind when I hear this song is Betrayal
  • Brently from Corning, CaThis is a really neat song. It reminds me a lot of me. The Fray is awesome!
  • Tania from Cairns, AustraliaThe Fray is an awsome band i like all of there songs!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Their good song righters
  • Caitlin from Upper Township, Nji like this song alot. it makes me a little sad though, cuz it reminds me of when my friend and i had a fights that ended our friendship. it makes me think i was' in over my head' because in retrospect, our fights could easily have ben resolved and 'everything falling through' is how everything we liked about each other seemed to disappear. and ' she's on your mind' is about how i sometimes think about her and me being friends again' molly, if u r reading this, please believe me when i say im sorry and that i want us back together.
  • Leah from Humboldt, Iathe words of the chorus (with eeght seconds left in overtime) were spoken by an angel to isaac in a dream, so he decided to put them in the song. i so love this song. the fray is the best.
  • Trent from Great Falls, MtThat has nothing to do with the chorus "With eight seconds left in overtime She's on your mind"

    Either Maci is full of it, or the lyrics are very poor

    But besides the lyrics i think its a great song, very catchy
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