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By 12:15 AM

Today, or rather yesterday, since it's past midnight... shall be dedicated to one song by one of my favourite artists.

In advance, i must warn you before you continue it's sad... horribly sad... but so beautiful and quiet. Also, if you're happy - scroll to the entry after this one.. because the song changes your mood to something sombre and retrospective. It was on my playlist tonight. It just came on... and it instantly changed my mood.. and i haven't been able to muster the strength to change the track (its on repeat). It's so beautiful. *sigh*


The track is no other than 'Foolish Games' by Jewel. *wistful sigh*. Jewel's voice is clear and tranquil... the instrumentals are soft in the background... she sounds so wounded... her description of the guy so clear...

Here are the lyrics....

"Foolish Games"

You took your coat off and stood in the rain,
You're always crazy like that.
And I watched from my window,
Always felt I was outside looking in on you.
You're always the mysterious one with
Dark eyes and careless hair,
You were fashionably sensitive
But too cool to care.
You stood in my doorway, with nothing to say
Besides some comment on the weather.

[Pre-Chorus 1]
Well in case you failed to notice,
In case you failed to see,
This is my heart bleeding before you,
This is me down on my knees, and...

These foolish games are tearing me apart,
And your thoughtless words are breaking my heart.
You're breaking my heart.

You're always brilliant in the morning,
Smoking your cigarettes and talking over coffee.
Your philosophies on art, Baroque moved you.
You loved Mozart and you'd speak of your loved ones
As I clumsily strummed my guitar.
You'd teach me of honest things,
Things that were daring, things that were clean.
Things that knew what an honest dollar did mean.
I hid my soiled hands behind my back.
Somewhere along the line, I must've gone
Off track with you.

[Pre-Chorus 2]
Well, excuse me, guess I've mistaken you for somebody else,
Somebody who gave a damn,
Somebody more like myself.


You took your coat off,
Stood in the rain,
You're always crazy like that.


*sigh* these foolish games... i've mistaken you for somebody else

If i were to create a playlist to suit the tone of this song it would be...
  1. 'Torn' Natalie Imbruglia
  2. 'Flinch' Alanis Morisette
  3. 'Foolish Games' Jewel
  4. 'Don't speak' No Doubt
  5. 'Maps' Yeah Yeah Yeahs
  6. 'Linger' The Cranberries
  7. 'Against all odds' Phil Collins
  8. 'In the arms of an angel' Sarah McLachan (If you saw City of Angels... you'd cry with this song)
  9. 'Screaming Infidelities' Dashboard Confessional
  10. 'Empty Apartment' Yellowcard
  11. 'Kill' Jimmy Eat World
  12. 'My Happy Ending' Avril Lavigne
  13. 'My December' Linkin Park
  14. 'Something to sleep to' Michelle Branch
  15. 'Creep' Radiohead
  16. 'Till i get over you' Michelle Branch
  17. 'If you're not the one' Daniel Beddingfield
  18. 'Emotions' Destiny's Child
  19. 'It's too late' The Streets
  20. 'How's it gonna be?' Third Eye Blind
  21. 'Sweetest Goodbye' Maroon 5
  22. 'Let go" Frou Frou
  23. 'Sand in my shoes' Dido
  24. And finish with... 'That particular time' Alanis Morisette

*sigh* my mood's shot to hell now.

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