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Far Behind
Candlebox Lyrics


Now maybe I didn't mean to treat you bad
But I did it anyway
And now maybe
Some would say your life was sad
But you lived it anyway
And so maybe
Your friends they stand around they watch you crumble
As you fall to the ground
And someday
Your friends they stand beside as you were flying
Oh you were flying oh so high
But then some day people look at you for what they call their own
They watch you suffer
Yeah they hear you calling home
But then some day we could take our time
To brush the leaves aside so you can reach us
But you left me far behind

Now maybe I didn't mean to treat you oh so bad
But I did it anyway
Now maybe some would say you're left with what you had
But you couldn't share the pain
No, no, no

Couldn't share the pain they watch you suffer
Now maybe I could have made my own mistakes
But I live with what I've known
And then maybe we might share in something great
But won't you look at where we've grown
Won't you look at where we've gone
But then someday comes tomorrow holds a sense of what I fear for you in my mind
As you trip the final line
And that cold day when you lost control
Shame you left my life
So soon you should have told me
But you left me far behind

Now maybe I didn't meant to treat you oh so bad
Oh but I did it anyway
Now maybe some would say you're left with what you had
But you couldn't share the pain
No, no, no

Oh No, no, no
Oh No, No, no,
Don't say it, I know, say I know, say I know
Yeah, yeah, yeah, I said maybe I didn't mean to treat you oh-so bad?
Oh, but I did it anyway
So maybe some would say you're left with what you had
But you couldn't share the pain
I said times have changed your friends They come and watch you crumble to the ground
They watch you suffer
Yeah they hold you down hold you down
Said maybe, oh, maybe I didn't mean to treat you bad?
But you left me far behind
Left me far behind
Left me far behind

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.
Written by: BARDI DAVID MARTIN, KEVIN COLIN MARTIN, PETER ANDREW KLETT, SCOTT MERCADO

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Peter Pumkinghead

muchos recuerdos

Most interesting comment from YouTube:

michaell1962

My daughter is a heroin addict for 10-15 years now. Her mother & I always talk about how her life is so sad. We've literally watched her crumble to the ground. Addicted, homeless & very little hope of ever getting clean. We constantly worry about about that one day when she'll lose control & we get that final phone call that she's gone.

To My Vanessa:

We're here for you if you're ever really ready to get clean. Please don't leave us Far Behind.

Love you!

Mommy & Daddy



All comments from YouTube:

Kim Allen

Who is still loving this song in 2021!?

Marcio Hiperativo

2021,2022 and 2030 if i even still alive

Laura Supko

@Earl Mangrum Me too!

Mepsie Mopar

Well your mom and I listen to it every time we meet and your dad is at work.

Why do people still ask this? Great music will be listened to til the end of time. Come up with a new reply for YouTube comments.

Mark Gibbs

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Larry Peele

Got hurt in a car accident in 83 , ending up losing both of my legs below the knee, but I chose to live my life anyway, grateful I did

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Create Logic

To the people who are still listening in 2021 are legends!

Grace Ostrowski

Thank you

Jessica Marruffo

Hell yeah, right back at ya

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