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The Background (1997) by Third Eye Blind

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The Background (1997) (Song) by Third Eye Blind
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The Background (Song)

performed by Third Eye Blind

April 8, 1997
 
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Everything is quiet since you're not around 
And I live in the numbness now 
In the background 
I do the things we did before 
I walk Haight street to the store 
And they say wheres that crazy girl 
You don't get drunk on red wine and fight no more 
I don't see you anymore since the hospital 
The plans I make still have you in them 
'Cause you come swimming into view 
And I'm hanging on your words 
Like I always used to do 
The words they use so lightly 
I only feel for you 
I only know because I carry you around 
In the background 
I'm in the background 
Words they come and memories all repeat 
I lift your head while they change the hospital sheets 
And I would never lie to you no 
I would never lie to you no 
I felt you long after we were through, we were through 
The plans I make still have you in them 
'Cause you come swimming into view 
And I'm hanging on your words 
Like I always used to do 
The words they use so lightly 
I only feel for you 
I only know because I carry you around 
In the background 
'Cause I felt you long after we were through 
Well you come swimming into view 
And I'm hanging on your words 
Like I always used to do 
The words they use so lightly 
I only feel to you 
I only know because 
I'm way I'm way in the background 
I'm in the background