It was released in December as the fourth single from their second album Clumsy. The band wrote the entire song at 4 am. Also, the band's lead vocalist's father's name was Anthony Maida. The song being written at 4am and the initials of Raine's father give meaning to the song's name. Raine has confessed that the song was triggered by a dream about his father. The dream was about their relationship and the fear he had about his father supporting his musical career.
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I think that, though by glancing at the three reviews for this song it's apparently not the most popular song, it has the deepest meaning of most songs I've ever heard. This song was written one night at 4am in the morning after the lead singer Raine Maida had just been woken up by a dream that he received a phone call from a hospital telling him that his father was dieing. As you know, his dad's initials are AM, also. The song plot is about how he grew up rather distant from his father and how he thought that he had good intentions of not rebuilding it but he was really just being "dumb and jaded" in his own self-loathing as also stated in the lines: "I walked around my good intentions and found that their were none.
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I walked around my good intentions And found that there were none I blame my father for the wasted years, we hardly talked I never thought I would forget this hate. I walked around my room not thinking Just sinking in this box I blame myself for being too much, like somebody else. I never thought I would just bend this way Then a phone call made me realize I'm wrong And if I don't make it known that I've loved you all along Just like sunny days that we ignore. And I hope to God I figure out what's wrong And if I don't make it known that I've loved you all along Just like sunny days that we ignore Because we're all dumb and jaded And, and I hope to God I figure out what's wrong.