Gently
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I stood there staring at the street
I loiter by for the broken light
The stop where we should meet
I use a quarter for the phone
But no-one's home
Yeah, pulled up my coat to hide the snow
I slipped on the thought that you would even show
But I am still torn to pieces, fall apart
But break my heart

Chorus:
And I said maybe we'll laugh
And maybe we'll fight
But there's no-one to blame
Who's wrong or right
So push me away, God, don't say goodnight
If you're needing someone, damn, well who am I?
Who am I? who am I?
Who am I? who am I, yeah

I hit the wall and watch it break
I'm face down in the holes of my mistake
But to empty out this sort of pain
You gotta let it drain
Farewell, but who am I to say
That I can paint a butterfly with empty shades of grey
You let it go, fly away
Hear me say, the beauty I say

Chorus:
And maybe we'll laugh
And maybe we'll fight
But there's no-one to blame
Who's wrong or right
So push me away, God, don't say goodnight

You're the drug that I take that makes it all right
We listen to the trashcan Sinatras on a Saturday night
We're boarding the plane, hold my hand on the flight

But if you're needing someone, then damn, who am I?
Who am I?  who am I?
Who am I?
Ah ah ah ah
Ah, who am I?
This song has a plethora of names.  It was originally called "Amanda Gently", and the title morphed into "Gently" when Amanda's name was cut out of the song.  It's also called "Needing Someone" on the internet or on certain bootlegs.

It was originally a Last Wish song, and lyrics to a live recording of it can be found
here.

"So there's a thing called 'demoing process'...and Blue October was making their new album and we had to demo a lot of songs, and this was one that didn't make the album, so we'll play it for you guys."

-Justin at Sidecar 12-10-05

Recently, the second line sounds convincingly more like "a little cry for the broken lots", but not in old versions.  It's hard to tell.  Justin also changes the wording to the "damn, who am I?" line quite often.
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