I'll Be Waiting

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The Offspring is an American punk rock band from Orange County, California, formed in 1984. They are widely credited, alongside fellow California punk, ska punk, and pop punk bands Sublime,Green Day, and Rancid, with popularizing and reviving mainstream interest in punk rock in the United States in… more »

Once I had a friend that I could count on
So I thought 
Well so it seemed 
But times of need are not enough 
To prove your friendship to me now
Once I saw a face that I believed in
But a mask was all there was
So who wears the masks and who wears the faces 
Well I guess I'll never know

But as I stand here alone in a room full of people 
With nothing to say
Beer on their minds, and smoke in the air
Call them feiends but they just don't care

 Friend for life
Such shallow words for broken minds
Show me a friend for life
 Cause I'll be waiting for that day to arrive 
When I'll feel alive 
I'll be waiting for that day

Once I found a love I had to know
Now we might know each other just too well
 Cause when we're together we just can't get enough 
Or is it we just can't get what we want
Once I saw a dream, I had to chase it
 Dreams quickly turn to reality 
Who's at fault in this game of yours and mine
Well I guess I'll never know

But as I sit here alone  Think of the girl who came softly inside me
The look in her eyes, the smell of her hair
Call her my own but is she really there?

Love for life
Such noble words for noble minds
Show me a love for life
 Cause I'll be waiting for that day to arrive 
When I'll feel alive 
I'll be waiting for that day

Once I had a friend that I could count 
 Times of need are not enough 
Once I found a love I had to know
Now we might know each other just too well
Once I saw a dream I had to chase  Dreams quickly turn to reality 
Now let me close my eyes
 Because I don't want to see anything anymore

Written by: BRYAN HOLLAND

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I'll Be Waiting