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    Jan 17, 2013

    The 12 Most Melodramatic Dashboard Confessional Songs

    Raise your hand if any of these songs made you cry in high school. Anyone not raising a hand is a liar.

    12. "Rapid Hope Loss"

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    "So much for all the promises you made, they served you well

    And now you're gone and they're wasted on me

    So much for your endearing sense of charm, it served you well

    And now it's gone and you're wasted on me"

    11. "Several Ways to Die Trying"

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    "Oh how we've shouted, how we've screamed,

    Take notice, take interest, take me with you.

    But all our fears fall on deaf ears"

    10. "The Good Fight"

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    "Does it comfort you to know you fought the good fight?

    Basking in your victory

    Hollow and alone"

    9. "If You Can't Leave It Be, Might as Well Make It Bleed"

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    "Your pulse is anemic

    You're tired of the fire

    You're bruising too easy and falling behind

    And no one is waiting for you

    And no one is waiting for you

    And no one is waiting for you"

    8. "The Sharp Hint of New Tears"

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    "This damp air

    Is fighting my defroster

    My sighs they ring victorious

    And fog this tinted glass

    And it's clouded

    And so is my head

    The hint of these new tears are sharp

    I try to choke them back"

    7. "The Places You Have Come to Fear the Most"

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    "Buried deep as you can dig inside yourself

    And hidden in the public eye

    Such a stellar monument to loneliness

    Laced with brilliant smiles and shining eyes

    Perfect make-up, but you're barely scraping by

    But you're barely scraping by"

    6. "Standard Lines"

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    "But your taste still lingers on my lips like I just placed them upon yours

    And I starve for you

    But this new diet's liquid

    And dulling to the senses

    And it's crude but it will do"

    5. "Living in Your Letters"

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    "And I know that you hope for

    Longer goodbyes

    Embracing for forever

    And falling in your eyes"

    4. "The Best Deceptions"

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    "So kiss me hard 'cause this will be the last time that I let you

    You will be back someday

    And this awkward kiss that tells of other people's lips

    Will be of service to keeping you away"

    3. "Again I Go Unnoticed"

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    "Close lipped

    Another goodnight kiss

    Is robbed of all its passion

    Your grip

    Another time, is slack

    It leaves me feeling empty"

    2. "Screaming Infidelities"

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    "I'm cuddling close to blankets and sheets

    But you're not alone, and you're not discreet

    Make sure I know who's taking you home"

    1. "Saints and Sailors"

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    "This is where I say I've had enough

    No one should ever feel the way that I feel now

    A walking open wound

    A trophy display of bruises

    And I don't believe that I'm getting any better

    Any better"