Carve Your Heart Out Yourself Lyrics

Dashboard Confessional


publisher: ©Universal Music Publishing Group
writers: Christopher Andrew Carrabba
album: No. 9 track in album A Mark • A Mission • A Brand • A Scar
release date: 2003-8-11
popularity : 26 users have visited this page.
length: 3:45
additional engineer: Mike Fanuele
engineer: Adrian Bushby
mix: Gil Norton, Adrian Bushby
producer: Gil Norton

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Carve your heart out yourself.
Hopelessness is your cell.
Since you've drawn out these lines,
are you protected from trying times?

Man it takes a silly girl
to lie about the dreams she has.
But lord, it takes a lonely one to wish
that she had never dreamt at all.

Oh look now, there you go with hope again.
Oh, you're so sure
that I'll be leaving in the end.

Dig your ditch deep enough,
to keep you clear of the sun.
You've been burned more than once.
You don't think much of trust.

Man it takes a silly girl
to lie about the dreams she has.
But lord it takes a lonely one to wish
that she had never dreamt at all.

Oh, look now, there you go with hope again.
But I'll be sure your secret's safe with me.
Oh you're so sure
that I'll be leaving in the end,
you're treating me like I'm already gone.
But I'm not;
I will stay where you are, always.

Track Listing

  • 1 Hands Down
  • 2 Rapid Hope Loss
  • 3 As Lovers Go
  • 4 Carry This Picture
  • 5 Bend and Not Break
  • 6 Ghost of a Good Thing
  • 7 Am I Missing
  • 8 Morning Calls
  • 9 Carve Your Heart Out Yourself
  • 10 So Beautiful
  • 11 Hey Girl
  • 12 If You Can't Leave It Be, Might as Well Make It Bleed
  • 13 Several Ways to Die Trying
  • 14 This Old Wound
  • 15 The End of an Anchor