Chameleon Boy

I change my color for you
I shed my coat with caution
I lack the beauty you display
See here they are the bruises
Some were self-inflicted
And some showed up along the way
So I nod my head
I’m ready for the world to see
The secret I kept here inside
The man you thought I’d be
Slip into coma calm
The coma where I calm myself down
Here comes excuses
Why I let you down

Stand by for another breakdown
Sound off the alarm
Is this the chameleon boy
I swore I wouldn’t become?
Chameleon boy
Chameleon boy

So now we’ve come upon
The hardest thing I’ve ever done
It’s telling you that I’m a mess
What sort of mess, I mean
A self-destructive gasoline
The kind that strips you of your best
And while I play instead
The way that most would end up dead
You sleep alone at home
And wish that I were in our bed
With this I’m telling you
My color changes back to blue
How do I ask you this?
Help me through

Stand by for another breakdown
Sound off the alarm
Is this the chameleon boy
I swore I wouldn’t become?
Stand by for another breakdown
Sound off the alarm
Is this the chameleon boy
I swore I wouldn’t become?
Chameleon boy
Chameleon boy

I try to think of all the people I looked up to
While growing up, who would I be?
Now the twisted part: where did all our idols end up?
They’ve all passed away

Stand by
It’s the chameleon boy
Stand by, someone stand by
It’s the chameleon boy

I think I’m strong enough
I know I’m strong enough to change
Watch my color change