Amateur lyrics

i'm told the case is now closed so i can come to my senses but when the
Question is posed i'll have this meager defense

I was hoping that you'd know better than that i was hoping but you're an
Amateur i was hoping that you'd know better but i've been wrong before
Despite conclusions i drew there was a chance you'd surprise me and you'd be
Better than you 'cause i'd have left otherwise

I was hoping that you'd know better than that i was hoping but you're an
Amateur i was hoping that you'd know better but i've been wrong before
So i wasn't thinking clearly so you didn't think at all i thought that was
Protocol

-piano/guitar solo-

I was hoping that you'd know better than that i was hoping but you're an
Amateur i was hoping that you'd know better but i've been wrong before
I was hoping that i was hoping but you're an amateur i was hoping that you'd
Know better but i've been wrong before