This song is
about a sad little girl her parents fighting and splitting up.
brokenhearted girl is confused, seeing her family happy in the Family Portrait
but in reality all she can see and hear is crying lost Mom and Yelling Dad.
them to stop and to try to work it out, 'Can’t we work it out? Can't we be a family?'
guilty and she has a feeling that all what is happening is because of her and
promises to be better hoping that her dad won't leave, 'I promise I’ll be
better, mommy I’ll do anything'
She ran away
after she got tired of everything without coming back, but she couldn’t . ‘I
ran away today, ran from the noise, ran away. Don’t wanna go back to that
place, but don't have no choice, no way.'
She asks them
to pretend that they’re a happy family like in their family portrait. 'In our
family portrait, we look pretty happy. Let’s play pretend, let’s act like it
things to go back to normal as it used to be. 'In our family portrait we look
pretty happy. We look pretty normal, let’s go back to that.'
the night her Dad left, 'Remember that the night you left you took my shining
This song shows
how kids suffer from their parents divorce no matter how they try not to show