I hear more than I like to
So I boil my head in a sense of humor
I laugh at what I cannot change
I throw it all on the pyre again
Go then and do this
I'd do it for you
When all that I want is so badly to be
By myself again
It's going to drive me right out of my brain

Drive in drive out
I'm leaving
Drive in drive out
I'll come back again
Drive in drive out
I'm leaving
Drive in drive out

I don't care if we all turn to waste
So when I beg you avoid me
Because I smell of dirt
Hungry, hungry boy
You won't leave me all alone
The boy won't go

Sooner or later we're done
Sooner or later I'm gone
Because, because
Sooner or later we're gone
Sooner away

Oh, my head is pounding now
God has all but left me behind
Not a note of worry
I'm going to drive in and drive out again

Drive in drive out
I'm leaving
Drive in drive out
I'll come
Drive in drive out
I'm leaving
Drive in drive out

I'm over this arrangement
Around here: emptiness
Sounded so good
I want to drive you right into my world

Drive in drive out
I'm leaving
Drive in drive out
I'll come
Drive in drive out
I'm leaving
Drive in drive out


Lyrics submitted by Demau Senae

Drive In, Drive Out song meanings
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  • +1
    General CommentI specifically went out of my way to pull this song up just so that I can mention what thejames already pointed out

    in the very closing seconds you can hear someone (I think it was Boyd) saying THAT is some BAD SHIT!!!

    I've literally sat down and played those last 2 bars to close the song on my bass over and over again for half hours at a time

    A E A, G Gb, E D, C B, G D, G D, A E A

    never ever gonna forget it

    and, of course, the percussion is amazing

    you can have all the under the table and dreaming's upbeat style you want

    and you can have all of before these crowded streets' deep twisted experimentations and time signature switches you want

    and you can have all the slick, smooth, jazzy Everyday feel you want

    and you can have all the low, deep, resounding carnival of sound Busted Stuff brings that you want

    as far as the studio material is concerned,

    you can't top Crash

    YOU CAN'T TOP CRASH!!

    THAT IS SOME BAAAAAAD SHIT!!!
    T_D_Phoenixon June 22, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHe's tired of everything he's dealing with.. so he "drives out" I think its about him going where he wants to .. while the lyrics aren't as deep as some dave songs... the music is definitely kick ass. This song live is AMAZING
    meggymac31on May 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentno meggymac no! This song actually has no meaning whatsoever. It was started in the studio during the recording of Crash just by dave and boyd messing around and it turned out the tune was good so they recorded it. Dave wrote the lyrics quick and they have no meaning at all. It is a song meant to confuse people that try to figure out meanings. And that's why it doesn't apear to be deep...because it's not at all. And I do agree this song live is VERY AMAZING!
    zinkyon July 20, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAWESOME SONG! "hungry, hungry booyyy"
    c Mackon August 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMaybe he didn't have any deep meaning to this, but boy does it describe some of my on-again, off-again relationships! "Really, we're done this time, really, I swear! ..... are you free on Tues?"
    jennathenaon August 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI believe it does have meaning, even if it was inadvertent. He's sick an tired of everything, and just want's to say "F*ck it all".
    Lissy Ratzon October 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAWESOME SONG!!!! it has some meaning.. to me, at least. it's something about relationships.. something like jennathena sais. like, they break up and get back together, break up again.. sounds like me and my OTHER ex.. "drive in drive out I'm leaving.. drive in drive out I come back again.. drive in drive out i'm leaving..............."
    mstrswrd06on March 16, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDave said the only reason he wrote it was to have a song that Carter Beauford (drummer) could go crazy on
    moosicmaniacon April 23, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOne of my all time favorites!! I definitely agree all the way with what mstrswrd06 said!!!
    tnh34on June 27, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe red rocks version is incredible. I can believe that Dave wrote this for Carter, because he really does go crazy when he plays this song live. Awesome!
    Satur9on May 26, 2004   Link

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