You reminded me that I will never be twenty-two
Listening to the alarm, waking up south of North Avenue
My skin's gonna wonder what
My skin is gonna wonder what I'm doing now
And my skin is gonna wonder
My skin is gonna wonder what I am doing now

So write me a letter and tell me where you are
How to get there and how long that it takes to tape me some songs

Make me a mixtape, something old and something new
Something I said or that we did that reminds me of you
Make me a mixtape that makes me yours

My skin's gonna wonder what
My skin is gonna wonder what I'm doing now
And my skin is gonna wonder
My skin is gonna wonder what I'm doing now

So write me a letter and tell me where you are,
How to get there and how long that it takes to tape me some songs

Make me a mixtape, something old and something new
Something I said or that we did that reminds me of you
Make me a mixtape that makes me yours

Make me a mixtape, don't leave out Hüsker Dü
Put something on that The Cars did in 1982
Make me a mixtape that brings me closer to you
Make me a mixtape that brings me closer to you

Make me a mixtape, don't leave out Hüsker Dü
Put something on that The Cars did in 1982
Put on Duran Duran, Duran Duran and U2
Make me a mixtape that brings me closer to you


Lyrics submitted by oofus, edited by embassyrow

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    General CommentThis band is way gay and the lead singer has a lisp, funny stuff. Just had to give you all my opinion and inform you incase you hadnt noticed.
    abirdnamedslothon July 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentVery average song :( lol @ abirdnamedsloth, thanx 4 the tips :D
    PunkRawkBabeon September 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentFinally someone found out about The Promise Ring! i have looked for the lyrics on songmeaning.net so manytimes but they werent posted yet. this is such a funny song because the davey has such a lisp and i laugh everytime i hear it. saw them at summer fest in mil. and love them even more. going to go see them at the rave come sept 24. cant wait and they better play mix tape, because they didnt the last time. the song just reminds me of driving around in one of my old hs friends while we listened to this song and others on a mix tape.
    nadsaton September 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is uber sweet. It kind of reminds me of those really nice summer days when you're driving in a car to visit someone and they made you music to listen to while you drive there. (haha, I think I'm rambling) I wish someone would make me a mixtape. xo
    Robots Cannot Loveon May 08, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI like how he's telling someone to make him a mix tape, and also telling them what songs to put on. These lyrics leave out my favorite part of the song, though. I'm not sure of the exact lyrics because they're a bit hard to understand, but I think it's along the lines of "Put on Duran Duran, The Rant, [Adam] Durant, and U2.." I like that string of groups because it all sounds like the same word.. Duran duran duran duran and u2, or what have you.
    LOL mikeon December 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love this song.
    when I listen to this song,
    i think of a boy and a girl.
    the girl went away for a trip in the summer.
    And her boyfriend misses her alot.
    And has no idea where she is or what shes doing.
    He's telling her to make her a mixtape,
    probably of all "their songs."
    And when it says,
    " MAKE ME A MIXTAPE,
    SOMETHING OLD
    AND SOME THING NEW "
    Ahh, I love that part.
    And the part about putting
    something on that the Cars did in 1982.
    Amazing song.
    FERSHER.
    Ray Chilllllon May 28, 2006   Link

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