i'm in this prison you built for you
in this situation I don't know what to do
can't make a connection get a reaction
there's this wall and I can't get through
you're dying some guilt with no words
what did I say what did I do
youth hostels I lodged
kept seeing you as a mirage
flashesof you were everywhere
hoboken new jersey
I'm in this prison you built for you
in this situation I don't know what to do
always something makes me think
things dont have to be so wrong
you put up walls with nothing spoken
in your weakness you're so strong


Lyrics submitted by emoJustin, edited by doortodoor

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    General Commenti dont really know, but im in love with it.
    BLAMEtheGOVERNMENTon May 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentop. ivy has this way of being able to either make one syllable sound like 5 or 5 like one.. but its all good, they def have some catchy tuns i like to dance stupidly to : )
    love and peace
    HippieLoseron May 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentseems to me like trying to talk to someone and they just wont let you, but i dont know what that has to do with Hoboken, New Jersey.
    chazon June 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is my favorite OpIvy song. To me, the song is about a bad scene, it happens in Hoboken, New Jersey. The bad scene was started by one person or band.
    suspectdeviceon August 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti duno to me it seems like its about someone being framed for sumthin, and mirages of the person who actually did the crime bothers the shit outa the guy in jail!
    PEDOPHILE_PUNKERon August 22, 2002   Link
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    General CommentSounds like a someone did something bad to someone else that really bothered them but they won't tell the other what's wrong. The person is very tightlipped but the other is very concerned about what exactly happened and can't stop thinking about what could possibly go wrong because he values their friendship. but really now, what's up with the Hoboken reference? I only hear good things about Hoboen.
    Tsk8rKFFon October 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI live about 2 hours away from Hoboken, New Jersey and there's a lot of drugs in that part of NJ.. mostly a lot of heroin is found there. But anyway, Tim Armstrong was addicted to drugs durin his time in OpIvy.. so the "you" reference in the song Hoboken.. could be a reference to drugs that he was addicted to
    vickawon June 25, 2003   Link
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    General Commenthaha what?! Hoboken isn't a drug spot. It's yuppie as shit. Back in the 80's though, it was a lot more dangerous, so your assessment might be right.

    But Hoboken is as safe as Times Square
    bad_fish4444on November 13, 2009   Link

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