there's no accounting for taste i guess she said since you knew everyone that you ever met don't worry i'll see you soon and i believed you since then i haven't seen you i remember the time you were a friend of mine you were the one who said i don't mind from my house to the bus stop i see a dodge dart i pull up and it's scaring my heart again i didn't choose this pledges incorporate please stop going through it and my best behavior's to be my behavior next time you lay eyes on me i don't wanna try i don't wanna try some things should come naturally but if they don't you just can't force them cause if they won't you just can't force them is something up you said your foot down on the gas never looking back you are the lucky one who's driven me like a freeway stopping all free trade i blessed every nightmare you were the lucky one everywhere i go you've colored please leave the cold in the morning and before i can't hardly withstand the friend i've lost the best i ever had my poison hangs on you i really wish i didn't have to i can't just understand friend's life is a goner


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    General Comment"there's no accounting for taste, i guess" she said
    "since you mirror everyone that you ever met"
    "don't worry, i'll see you soon" and i believed you
    since then i haven't seen you
    but in better times, you were a friend of mine
    you were the one who said, "i don't mind"

    from my house to the bus stop, i see a dodge dart
    fall off it gets scary in the heart again
    well i didn't choose this, class was the culprit
    pissed off that we blew it
    and my best behaviors, to be my behaviors
    next time you lay eyes on me
    i don't wanna try, i don't wanna try
    some things should come naturally
    but if they don't
    you just can't force them
    cause if they won't
    you just can't force them

    (thrusting on the ???)
    your foot down on the gas
    never looking back, you are the lucky one
    indifferent like a free way, stuck within a freeze frame
    five by seven nightmare
    and youth for the lucky ones
    everywhere i go you've colored

    please leave the car in the morning
    i feel old, i get ugly when you're sad
    afraid i'd lost the best i've ever had
    i'm placing the 'x' on you
    i really wish i didn't have to
    the kids outside the south
    break bottles in the gutter
    Mopnuggeton May 20, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"Kenna Conklin. I dated Kenna for three years and had a puppy-love kind of crush on her for a year before that.
    Anyway, she drove a Dodge Dart. Once, we actually blew-out two tires and ended up flipped in a ditch on the way to record You Secretly Want Me Dead.
    After we broke up, I’d look for her car everywhere. You couldn’t miss it. It was baby blue and had a huge Tilt sticker in the back window. Goddamnit, I would spot her in the weirdest places at the weirdest times.
    There are so many songs about Kenna. Almost all of Nothing Makes Sense Without It and You Secretly Want Me Dead. I can’t believe the songs I wrote about her. It’s weird to sing them now because I don’t feel very connected to that pain. I feel no resentment now, but I’m still the victim in all those songs. I never wanted to be the victim at the time, but I was sad and I didn’t get shit. And that’s why she left me. Because I was sad and I didn’t get shit. It’s so obvious as you pull the camera back.
    ”Dodge Dart,” “All Else Failed,” “Two Violins”… those are all songs about losing Kenna."
    charcoalsketchon July 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is really really hard to understand at times, which is probably why the lyrics are nowhere to be found on the internet. towards the end, where it says "the friend i've lost", it also sounds to me like he could be saying "afraid i've lost", and where it says "my poison hangs on you", my friend thinks it sounds like "my life depends on you", which makes a little more sense, but i think it sounds more like the other way. but he helped out a lot on the other parts from 1:22 on. he's a good guy.
    foreverdoomedon September 23, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is the only place ive seen these lyrics. even if they are slightly wrong its good enough.
    Are_You_In?on April 16, 2003   Link
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    General Comment"There's no accounting for taste, I guess," she said. It's just that you mirror everyone that you've ever met. "Don't worry, I'll see you soon," and I believed you. But since I haven't seen you. But in better times you were a friend of mine. You were the one who said, "I don't mind." From my house to the bus stop I see a Dodge Dart. I fall off and it gets scary in my heart again. I didn't choose this. Clenched fists and cold breath. Pissed off that we blew it. So my best behavior is to be on my behavior next time you lay eyes on me. But I don't want to "try." Some things should come naturally. But if they don't, you just can't force them. It's rusted on the side. You foot's down on the gas. You're never lookin' back. You are the lucky one. Indifferent like a freeway stuck within a freeze frame. A 5x7 nightmare and youth is for the lucky ones. Everywhere I go you've colored. Please leave the car in the morning. I feel old and I get ugly when I'm sad. I'm afraid I lost the best I ever had. I'm placing the X on you. I really wish I didn't have to. White kids outside the Sev break bottles in the gutter.
    battaryacidon December 12, 2005   Link

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