"The Night Life" as written by and Watts/gryskiewicz/golla/vasoli....
Last call everybody step up for another
The ring of the bell gives a yell
To the crowd that's behind you
Did she sweep you off your feet
Are you deciding not to leave without her
Without her tonight

Break down all the chairs on the tables
And my minds on you
Give up and Get into the van and go away again
Because the things you leave in the last town
Are getting out of hand
I'm sorry
I'm sorry about it

At least you lived to talk about it
At least you got your health
At least it made you feel alive
Oh well, you wish you weren't right now

Tap out when the weight on you're shoulders comes down on you
You're gasping for air, and its just not fair
He gets to be with her
Here you sit trying hard,
To forget something your thinking of

I'm sorry about it
Do you miss her so bad it hurts

At least you lived to talk about it
At least you got your health
At least it made you feel alive
Oh well, you wish you weren't right now

You're all caught up
After sleeping for days
Makes up for nights you spent awake
It will take awhile to see that smile
That's laid dormant since she?s gone
You're all caught up
After sleeping for days
Makes up for nights you spent awake
It will take awhile to see that smile
That's laid dormant since she?s gone

At least you lived to talk about it
At least you got your health
At least it made you feel alive
Oh well, you wish you weren't right now


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    General CommentThis is such a great song! I feel special now that I'm the first to post a comment lol. Anyway This is such a great band and I'm madly in love with Ken! Hopefully ill get to see them at the Warped Tour. Yup. I ::heart:: Ken!
    AllimLoosingisMeon June 13, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti love this song. i was one of the few fortunate enough to hear it live at TSL's apparently one time only acoustic set at Skate and Surf 03' in Asbury Park, NJ. i don't know why they said that was the only time they'd ever play an acoustic set because it was amazing. i had a rough night the night before with my now ex-gf so it was especially cool to hear them play this song. the meaning of the song is pretty straight forward, its just cool how it's written i think.
    rbf737on June 16, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis is my absolute favorite TSL song..I love it to death. There was a time when I couldn't go a day without listening to this song at least twice. I just love it. It's so...I don't know what it is but it's fantastic. Something about the line, "Do you miss her so bad it hurts?" gets to me. It's such a simple line but it just seems to pack so much emotion. Can't wait for Warped tour. Can't. Wait.
    JustOneCherryon June 27, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIs it "At least it made you feel in love" or "At least it made you feel alive"? Its hard to tell...
    ROsniper18on April 19, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about Kenny & Mike's "bar-hopping experiences."
    fall out taraon November 12, 2004   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song is about being on tour and going to a small club, meeting a girl that "sweeps you off your feet", having to leave her behind and the other band guys are trying to console you with words like, "at least you lived to talk about it." this song totally goes right up my alley because I meet girls for one night and have an amazing connection and find myself having to part and even though I know I will never see her again, I cant stop thinking about her. Its a shitty feeling and thats why this song is so kickass
    IanR97on December 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti had that girl because she did sweep me off my feet and didnt want to leave with out her but it was meant to be to brake up and i am glad that at least i live to talk about it and that it made me feel in love and it still hurts so bad that it hurts that im not with her ne more and i just want her back. hopefully i can and everything will be back to the way they were 3 months and counting ago.
    aha4and1is5on December 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis song is a little poppy but ugh,i gotta love my the starting line.my 'say it like you mean it' poster hangs proudly in my room,damnit.
    promisexkepton December 17, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthmm...................
    trishuhon April 07, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"Tap out when the weight on your shoulders comes down on you
    Your gasping for air, and its just not fair
    He gets to be with her
    Here you sit trying hard,
    To forget something your thinking of"


    wow... it hurts!
    ivantotskieon May 20, 2005   Link

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