The hand of my clock strikes two
In times when I got the best of you
We made promises we couldn't keep
And every night we couldn't sleep.
I didn't know why, but didn't ask questions
because it was the first time in my life, yeah the first time in my life
Where I, did something right.
I set myself up for the greatest fall of all time
You pick me apart
While I search for witty things to say (In my defense)
"You'll never amount to anything anyway"
(Don't press your luck, don't press your luck)
And think that I'm impressed with your one night stands
and your contagious kiss
I'm trying to get this right
Yeah, cause I'm ridiculous like that
I'll keep this as
A constant reminder
Of the nights I spent holding onto her
And rest assured I'm moving on
I miss you less, with each day your gone (your gone)



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    General Commenti agree with everyone else on waht its about but i think this is prolly one of their best songs they accually used there double bass alot in it they need to do that in more songs and have more screaming because that would be the shit their newer stuff after this cd doesnt seem very good though it makes me mad "monsters" sucks really bad and isnt the way they should sound they need to go back to there roots dont you agree?
    JakeReeveson March 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthhmm, good song. im just starting to get into this band right now.. havent heard much of them, but so far i like what i hear :)
    lollirotsadiston June 15, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti heard this song on the Atticus compilation 2, its a really really good song, kind of remind me of Finch without the big guitar and all in the back. (the bass drum and the screaming in the back)
    mysleadon June 17, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti like the AND REST ASSURES IM MOVING ON I MISS YOU LESS WITH EACH DAY YOUR GONE..........hell yeah thing songs great!
    REJECTon June 18, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome song. not exactly sure how i came across it but.. glad i did.
    pinksupermanon June 18, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwsome band, awsome song. One of the most underrated bands ever. EVERYONE BUY THEIR CD!!!
    FiFroxmySOXon June 19, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentOh wow, I was recommened by a friend to listen to this band and just...wow. They kick major ass! Right now this is my 'fav' song by them.
    BreadIsAliveon June 21, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song. iyd about just being really into some1 and then it not working out in the end and you having your hopes up for nothing
    randumbchickon June 23, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyeah dude, this song is good. i agree that matchbook romance is completely underrated. hopefully being on warped tour will get them some much-deserved attention. um, i think this song is about a relationship with someone where it seems so good, but when you stand back and look at it, its time to get out...thats why its the greatest fall...because on the one hand the relationship has built into something you think you cant live without, but in truth its time to let it go and move on. so in a way the song captures someone convincing himself that the thing is over. that it is better this way. well that wasnt very well put, but having been in that situation myself, it makes sense to me.
    xthexpiratexon June 24, 2003   Link
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    General Commentabsolutely amazing song

    *cuz i'm rediculous like that*
    PRETTYnPUNKxoon June 25, 2003   Link

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