Please tell me why we couldn't stay
Don't let this feeling ever go away
Let this memory forever be inside of me
Through every hour of every day
It's with the company of these friends
That we drove on through the night
Behind the wheel of Armageddon
We're gonna force ourselves to live
Thankful it's hurt more than we've ever felt
It's just our means to an end

And honestly we were armed with our best intentions
Maybe those intentions alone
are just enough to get us anywhere but here
In the middle of america
Six cylinders will take us further than any president
The same promises that we forgot the last time
There's no difference between staying and a bullet in the head
Maybe it's gonna come from the radio
Or the next eight hour day
Driving to the next town
A collect call home to your best friend
We are the company we keep
We could live off of dumpsters if we have to
Sell our blood by the pint to make rent
This kind of dignity doesn't come easy
But you'll never find it for sale


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    General CommentPlease tell me why we couldn’t stay
    Don’t let this feeling ever go away
    Let this memory forever be inside of me
    Through every hour of every day
    It’s with the company of these friends
    That we drove on through the night
    We were carried by the wheels of armageddon
    We’re gonna force ourselves to live
    Thankful it’s hurt more than we’ve ever felt
    It’s just our means to an end

    And honestly we were armed with our best intentions
    Maybe those intentions alone
    are just enough to get us anywhere but here
    In the middle of america
    Six cylinders will take us further than any president
    The same promises that we forgot the last time
    There’s no difference between staying and a bullet in the head
    Maybe it’s gonna come from the radio
    Or the next 8 hour day
    Driving to the next town
    A collect call home to your best friend
    We are the company we keep
    We could live off of dumpsters if we have to
    Sell our blood by the pint to make rent
    This kind of dignity doesn’t come easy
    But you’ll never find it for sale


    thats how the song goes
    fccon February 05, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Comment"six cylinders will take us further than any president"...such a strong lyric.
    Sacha Von March 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst of all, this acoustic is breathtakingly sweet.
    I think he is talking about leaving everything behind and that he knows its hard, but that he is not looking out to live so easily and he wants his life to be worth it.

    and honestly we were armed with the best intentions..
    OlaBELmeOon April 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti can't believe this has only gotten one comment. this is one of my favorite against me! songs..it is so unbelievably powerful and the message about always having friends to lean on and that you can't ask for anything more let alone buy friends and love with money, which is so fucking true and a lot of people don't seem to realize it.

    "we could live off dumpsters if we have to
    sell our blood by the pint to make rent
    this kind of dignity doesn't come easy
    but you'll never find it for sale"
    mostlywateron May 05, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentas noted in the sleeve of the Acoustic EP, Armageddon was the name of their old tour van
    blueinthefaceon June 02, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand they were in a wreck with a semi as i recall from that sleeve. they survived, however the van did not.
    thedeadwalkon October 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song remember me of my summer last year when i went to the plan-it-x fest.
    sk8erpezon December 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentheheh this song reminds me of when we go camping or something then people would sit in a circle infront of the fire and then someone would be playing the guitar and everyone sings this song together. sweet.
    xxasswipeon December 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love songs backwards
    againstyouandmeon January 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commentdo you even listen to the song while you write the lyrics? because this is so wrong.
    fccon February 03, 2005   Link

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