Girl, I'm sorry, but I'm leaving
We're both at fault, we're both to blame
And it wasn't the other men, 'cause there were other women.
This just isn't love
It's just the remorse of a loss of a feeling
Even if I stayed, it just wouldn't be the same

Double this drink up into the tallest glass you got
You know I ain't used to sleeping all alone
Gonna make it to the moon tonight
On a one-way kamikaze flight
If I could get so high I'll leave behind my problems
Take 'em out with the empty bottles

Girl, I'm sorry, but I'm leaving
We're both at fault, we're both to blame
And it wasn't the other men, 'cause there were other women.
This just isn't love
It's just the remorse of a loss of a feeling
Even if I stayed, it just wouldn't be the same

Me and this guitar are going swinging blind into the unknown
You know a song and a stage is all I never needed of a home
Someday I will call from a pay phone in a truckstop on the road
And you'll tell me how much better off you've been on your own

So girl, I'm sorry, but I'm leaving
We're both at fault, we're both to blame
And it wasn't the other men, 'cause there were other women.
This just isn't love
It's just the remorse of a loss of a feeling
Even if I stayed, it just wouldn't be the same


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Cavalier Eternal song meanings
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    General CommentI'm not a big Against Me! fan, but I like this song a lot. It actually pisses me off how good of a song it is, if that makes sense to you.

    I think a lot of people look past the meaning of this song's title itself. Cavalier is a name for a mounted soldier, but it also means arrogant. Arrogant forever. I think when you look at the lyrics of the song the title has a lot to give to the meaning of them.

    It's about two people that fall out of love, but still love each other, yet feel bad because they can't go back to the way things use to be. They both hurt one another during the relationship; "And it wasn't the other men, 'cause there were other women," whether it was from cheating or emotionally. They still think about each other; "Someday I will call from a pay phone in a truck stop on the road," because they'd like to keep in touch and know how the other person is doing in life. And they feel bad that they can't be with that person; "This just isn't love, It's just the remorse of a loss of a feeling," feeling guilty that they can't be with that other person the way they use to be. And this is when the title of the song comes in. Cavalier Eternal, or Arrogant Forever. These two people were meant for one another, and they still both love one another, but they know that things won't be the same when they get back together and they think that it won't last. So they don't take the chance. The two people are both too arrogant to go back to someone that they still love but won't accept that they still love them. It's almost like this song is about making a choice in a relationship that you will both always regret.

    That's just how I see it.
    CameronMDon October 30, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI don't think it's about love. I think it's about one of those relationships where you invest a lot of time or was really passionate in the beginning so you end up sticking around even if you don't love the person. Now he's throwing it away, because fuck it, it didn't really mean anything.
    phonygaschamberon June 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song :)
    fish eat steelon April 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti know the feeling.
    loveintheafternoonon November 07, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentDun dun dun
    anneymalon November 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGoing through the motions.
    plosionon February 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI hate this song becasue of how much I like it (if anyone understands what I'm talkin' about...). But seriously, I just can't hear this song without it being stuck in my head for the entire day, and I wouldn't even really consider myself an Against Me fan ( I just know a few of their songs from friends of mine who like them). Bottom line: I think this song is sweet.
    Squevenon March 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love the beginning, these guys are funny
    tjwellson May 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwoo!
    rosutoon June 07, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis just isnt love
    its just the remorse of a loss of a feeling
    rosutoon June 07, 2006   Link

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