A month ago
there we were surrendering ourselves
to the local police
paying them not to tell
while we waited we all.....

Sang a song of sorrow
solely to remember
what went wrong

Leonard looked
like a ghost gave him a foot massage
molly shook like a fish
danglining on a line
walter wore womens clothes

Sang a song of sorrow
solely to remember
what went wrong

We sang a song of sorrow
solely to remember
what went wrong

In the darkness
we were all strip searched
nothing was found

Suffering
from the full cavity search
we fell to our knees
to repent
I can recal right now
what we did

We sang a song of sorrow
solely to remember
what went wrong [2x]

In the darkness
we were all strip searched
nothing was found



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    General CommentChris says its about getting searched for drugs when there were none to begin with.
    Mike128on April 15, 2004   Link
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    General Commentok just thought of this so it might be a bunch of crap, but what was the guy called out of the book "on the road" by jack kerouac who was constantly going on about how he saw his ghost at the side of the road. i'm sure it was leonard. oh well al look it up
    shatfield1985on May 10, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti love this song!! Saves The Day ROCKZ!!!
    kelsey_rocks_on June 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentNotice no one comments on the new Saves The Day songs? In Reverie is a good album, I must admit... great pop hooks, almost Beach Boys-esque. I agree with the first guy. Peace V.
    SimpleKindOfBoyon June 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentIn Reverie is a good cd but compared to how much power their previous albums had, In Reverie is a huge drop off. Chris's voice has lost the passion, the music has lost it's drive and energy, and the lyrics have lost their poetry and emotion. The reason I am commenting on this song is because this is pretty much the epitomy of what has happened to the band. When Chris wrote it he wanted a song that he could just have fun with the lyrics and just write absurd things. I guess he got what he wanted, but they have no real substance or value. They don't even have meaning.
    UIARockson July 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song sort of reminds me of those books they made you read in high school where a group of kids gets together to do something that otherwise would be harmless but in an effort to get their innocent and naive point across. Unfortunatly something goes wrong and someone gets seriously hurt and the kids eventually through some cathartic event comes to surrender themselves to the authorities. This song is what these three kids sing while they wait to be processed. But its emo you know? so naturally it has some amount of self loathing normally associated with said music, hence all the pain and anguish and strip searches.

    Kinda makes me wonder what happened to make leonard so aghast, or molly so scared, or why the shnizzel walter is wearing women's clothing. (not that there is anything wrong with that.)
    Cruxapheticaon November 29, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe expression of your face looking as though you've just seen a ghost is also used to express a face during orgasm... meaning that if lenord looked like a ghost gave him a foot massage could be used to say he got an orgasm... as there is no1 named leonard in the saves the day crew i imagine that he is an officer and that some1 that was in trouble made the officer orgasm in some way... also with molly shaking like a fish... prob another officer that got givin an orgasm meaning the ppl that got arrested were set free... the thing i love about saves the day is that no1 will ever no wat chris is writting about except chris... he is a master of writting lyrics and always keeping the listener intreged in what he is thinking at the time...
    ligaments rockson February 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThey're going through withdrawal from the drugs. When you're twacked or coked out, you're really white and you shake and twitched a lot. This to me is the point in the lives of 4 people where they try to figure out what went wrong. You usually don't think about the consequences of drug abuse, until it's too late. Too far down the rabbit hole and it'll be too late to turn back.

    It reminds me of the movie requiem for a dream.

    The line "nothing was there" to me means that there were no drugs left to be found, but also that their lives have amounted to nothing.
    Pocketmoonlighton July 15, 2007   Link
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    General CommentLOL@ligaments_rocks. what?
    beefwellingtonon July 29, 2007   Link

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