Greetings in Braille

If my senses fail,
stay with me 'til they go 'cause I don't wanna be alone.
Greetings in braille, they'll describe everything, colors aren't everything.
And if you see me, down at the liquor store, please don't tell my dad.
And if you see my dad, down at the liquor store, don't tell me anything at all.
And the people you brought were just drainpipes bringing trash to the ground.
And your memories are just picture cards, one night stands and breakdowns.
And you were cold, tired and old as you'd ever looked that night.
And we were warned, yeah. We were warned not to stay out too late.
But somethings were worth getting in
trouble for.
So now that you finally failed
just like you said you would, down to the last detail.
Well if living's such hell,
here's to your dying days.
You won't have to be afraid.
And the heroes you met were just fiction,
yeah, with high expectations.
And your friends grew up faster than you got successful,
told you to keep it up.
Good comes to those who work.
And the stories they told you were true, babe.
Your mom really went crazy.
But that doesn't have to be you.
No.
And I miss Tara and Melissa, Allen and John.
And you'll never have friends like you did when you were young.
But our bodies were pulled away and swept out to the sea
And I'd call and say hi if I thought you'd remember me
cause somethings are worth leaving old memories for.
If my senses fail, stay with me 'til they go cause I don't wanna be alone.
Greetings in Braille, should describe everything
'cause you can't see anything from here.
From here, you can't see nothing at all.


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    General Commentwow, I can't believe that no one has posted anything about any of the songs. I love the Elected. Their music is definitely something I don't listen to everyday. And I love Blake's lyrics. I guess living here on Earth is kinda like reading in Braille; you're feeling your way through something without really "seeing."
    chapfalleneyeson May 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentfriendship song. i heart it.
    tactforwiton October 16, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is just great. The lyrics, vocal, instrumentation.. it all comes together to make a great song.
    fabricatenowon October 20, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThe first time I heard this song was on a mix my friend made for me as I was driving to college for the first time. So beautiful and meaningful i love it. I saw Rilo in concert and tried to get him to sing it, and he laughed at me, it was great.
    genosuckson February 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commenta really great song... i love the part "And you'll never have friends like you did when you were young"....that's just true, isn't it? ... i remember myself playing with kids in my neighbourhood when i was about 4....there was no hate or ...nothing.... we didn't preduge each other...we jsut were kids... and that won't happen whne you're old... well.. at least it's what i think... but well i have to grow... i guess
    askachanon September 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me tear up whenever i listen to it especially because i have friends named tara, allen(its his last name but who cares) melissa, and john and im really close to them. this is such a beautiful song. pinski has an adorable voice
    responsetogreedon September 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me tear up whenever i listen to it especially because i have friends named tara, allen(its his last name but who cares) melissa, and john and im really close to them. this is such a beautiful song. pinski has an adorable voice
    responsetogreedon September 16, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti first heard this song when i downloaded it by accident, but now this is one of my fav songs by the elected
    Sandman3987on January 10, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis song is absolutely beautiful. it's so easy to relate to - we all have to grow up someday.
    saraeton January 14, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGreetings in Braille, should describe everything
    'cause you can't see anything from here.
    From here, you can't see nothing at all.

    Everything is pretty straight foward, but a lot of my friends with really shitty music taste laugh at the main line. As if it's stupid. It's not, and it says a lot very metaphorically. Obviously, memories are equivalent to getting descriptions through something as undescriptive as braille.
    fanciboion March 14, 2007   Link

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