“How old are you?” she called to us
Fresh off the bus to Washington D.C
Blonde hair and her friends was black
With a blue backpack and a plaid skirt to her knees

She seemed so confident then
French kissing boys into men
Vacation came to an end
Hey now Holly where you been?

"You know we come here every year
How long you here in Washington D.C?"
"Just three days", I made her smile and her girlfriend too
That was my best friends blues and the tragedy of me

She seemed so confident back then
French kissing boys into men
Vacation came to an end
Hey now Michelle where you been?

When I was thirteen it seemed to me
That there would always be another girl to meet
There was no rush and I’d always blush
And it felt so good to take it seriously

When I was thirteen I saw it on the screen
The way that I should be, another girl to meet
We were cleaner then and more innocent
There’s nothing so unlucky about being thirteen

The day would always come
when we would have to say goodbye
Sometimes she would cry and I would ache from all the pride
The last night we’d stay out late, hold hands and curse fate,
We would try to slow down time

She seemed so confident back then
French kissing boys into men
Vacation came to an end
Hey now Christa where you been?

She was so confident back then
Before she’d met any men
I wish my vacation never had to end
Hey now baby where you been?
She’s so fine. She was mine
Back then the girls were the shit.



Lyrics submitted by MeghanDH

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    General CommentSongs about Masturbation ---well not really, but that's what they said at the concert.

    Really Stephen said it was about his younger brother getting dumped by his older girlfriend who just got in college. Something about losing virginity to that girl and how he thought there was no other girl. Guess it's Stephen's way of comforting his brother.
    Boogylohon October 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHe also mentions in his concerts that this song is about how he brought his brother and his borther's girlfriend to a movie and how awkward it was to be there as they made out during the whole movie. lol..

    He also mentions the masturbation thing.
    sweetabsenceon July 13, 2007   Link

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