"Sleepy California" as written by and Marc Bianchi....
I used to think that I knew
My way around this town
But I'm always getting lost
Since you're not around
I never thought that I would say this
But I miss my mom
Even though for all those years
We didn't get along
And when I stop to think about it
I guess we were the same
Too stubborn to apologize
Too filled up on rage

I wish she felt young again
When everything was new
When her father held her hand
And said, "There's nothing you can't do"

And then I woke up to a phone call
Right On Christmas day
It said, "Your grandmother is dying
In a painful way
Her lungs are filling up with fluid
Even as we speak
The doctor said that if she's lucky
She'll make it 'til next week"
I had one last chance to see her
Right before I moved
But I didn't end up going
I used some lame excuse

I hope that she's not scared
Lying there alone
I hope she hears her husband's voice
Telling her she's coming home

It's just sleepy California
But I just hope they know
It's just sleepy California
How much I really care
It's just sleepy California
How I want the best for them
It's just sleepy California
Even though I'm hardly there


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"Sleepy California" as written by Marc Bianchi

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    General CommentTHis song is amazing, everytime I hear it I tear up because it reminds me so much of my grandparents right before they passed away. it's just so beautiful.
    Three652bhappyon June 21, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is the first Her Space Holiday song I heard. My roommate and I were in my car and just stopped conversation to listen. An exceptional song. Facing tragedy, he's facing his own inadequacies and shortcomings.
    catherinekson March 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commenther space holiday does it again.
    clairebabyon May 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI wish she felt young again
    When everything was new
    When her father held her hand
    And said, "There's nothing you can't do"


    ... :(
    peachcakeon July 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI had one last chance to see her
    Right before I moved
    But I didn't end up going
    I used some lame excuse

    Yeah i cry with this song.
    Rachondalooseon December 21, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI never thought that I would say this
    But I miss my mom
    Even though for all those years
    We didn't get along
    And when I stop to think about it
    I guess we were the same
    Too stubborn to apologize
    Too filled up on rage

    that reminds me EXACTLY of my mom and i three years ago.
    we found like crazy and freaked out on eachother and i left to go with my dad and didnt talk to her for years.
    man oh man.
    i can see myself crying like crazy in the middle of the night to this song.
    but loving it. because i can relate and someone feels the same.
    shejustwantstorockon January 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentuhh. and i cant stop listening to it.
    shejustwantstorockon January 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwow
    devastatoron June 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBeautiful.
    loversandliarsxon July 22, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"But I just hope they know
    How much I really care
    How I want the best for them
    Even though I'm hardly there". That pretty much sums up the way i feel about a lot of peoplen
    pink_loveon December 16, 2006   Link

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