I've got the moon over my shoulder, I'm not a looking back
I've got the world in my headlights, and it just feels right
This stream of consciousness, no surprise
I can see when I close my eyes, tonight

I've got a Civic to my right and he starts talking smack
One thing I can't ignore is a punk like that
He's the devil I know or the devil I don't
Welcome to my dust and stone, goodbye

Hell on Wheels, free at last
When the road is your world, theres nothing like going fast
Hell on Wheels, free at last
What's last behind leaves one less thing to pass

Theres a yearning and desire still burning in the back of my mind
I won't kiss away the best days of my life

Hell on Wheels, free at last
When the radio fades, you'll know life's moving fast
Hell on Wheels, free at last

I've got the moon over my shoulder, I'm not a looking back
I've got the world in my headlights, and it just feels right
Theres a breeze that blows in thorugh my hair
The colors in the desert air
Nothing in this world compares, tonight

Hell on Wheels, free at last
When the road is your world, theres nothing like going fast
Hell on Wheels, free at last
When you're making the rules, theres no way to finish last.


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    General CommentGreg Joseph (the bassist and writer of this song) said this about the meaning of it...

    "We toured the west last fall and driving through the desert states and California had a great influence on me. Yes, driving a convertible helps, too....some of my best phylosophical lines about driving and life."

    Great song from the guys, it will probably be the song they perform on Letterman on the 31st of August.
    Traumattizingon June 16, 2004   Link
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    General Comment"I won't kiss away the best days of my life"

    That is sound advice
    suckerforguitaristson October 11, 2004   Link

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