Trading 19 years for 19 minutes (following the trends). Clinging with empty fists your falling in it (this cycle never ends). Wanting to not want this yet living out tomorrows regret. Regretting to not forget the stuff that comes with it but you're feeling so special I bet. Why are you so proud that you took. Away this gift from the one she'll truely care for? How do you testify on giving up the one thing you had to lose. How would you rest if I said I want to trade it all and be there for you. How would you rest if I testified on you. Don't give up, don't give in, hold on. Don't give up, don't give in, be strong. This is one more chance.


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    General Commentthis song is tottaly and completely great..... wonder where they got that intro from
    E - DOubleon January 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe intro is from the movie vanilla sky. penelope cruz says that when she is lying in a bed of sheets with tom cruise.
    starry_eyedon February 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentso do these guys havea cd? if so where can i get it?
    E - DOubleon February 06, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI'm not a fan of the intro... or maybe im just not a fan of cruise/cruz/vanilla skye haha. oh yeah and i thought that it was a small kid as well, but the accent gives it away.
    I really like it how the lyrics have all these rhetorical questions
    sainton February 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentacrossfiveaprils.us/ -they have cds on their website i believe. Great stuff. Never knew that line was from Vanilla Sky! I love that line!
    arevolutionon September 18, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about a guy who takes away a girls virginity..."Trading 19 years for 19 minutes " and the narrator(the singer) is talking to eah person seeing how they feel about what they did. he says to the guy "Why are you so proud that you took. Away this gift from the one she'll truely care for?" and he says to the girl "How do you testify on giving up the one thing you had to lose." and i think the end chant is for both the ppl telling them to not give in and they can make things right. idk thats my thought on this song. they are truly an amazing band.
    sam__recklessson October 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree with a guy taking a girls virginity... but the ending doesn't make sence...

    how do you have one last chance after doing that?
    and who would say don't give up... why would someone give up? on what?
    E-Doubleon June 17, 2007   Link

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