"Classifieds" as written by William Beckett and Michael Carden....
My life reads like the classifieds
Pages of what's for sale, whats on the auction block?
Attention bidders, its Lot forty-five
He's got a decent voice, he's got that crooked smile
Hold on, you haven't heard the best yet
He writes good storylines, he's got those honest eyes
So, take him home for just nine-ninety-five
he'll sing the songs you like, he'll keep you warm at night (at night)
Back down, cash out, that's the city for ya
Break down and back out, and get what's coming to you
When you said you were falling apart
I thought you meant that you were falling apart
Ohh oh... I'm not the type to forget about nights like this
when every single move that I make is documented and scored for style points
The once ambitious one, now holds a smoking gun
And if I die in my sleep, are you still willing to be everything you promised you would be?
Back down, cash out, that's the city for ya
Break down and back out, and get what's coming to you
When you said you were falling apart I thought you meant that you were falling apart
Ohh oh
Will you be the first one to tell the neigborhood papers
and all my family and friends that still care
Did you buy what I sold and did you feel what I told you
I hope that you still do, will you?
Promise yourself, that this isn't all we've got
Back down, cash out, that's the city for ya
Break down and back out, get what's coming to you
When you said you were falling apart
I thought you meant that you were falling apart
Back down, cash out, that's the city for ya
Break down and back out, get what's coming to you
When you said you were falling apart
I thought you meant that you were falling apart
Ohh oh


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"Classifieds" as written by William Beckett Michael Carden

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    General Commentoh god. SHUT THE FUCK UP. you are the exact example of the people i hate! I LOVE ROCK AND ROLL!!!!! YOU DIDNT SELL OUT. I LOVE YOU WILLIAM. no william and the boys didnt sell out, you did. if you love the band as much as you say you do, why the Fuck dont you have the fucking cd? god, go bury your head in the sand, and wait for your fucking prom. jesus christ man. your the people that make people hate TAI. so go fuck your dad.
    kinder is my whoreon May 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWow I love this song. Comment people! I think I kind of get it, but I'm not really able to express my opinion eloquently.
    splitendson February 23, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's obvious. It's about selling yourself on the market and how people see you as just an entity, not a person.

    The Academy Is.. are great and they haven't come to toronto because they're not big.

    but fuck

    come. we want you.
    theinterpreteron March 18, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm listening to this song right now. I think it's one of my favorites on their cd... but I like pretty much all of them. Definetly one of my favorite bands. =D
    Toni Pon August 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love that line in the second verse
    "and if i die in my sleep, are you still willing to be everything you promised you would be?"

    I think that line itself expresses exactly how people are sometimes. They'll say something to one person about "who they REALLY are" and then, when that person isn't around, they'll act a totally different way. this song is amazing. c'mon now, more comments!
    electriicon October 28, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti like the beginning. he's completely bragging in a non-selfish way that just makes you admire him for his forwardness. he's one of those guys that you love but know you hate everything he sings about. the song slow down, makes me hate him, but i can't help but sing along to the catchy lyrics. i love it.
    sheslikeohsoemoon December 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAwesome song. I love how his voice gets when he sings "I'm not the type to *forget about* nights like this"! Definately very catchy and fun to sing along with like sheslikeohsoemo said.
    strbrstcylon January 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song but yet I hate it because it reminds me of someone.I completlty agree with electriic of what the song means. uuhhh I love this song so fuckin much but I wish I didnt at the same time. Damn!
    PlayCrackth3Skyon January 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentvery catchy song...it's so cute
    _nicki_on February 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentto me, this is about other people not seeing you as a person--more like an object.
    klemmydiaon March 29, 2006   Link

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