Moving slowly into the setting sun
Keeping secrets away from everyone
Starting out into another world
Tide is rising but time is standing still

Ocean City girl
Is smiling
Ocean City girl
Is flying

The night is falling,
The streetlights start to glow
No one’s there
When the cracks begin to show
They can’t hurt her like
She’s been hurt before
No one here can get near her anymore

Ocean City girl
Is fading
Ocean City girl
Is saying goodbye



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    General Commentreminds me of a girl i used to know...thats all i can say, this song paints such a bright picture in my mind
    GtSouthon May 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commentlovely song..one of my fav ivy songs
    somethingintheairon February 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this entire album is about getting over a bad friendship/relationship and stepping past it--even if the methods of overcoming it aren't exactly positive (shutting oneself off from everybody else).

    This is about a girl won't let anyone get close to her because she was hurt in the past. She keeps inside herself because that's the only person she can trust. It works for her, because when things start crumbling around the people she doesn't associate with anymore, she's not getting hurt. It's kind of bittersweet.

    I love this: "They can’t hurt her like/She’s been hurt before/No one here can get near her anymore "
    caitelleon February 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsuch a sad song. it's about suicide.
    electricpinkon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsuch a sad song. it's about suicide.
    electricpinkon April 04, 2007   Link
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    General CommentSimilar to GTSouth I get such clear images in my mind as a result of this song... if only they were happy ones
    Sirius1on June 27, 2008   Link
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    General CommentIts the one Ivy song that i keep going back to for another listen, i love it. I would love to make a music video of this song, got the perfect idea for it too. all i need is money :)
    maigh-Eoon November 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentOne of my favourite songs from Ivy. It's so sad & simple, yet intricate at the same time.
    I think it's about a girl who, even through the years, is still healing. Nobody notices this (No one's there when the cracks begin to show) either because she's that alone in her world or she puts on such a perfect facade of happiness that nobody suspects that she's hurting. She doesn't let other people close to her anymore because she realized that if she let people get close to her, she'll just end up with a broken heart all over again. That's why they can't hurt her the way she's been hurt before.
    ZOMFG! So many of my stories (which I hafta write) are based off of this song. It's just so sad & heart wrenching, yet there's an element of happiness in the song, that just keeps getting to you. D:
    wheeon June 13, 2009   Link

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