"Baby, You Wouldn't Last A Minute On The Creek" as written by and Frost Owens....
Let's just stop,
drop everything,
(forget each other's names) forget each other's names,
And just walk away.

Turn around and head in different directions,
Like we never, it's like we never knew each other at all.
We said what we feel, then we stop ourselves,
And just walk away.
Never looking back,
Loving every second of it,
we just walk away.

This is probably the best,
not to mention the worst idea,
that I have ever had.

Ignoring what we've loved,
Overlooking what we've done,
No awkward silences, no hiding any truths
What do you say?

We say what we feel,
Then we stop ourselves,
And just walk away.
Never looking back,
Loving every second of it,
We just walk away.

Let's just stop,
Drop everything,
Forget each other's names,
Can we please just walk away?
It could be...could be...
Like we never knew each other at all.

Answer me!
All egos aside, what do you say?

Lyrics submitted by tepy22

Baby, You Wouldn't Last A Minute On The Creek song meanings
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  • +3
    General CommentI think you guys might be overlooking some subtleties in the lyrics.

    You're right that it's about making a decision to cut off a friendship, but I think that this friendship is plagued by some big problems. There's something going unsaid that is creating this rift between the two people, and it is going unsaid because both people care so much about the other that they can't bring themselves to say something that they both know will probably end the friendship.

    It's like being friends with someone and hating their personality. It's just something that you can't overlook, but you try to overlook it because you value that friendship. Perhaps the person has changed since you knew them.

    The singer is talking to the other person and saying, "Look, let's just put our cards on the table, because this is only going to hurt us more." He hates having to do it, but realizes that it's the right thing, hence "this is probably the best, not to mention the worst idea that I have ever had".
    DruidJJRon April 16, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commenttrying to walk away from something you think is good.
    then keep coming back to ask seriously how do you feel?
    And everytime it gets a little better
    and you just can't help but keep going back to ask the same question over and over again.
    likesomeamputeeon February 10, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti think it's about being in love but having no other choice then to walk away. from the lyrics it sounds like there's still strong feelings of love...but the love for the other person just isn't strong enough to overpower the hurt the other person causes. when you're in love and you're hurting the first thing you try to do is forget. because that's the only thing we can do.
    chellabellaon September 28, 2006   Link
  • +1
    General Commentthis song is about craig wanting to leave the band.
    he talked about it in his podcast with AP.
    i think anyone who is so positive about what it means
    is funny because youre not in his head, how can you be sure what he meant?
    theyre his lyrics and you can interpret them how you like
    but unless you hear it from whoever wrote them
    you cant really be sure what theyre about.
    LOVExDECAYon July 02, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThis is NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT NOT a break-up song. Craig wrote this song after a couple people quit the band right before Chiodos signed with Equal Vision records.....Craig thought the band was ending and he wrote this song about the feelings he had. I repeat....NOT a break-up song.

    KryKslron April 20, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think Chiodos was trying to portray that they've had a friendship or a relationship that they decided to walk away from. To ME, it means a lot because I can relate to these lyrics PERFECTLY. It's like they're the theme for situations I seem to be getting myself into. Great song, definitely.
    x_Scene-Penguinon December 07, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsounds like they had a relationshop that was forming and it had great potential.. but then it never worked out because the other person decided to just ignore them. these lyrics are PERFECT. exact situation i am in.
    kristina693l11on February 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI agree with all of you on this song. I love it.
    C_L_A_Yon March 29, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentomg this band is amazing especially this song..wow
    i just went to their show last nite with tbs and i had never even heard of them until really recently..theyre really real tho..ahh theyre soo good
    sstteeon May 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHaha. Story of my last relationship that just ended about...15 min. ago :]
    painful.blisson May 09, 2006   Link

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