"The Great Escape (Demo)" as written by David Katz, Martin Johnson and Sam Hollander....
Paper bags and plastic hearts
All our belongings in shopping carts
It's goodbye
But we got one more night
Let's get drunk and drive around
And make peace with an empty town
We can make it right

Throw it away
Forget yesterday
We'll make the great escape
We won't hear a word they say
They don't know us anyway
Watch it burn
Let it die
'Cause we are finally free tonight

Tonight will change our lives
It's so good to be by your side
But we'll cry
We won't give up the fight
We'll scream loud at the top of our lungs
And they'll think it's just 'cause we're young
And we'll feel so alive

Throw it away
Forget yesterday
We'll make the great escape
We won't hear a word they say
They don't know us anyway
Watch it burn
Let it die
'Cause we are finally free tonight

All of the wasted time
The hours that were left behind
The answers that we'll never find
They don't mean a thing tonight

Throw it away
Forget yesterday
We'll make the great escape
We won't hear a word they say
They don't know us anyway

Throw it away
Forget yesterday
We'll make the great escape
We won't hear a word they say
They don't know us anyway

Throw it away
Forget yesterday
We'll make the great escape
We won't hear a word they say
They don't know us anyway
Watch it burn
Let it die
'Cause we are finally free tonight


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"The Great Escape" as written by Martin Johnson David Katz

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    General Commentthis is a great song, from a band that is going to do something big
    blendaron January 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentPaper bags and plastic hearts

    fucking love that
    shejustwantstorockon March 17, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgoood tune and ya they will do something big i like every song on their demo
    rmak89on April 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentboys like girls is a really good band & I like this a lot
    grungebeavis15on June 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentalbum version it is "lets get drunk and ride around" instead of "drive" and it totally threw me off. great song.
    tinfoiltouchhon July 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmartin sings this differently live...just so you know
    rikku22on August 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentwho fricken cares if he sings it differently live, its still AWESOME.
    anastasiyaon October 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAlright, so to me, this song has GRADUATION NIGHT!! written all over it. I was remembering today that feeling right after I graduated and how much nearly everything that happened in high school just didn't matter anymore. "Throw it away, forget yesterday..." I did that!!
    Mhspantherzof06on October 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about typical teenagers getting drunk and having the best time of their lives.
    Its a great song.
    Which i think most teens can relate to, about rebelling and feeling that adults just dont understand them.
    Pure class.

    xx
    [x] Wrighty [x]on December 31, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfavorite song
    emoisjustagenreon January 01, 2007   Link

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