The sounds in high fidelity are my personal luxury
The songs I love are the ska sounds that melt banana be covering
You can't have a turntable when you live in a van
X would have to pimp my ride thats something I cant plan
So now I have to listen to my compact disc
and hope that all my records they are not at risk

I miss my paradise / my vinyl paradise

This music that I make you, is for your ass to shake to
'cause something was lost along the way
All the girls at the shows, they cry, they don't have a bloody nose
Something was definately lost along the way
So I'll record this song upon a compact disc
'Cause putting it on a record is too much of a risk now

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    General CommentI lived in a van for a little over a year while we were on permanent hiatus (no drummer). Despite the fact that I couldn't listen to them, I continued to collect vinyl, leaving them around the van. The second verse is about the shows that I would go to see and then the shows I would see while working at this club. The all-ages parent-friendly mostly christian indie-emo-pop crap where everyone would sway and sing together and have a good cry. Fuck that! Shake your ass & go crazy! Skank 'n go nuts!
    Jimmy_Doyleon July 11, 2008   Link
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    General CommentPoor Doyle misses vinyl because everything's put on CDs and you can't listen to records while touring unless your ride's been pimped.

    This song is really catchy and has a great ska punk sound.
    Sidekick Suicideon January 03, 2006   Link
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    Song Meaning"The songs I love are the ska sounds that melt banana be covering"
    This is a reference to the Japanese noise-rock band Melt-Banana, which covered the first-wave ska song "Monkey Man" by the band Toots and the Maytals.

    "X would have to pimp my ride thats something I cant plan"
    A reference to Pimp My Ride, the host of which is rapper Xzibit.
    AveryLaneon April 16, 2009   Link
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    General Commentwhat exactly does he mean by "all the girls at the shows they cry they dont have a bloody nose, yeah something was lost along the way"
    hfson September 15, 2011   Link

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