I can't stay over you.
It seems we drive forever but can never get away from here,
just one more try.
I'm guessing you are over me,
I guess it's bravery.
Because it's black out the window
while you sleep in the passenger seat.
So when it's always on your mind but you never speak of the name.
It's in your blood and face and I'm certain it's fame.
So I stayed out in the car because the weather had gotten to me.
But its really these road signs and freeways that I cant take.
This can't be how you live.
It's like a ball and chain around your waist or this simple state.
Your mind's sick again.
I'm tasting nothing but 4 words,
Please don't leave me.
And it's Dark in the winter so your ideas start to sleep.
Well your head is spinning like that carousel,
and I know you're a mess after 3 or 4.
But if you make it different then we'll make our way to the surface,
and you favorite place.
Where we sit, and we breath.
Because I know all the word and I sing you everything.
Well they're just thoughts so go ahead and speak.
Pick out what you like and call me when you're on the way.
You can spend the night and hope to sleep all day.
For me its just another week,
twenty eight was once how I dreamed.
And with your sent on my face I can leave and have you for days.
I still can't see you.
The summer came and we got lost, all of us.
You are nothing with out her.
I still wont remember your face,
the features mix too well with this alcohol.
So we cover ourselves in your fear,
and stay to watch that moon disappear under these lights.
This city's screaming at me.
And as you breathe the words I better go.
The sun is up and taking back all the shadows that covered this ground,
and our feet,
like a blanket of coal.



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    General Comment:this song is beautiful and utterly amazing. I think that it is about a girl and a guy who are/were in love and they are growing up and embarking on their own paths in life and are being torn apart because of it, and they are relishing the moments that they have shared together. Again, just what I personally have taken from the song.
    mlk1708on February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:this song is beautiful and utterly amazing. I think that it is about a girl and a guy who are/were in love and they are growing up and embarking on their own paths in life and are being torn apart because of it, and they are relishing the moments that they have shared together. Again, just what I personally have taken from the song.
    mlk1708on February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:this song is beautiful and utterly amazing. I think that it is about a girl and a guy who are/were in love and they are growing up and embarking on their own paths in life and are being torn apart because of it, and they are relishing the moments that they have shared together. Again, just what I personally have taken from the song.
    mlk1708on February 27, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:Simply amazing
    Aikichion March 18, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:I agree you to an extent, mlk.

    It seems like they find themselves busier and busier with life, but he still feels the same way, and thru-out the years, they're off-and-on, even though he still has strong feelings for her. Her life is waay different than his (maybe she got wild) and he's just a nice, calm guy?

    Overall ... he was really in love with her when they drifted apart, and he still is, even though her life and her are so different. And having her in his mind all the time, is something normal for him.
    SentiMetalon April 03, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:I agree with sentimetal. One of there best songs.
    Manbearpigon October 21, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:beautiful song.
    they were in love,
    they slowly drifted apart,
    each heading in a different direction in their lives.
    they are still in love,
    but cant be together.
    and now their going back and remembering their time together.
    09kcorreaon December 17, 2006   Link
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    General Comment:I am completly in love with this song! It (with December) is what made me fall in love with the band. This song is somewhat of a codependants anthem... hah jk sorta


    I can't stay over you.
    "It seems we drive forever but can never get away from here-"nomatter what you do they are always there

    "just one more try."just wanting to be with them

    I'm guessing you are over me,
    I guess it's bravery.

    "Because it's black out the window
    while you sleep in the passenger seat." this is where i think that they are still friends because they are in a car going soemwhere. This is if you are taking it literally, but it could be a metaphor for life and going soemwhere

    "So when it's always on your mind but you never speak of the name.
    It's in your blood and face and I'm certain it's fame." the past loveis on that person's mind.. so much that the person has become almost part of them


    "So I stayed out in the car because the weather had gotten to me.
    But its really these road signs and freeways that I cant take". Ok im going to play with the metaphor theory... not being able to take that they are growing apart, the more times and distance(not literal) that is between them the more irrational the obesssion and love with the past becomes. it also hurts more, because everything is changing and that person is no longer with them.


    "This can't be how you live."- spoekn from friends of the person thinking of their past love

    "It's like a ball and chain around your waist or this simple state." they make things so dificult that you are a prisoner to them, a ball and chain, pulling you down

    "Your mind's sick again".- your thoughts keep going back to them, you are plagued

    "I'm tasting nothing but 4 words,
    Please don't leave me."-- nomatter what happens you just want to be with them becuase they are such a part of you

    "And it's Dark in the winter so your ideas start to sleep." maybe seasonal depression? mayybeee also as time passes, the love(tahat occured during the summer) fades more and more. they start to loose the hopes they once had for the relationship

    "Well your head is spinning like that carousel,
    and I know you're a mess after 3 or 4".- tryint to deal with it, making your head spin from all the thoughts, ideas and memnories. perhaps a drug referrence?

    "But if you make it different then we'll make our way to the surface,
    and you favorite place." asking the past love to change this pain, to be with them and they can make it better.


    "Where we sit, and we breath.
    Because I know all the word and I sing you everything." a future memory the singer is having, what they want/think they could do with the past lover


    "Well they're just thoughts so go ahead and speak.
    Pick out what you like and call me when you're on the way.
    You can spend the night and hope to sleep all day.
    For me its just another week,
    twenty eight was once how I dreamed.
    And with your sent on my face I can leave and have you for days". ...not sure, maybe juist memories of the singer, maybe envisioned future moments they woish they could have, or past hopes


    "I still can't see you.
    The summer came and we got lost, all of us".- the love that happend in the summer was quick and crazy, and they got so wrapped up in it that they lost themselves, the beginning of why they are so in the blood (see above)

    "You are nothing with out her".- one of my favorite lines of the song. the singer misses the past love so much,and she is such a part of him that without her he is lost... nothing

    "I still wont remember your face,
    the features mix too well with this alcohol." either drinking to deal with it, or part of the summer craziness

    the rest is really pretty and I think that it is a memory or another future memory


    overall an amazingly beautiful track. i think alot of it is personal so it'a hard to know what they are talkign about, but also its generalized so you can.
    damn i love this band
    forever_searchingon February 08, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:To me with this song... I was thinking... mayeb these 2 people were in love with each other... but both had rough times being together... so they chose to break up and chose to go in different directions... but those certain memories always seem to stay with them... and realize that they still do love each other. And I think throughout the song they are just wondering about each other... what happened and what could have been.
    VivaParaElMomentoon April 18, 2007   Link
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    General Comment:this song means everything to me.. its been the soundtrack to my past few months, and each stanza, each line, holds a story about what i went through.
    so no, i dont see it how all of you others have, i see it in a different light.
    perhaps it isabout two people that are in love, and have to let go. its just a story, about their love and its ups and downs, they thought they might have been better off alone, so they tried to leave eachother, never really being honest about how the felt, and they realize, now that they are away from eachother, that they were perfect for eachother.

    "you are nothing without her"

    for me,

    i was the sick girl, and he was the boy who looked after me, i was the "mess after 3 or 4", and he was the one who helped me get to my favorite place... he is leaving, ""the summer came, and we got lost..."
    he was always on my mind but i never spoke the name, now he is "in my blood" and now i cant "stay over him" he is leaving forever in 6 days, and now
    "im tasting nothing but four words, please dont leave me"


    Who knows what this song truely means, or any song for that matter, all we can know is what it means to us, individualy. And i know this song means the world to me, and I wont forget the person that it reminds me of.

    even if this seems irrelevant, i had to post it, for personal reasons.
    misumeowon June 04, 2007   Link

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