"That Time" as written by and Regina Spektor....
Do you remember the time when I found a human tooth down on Delancey?
Hey, remember that time we decided to kiss anywhere except the mouth?
Hey, remember that time when my favorite colors were pink and green?
Hey, remember that month when I only ate boxes of tangerines?
So cheap and juicy

Hey, remember that time when I would only read Shakespeare?
Hey, remember that other time when I would only read the backs of cereal boxes?
Hey, remember that time I tried to save a pigeon with a broken wing?
A street cat got him by morning, and I had to bury pieces of his body in my building's playground
I thought I was going to be sick

Hey, remember that time when I would only smoke Parliaments?
Hey, remember that time when I would only smoke Marlboros?
Hey, remember that time when I would only smoke Camels?
Hey, remember that time when I was broke?
I didn't care; I just bummed from my friends
Bum...

Hey, remember that time when you OD'ed?
Hey, remember that other time when you OD'ed for the second time?
Well, in the waiting room while waiting for news of you
I hallucinated I could read your mind
And I was on a lot of shit too, but what I saw, man, I tell you it was freaky


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"That Time" as written by Regina Spektor

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  • +5
    General Commenti have 4 words for you "so cheap and juuuciy"
    mrs floweron July 14, 2006   Link
  • +2
    General CommentI think this is a conversation she is having for a signifigant other talking about all the experiences she has had with him and all the fun they've had together. but then, this person over doses on drugs and she stays with him because of their history to "wait for the news" of his fate. i believe she thought it wasn't going to be good news because this was his second OD and she could "read his mind." I think she forgave him too because she made his same mistake but she lived through it, hence "I was on a lot of shit too but what I saw, man, I tell you it was freaky…"
    haystack charmon October 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthe way she puts lyrics to music is amazing... the rhythm in the bit where she goes "a street cat got him by morning" etc is amazing in that regard...
    antisheepon June 03, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is kickin' and self explanatory
    Amaryllison June 06, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFirst 3 verses are cute but the last 1 is creepy...
    King of Some Islandon July 08, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song. It's like some crazy messed up New York kind of love. It reminds me of myself a lot. My favorite colors are pink & green, I smoked parliaments to marlboros, to camels, and then broke sometimes. haha

    amazing song.
    CautionarySongon July 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjuicy!
    _ellieon July 14, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my favorite song in the whole world right now. So obsessed. Regina is amazing, and this song is so fabulous.
    "Hey, remember that time when I would only smoke Marlboros?"
    I could listen to that part a million times over.
    Misseveruson August 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti make my friends get obssesed with her by this song muahahaha!
    azahzon August 28, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song makes me smile and dance like a looon! :)
    ani_loves_teaon September 14, 2006   Link

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