Ashes to ashes, dust on the dash
I got my cigarettes
But I can't find the fire, it's calming me down

I was just out on a night with my friends
You are still out on a night with your friends
And you don't seem to tire when I'm not around

I'm under the tunnel now, holding my breath

I searched every pocket that hung in the closet
Until I found some matches and a brown leather jacket
One I swore I'd never worn, but it once kept you warm

Do you remember we made love on the floor?

And you still haven't called
So I wait until they're closing the bars

I made a wish but the match never lit


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    General Commentfind the fire's is right...as is "to tire"

    then it's "But under the tunnel, I'm holding my breath"

    then it's "I searched every parka that hung in the closet"

    I don't get that second to last line...it almost sounds like "crawls in the bar"...but I don't know
    preppyakon May 25, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBut I'll wait til they're closin the bar???

    That's what I hear, lol

    Thanks for the lyrics
    SomthinCorporaton May 26, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"I searched every pocket that hung in the closet"
    TakenBackNewon June 03, 2006   Link
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    General Commentit sounds to me like

    you still haven't called so i wait til they're closing the bars

    not anything like

    hey, you still have a car so i wait 'til it calls ??
    shedoesntgetiton June 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, its "you still haven't called".
    Relapseron July 29, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is my favorite song by the format. the line "do you remember we made love on the floor?" is done so beautifully. this whole song is done very beautifully.
    Nikkibobon September 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThese lyrics are seriously wrong. Here's my stab at them:

    Ashes to ashes, dust on the dash
    I got my cigarettes
    But I can't find the fire, it's calming me down
    I was just out on a night with my friends
    You are still out on a night with your friends
    And you don't seem to tire when I'm not around
    I'm under the tunnel now, holding my breath
    I searched every pocket that hung in the closet
    Until I found some matches and a brown leather jacket,
    One i swore I'd never worn, but it once kept you warm.
    Do you remember we made love on the floor?
    And you still haven't called
    So I wait until they're closing the bars
    I made a wish but the match never lit
    Relapseron September 24, 2006   Link
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    General Commentok, so, he found a coat that wasnt his. his significant other was cheating on...thats what i be seein byetch
    jennasmybabyon October 16, 2006   Link
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    General Commentummm what? its a coat he didn't remember wearing until he found the matches in it, then the memories spent in it came back. she left him, but didn't cheat on him.
    eleventoyour7on October 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentRelapser is close, all except these correct lines (taken out of the album liner notes):

    "...can't find the fire that's calming me down"
    "i'm under the tunnel i'm holding my breath"
    "'til i found some matches in a brown leather jacket"

    are people just typing up the first thing the think it might say? there are too many errors in too many of these lyrics...not just this song - lots.
    getchoo uh-huhon December 17, 2006   Link

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