aim high
but shoot low
our mission is to bring this monster down with one swift blow
think fast
but move slow
none of my thoughts are intact staring back at the tracks on the trail of an angel

no one should ever be so young
slighted by the treason of your tongue
coz now this scene has played itself out and it wore me down as well
i can't dissipate without a fight
coz you were the first one in my life to make me feel like i was more that what i am

your number's out of service at least that's what they say
but i know that you forgot about me and you'd like to keep it that way
in the morning i'll be leaving for home
in 24 hours i'll be talking to you over the phone
got nothing to lose but myself
and i'm growing sick and tired of comparing you to everyone else
you fall through like the sand in a sieve
i need to know the answer coz i'm hanging by a thread as it is

word spreads fast around this town
they all know what's going down
i've only been here for a day but now i've got the update
it's rather clear that you moved on
but all i need is just a notice that it's over
coz you still occupy my mind

your number's out of service at least that's what they say
but i know that you forgot about me and you'd like to keep it that way
in the morning i'll be leaving for home
in 24 hours i'll be talking to you over the phone
got nothing to lose but myself
and i'm growing sick and tired of comparing you to everyone else
you fall through like the sand in a sieve
i need to know the answer coz i'm hanging by a thread as it is

i've battled with this long enough
i should take the hint and realise that my luck's run out
but this summer's so much hotter
and so do you get every year
i travel back with hope that i've found home

(hoooome)

your number's out of service at least that's what they say
but i know that you forgot about me and you'd like to keep it that way
in the morning i'll be leaving for home
in 24 hours i'll be talking to you over the phone
got nothing to lose but myself
and i'm growing sick and tired of comparing you to everyone else
you fall through like the sand in a sieve
i need to know the answer coz i'm hanging by a thread as it is


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Morris County Blues song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is pretty easy to understand..



    It's obviously about a past relationship with a girl that he had and put a lot of his trust into, and somehow, she messed/broke this trust for her. As she's moving on, he still adores her and he won't let down without fighting for the love.

    Then it seems as if he's angry with her, but he still has feelings anyways. It almost seems as if he just wants to get over her so he can feel remotely normal again, and go about his life, but she still 'occupies his mind' and he can't stop thinking about her.
    "I've battled with this long enough;
    I should take a hint and realize that my luck's run out.
    But this summer's so much hotter,
    and so do you get every year.
    I travel back with hope that I've found home."
    luminescenceon September 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThe chorus to this song is *so* reminiscent of the old 'Brand New' sound (back on 'Your Favorite Weapon').

    It's a f*cking ace song though.
    A
    bout the guy who lost the girl; she moved on, he moved back home and then he goes back to the town where she is. Only to be told by everyone that she's moved on but he just wants confirmation from her mouth before he does the same. He's holding on for that shred of hope that says she still loved him
    Kruxxon April 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentpretty easy to understand, and pretty much the meaning to my summer.

    its abotu a past relationship with someone that has ended and he misses who ever he ended it with and he just wants to know that its really over and not just hearing it from someone else that the other person moved on. pretty simple i think to understand.
    chelseabawaxon November 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti wrote the comment above, but sadly forgot the pass to it. but anyways i found out more about the meaning and i thought i would write in on here, so everyone can also know.
    but anyways this song was one of daves first written songs and he wrote it about his girlfriend that he had back in new jersey (morris county, nj) right before he moved to florida. i guess he was really young when he wrote it and was writing about how when he went back there his gf was moved on and everyone was saying it but he didnt want to blieve it even though he pretty much knew it was over, he wanted to hear it from her. he said that in a previous q&a blog.
    chelllseeeaaon February 01, 2009   Link

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