Taking back
Overdone
Free and safely
Souvenirs, out of style
(right in front and right on)
Do it so I’ll be mad, you'll be gone

And I’m sad that you'll be gold upon
Gold in my veins
Tango with daddy and separate only
Smile my only rights of passage

Only you, mark my words
(Upon the stage you strike off)
To get engaged in California

And I’m sad that you'll be gold upon
Gold in my veins
Tango with daddy and separate only
Smile my only rights of passage

Don't say that I'm the one you want to lose
Don't say that I'm the one you want to lose
(I want to know)
Don't say that I'm the one you want to lose
Don't say that I'm the one you want to lose
Don't say that I'm the one you want to lose
Don't say that I'm the one you want to lose


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3rd Measurement in C song meanings
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    General Commentwhat in the hell does he say between "only you mark my words" and "To get engaged in California"

    I mean, I know I am not hearing things
    Andrewonfireon December 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commentacoustic Version changes

    And I’ve said that you’ve been going upon
    On my bed.

    now: And I'm sad that you'll be holdin' on, on my bed
    Andrewonfireon December 18, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti might be wrong. but i think this song is about the guy getting raped by his dad
    lucky_13xon December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about the singer getting raped by his dad
    lucky_13xon December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commentha oops...
    lucky_13xon December 23, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think you're incorrect
    shinkeron January 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti agree with shinker.

    one word: metaphorical
    SOTY^CHikon January 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commenthe doesnt say anything between "only you mark my words" and "to get engaged in california" in the acoustic version. And between "Souvenirs our of style" and "do it so, ill be mad." should be "Drying blood on my arms." God dangit Im going to correct these lyrics...
    dotXcoreon January 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHe's being dumped by a girl who never really cared for him much but he thinks he loves her.

    "taking back overdone" refers to taking back all the things they said after rushing in, like too many I love you's and whatnot.

    he is the "souvenir" that's "out of style"

    When she dumps him, she will "Do it so"
    "He'll be mad", "She'll be gone"

    enough said that's she's been on his bed. lol

    tango with daddy.... her daddy didn't like what was going on with them

    seperate only..... meaning the only possible way for things to be

    smile my only rite of passage..... a rite of passage is a growing up phase where you move on with your life


    don't say that I'm the one you want to lose!

    (because it hurts his feelings)

    great song... I love the acoustic!
    steve82con January 27, 2005   Link
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    General Commentin betweeen mark my words and get engaged.. i believe he says with plans to stay together or with plans to stay to get on, whichever works i guess. i think it's together but him saying it with like an accent/saying it differently/leaving out syllables. he actually does it a lot.
    emanellorinon February 22, 2005   Link

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