"Dead End Girl" as written by and Josiah Clark Steinbrick Benjamin Griffin Lovett....
Dead end girl on the outside looking in
On a dead end world in which she cannot live
And she'd love to leave for someplace all alone
And she'd love to live
Far from every face or name she's ever known

No, I can't say I blame her
No, I can't say I blame her

My oh my dead end girl

My oh my dead end girl made a promise to herself
That this dead end world would be forced to eat itself at gunpoint.

No, I can't say I blame her
No, how can you blame her?

My oh my dead end girl

My oh my dead end girl on the outside looking in
On a dead end world
One of which she cannot live
And she'd love to leave for someplace nice and cold
And she'd love to live far from me or anyone she's ever known

My dead end girl

...But then I stopped and took the picture,
Found myself looking in it,
Found myself drowning in it,
Lost myself for a minute,
The same face in the same mirror
With his eyes a little clearer
Read what the reflection's sending,
This is only the beginning.

My dead end girl
My dead end girl
No, dead end girl
No, dead end girl



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"Dead End Girl" as written by Josiah Clark Steinbrick Benjamin Griffin Lovett

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    General CommentWow, i must say, that matt has really done it this time, this song is great....I just wander what its about......suicide maybe, who knows????
    "Made a promise to herself
    that this dead end world will be forced to eat itself at gun point"
    mxboyyz426on September 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWow, i must say, that matt has really done it this time, this song is great....I just wander what its about......suicide maybe, who knows????
    "Made a promise to herself
    that this dead end world will be forced to eat itself at gun point"
    mxboyyz426on September 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthm yeah it could be.. and now he is just trying to convince himself not to blame her
    Patent_pendingon September 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOoo Heavens. I love this song

    Suicide, eh? Hm-

    I think this girl is defintely down and out- she's sick of living, especially in this dead end world where she has nowhere to go and theres no progress to be made. She may or may not be contemplating suicide, but she's searching for something and keeps coming up empty. He doesn't blame her for wanting to get away from it all and give up[not necesarrily by dying...]- since she's always on the outside looking in;How can you blame her?

    But, I think more than trying to convince himself not to blame her for killing herself or whatever, he's simply relating to and sympathizing with her and the situation[s] she's in.

    And then, at the end- the first impression I got when reading
    [this]

    But then I stopped and took a picture
    I found myself looking in it
    Found myself drowning in it
    Lost myself for a minute
    The same face in the same mirror
    With his eyes a little clearer
    We watched the reflection standing
    This is only the beginning

    was that he puts himself in her shoes, and see's how hard it is and finds himself drowning in it. His eyes become a little clearer, and he realizes how far gone she is- this dead end girl with zero oppurtunity in her dead end world, and on top of that "Lost myself for a minute
    The same face in the same mirror" he see's some of her in himself.

    But yeah;; great band, great song. ---> Get the cd =]
    skiba_junkieon October 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentEven if might sound like monk. But this kyrics aren´t a 100% correct. Despite from the chorus stuff where he sings "No, I cant say I blame her" twice there are other mistakes. The one who posted these lyrics is missing so much words Can´t stand it :).
    DMNon October 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentEven if might sound like monk. But this kyrics aren´t a 100% correct. Despite from the chorus stuff where he sings "No, I cant say I blame her" twice there are other mistakes. The one who posted these lyrics is missing so much words Can´t stand it :).
    DMNon October 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song - to the end of the world and back.
    I've given up hope with uni, friends, work etc. Though didn't feel sucidle. My brother, saw Heaven's live, (so jealous lol) an he said i was his dead end girl.
    I agree wit skiba junkie - u got a v.gud point hun.
    Hope u all love this song/album as much as i do
    xxx
    xxsazwilsxxon October 26, 2006   Link
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    General Comment^ lol i meant suicidal (avin one of those days lol) ^
    xxsazwilsxxon October 26, 2006   Link
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    General CommentLyric corrections:

    -But then I stopped and took the picture

    WIth his eyes a little clearer,
    -Read what the reflection's sending
    This is only the beginning.

    [DMN: lay off the pot]
    skiba_junkieon October 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBest off Patent Pending.
    klson March 17, 2007   Link

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