Not waiting for the words to come around
In this small tobacco town
And I'm hating every second of this shit
I'm far too involved to quit
But the radio keeps playing on and on
On and on and on

What in the world were you thinking?
This ship we're sinking is going down
And the water we're taking on
Is too much to bear, too much to bail out

Captain, captain
Please save me, save me
The neatest diver up for hire
And the drunken liars make me want to scream

And I'm jaded by the ones who mean the most
But I'm talking to your ghost
And I'm fading like all the lies you put up with
And the table starts to shift
But the one I love is moving on and on

What in the world were you thinking?
This ship we're sinking is going down
And the water we're taking on
Is too much to bear, too much to bail out

Captain, captain
Please save me, save me
Down to the wire I admire
This talk is tired
It makes me want to see inside her
Smoke and fire

What in the world were you thinking?
This ship we're sinking is going down
And the water we're taking on
Is Is too much to bear, too much to bail out (x2)

I'm sitting on the sidelines
Waiting for the right times
For someone to come and carry me home (x4)

The radio keeps playing on and on
On and on and on
The radio keeps playing on
On and on and on


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    General CommentNO ONE COMMENTED!!? My gosh, people. >.<

    haha, anyway, I think he's sad of being alone, and wants a friend/girlfriend.

    "And I'm jaded by the ones who mean the most
    But I'm talking to your ghost
    And I'm fading like all the lies you put up with
    And the table starts to shift
    But the one I love is moving on and on"

    ...maybe he feels like no one pays attention to him, or something. I think he needs someone to talk to, because his "ship is sinking", haha, or he just needs advice.
    >.<

    A lame guess, but you know what I mean. I love this song and band :)

    You should too !
    imaRIOTon January 28, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about him looking for love but everyone is just using him and he's just fed up with bogus relationships.
    stormeyon August 12, 2009   Link

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