Well I left my baby
For a dream as lovely
For a love that’s only in books I’ve read

Then I hit the city
Spent all my money
I just left my whole life in a taxicab

Because it’s just a memory
I can love completely
When you’re really with me I’m indifferent

But I tried to get my head clear
It’s too full of ideas
That I haven’t thought of yet

And the time clocks keep waving their hands
Doing all that they can
To get our attention

But the days fly away
Down a clean interstate
I’m staring drunk at a map

So I let my hair down for the second time now
For the final time now
I had my fun

But there’s no returning from the places we’ve been
Just repeat our slogan
“Never again”

So you split
Said you had to get out
Headed back to the south
Where everything’s gentler

But I stay for a couple weeks more
All the weather reports say there will be snow for sure
But the storm moved away to a neighboring state
I started the car


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    General CommentPlease note that my interpretation is shaded by my current beliefs, mood, and situation, and is by no means considered absolutely accurate. As I listen to song again now, I ascertain new shades of meaning, and form a slightly different interpretation. Ain't that versatility the beauty of art?
    BeneathTheSkinon January 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIf your boyfriend sends you this song the days before he goes to work in another country, should you take it as a hint?
    Felison September 12, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhere can i find this song?
    autosomeson September 20, 2006   Link
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    General Commentistn't it "i started the car" instead of "I start to cough"?
    vission September 26, 2006   Link
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    General Commentautosomes, if you add me on msn (sagoknytt@hotmail.com) I can send it to you.
    Felison October 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits going to be on the newest raraties album "noise floor" which comes out on october 24th.

    very interesting song.
    Drucker Truckeron October 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits going to be on the newest raraties album "noise floor" which comes out on october 24th.

    very interesting song.
    Drucker Truckeron October 13, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti like the way conor sings the last line. this is my favourite song on 'noise floor'. this and 'motion sickness'
    dammit182on October 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentYeah, the last line is "I started the car."
    Definitely my favorite off the album.
    brighteston October 23, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's deffinately my favorite off the Noise Floor album, too. It's amazing. The cello towards the last part makes it 12903847389274 times better, too.
    cold_feverson November 03, 2006   Link

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