"Chemistry of A Car Crash" as written by Chad Petree and Josh Leone....
You're waking up
A part of me I've never known
And I've never felt
So invincible
What took you so far away'

You're lost for tonight again
That's what you wanted'
Your arms to your side again..

Just take away the words I say
Cause I know
That you don't feel the same
Just go and say
What's in your head
And I won't try to stop you

You hold the rights I'll never own
And I've never felt
So alien
Don't tear us apart again

What is the use of it
We're ok :) it's nothing . .
It's all chemistry of a car crash

And I won't try so you'll stay
This time
I won't try
And I won't change
This time I won't try
To stop you


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"Chemistry of a Car Crash" as written by Chad Petree Josh Leone

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  • +2
    General Commentthis song, to me, is about a guy who's in an off and on relationship with a girl. He obviously loves her, but she doesn't return the feelings. They get back together, break up, and repeat the cycle. their relationship is a "car crash", a "wreck". he's tired of her playing with his emotions and wants some restitution. This time, he's saying he "won't stop her". He's gonna finally let her leave.


    absolutely love this song.
    xxadaylateon March 07, 2007   Link
  • +2
    General CommentFor me it just feels like when i feel in love with my best friend, who also happens to be a girl. Your mind can seriously play tricks on you. i think its about someone likeing someone and being in a realtionship and them just leading you on. but you dont realise it because your so obsessed with them. until finally u start to realize it and by then youve completely humiliated yourself and you just want to take the words away. finally you just have to let them go.
    dega59on February 13, 2011   Link
  • +1
    My Interpretationi don't know exactly what this song is about but from i think
    i feel its about a relationship. the guy one stage felt invisable and was happy when he had her, but suddenly she didn't know what she wanted and faded from him. because she just suddenly left he knows that she doesn't feel the same as he does. he wants her to tell him whats on her mind as it seems to be she never gave him answers so he wants to at least know why she left and he won't stop her from what she wants as this has my happened more then once.
    i feel that his feelings with the situation feels like a chemistry of a car crash.
    sorry if i think completely wrong but maybe thats how i see it
    jaclynon May 16, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI have no idea what the song means.
    I just like it. Alot.
    poisonson October 30, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis is a great song. to me it sounds like chad has fallen for this girl that has brought out a side of him he didnt know existed (you’re waking up a part of me i’ve never known) and he has a notion that its a mutual feeling coming from this girl, so he feels "invincible" to anything that can come between them when there is obviously something going on between them. The chorus tells it all:

    just take away the words i say
    cause i know
    that you don’t feel the same
    just go and say
    what’s in your head
    and i won’t try to stop you

    As the song goes on, it expresses how they have had problems but they are trying to avoid them. (what is the use of it, we’re ok it’s nothing . .). The last part of the song after the chorus is simply saying that he is over trying to keep her to stay because its obviously what she doesnt want. He wont try and wont change himself to keep her around:

    and i won’t try so you’ll stay
    this time
    i won’t try
    and i won’t change
    this time i won’t try
    to stop you

    The song title is a metaphor for what it takes (the chemistry) to break up (a car crash).
    SuMGuYon November 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbasically I love this song, basically lol. I think that the guy is in love with a girl who's promiscuous. He's loves her but the next time he's not gonna try to stop her. He knows that the relationship will end terribly, referring to the metaphor "the chemistry of a car crash)
    DeeDeeBabyon December 24, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSuMgUy has something going there...
    but car crashes...as bad as they are. seem to draw a lot of people in. so while the relationship may be bad its the chemistry of it all that draws it in.


    that is my opinion of course.
    xoEmergencyTDMon January 06, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song has such beautiful vocals, as the others. But i agree with SuMgUy. We've all been in situations where we feel one thing and the othe person feels something completely different. But in many instances, we stay because of either the time put into a relationship, or even more radically, just the sheer spectacle of it all. Love is the most extravagant(and i've never felt so invincible) and scary(dont tear us apart again) thing one can do and as destructive(chemistry of a car crash) as it is, sometimes its easier to stay with all the issues then leave and deal with them on your own.
    But obviously the person in this song realizes it isn't worth the pain and opts to let go. You can see there are problems in the second stanza.

    you’re lost for tonight again
    that’s what you wanted?
    your arms to your side again..

    Seems like a fight to me.
    TimaLoveon January 27, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is irrelevent completely, but this is the kind of song you can listen to in any situation. Weather it be when you're upset, happy, content etc. I know the lyrics don't match that...but the overall song does.
    xoEmergencyTDMon February 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment**love this song. shiny toy guns rock my socks.**
    LoniBurgeron March 04, 2007   Link

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