From up
High you look so lonely and
When I talk to you alone you'll think
That guy he's the pick of the crop
And when you think about me, your hear will stop

So check the big times that got the heart of robot
Like the big guys the body buildin' muscle men
And I can see why you'd pick them over me
They all got, big truck, big subs, and I'm not 18

In 4 months I'll be one year away
But thats far too long, to wait I'm afraid
So go to the dirt bike track, pick you out a man
They might be riding all the time at least they have a career plan

In 4 months
You'll be in college far away
And that's all I have to say

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    General Commenti love this song.
    dan wrote this song about his current girlfriend madi.
    she is two years older than him, making him currently 17, and she is 19.
    at first, madi kind of had a problem with the age difference, as at the time he was 16 and she was 18.
    And also, madi was going away to college, and she didn't want a boyfriend while she was at college.
    this song is basicly about how he realises he is too young for her, and he understands if she was to choose a "body building muscle man" over her.
    For the record, after this, madi and dan started a sort of secret relationship, and then they just liked eachother too much, and are now currently together.
    this is when dan wrote "madi don't leave" after she left for collage.
    bleedthecoloursopenon December 18, 2006   Link
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    General Comment*he understand if she was to pick a "body building muscle man" over him.
    bleedthecoloursopenon December 18, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits teh cream of the crop not the pick of the crop. =]

    amazing song.
    i loovvvee it!
    L4LuvNotLoseron March 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti am seriously in llove with this song.
    and i'm super jealous of madi.
    "So check the big times that got the heart of robot"
    thats my favorite line ever.

    so he's saying that he undstands that she's older and doesnt want to be with him since he's younger, but he's also saything that a lot of other guys are just clones who won't treat her as well as he does/will.
    "They might be riding all the time at least they have a career plan"
    also saying that since he's a musican and taking a risk, instead of having a steady career.
    astronautxxon May 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentEven though he wrote this song for Madi, it kinda means something different to me right now... I just ordered all my high school graduation stuff, and I feel way old. Not to mention my dream is to be a musician of some sort, so this song kinda feels like a young musician's plea to the public, or a record company, or anything like that, and he can "see why you'd pick them over me, they all got big trucks, big subs, and I'm not eighteen." And the line that goes "that guy, he's the cream of the crop, and when you think about me, your heart will stop" is directed to the public, like "someday, I'll be huge, just you wait."

    Just what I thought of the first time I heard it. I absolutely love this song.
    Fridgecrisison September 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentVery beautiful song, I think.
    Technophobiaon December 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthis is dans greatest song. and yes it is abot madi and dans age differences. I also think he was trying to tell Madi she should do whats best for her as long as she includes him. and I also being from fort worth think that dan is at his best and he should play more here. Every F.W kid adores him.
    playtaylorplayon December 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commentamazing song! and thanks bleedthecoloursopen for the info.! ;)
    DEARJO.on March 20, 2008   Link
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    General Commentsuch a cute song.
    i love the line "heart of a robot"
    like it's programed to beat for who it's meant to beat for.
    alot like society today if you ask me.
    a little bit sad.
    BOOM!babyon March 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is ridiculously accurate for me at this particular moment in time (hah, pun...). I'm 4 months away from college. I'm already 18. He's not at all.

    I love lines 3, 4, and 5. :]
    le_delugeon May 06, 2008   Link

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