In your position
With this hometown competition
You're away
At least that's what the magazines all say

You drive the streets
Where he let his love deplete
We're one and the same
Two suburbanites
Looking for someone to blame

Maybe right now
You look bored enough to die
Tomorrow you'll be getting on a plane
And I don't know why

You won't be smiling on the flight home
When you know that he left you
Left you alone in limbo
So disconnect the phone
And let your sorrow stretch from here to LA
'Cause you know that I'm still here
And I know it's been a hard year
And it's clear that your life is changing still
So let your smile stretch from here to LA

I know you're trying
And at night you stay up, crying
You're awake
You shut your ears
And realize your mistake

The West Coast sunset
Doesn't seem like so much fun yet
Does it now?
So you climb the stairs
And search for your way out

And I've never hurt you
Like the boy you called your savior
Darling, do me just one favor
Look what a mess he's made you

Chicago's just a phone call away
I'll be up all night
There doesn't seem to be a solution
That makes this right

You won't be smiling on the flight home
When you know that he left you
Left you alone in limbo
So disconnect the phone
And let your sorrow stretch from here to LA
'Cause you know that I'm still here
And I know it's been a hard year
And it's clear that your life is changing still
So let your smile stretch from here to LA

You let him in
Believe your skin, oh
Baby, I know you'll survive
You may be down
But you're breathing
And you're still alive
You let him in
Believe your skin, oh
Baby, you're still breathing
Baby, you're still breathing

You won't be smiling on the flight home
When you know that he left you
Left you alone in limbo
So disconnect the phone
And let your sorrow stretch from here to LA
'Cause you know that I'm still here
And I know it's been a hard year
And it's clear that your life is changing still
So let your smile stretch from here to LA


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    General Commentwhoa. No comments huh?

    This is my favorite song off of the kicks of passion.
    I wasnt too crazy about them until I heard this song.
    It was beautifully written. And deserves to be given a chance.
    So. Cmon! Listen to it!

    As for the meaning:
    I'm thinking its to a girl.
    And she's going through relationship problems.
    She was really hurt by her boyfriend.
    And the singer is telling her that he'll always be here for her.
    "she may be down but she's breathing and still alive"
    as in, he was just a guy. And there is nothing to Fret over, and she'll be okay.
    cmon_marleneon January 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI'm pretty sure that it's "BABY, right now you look bored enough to die" instead of maybe. And I don't think there's an and in front of the "I've never hurt you" part. =)

    This is like my second favorite song on the whole CD, after Sleep, Everyone... xD
    wonderwolfon February 15, 2008   Link
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    General CommentYea, Pretty much what cmon marlene said. A girl is having problems with her bf, And he's telling her that he's always gonna be there for her.
    someguySoupboyon April 17, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBest song on the album imo
    beckistarzzzon June 16, 2008   Link

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