It's not the end, but it feels like it is
I'm waking up like I'm back from the dead
I'm stepping out, and I feel so afraid
But as long as I'm moving it's all right

I feel alive, and it hurts for a change
No looking back
It's hard to believe that I was cool
With the days that I wasted
Complacent and tasteless and bored
But that was yesterday...

We're never going back to OK (OK)
We're never going back to easy
We're never going back to the way it was
We're never going back to OK

This discontent, like a slap in the face
Of mediocre, I've had enough of this place
This party's over, and I'm moving away
from the frills of your Beverly Hills
That was yesterday...

We're never going back to OK (OK)
We're never going back to easy
We're never going back to the way it was
We're never going back to OK

We're here to stay
This is our time
Our only life
Our chance to live

Yeah, we're never going back to OK (OK)
We're never going back to easy
We're never going back to the way it was
We're never going back to OK


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    General CommentThis is a GREAT song. It's just about wanting to change and move forward from a point of being unhappy with your life. I can really, really relate, and it just makes the song hitting home that much harder.
    Technophobiaon January 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentcouple changes....

    "I'm stepping out, and I feel so afraid"

    and

    "this party's over, and I'm moving away
    from the thrills of your Beverly Hills"
    jimmytownnativeon February 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentGreat song!!Moving on to something better, not going to settle for just average, just keeping pushing.
    bhinzo08on May 08, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song reminds me of leaving a relationship that really wasn't what it should have been, and moving on to something better. right now that's where i'm at, and i can totally relate. such a great song, by a great band, i can't believe it doesn't have more comments!
    confusedgirl16on September 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNow wether or not this is what the song is actually about, it makes me think of over comming a drug addiction. It talks bout not lookin back but feelin alive because of the change and how he cant believe he was okay with wastin time and days. the chorus sounds like im never goin back to okay because now i have to deal (they will be stronger and more than just okay) Im never goin back to easy because drugs are an easy escape (except the quittin part)Now this song obviously is about change, and knowin the band its obviously not about drugs. Thats just how i could see a relation there.
    XxXiamjustmeXxXon January 13, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI just really listened to this song for the first time today and it is absolutely the theme song for my life right now. The lyrics are exactly where I'm at right now. I'm very excited about this.

    btw I like to think that they keep repeating the word "uncouth"
    Granted it might be anything at all but I like to think it is, mostly because I like that word.
    Nannerpuss42on November 03, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI just really listened to this song for the first time today and it is absolutely the theme song for my life right now. The lyrics are exactly where I'm at right now. I'm very excited about this.

    btw I like to think that they keep repeating the word "uncouth"
    Granted it might be anything at all but I like to think it is, mostly because I like that word.
    Nannerpuss42on November 03, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI just really listened to this song for the first time today and it is absolutely the theme song for my life right now. The lyrics are exactly where I'm at right now. I'm very excited about this.

    btw I like to think that they keep repeating the word "uncouth"
    Granted it might be anything at all but I like to think it is, mostly because I like that word.
    Nannerpuss42on November 03, 2010   Link
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    General Commentum, I think you used the wrong complacent. It should be Complaisant. has a different meaning.
    Constance1Daneon December 23, 2011   Link

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