I want to run 1000 miles home. Break down all walls that block me from your bed. Capture your eyes, as I explore your thighs and try to explain what's going on inside my head.
Girl I've run all across this land. I've seen waves crash on beaches and steal my breath. I've seen snow on the hilltops, perfect and smooth as my hand navigating your chest.
Oh I've seen California. All the mountains and deserts and streams. As the monuments crumble and erode away, I know you're back home waiting for me.

And now I depend on my sense of adventure, to get through all the rough times, 'til we get back together.

I want to run back to Oregon. Fall every tree that blocks me from my street. Up in the hills, watch the city lights, I won't be home 'til I have Portland under my feet.

Oh I've seen California. All the basements and stages and scenes. I could laugh as it all falls into the sea, and know you're back home waiting for me.

When I get home, I'm up for anything.


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    General Commentbroadway calls is an amazing band, hands down. my boy said this song reminds him of us. i couldn't agree more, and it couldn't explain everything more perfectly. i think the meaning of this song is quite apparent-- he's sick of being apart from his girl and does everything he can to "get through all the rough times til [they] get back together." this song is so sweet. it shows the emotional and physical side which every great relationship has. "capture your eyes, while i explore your thighs and try to explain what's going on inside my head." amazing.
    lindseynicoleon July 03, 2008   Link
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    General Commentbroadway calls is an amazing band, hands down. my boy said this song reminds him of us. i couldn't agree more, and it couldn't explain everything more perfectly. i think the meaning of this song is quite apparent-- he's sick of being apart from his girl and does everything he can to "get through all the rough times til [they] get back together." this song is so sweet. it shows the emotional and physical side which every great relationship has. "capture your eyes, while i explore your thighs and try to explain what's going on inside my head." amazing.
    lindseynicoleon July 03, 2008   Link
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    General CommentTo begin with, this is a fantastic song, I really love it !
    He could be talking about how his life is for being in a band. He has to tour all the time. He girlfriend or wife lives and works at home while he is away. When the time stretches and gets longer, it's harder for him to be without her. He has a great sense of adventure as it says in the song, so he relies on that to keep him going until he gets back with the one he loves. He's talking about all of the beautiful things he's seen as he travels, but the most beautiful thing in his eyes is his wife/girlfriend that he can't wait to see and be with again. I think he's telling her this while they are making love again at last. "Capture your eyes as I explore your thighs and try to explain what's going on inside my head" and "Perfect and smooth as my hand navigating your chest". He says when he get's home, he's up to do anything with her. Whatever she brings up, he will do it with her. He won't feel like he's home until he's back in his city.

    It's a wonderful song, truly. I wish more people knew about it. This is the second comment and I'm sure it's been around for a long time..
    UnreasonableRachelleon December 20, 2009   Link

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