This is a song for the one that I love
I haven’t met them yet
But I’m quietly confident

Although what if like you said
All I’m looking for
It doesn’t exist
Oh I have to believe it does

Cause it’s okay to fall down
It’s okay to crumble
I’ve seen this before
I have seen this before

And you said you wanted to crawl down deep inside
But at this point of the last year I am happy to be alive and

Like that good Hole album
I could live through this
I can live through worse
So play it back in reverse
Oh play it back in reverse

Cause it’s okay to fall down
It’s okay to crumble
I’ve seen this before
I have seen this before and

You wanna camp out and I wanna screw around
In the dark
In the dark

But my hips won’t give anything away
Not tonight not to you
but I think we both know you will stay

And I am surprised how this fits together
I’m surprised how we fit together
And that I will remember
Oh and that I will remember

Cause It’s okay to fall down
It’s okay to crumble
I’ve seen this before
I have seen this before
And you wanna camp out and I wanna fuck around
In the dark
In the dark

But you need to know I’d do this all again
Just to get where I am
Just to get where I am
And I let you know I’d do it all again
Just to get where I am
Just to get where I am



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Camp Out song meanings
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  • +1
    General Comment"But at this point of the last year I am happy to be alive and"

    Pretty sure it should read:
    "But at this point, after last year I am happy to be alive and"
    cmano13on July 16, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI saw them with Tegan & Sara and they were amazing, this is the strongest efforts off the album, a song about love and how fast it could go.
    frontman17on May 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentawesome song. i like the kaki king version aswell.
    mymindisabirdcageon August 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is a stage that most twentysomething's go through. It's being confused about love, mostly about finding out what love's not, and not feeling guilty about just wanting to fool around. It's every relationship before you fall in love. It's not regretting all of them, because we'd "do it all again, just to get where I am". It's about not being ready to settle down with anyone.

    I love this song. I'm totally at this stage in my life.

    My favorite part is:

    And I am surprised how this fits together
    I’m surprised how we fit together
    And that I will remember
    Oh and that I will remember

    To me, it's so obviously about hooking up with someone when you're intoxicated. It's always surprising how well you fit together, and possibly even more surprising that you'll remember in the morning.

    Kaki King does do a great version of this, too. Check it out on youtube!
    somekindofprowesson December 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm so glad other people feel this way too.
    mockingsmileon December 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the lyrics "But you need to know I'd do this all again, Just to get where I am." To me, I think it's a creative spin on the phrase, "it's better to have loved and lost than never loved at all." But that's just me.
    sawoosh42on June 19, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"And you wanna camp out
    And I wanna fuck around
    In the dark
    In the dark"

    I think about the time I was camping with a couple of friends
    and one of them was a girl I had a really huge crush on. xD
    seaChelon June 02, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about love, broken and not findinding the right one at first or making mistakes "it's okay to crumble, it's okay to fall down" i think it's also about people wanting two different things " you want to camp out, and i wanna screw around in the dark" just my thoughts
    teganismywifeon December 08, 2010   Link
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    My InterpretationI think that the singer is directing this song at someone that wants to have a relationship with them ("camp out"); whereas the singer just want to have casual sex without a relationship ("screw/fuck around in the dark"). It's about the same situation (getting together) while showing that the intentions are different as they are both going to take it differently due to what either wants.
    SingingToTheStarson April 08, 2012   Link

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