There were ocean waves (ocean waves),
Big city lights (big city lights),
Lazy summer days,
Crazy sleepless nights.

Somewhere out on an open road,
You drove yourself out of your mind.
Sometimes to do the things you love,
You leave the ones you love behind.

You danced,
You drank,
You laughed,
You cried,
You went to work and said goodbye.
I lived,
I learned,
Stayed up all night,
I'll see you when the time is right again (again, again).

I've got old shoes in a brand new town.
I wear em' like they're starin', let the tongues hang out.
I'm just too loose for the same old crowd,
If I could only see your face before my souls wear down.

Somewhere out on an open road,
You search until you look inside.
Sometimes you've got to see the world
To find out what you left behind.

You danced,
You drank,
You laughed,
You cried,
You went to work and said goodbye.
I lived,
I learned,
Stayed up all night,
I'll see you when the time is right again.

Wait for me (don't wait).
Don't wait for me.
Wait for me (don't wait).
Don't wait for me.

You can't wait for the sun to rise,
You'll never know until you try.
We make mistakes and learn in time,
We all grow old, we live, we die.

We woke before the sun could rise,
We packed our bags and waved goodbye.
We drove into a great sunset
And lived a life with no regret.
We lived a life with no regret.

(Don't wait, don't wait, oh,
don't wait, don't wait)

I can't wait for the sun to rise,
I'll never know until I try.
We make mistakes and learn through time,
We all grow old, we live, we die,
We all grow old, we live, we die,
We live..


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    General CommentFavorite off the album (:
    Great song.
    dom alerton July 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentFavorite off the album (:
    Great song.
    dom alerton July 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsome of the lyrics are wrong
    lalaimhappyon July 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis made me cry because it reminded me about colin leaving :(
    RuthGon July 18, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCan someone put up Nick's version please?
    I would do it myself but i don't have the album.
    RuthGon July 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentNick's version:



    "There were ocean waves (ocean waves),
    Big city lights (big city lights),
    Lazy summer days,
    Crazy sleepless nights.

    Somewhere out on an open road,
    You drove yourself out of your mind.
    Sometimes to do the things you love,
    You leave the ones you love behind.

    You danced,
    You drank,
    You laughed,
    You cried,
    You went to work and said goodbye.
    I lived,
    I learned,
    Stayed up all night,
    I'll see you when the time is right again (again, again).

    I've got old shoes in a brand new town.
    I wear em' like they're starin', let the tongues hang out.
    I'm just too loose for the same old crowd,
    If I could only see your face before my souls wear down.

    Somewhere out on an open road,
    You search until you look inside.
    Sometimes you've got to see the world
    To find out what you left behind.

    You danced,
    You drank,
    You laughed,
    You cried,
    You went to work and said goodbye.
    I lived,
    I learned,
    Stayed up all night,
    I'll see you when the time is right again.

    Wait for me (don't wait).
    Don't wait for me.
    Wait for me (don't wait).
    Don't wait for me.

    You can't wait for the sun to rise,
    You'll never know until you try.
    We make mistakes and learn in time,
    We all grow old, we live, we die.

    We woke before the sun could rise,
    We packed our bags and waved goodbye.
    We drove into a great sunset
    And lived a life with no regret.
    We lived a life with no regret.

    (Don't wait, don't wait, oh,
    don't wait, don't wait)

    I can't wait for the sun to rise,
    I'll never know until I try.
    We make mistakes and learn through time,
    We all grow old, we live, we die,
    We all grow old, we live, we die,
    We live.."
    jessicleson July 27, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThanks (:
    RuthGon August 01, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWhat are the differences between the two?

    Oh and where can i get both versions...?
    harobikes333on November 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSometimes you've got to see the world
    To find out what you left behind.




    soooo true
    maozedongon March 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsoles instead of souls... he is talking about shoes
    you_know_me_21on August 17, 2009   Link

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