Sun explodes on my skin
I don't like the state I'm in
Trying to catch the perfect wave
It's coming now, come on let's rave
But I drown, yeah I drown

Out all day, all in vain
Pale skin, sun causes pain
The water's cold, deep, and black
Down again, board's cracked
And I drown, yeah I drown

Look who's here to save my soul
Sweet night, she's on a roll
Covers me with all her black
Satin dress, takes me aback
And I drown, yeah I drown

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    General Commentmetaphor for being single, finding love, getting crushed, falling in love again...
    AlecsPenon September 06, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI've always just seen it as an ironic surf song. Surf rock is always about having fun in the sun surfing, but this turns it around and highlights the negatives instead. She doesn't tan well, she's not good at surfing, she doesn't like swimming in the cold water, and she prefers the night.

    Probably my favorite song on the album. Like most of the album, this song sounds great with a serious car stereo. The heavy bass line and distorted guitar are a powerful blend, just like with Aly, Walk With Me.
    rpn453on December 25, 2010   Link

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