Take me somewhere I've never been before
Open my eyes just a little, leave me wanting more
When they tell you it's all for the money, all for the money
Raise your voice so you can tell somebody, tell somebody

When all you hold in your heart slips away, you have to choose
Fall behind, make a change, or change your mind

Go on, get up, get out
Don't even think about it
You don't need to leave it behind
But you can live without it
Jump in your car like you're ready to ride
You got a buck forty-five left to keep you alive
And now, everybody's messing it up
No, we don't talk about how
Everything is falling apart
Well then you go around
It's everything that you couldn't find with an open mind
It's all you've ever known

Sing me something I've never heard before
Open my heart just a little, leave me wanting more
When they tell you it's all for the money, all for the money
Raise your voice and you can tell somebody, tell somebody

Looks like we didn't get far in a getaway car
You can't break free no matter where you are
It feels like home is just a time and a place
You find yourself in an empty space



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Getaway Car song meanings
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    General Comment"Jump in your car like you're ready to ride
    You got a buck forty-five left to keep you alive"

    i love that line :)
    jgb717on July 05, 2008   Link
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    Song MeaningIn an interview with J-14, Dave was asked what his favorite song off their How To Call a Bluff album was.


    Dave said: "My personal favorite song is 'Getaway Car.' It means the most to me. It's just about chasing your dreams. Trusting everything to the wind and going for it. For me, that summarized everything we were trying to do at the time. So, that song really resonates with me personally and the rest of the guys in the band. It's my favorite song to play live, as well."
    de1337edon January 10, 2009   Link
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    General Comment"fall behind, make a change, or change your mind"

    that's everything right there.

    "everything is falling apart -- well then you go around. ... with an open mind, it's all you've ever known."
    alicsonon July 23, 2008   Link
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    General Commentto me this song is about doing what is right.
    personally i relate to it by always thinking of my choice to go vegan when i hear it.
    noone else probably interprets the song this way, but idk its just how it get.

    the way it talks about stuff done just for the money, or how you have to leave stuff behind, in sense give up stuff.
    also the lyrics "it's all you've ever known" cause most people have been raised on meat and don't even really question what it takes to make it.
    "Raise your voice and you can tell somebody, tell somebody" obvious it means to tell just spread the word,
    "When all you hold in your heart slips away, you have to choose
    Fall behind, make a change, or change your mind" this song just seems like when you get information that completely flip flops everything you have ever thought, and it makes you change everything that you have ever believed about it.

    i know this meaning is completely not what mfh was going for, and sounds completely crazy, but o well.

    audge22on January 27, 2009   Link
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    General Commentok it's songs like this that make mfh better than other mind numbing, senseless pop punk bands out there.
    YourBlackoutMemoryon April 19, 2009   Link
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    General Commentgosh this song is amazing. [:
    hayleyxjordanon August 09, 2009   Link

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