Well, it's back to the battle today.
But I wouldn't have it any other way.
Cause tonight we'll be crazy as kooks.

I'm dancing, grooving. This lovely wooden floor.
The tom-toms are beating on. Eyes are so sore.

There is still sand in my suitcase.
There is still salt in my teeth.

I kissed her in the window.
She covered up her face.
She's pretty, Sherry.
But I'm far, far too late.

Someone said, man, let's take a drive.
So here I am. So here I am.

I crashed up a party, nickels and dimes,
A handful of strangers, all friends of mine.

I know that you're married, rings on your hand.
So I didn't stay 'til the end.

I don't need a Christmas card.
You don't need to write.
Last Christmas was black and blue, but this year is white.

The void repeats, repeats a sound so deep in my head.
Goodnight. Keep your shirt on. You can leave the way you came.

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  • +1
    General CommentCool, moody song with awesome underwater drums, definitely an amazing opener
    fgevilmonkeyon July 14, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General CommentMost intriguing line:
    I crashed up a party, nickels and dimes,

    A lot of lines in this song and album have that weathered traveler aesthetic and are just awesome:

    There is still sand in my suitcase.
    There is still salt in my teeth.

    Lots and lots more, you know. I love that nickels and dimes line though.

    spmulliganon March 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove the Waltz style bass line. Reminds me a bit of The Stranglers "Golden Brown".

    Diggin' this new album for sure!
    JAG7202on August 13, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Back to the battle today" - what a wonderful line to open the album!
    JmoneyNJon September 06, 2008   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationsounds like he reunited with an ex for a night, but he knows there is no future. so he just gets drunk & tries to forget about her, but his heart still aches
    maureenomalley23on December 13, 2008   Link
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    General Commentso beautiful
    so goddamn beautiful
    CallistoBrooklynon November 13, 2009   Link

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