Friends,
i will keep you like trophies in my heart,
to remember how loneliness was a faded dream, on 219th street.
We were more than just young, we were full of it.
And no-one could touch us, or take us in.
Watching the sunset from the roof,
we planned our next adventure.

I was nineteen and young,
thought I had it all figured out.
The world was our oyster,
and we dove in to get the pearl out.

Now we are swimming in memories
How we wish we could go back

I've got a sneaking suspicion,
that hindsight only favors good vision,
but I'm not one to complain,
when it's all I dream of.
We were more than just useless and stupid kids,
The music, it moved us, we shook our fists
as we sang along, at the top of our lungs

Now we are swimming in memories
How we wish we could go back
We hold the hope that someday we'll see the world again.
Like that, like that, like that,

Now we are swimming in no memories
How we wish we could go back
We hold the hope that someday we'll see the world again.
Like that, like that,
Oh, like that, like that.
Yeah!


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5805 song meanings
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  • +1
    General Commenti think the meaning is simply that he wishes he could go back to being young and enjoying life more.

    "Now we are swimming in memories"

    and that he remembers how good life was with his friends.
    also, that he wishes he could fix something back then.
    awesome song
    :)
    hockey2skateon July 20, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment5805 is the house number that the guys used to live in, on 219th street. thats why it says that in the song as well. and the song is bout the memories they had living in that house.
    they posted a bulliten on myspace about it, because they sold 5805 copies of their cd the first cd.
    cool huh?
    katerz46on July 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment?=that hindsight :)
    And I think that the chorus is "swimming in memories" ...not in "no more reefs"

    As for the meaning, I just think it has to do with wishing time hadn't gone by so fast... "Now we are swimming in memories, how we wish we could go back"

    I don't know...
    topherc3103on July 20, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentanyone have any idea what the significance of "5805" is?

    maybe a zip code or something? lol even though my zip code's 5 numbers....

    or a childhood address or something.. i dont know. maybe it acttually means something and isn't personal...
    totheendmcr04on July 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song.

    It could be a date, like The Spill Canvas' song. It could be like 5/8/05.

    Its about being young and being alive.
    WishingForYouon July 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYa the song is about being young and alive
    skaterpunkrockeron July 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"? only favors convention" is actually "hindsight only favors good vision". great song!
    tvurawkson July 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentopps i ment to say they sold 5805 copies of their cd [the silver cord of course] the first week.
    katerz46on July 31, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment? should be...... that hindsight, only favors could vision.....
    speakingincursiveon September 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHere, I've corrected your mistakes:

    Friends, I will keep you like trophies in my heart,
    to remember how loneliness was a faded dream on 219th street.
    We were more than just young, we were full of it.
    And no one could touch us, or take us in.
    Watching the sunset from the roof,
    we planned our next adventure.

    I was nineteen and young,
    thought I had it all figured out.
    The world was our oyster,
    and we dove in to get the pearl out.

    Now we are swimming in memories,
    how we wish we could go back.

    I've got a sneaking suspicion
    that hindsight only favours good vision,
    but I'm not one to complain
    when it's all I dream of.
    We were more than just useless and stupid kids,
    the music, it moved us, we shook our fists
    as we sang along at the top of our lungs.

    Now we are swimming in memories,
    how we wish we could go back.
    We hold the hope that someday we'll see the world again
    like that, like that, like that.


    Now we are swimming in memories,
    how we wish we could go back.
    We hold the hope that someday we'll see the world again
    like that, like that.
    Oh, like that, like that.
    SeeingRedon September 18, 2009   Link

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