I remember California calling out my name
I remember Carolina and the way she tastes
I fell into Virginia looking for my way
Took the ferry in Seattle to get out of the rain

And I remember watching everybody looking for love
The born agains and newlyweds i met on the run
I lost myself in what I'm not
So I sat down and thought


If I can make an honest mistake, then you can let yourself live this way
If I can make an honest mistake, then you’re safe (2x)

I saw you left another message but I won’t reply
Saw you disappear completely and I don’t know why
I’m selfishly connected to my changing mind
I should lift myself and find the time to
Place a call or write you back
Or start to talk with those I haven’t
I’m completely alone, had my time and it passed
But now I have to ask

If I can make an honest mistake, then you can let yourself live this way
If I can make an honest mistake, then you’re safe (2x)

Well you can’t wait
And I can’t change
Apologies endless for ending this way (2x)

If I can make an honest mistake, then you can let yourself live this way
If I can make an honest mistake, then you’re safe (2x)

Well you can’t wait
And I can’t change
Apologies endless for ending this way…


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    General CommentI think the first set of question marks is
    "All the born-agains and newlyweds I met on the run"
    That's what I hear anyway.

    I love this song especially the line "Aplogies endless for ending this way"
    MyFailingEmpireon July 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. I've been on TML's myspace since midnight 2 nights ago listening to it over & over again.

    It seem like a really honest song (no pun intended). All this band's lyrics are really genuine and real. I'm thinking maybe it's about a relationship that ended because of an honest mistake and now the guy is sort of lost. He doesn't know what to do so he's kind of slumming it around in his apartment thinking he should "lift himself" & do something with himself instead of just sitting around. I'm also thinking maybe the first part is him trying to like find himself in all these different places since he feels like he lost himself with the relationship's end.
    hmmalesiaaon July 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about a guy who doesn't know how to end it with someone when he goes away, so he just completely ignores her. He feels bad about it, but doesn't know how to make it better because telling her it's over won't do any good. It's about how you can't really love someone until you know yourself.
    auroraluceroon September 08, 2008   Link
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    General CommentBest song of theirs. Rediculously catchy and his voice is awesome. Hey let's hear it for falsettoing! YEAH!! Hey, only true men (like me and guys like them) can falsetto. It takes a lot of guts, not to mention soul!
    Fivestarmotelon October 09, 2008   Link
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    General Commentfavoritee on their new album.
    crayoladreameron February 17, 2010   Link
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    General CommentIt's about a guy in a relationship with a girl and they're happy, but he doesn't feel completely in love. While he's dating this girl he's always wondering if there is something more and something better, one foot in one foot out kinda thing. He feels like everyone else around him seems so much more in love than he is. So in his search to find out if there's anything more than what he already has, he ends the relationship and breaks the girl's heart. She is forced to move on for good because he hurt her. He feels badly for leaving her the way he did but sees it as his only option. The guy did a stupid thing but it was hurtful enough to be the end of their relationship.
    suziemeowon January 11, 2011   Link

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