I’m so sorry I’m not down tonight
But all my friends have lost their minds
And whats more…
…I’m not happy here anymore.

We should’ve stayed at home tonight.
All the bright lights and company
are not what I need.

Its just the same as it was before.
Same faces there to hit the floor.
My legs have carried me far.
There’s still strength enough for one more.
So lets carry on
And dance to all the same songs.
Like back when we were young
And nights like this would fade to one.

So lets get out of here.
We’ve done all we can.
This place is not dead.
So when will this night end?

We’ll do it all again,
Next Friday night.
This Picture-postcard modernity.

Lyrics submitted by jamesdelve

26 is dancier than 4 song meanings
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    General Commentyeh what a song!!!
    they're also one of my favourites at the moment!
    chazzumson May 17, 2009   Link
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    General Commenttime signature is 5/4 x 5 then 6/4 during the chorus. 26 beats total. 26 is dancier than 4. love it.
    spikdboyon October 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamazing guitar in this song!
    this town needs guns are my favourite band at the moment
    didnt think these guys would be on here!
    mega_megaon September 01, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI just found this town needs guns this morning, and this has already become one of my favorite songs
    derf234on February 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI must admit I wasn't too down with the title of this song before I counted it out. I think the writer is surely using a double meaning between the numbers of timing and respective ages he's reflecting on. He's thinking about how they've grown so much much but progressed so little, and feeling discouraged by that.
    I'd like to point out that its one thing to use odd timings and cut/paste beats in songs, it's quite another to make it sound a gorgeous as this, every member of this band gets an A+ in my book for techinical skill, Not to mention writing and arrangment. Plus draws spirographic images on my eyelids when I close them.
    sunshine_umbrellaon January 31, 2010   Link

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