"Smile Upon Me" as written by and Michael Angelakos....
Everything's always better
Whenever I'm at rest
I'm wound up tighter than
A dried up bird's nest

And it's the truth you know
That's always the issue
But when it starts getting blurry
One's never better than two

There's a place in this world
Where people like me are found by people like you (fall in love with people like you)
So find that place as this forever divine

Oh yeah, you're the best damn friend that I'll ever have
You'll always smile upon me when the season's bad
You'll always make me feel best even when I'm blue
You'll always smile upon me and I'll smile upon you, too

I don't know what I need now
Since everything has changed
And if I do know one thing
It's me who's feeling strange

'Cause everything is different
And I don't react well
To changes that come when
Your life's becoming hell

There's a place in this world
Where people like me are found by people like you (fall in love with people like you)
So find that place as this forever divine

Oh yeah, you're the best damn friend that I'll ever have
You'll always smile upon me when the season's bad
You'll always make me feel best even when I'm blue
You'll always smile upon me and I'll smile upon you, too


Lyrics submitted by redm0th, edited by 60_miles_an_hour, PITCHINDIGO

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  • +6
    General Commentkids, let's not get mean...60 miles was just making putting thoughts out there; no need to say she sucks. I don't agree with her, either, but you don't have to react to it or even think about it if you find it offensive.

    it works as either a best friend or a partner song, I think. it makes me think of both my best friend & my boyfriend, and going through the course of any kind of relationship. like HopeSoForYou said, it was meant as an apology-type song. people mess up with both their friends & their partners.
    & personally I kind of like the circling sound, makes it feel so much happier & lighter.
    deardeeron August 16, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti was sitting at lunch and my bestfriend gave me 1 earphone and told me to listen.. i listened and was like what? i cant hear. cuz you need both earphones to hear the circling sound and whatnot. then she was like "it says your the best damn friend that ive ever had" and i was like aww. yeah it pretty much means what yall said up there ^^
    BananaLiuon December 21, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentreally love this song, esp. when he sings well you're the best damn friend that i ever had
    thison February 05, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentminor changes:

    Everything's always better
    Whenever you're on the rest
    Or wound up tighter than
    A dried up bird's nest

    And it's truth you know
    That's always the issue
    But when it starts getting blurry
    Ones never better than two


    I don't know what I need now
    Since everything has changed
    If I do know one thing
    Its me who's feeling strange

    'Cause everything is different
    And I don't react well
    The changes that come when
    Your life's becoming hell


    robbnthahoodon February 06, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionIts a best friend song :D
    5avannaon March 12, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentLove love love it.
    Though it could be a song listeners could relate to their best friends, I think this was written for his girlfriend who is his best friend aswell as his girlfriend, as the whole EP is about love as it was a present for his gf on valentines day.
    __sooperficialon March 26, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentshades of the postal service...I love it
    itsMEmiloon May 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment60 miles an hour you suck. sorry but twilight? seriously? don't ruin it for me.

    i love passion pit. this seems like the perfect song for going away to college and missing like your highschool bestfriend(s). although i haven't officially gone to college yet, i felt this way when i spent a few weeks at a college summer program and imagined myself in college. i immediately think of my bestfriend when i hear this song :D
    musicalllllllon July 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmonolithhhh yessss
    terezatomason September 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti was sitting at lunch and my bestfriend gave me 1 earphone and told me to listen.. i listened and was like what? i cant hear. cuz you need both earphones to hear the circling sound and whatnot. then she was like "it says your the best damn friend that ive ever had" and i was like aww. yeah it pretty much means what yall said up there ^^
    BananaLiuon December 21, 2010   Link

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