In the house I grew up in
My room in the basement
The hours turning
To years we've spent
Remember Chris in the back yard
Laughing so damn hard
And no one knew why
But the rest is forgotten

Behind me
Sometimes it reminds me
Of when we, we used to
Belong here

Every memory comes on
When I hear that old song
We used to sing
With the words all wrong
I remember the faces
And familiar places
And I sing along
But Acadia is gone

Ran out of gas on the highway
We walked there and I gave
Drunken speeches on sobriety
Now we've all moved away and
Somehow became men
But I remember where it began at

Behind me
Sometimes it reminds me
Of when we, we used to
Belong here

Every memory comes on
When I hear that old song
We used to sing
With the words all wrong
I remember the faces
And familiar places
And I sing along
But Acadia is gone

Remember when 1712
Acadia road fell
They tore the house down

Every memory comes on
When I hear that old song
We used to sing
With the words all wrong
I remember the faces
And familiar places
And I sing along
But Acadia is gone
Acadia is gone

In the house I grew up in
Remember the faces
When Andrew and I wrecked
Each other's cars and

Acadia is, Acadia is gone


Lyrics submitted by killacamk, edited by SickLife, Casperwolf

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  • +2
    General CommentThis song is plainly about growing up, and having the things of your childhood and adolescence slowly wither away and die out. You grow out of things, places get closed down, things fall apart, and some friends aren't as important as they once were to you.

    It all brings forth the feeling of revisiting the past and enjoying the nostalgia of it.
    Fallen Leaveson February 28, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentSuch a good song, <3


    Also, I googled 1712 Acadia Road (Yes, road, not the country, as I was thinking also.)
    It's in Vancouver, British Columbia, btw.

    He's talking about how they tore his old house down, and there were lots of memories there.
    hey;julieton October 26, 2009   Link
  • +2
    General CommentAt the Marianas Trench concert. Josh said that this song is about how he grew up and about his life when he was younger.
    sweetgurl14on January 13, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentwhy does this song hit me so hard?

    i love it
    Matteuxon March 04, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My OpinionOk question, why does he reference Acadia. If anyone understands the Canadian history and the role Acadia played in it... if anyone catches this meaning I was wondering why he refrences the country of Acadia?
    silenteyes1331on March 22, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti have two corrections:
    ¨1- its not, ``tonight it all seemed wrong`` its ``and i sing along.``

    2- ``and somehow we came in`its and somehow became men.
    marianastrenchfanon July 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song...!
    GilmoreGon July 27, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI LOVE THIS SONG he is definitely singing about the house he grew up in, and leaving it and all the memories that remain with it.
    kstone1on November 29, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Opinion@matteux,
    me too, this song hits so close to home, this song hits me hard, When I first listened to this song, i cryed, and thought about all me and my friends, we did the same thing, sit there singing a song with every word wrong I LOVE YOU JOSH RAMSAY! ♥
    Littlemissprincess214on March 15, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is very touching to me. its about change and growing up.
    as marianastrenchfan said this song makes me scared for the future also.

    i think the lyrics "sometimes it remindes me of when we, we used to
    belong hear." sums up the meaning of the song for me.

    You grow up, and out of things, and when you see a picture or something, all
    the memories flood back. you wish those days were here again, but you know that
    things can never be like that again.

    very touching, one of my favourite mtrench songs.
    MTrenchRoxon July 04, 2010   Link

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