If I'm living in the same motel
It's not because I'm scared of finally breaking out
Only hoping that you're coming back around

I'm still working at the ?
Got myself a little raise but nothing's changed
Leaves that fall at city hall call your name

You ran away from me
I never thought you'd leave
It's ruined everything
This world's too big

They still miss you at the flower shop
Lilies bloom and fill the room it's all too much
Kathryn-Ann says things are finally looking up

Bought myself a little house, I paint it brown
The grass it grows I push my mow it's working out
Deep, deep down I'm holding out that it's ?

You ran away from me
I never thought you'd leave
It's ruined everything
This world's too big

Heard you love somebody else just yesterday
Know you didn't mean it and it's just a phase
We're not dead and really I don't mind to wait

Put a chair up behind the high way sign
Roads are pretty quiet no one's passing by
At least I'll be the first to see you back as mine


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    Lyric CorrectionI'm not sure about the lyrics in a few spots? Though it's hard to hear what he's saying.

    "Got myself a little raise but nothing strange"

    Maybe that's

    "Got myself a little raise but nothing's changed"?


    "Leaves left, fall left, city hollow calls your name"

    I always heard it as something like

    "Leaves that fall at city hall call your name"


    "Deep, deep down I'm old enough that it's alright"

    I think it's something like

    "Deep, deep down I'm holding out that it's ____"

    though I have no idea what the last word/phrase is there. ><


    "Put a cherub behind the high way sign
    Roads are pretty quiet no one's passing by
    Please stop, be the first to see you're back as mine "

    I always heard it as

    "Put a chair up behind the highway sign
    Roads are pretty quiet, no one's passing by
    [At] least I'll be the first to see you back as mine"

    Like s/he's waiting on the side of the road waiting for him to come back to her.


    Again, I'm not sure exactly what he's saying in some spots, though I did go and listen to the song just now to check, and that's just what it sounds like on my ipod. ^^;
    Etomoon April 04, 2010   Link

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