Nowhere like a diner to get to truly know someone.
Like a library up 17 or a spin around the center of town.
The smell of saltwater. I left my pocket change at the Molly Pitcher.

A sound we can live with, no sound.
A smell we can live with, no smell.
A home we can live with, no home.

But the morning sun is not too far behind.
I'm lit up like the night sky- I told you I trust this place.

The night jug handles as I'm swept through northern lights.
Quick Chek coffee is cooling down.
We're sweeping along the shoreline,
On some journey I cannot repeat.
Matilda will meet us at Martell's
Barefoot in the sand,
Hanging on the boardwalk for dear life.

The smells, the sounds.
Long way from home, I can't go on.
The garden state.

I'll always bounce back down these roads.
Nothin' like home.
The garden state.

We danced and split. Exit 117 driving east.

I'll never turn around in the place where I was born.
I'm left without directions or a road to follow.


Lyrics submitted by Turk Turkleton, edited by Logicalrust

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    General CommentThis song's about growing up in New Jersey, where TNTLLU and I are from.
    Jersey is The Garden State, get it? We also have more diners per suqare mile than any other place on Earth. The whole state's got sweet beaches, Quick Chek for North Jersey, WaWa for South Jersey haha
    fxcknelsonon March 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentThis song is fucking sex.
    Samba and jazz into a grindcore-esque band?
    masterexploderboyon March 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNorthern Lights is a cannabis strain.
    radicalationon March 21, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIs jase talking about being high?
    I'm lit up like the night sky...I'm swept through northern lights?
    ImZeROon April 20, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentYou idiot!
    How about posting the lyrics instead of doing nothing!
    theTyranton March 11, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General CommentFuck New Jersey.
    oralcanceron March 15, 2009   Link
  • -1
    General Commenthey oralcancer, eat my dick. New Jersey #1
    Fuck_your_Godon March 23, 2009   Link

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