This is the first night,
Of the rest of our lives.
I can’t help wonder,
“How is it we’re still alive?”

Welcome to the first night of the rest of our lives.
Oh Yeah, and I said,
Welcome to the first night of the rest of our lives.

We stayed up all night long,
Laughing, singing in the streets.
Oh yeah, you know
The Clash, Ramones, The Pogues, our voices hoarse,
Our bodies weak and ready for sleep.
Lean against me, wipe your bloodshot eyes as I wipe mine.
And from these rooftops, we’ll watch the sun rise.
Ain’t this the life?

Yeah it’s the first night,
of the rest of our lives.
I can’t help wonder,
“How is it we’re still alive?”
Welcome to the first night of the rest of our lives.

With just a half tank of gas, 150 miles to go, no cash, no food.
We turned the engine off, every time that we went down hill
and it’s on with the show.
I don’t know whether to laugh or cry?
Oh no, I don't
All I know is that I am alive, I’m really alive.

This is the first night,
Of the rest of our lives.
I can’t help wonder,
“How is it we’re still alive?”

Welcome to the first night of the rest of our lives.
Oh Yeah, and I said,
Welcome to the first night of the rest of our lives.

We heard “You there!” and jumped from the train,
Ran up the tracks, all the while you screaming back,
“Kiss my ass!”

We’re living our lives, I’m livin’ and yeah
and I’m doin’ fine, Oh yeah, oh yeah, I’m doing fine!!!

And it's the first night,
Of the rest of our lives.
I can’t help wonder,
“How is it we’re still alive?”
Welcome to the first night of the rest of our lives.
Goodbye


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    General Commentthis song is about living
    realizing that you are alive, also realizing all the stupid shit we get away with, and and live

    also, most people have that one day, where they realize all this, and it changes their life, and everything is fine, and the way this song feels, it feels good, just like life

    their album release show for this record was the first night of the rest of my life
    greatest night ever
    GypsyWagonon June 11, 2009   Link
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    General Commentagree... this song is about feeling great about doing what you want, even when you have problems... being happy for being alive.
    dado507on September 10, 2009   Link

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