"Summer, Man" as written by and Adam Burbank Lazzara Matthew Fazzi....
Yeah

I played dead immersed in that
Techni-color, kind of
Black and white type
Counting one, two

Seven through the roof
If my lady only knew
How high, how high
I am, I am tonight

I've cracked open the safe
Myself now
45, 22
June until September
Three months 'til December

[Chorus:]
The summer
Is over
And I doubt (I doubt), I'll be seeing you around
I'll be seeing you around

Cos I ain't working for you anymore
No I ain't working for you anymore

So go prove to the world
Well you've already proved
That you just couldn't do on your own

Let's have a talk about the good times
Oh you were always giving in
Let's have a talk about the good times
Oh you were only giving in

[Chorus: x2]

Let's have a talk about the good times
Oh you were always giving in
Let's have a talk about the good times
Oh you were only giving in

To

[Chorus: x4]


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"Summer, Man" as written by Edward Reyes Adam Burbank Lazzara

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    General Commentas a senior in high school, i can definitely relate to this song
    buduboy304on May 20, 2009   Link
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    General CommentDoes anyone else feel like the beginning of this song is really reminiscent of Fred Mascherino's stuff? It would sort of fit the song's reminiscing nature and the fact that Fred left in the fall of '07.
    xlostlove777on May 21, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI can see the Mascherino influence in the phrasing.
    I never put together that this might be about Fred though. Interesting thought.
    AnaiisMayon May 29, 2009   Link
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    General Commentreally good.

    summer romance?

    i can relate.
    cherriadeon May 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentFirst time I heard the song, Fred popped into my head. I feel its about the summer tour winding down and it was all over with Fred being in the band. And it talks about "giving in" as Fred has said at times, he gave in to the music at times, because they wouldnt allow him to write his own songs for the band. i think this is a direct shot at the fragile relationship with TBS and Fred
    brian70461on May 31, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI agree with the Fred stuff. He left after the last tour which was Project Revolution (June/July-September) and the guys probably knew he wouldn't be back.
    Maxxyon June 02, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think the "and i doubt i'll be seeing you around" might have two meanings. 1) fred won't be in the band so they won't be seeing him. 2) it says something about how he can't do it on his own so i think it might mean that his solo career won't go anywhere and that no one will see him around because he won't be famous or popular without taking back sunday.
    michviciouson June 03, 2009   Link
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    General CommentBitter much?
    Adeluzon June 03, 2009   Link
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    General CommentIs this song called "Summer Man" or "Summer, Man"?
    beautifulbreakdownon June 04, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my favorites on the new record, along with swing; lonely, lonely; and capital m-e :) TBS = <3
    Kitkat152on June 09, 2009   Link

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