Where's my girl, where has she gone?
She once was beautiful and innocent
I can't believe in what she says
I look at her and she looked the other way

Disconnected from feeling alright
Disconnected and it ain't black and white
Disconnected there's a sword through the dove
Disconnected from the country I love

I remember you when you were young and strong
In your summer dress and your legs so long
My memories are only for me
I prefer them to reality

You think it was over but you better think again
Neither grace nor sweetness just malicious intent
It's you and me baby so we better watch our back
'Cause if we are standing together we ain't never gonna crack

And we took the greyhound into the night
With the city on the left and the country on the right
I knew when I saw you, I read it in your eyes
I heard your voice break when you were trying not to die


Lyrics submitted by acidmaniac, edited by chronicfireworks

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    General Comment“This song is about that evolution of change. For better or worse our country isn’t the same as when we were younger. When you grow up in America you’re taught in the public school system to be loyal and to love your country through reciting “The Pledge of Allegiance.” In general, some of us covet it, or in some cases even rebel from it. Sometimes you can feel close or far away from a place, family member or even your own home town. It doesn’t mean you love it less or disrespect it by disagreeing with its current values and or views. True patriots will stand for what they believe in, even if it goes against the grain. We jammed this one acoustic after hours and it clicked almost immediately. The way we play the chorus seems straight forward but there is a swing to it. This keeps it moving but still manages to be rocking. It reminds us of Woody Guthrie.” — Rancid
    acidmaniacon May 30, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHere are the correct lyrics straight from the booklet:


    Where's my girl, where has she gone?
    She once was beautiful and innocent
    I can't believe in what she says
    I look at her and she looked the other way

    Disconnected from feeling alright
    Disconnected and it ain't black and white
    Disconnected there's a sword through the dove
    Disconnected from the country I love

    I remember you when you were young and strong
    In your summer dress and your legs so long
    My memories are only for me
    I prefer them to reality

    You think it was over but you better think again
    Neither grace nor sweetness just malicious intent
    It's you and me baby so we better watch our back
    'Cause if we are standing together we ain't never gonna crack

    And we took the greyhound into the night
    With the city on the left and the country on the right
    I knew when I saw you, I read it in your eyes
    I heard your voice break when you were trying not to die
    Deadbornon June 11, 2009   Link
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    My InterpretationThis seems like another protest against the Obama administration and the destruction of the founding principles of the US by the merry band of socialist thugs in Washington, D.C.
    brokenpremiseson June 07, 2009   Link

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