"Cop Car (Demo)" as written by and David Allan Stewart....
Get out of the car
And walk a straight line
You've been swerving left and right
Please sir won't you stare into the light

Follow my finger back and forth
Say the alphabet in reverse
Call someone to come pick up your car

This is how I cope with losing you
You pull me down
And I don't know how
To get back up
I've been stuck in this rut
But I don't know how long now
And it's hard to sleep
Cause I think too much of the time
Can't keep you off my mind
So I'll be in jail tonight

I'm sitting in the backseat of a cop car
Here's your one last phone call
I should've called my mom
But instead I called you

Remember the dance in our high school gym
We stayed out till 3 A.M.
And we swore we never change when we graduated
We had high hopes for USC
They accepted you and didn't me
And I'm working out at home
At a place you used to go

Everything here reminds me of you
My car still smells like your perfume
You used to wear it out on dates
And it'd drive me insane

This is how I cope with losing you
You pull me down
And I don't know how
To get back up
I've been stuck in this rut
But I don't know how long now
And it's hard to sleep
Cause I think too much of the time
Can't keep you off my mind
So I'll be in jail tonight

I'm sitting in the backseat of a cop car
Here's your one last phone call
I should've called my mom
But instead I called you

I sit curb side
And watch the world go by
Blue and red lights burn my eyes

I sit curb side
And watch the world go by
Blue and red lights burn my eyes

I'm sitting in the backseat of a cop car
Here's your one last phone call
I should've called my mom
But instead I called you

The last six hours have been a blur
They let me out and there you were

I thought I wasted my last call
But you bailed me out after all


Lyrics submitted by superkelly

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    General CommentI love this song!

    To me the meaning is pretty simple;
    This guy was with a girl, and they loved each other a lot. They graduated high school and she got into a university and he didn't so she left off to college without him. Over time they like seperated and he really misses her so to cope with the pain of losing her he gets drunk. Then he gets a DUI and goes to jail for the night. For his 1 call, he knew he shouldve called his mom to bail him out, but he couldnt get the girl out of his mind so he called her instead. He thinks he wasted his call because they kind of seperated but she shows up, showing that she still cares. (:
    IshhStacyyon June 05, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm pretty sure the chorus is "This is how I cope with losing you".

    Other than that, amazing song.
    I love how different it is from the usual FTSK sound.
    brookeftskon July 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentCorrections:
    "My car still smells like your perfume"
    and "I thought I'd wasted my last call"

    I love this songgg. :]
    hollyisfierceon July 17, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI love this song. So different from usual FTSK stuff, but amazing nonetheless.

    Just one thing; I'm pretty sure the ending goes:
    "I thought I wasted my last call
    But you bailed me out after all"
    fairweatherfriendon July 17, 2009   Link

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