You can take it all
The gifts you gave
Even rip the pictures off the wall
They're yours now, cause I know you need them

The one thing that I wanted
Was just to take good care of you
A job I'm underqualified to do
But you keep asking me

How long will it be?
And how long, how long has it been?
How long, how long
How long until we meet again?
How long, how long,
How long until I see you again?

So you're selling all your clothes
Your records and anything of value that you might own
To help you buy a ticket out of here
The one thing that I wanted
Was just to take good care of you
A job I'm underqualified to do

But you keep asking me
How long will it be?
And how long, how long has it been?
How long, how long
How long until we, til we meet again?
How long, how long
How long until I, til I see you again?


Tell me what's the matter
And I can't explain
This won't go on forever
I'll see you again
As long as I remember the way it all...started
The way it all

How long
Oh, how long
How long until we, until we meet again?
It won't be long, it won't be long
How long, oh
How long, oh
How long until we, until we meet again?

It won't be long, it won't be long


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    General CommentAccording to Jarrod: "It's simply about wanting to interact with an ex. And how one person always distances themselves before another. The explanation that occurs between two former lovers. And the time it takes. Tooo motherfuckin long."
    Gravytrain73on January 24, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentJarrod said once on Twitter, that "he swears the song has nothing to do with male genitals". Just in case something thinks that is the songmeaning after reading the title.
    Incubus4cmon September 02, 2010   Link

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