A green light, unkind
No where to go on a one track mind
It's a break down at the wrong time
I'm catching up but I'm still behind

We did it right, we did it right for some time
But I looked up and you were gone
We did it right, we did it right for some time
I couldn't give you what you want

Cause you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
Get it, get it, go until you get it right
And I hope you find it
Cause you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
But you just got to kiss me one more time
So just kiss me goodbye

A red light, wrong way
I'm just a game that you like to play
It's a hot start to your cold ways
You got bored then you walked away

You did it right, you did it right for some time
But I looked up and you were gone
You did it right, you did it right for some time
I couldn't give you what you want

Cause you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
Get it, get it, go until you get it right
And I hope you find it
Cause you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
But you just got to kiss me one more time
So just kiss me goodbye

So now you're moving on (you're moving on)
With no regrets (with no regrets)
But I'm still hanging on (still hanging on)
To every word you said (to every word you said)

But you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
Get it, get it, go until you get it right
But you'll never find it, no

Cause you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
Get it, get it, go until you get it right
And I hope you find it
Cause you just want to take a faster ride
Lower lows, higher highs
But you just got to kiss me one more time
Just kiss me goodbye

So just kiss me goodbye


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Faster Ride song meanings
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  • +1
    My Interpretation

    Time is moving on before he'd like it to and he's still recovering from some sort of breakdown. He was in a relationship and was caught off guard by her breaking things off. She had everything he wanted, but she was looking for something else. The whole "faster ride" thing is saying that she's not looking for a relationship, she just wants to have fun. They aren't seeing eye to eye on this, but he still has feelings for her and is trying to let go. She's moving on and doesn't feel bad or regret letting go of him, because she's just looking for that short term attention she gets from relationships.

    I feel like he definitely still has feelings for her and is hoping she'll get some common sense and come back.

    callingxxyouon December 13, 2009   Link
  • +1
    Song MeaningThis is my favorite song from Cartel mainly because I can relate so much.

    I know how it feels to be let go to early. The song outlines a relationship that ended because she was not getting what she wanted even though he was doing all he could. She wanted something that she will never find. He wants the best for her but a 'faster ride' will only last so long or it may never stop and continue in 'cycles'. I do not believe he wants her back, I believe he is trying his best to let go by telling himself taking the 'faster ride' is not for him.

    Keep it up Cartel!
    cmlarsonon February 21, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI love this song, and I definitely agree with you guys. I recently went through something like this. I thought she was the one, I love her so much, then she broke it off, and it was so sudden. She's taking it so lightly, she's enjoying her life, and I am taking it so hard, I can't let her go, its been over a month, and its so hard, I've been an emotional mess since it was called off. And like the song says, I hope she finds what she is looking for, but I honestly have trouble believing she'll find a guy who liked her as much as I did... so this song does mean something to me.
    ryan393on December 25, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAwesome song, I love how the chorus is sung.
    carlyyyyyyon January 15, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat song, one of my favorites from Cycles.

    callingxxyou said it all! :)
    musicislife11on January 20, 2010   Link

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