"Second and Sebring" as written by and Jaxin Hall Shayley Bourget....
I believe its time for me to be famous
And out of place
I believe its time for me to move for forward
When I break through

When I break through
When I break through
When I break through

This time I'll, make you

Proud to see me over, come on daylight
Proud of, who you raised

Your shelter, your peacefulness
So this time I'll make you proud

Proud of, who you raised up
You know that I will
Always be here till' the end

Come back so I can say thank you for this
Home cooked meals and a place to rest
My troubled head when you're away
I've passed the test, I've earned an A
Not just in school, but in life
You'll always be right by my side
To help me show, hope to all
That are lost and sick in this dying world
I'll use the love you left behind
I'll change their mind, I'll change their mind

I hope, I hope you smile
When you look down on me
I hope you smile

This can't, we won't know
I hope that I make you proud

This is not what it is, only baby scars
I need your love like a boy needs his mother's side

This is not what it is, only baby scars
I need your love like a boy needs his mother's side

This is not what it is, only baby scars
I need your love like a boy needs his mother's side

Lyrics submitted by blessthefate, edited by Zeddd

"Second & Sebring" as written by Valentino Arteaga Austin Robert Carlile

Lyrics © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, SONGS MUSIC PUBLISHING

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  • +12
    General CommentThis song is about Austin's mother who died in 2007 of Marfan Syndrome. She died in their family home in Sebring ct. on the corner of 2nd street, hence the name. The song is saying that she taught him so much, and although he misses her he is moving on from his grieving to do what she would want him to do, which is be successful. This song tells that his goal in life is to make his mother proud, and he is letting her know that. It's pretty obvious, actually, if you actually listen to the lyrics.
    sleepingwithkellinon May 23, 2012   Link
  • +6
    General CommentThe ending is epic
    natzillahaeyon September 07, 2011   Link
  • +4
    General Commentyea your right about it being about his mom, him just wanting to make her proud.
    I love his voice right at the end when they slow it down, he is pretty sick.
    mechatanneron June 29, 2010   Link
  • +4
    General CommentI think that this is the most heartfelt song I've ever listened to. Amazing.
    Nexismynameon June 29, 2011   Link
  • +4
    My OpinionI'll tell everyone a little story...
    My sophomore year in high school, my mom was diagnosed with Breast Cancer. I was 15 turning 16 (around the age Austin was when he lost his mother) when she was diagnosed. I went through a lot emotionally and came to the decision to end my life. I tried to hang myself but that didn't work out too well. On March 21, 2010 I tried to shoot myself. I put my iPod on shuffle and Second & Sebring came on. This song described the pain I felt and the stress I was going through. (My mom did not die though.) It is because of this song that I'm alive today. I was seconds away from pulling the trigger and ending my life and I thank God everyday Austin wrote this song. I have the lyrics, "I hope that I make you PROUD" tattooed on my arm so I'll never forget the strength this song gave me. Thank you Austin Carlile and Of Mice & Men for writing and performing such a powerful and emotional song
    EGoreyon March 05, 2013   Link
  • +3
    General CommentHis mother died when he was 17, on Sebring Court and 2nd Street, and she meant a lot to him. Its about how he wants to make her proud.
    Horizons777on June 30, 2010   Link
  • +2
    General Commentthis song is about austin's mother
    blessthefateon December 24, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt's about taking his mom for granted and not telling her how much she meant to him while she was alive. Now that she's dead he wants her to know he loves and appreciates her.
    MATTGREINERISABEASTon June 30, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentFucking amazing.
    theghostoutsideon March 23, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Commenttotally agree with natzilla... the ending... lol actually as soon as the songs hits 2:27... i cry waterfalls...
    6thsquadcaptainon September 26, 2011   Link

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