I believe it's time for me to be famous,
and out of place.
I believe it's time for me to move 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 til' 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 minds, I'll change their minds.

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. Yeah.



Lyrics submitted by blessthefate, edited by Zeddd


Second and Sebring song meanings
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  • +7
    General Comment:This 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 Comment:The ending is epic
    natzillahaeyon September 07, 2011   Link
  • +3
    General Comment:yea 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
  • +2
    General Comment:I think that this is the most heartfelt song I've ever listened to. Amazing.
    Nexismynameon June 29, 2011   Link
  • +2
    My Opinion:I'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
  • +1
    General Comment:this song is about austin's mother
    blessthefateon December 24, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:His 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
  • +1
    General Comment:Fucking amazing.
    theghostoutsideon March 23, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song is incredible and i also agree that its about his madre.
    branytangoon December 25, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:It'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

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