I think it was 1999,
That seems about right.
Right where Maple and 8th Street collide.
I think it was at that place and time
We came to decide the next ten years of our lives.

I feel there were reasons why
'Cause I think we felt lost sometimes.
In overcrowded high schools.
We're just getting by.
So Brian sings "I am my own mountain."
I feel like I'm waiting for my time, my time.

Hey, we're complicated.
There's tables full of records and homemade zines and
Hey, we're underrated.
And though we weren't changing the world, it was the world to me.

In about six years, we'd evolved
And centered it all.
Right on second where Mitchell left off.

It was a cold October fall.
VFW hall.
Singing songs while my friends sang along.

Some days the cops get called,
But no, we won't knock this off.
We're diving off of pool tables, we're piling on.
And when we're cleaning up, VFW might get drunk.
He tells us about girls he got in Vietnam.
Best dude.

Hey, we're complicated.
There's tables full of records and homemade zines and
Hey, we're underrated.
And though we weren't changing the world, it was the world to me.

This town sounds dead when I come through, lately.
I can't forget the ways he shaped me.
When I come back, it's like I'm singing
Last Chance Rhode Island all over again.


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Leavenhouse 11:30 song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is obviously about Soupy and MattBrasch's old band, The Premier and the local scene they were a part of.
    Last Chance Rhode Island is a Premier song. Go listen to it.
    BryanMacon January 29, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAnd the "So Brian sings 'I am my own mountain'" line is a reference to Inkling, another band in the Lansdale, PA scene.
    BryanMacon January 30, 2010   Link
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    General CommentThe premier is awesome. post those lyrics!
    y2jayjkon April 04, 2010   Link
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    General Comment"Best dude!"

    This song makes me so happy.
    MX5on October 18, 2010   Link
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    General Commentim always been a big TWY fan and i never listened to this song til now
    i love the the get up kids reference "It was a cold October fall. VFW hall."
    mumbo2jumbo55on June 18, 2011   Link

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