"Best Friend" as written by Curtis James Jackson, Josephine Armstead, Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson....
You're my best friend
But then you died
When I was 23 and you were 25

You're my best friend
But then you died
And how will I survive, survive
Survive, survive?
Oh how will I survive, survive
Survive, survive?

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

I had a dream of you
You were drifting away
You were sad and the ocean dripped away

And I know, you're gonna be OK
'Cuz I can see in your eyes
Your eyes, your eyes, your eyes
Oh no no no, I wanna survive
Survive, survive, survive.

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car


Lyrics submitted by AdamLowe

"Best Friend" as written by Ivan Barias Carvin Haggins

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +4
    General CommentMy best friend recently committed suicide. And this song has helped me accept it, and just ... I guess start to rebuild, I love this song dearly.
    Sheeton July 06, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI think it's about a friendship between someone and a dog.

    And every day, i waited for you,
    and every day, on the top of your car,
    every day, i waited for you,
    and every day, on the hood of your car,
    NeneAltoron July 21, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentIt started off as a song about How Jonny and Jacob are great friends, but that was boring so they talked about if Jacob was dead and Jonny waited forever for him but he'd eventually survive.

    And the eyes line well, you've gotta see Jacobs eyes in person to understand but they're amazingly beautiful. And of course if Jacob died he'd want Jonny to know how he would survive from it.
    Califaon December 07, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentGod this song is fricking awesome.
    myboybuildscoffinswithhammersandon December 11, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is deep. i like it. I like it a lot.
    Juic33yfruiton May 15, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWith all the songs about love, you hardly ever get good, serious songs about friendship. I'm suprised the Drums pulled it off so well, its not cheesy at all! Brillient album opener.
    willc93on June 16, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is so very sad. :-(
    ikickedagirlon December 14, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Memoryonce someone was really nice to me when i needed someone to be nice to me. i didn't know him that well. and then he died. then this song got stuck in my head and i quoted it on tumblr. then it caused a bunch of drama. kind of like when i quote things out of mopiness. people look way deeply into it and then DRAMA.
    mylastnameishorrificallyaccurateon September 18, 2013   Link

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