"Cape Town" as written by George Ryan Ross and Jonathan Walker....
Took you in the vineyard
A couple hours after I met you
I didn't need my passport
Said I'd let you keep it forever

I hardly knew a thing about you
I got lost in Cape Town
In Cape Town
I saw you,
I met you,
I loved you,
I left you In Cape Town

Woke me in the morning
Asked me if I meant it (I didn't)
Asked to be her husband
She already had one (in prison)

I hardly knew a thing about you
I got lost in Cape Town
In Cape Town
I saw you,
I met you,
I loved you,
I left you In Cape Town
In Cape Town

Ran a lot of paper
Lost it all in part two
When I was in Asia,
I forgot how to call you
Went out to a graveyard to bum a couple flowers
To give to you
When I got back to Cape Town
To Cape Town


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    General Commentjust heard it for the first time i'm loving it even though i miss panic (: i personally liked AFYCSO more than Pretty. Odd. but both are amazing n.n JUNE 8TH(:
    stripedsweaterx3on May 18, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI saw you,
    I met you,
    I loved you,
    I left you In Cape Town

    I love those lines.
    zebraplopon June 15, 2010   Link
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    General CommentCape Town is a metaphor for fame/hollywood/ect. He's saying he loved Keltie, but got "lost" or caught up in the idea of fame and that lead to him cheating.

    "Woke me in the morning
    Asked me if I meant it (I didn't)"

    refers to the morning she found out and he told her that the other girl meant nothing to him.
    IamPrefomeron June 25, 2011   Link
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    General Commentso, just a thought. panic!'s last show before the split was played in Cape Town. what if Cape Town isn't a metaphor for anything, what if he's literally talking about Cape Town and how he left the band. Not only was their last show in Cape Town, they played, specifically, in a vineyard.

    personally I think the song is about him leaving the band and leaving Brendon
    emmett13on July 26, 2015   Link

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