I was saving myself for you.
I was saving myself for you.
I was saving myself for you.

Tonight we'll be throwing a party.
Under the sunset we started to drink.
A little faster now.
The celebration, so many faces.
I say the words as the moon painted us blue.

I've been saving myself for you.
I've been saving myself for you.
I waited my whole life for you.
'Cause I was saving myself for you.
You better bring that beat back.

Now hold on, this is innocent blood, all the beach boys look like sharks.
Oh, because without you nothing ever mattered.
I scream and wave my arms, but you dont understand me.
Now as I watch them feed on you, it's over.
If I die, you die, too.

Because I'm saving myself for you.
I've been saving myself for you.
I waited my whole life for you.
'Cause I was saving myself for you.
I just wanted one dance with you.
And one night under the smoke alarm.

Every single door in this house is on fire!

So melodramatic, but it turns me on.
I close my eyes it feels just like a movie.
I'm convinced that we don't make sense.
But, I'd kill anyone who gets close.

I've been saving myself for you.
I've been saving myself for you.
The sharpest thing I find for you.
'Cause I was saving myself for you.
I've been saving myself for you.
I saved myself for you.
Don't you know I'd die for you.
I saved myself for you.
Without you, what's the point?


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Fast Times At Claremont High song meanings
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  • +4
    General CommentFast Times At Clairemont High
    "This is a very selfish song that basically says, "If I can't have you, then no one can." I think this has gone through everyone's head at least a couple times in their life. The theme of this album talks about these natural thoughts and feelings to want and take--the desire to be in love and the desperation for someone else to love you. This song deals with human nature and our selfish tendencies. I like the music because it has a hint of Michael Jackson influence."
    -from vic himself :)
    rochelleybabyon June 25, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General Commentcorrect lyrics from album =) the i was saving myself in the beginning of the song wasnt in the book so i added that lol

    I was saving (x3)
    I was saving myself for you.
    I was saving myself for you.
    I was waiting my whole life for you.
    I was saving myself for you.

    Tonight we'll be throwing a party.
    Under the sunset we started to drink.
    A little faster now.
    The celebration, so many faces.
    I say the words as the moon painted us blue

    I've been saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    I waited my whole life for you.
    beause I was saving myself for you.
    Now brother bring that beat back.

    Now hold on, this is innocent blood, all the beach boys look like sharks
    Oh, because without you nothing ever mattered.
    I scream and wave my arms, but you dont understand me.
    Now as i watch them feed on you, it's over
    If I die, you die, too.

    Because I'm saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    I waited my whole life for you.
    beause I was saving myself for you.
    I just wanted one dance with you.
    one night under the smoke alarm.

    Every single door in this house is on fire

    So melodramatic but it turns me on
    I close my eyes it feels just like a movie,
    I'm convinced that we don't make sense.
    But, I'd kill anyone who gets close.

    I've been saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    The sharpest thing I find for you.
    beause I was saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    I saved myself for you.
    Don't you know I'd die for you.
    I saved myself for you.
    without you whats the point
    brokenprideon June 22, 2010   Link
  • +1
    General CommentEvery song on this album is incredible, in all aspects..
    JustinScottLaffeyon June 22, 2010   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionClairemont! With an 'i' lol.
    drinkmeon June 20, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand you hear Vic at the end talking.. I think he says " If I can't, what's the point? "
    JustinScottLaffeyon June 22, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentClairemont High School?

    that's the school they attended?
    They are from San Diego by the way.
    ajmangobaon September 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTHIS IS THE MEANING GO ON ALTERNATIVE PRESS TO FIND OUT THE TRUE MEANING BEHIND EVERY SONG


    This is a very selfish song that basically says, “If I can't have you, then no one can.” I think this has gone through everyone's head at least a couple times in their life. The theme of this album talks about these natural thoughts and feelings to want and take--the desire to be in love and the desperation for someone else to love you. This song deals with human nature and our selfish tendencies. I like the music because it has a hint of Michael Jackson influence.
    AliciaMylaMisaon December 20, 2011   Link
  • 0
    Lyric CorrectionI was saving (x3)
    I was saving myself for you.
    I was saving myself for you.
    I was waiting my whole life for you.
    I was saving myself for you.

    Tonight we'll be throwing a party.
    Under the sunset we started to drink.
    A little faster now.
    The celebration, so many faces.
    I say the words as the moon painted us blue

    I've been saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    I waited my whole life for you.
    beause I was saving myself for you.
    Now brother bring that beat back.

    Now hold on, this is innocent blood, all the beach boys look like sharks
    Oh, because without you nothing ever mattered.
    I scream and wave my arms, but you dont understand me.
    Now as i watch them feed on you, it's over
    If I die, you die, too.

    Because I'm saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    I waited my whole life for you.
    beause I was saving myself for you.
    I just wanted one dance with you.
    one night under the smoke alarm.

    Every single door in this house is on fire

    So melodramatic but it turns me on
    I close my eyes it feels just like a movie,
    I'm convinced that we don't make sense.
    But, I'd kill anyone who gets close.

    I've been saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    The sharpest thing I find for you.
    beause I was saving myself for you.
    I've been saving myself for you.
    I saved myself for you.
    Don't you know I'd die for you.
    I saved myself for you.
    without you whats the point
    TatumMichelleon March 27, 2012   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is Clairemont High School in San Diego. Not to be confused with Claremont High School in Calremont California. I don't know who this band is but if they went too Mission Bay High School is about two miles down the hill from Clairemnot.They got the words from the fact that Cameron Crowe was allowed to go to Clairemont HS posing as a student after he graduated from the University of San Diego HS.He did this to get material to write his book Fast Times at Ridgemont High that we all know the movie.He was also a jounalist for Rolling Stone Magazine when he was 16 and toured with The Allman Brothers Band for three weeks interviewing the entire crew. The movie Almost Famous was based on that.
    Another fact you may not know is that Frank Zappa also attended Mission Bay HS
    CHS76on January 31, 2013   Link
  • -1
    General Commentinstead of "I see the waves as the moon paints us over." I hear "I see the words as the moon painted us blue."
    JustinScottLaffeyon June 17, 2010   Link

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