I wish you could see your face right now
'Cause you're grinning like a fool
And we're sitting on your kitchen floor
On a Tuesday afternoon

It doesn't matter when we get back
To doing what we do
'Cause right now could last forever
Just as long as I'm with you

You're just a daydream away
I wouldn't know what to say if I had you
And I'll keep you a daydream away
Just watch from a safe place
So I never have to lose

We would go out on the weekend
To escape our busy lives
And we'd laugh at all the douche bag guys
Chasing down their desperate wives

I would drink a little too much
You'd offer me a ride
And I would offer you a t-shirt
And you would stay another night

You're just a daydream away
I wouldn't know what to say if I had you
And I'll keep you a daydream away
Just watch from a safe place
So I never have to lose

We never stood a chance out there
Shooting love in real time
So we'll take it over ice tonight
With a little salt
And a little lime

You're just a daydream away
I wouldn't know what to say if I had you
And I'll keep you a daydream away
Just watch from a safe place
So I never have to lose

You're just a daydream away
I wouldn't know what to say if I had you



Lyrics submitted by thoseguiltyeyes

"A Daydream Away" as written by Alexander William Gaskarth, Michael Joseph Green

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    My Interpretation:The first time I heard it I immediatly thought of Alex's relationship with Lisa, breaking & making up all the time, haha. Like in this verse "We would go out on the weekend / To escape our busy lives" He's probably talking about how he's always touring and she's always working with her trees and stuff.
    I think it's about how he doesn't want to argue with her because he wants to keep her, so he keeps his distance for their best.
    hthrrron May 26, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:hahaha y'all are crazy. This song is CLEARLY about Jack.

    'I wish you could see your face right now
    Cause you're grinning like a fool'

    jack always grins like a fool.

    'It doesn't matter when we get back
    To doing what we do'

    Doing what WE do. WE as in what they do together. y'know, touring, making music. yadda yadda yadda

    'You're just a daydream away
    I wouldn't know what to say if I had you'

    he doesn't want Jack to know about the love he hides from him.

    'And I'll keep you a daydream away
    Just watch from a safe place
    So I never have to lose'

    He's watching from a safe place so he never has to lose jack. Cuz if he openly admits his love for him, then there's that risk of losing their friendship

    'We would go out on the weekend
    To escape our busy lives'

    Explains itself

    'And we'd laugh at all the douche-bag guys
    Chasing down their desperate wives'

    just a typical day in the lives of all time low

    'I would drink a little too much
    You would offer me a ride
    And I would offer you a t-shirt
    And you'd stay another night'

    'We never stood a chance out there
    Shooting love in real-time'

    see, he knows he and jack don't have a chance together in the real world, cuz everyone's homophobic. which is sad. :(



    CAN'T YOU GUYS SEE IT?!

    laurenincolouron June 14, 2011   Link
  • +2
    General Comment:When I listen this song, I think of two things.

    1) I think of it as this guy being in love with this girl, but he doesn't want to strike out or scare her incase his love is unrequited.

    2) They both love each other and it might be a thing where they know it, but don't say it because they don't want to mess up what they have as friends over something that might not work out.

    So all in all, the main guy is saying that what he wants with her is just a daydream away. All he has to do is imagine the possibilities, and although it's sort of sad, he seems happy enough with it. He can dream about what they have as something more and never have to worry about stupid fights or the world getting in the way. Such a good song.
    Kistonon July 24, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaning:i guess this is about how he feels about a girl he really likes but he prefers not to have her than to because of argumentes/fights, so this way he'll neveer lose her. :)
    alicemonroeon May 26, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:This to me is about loving your bestfriend or really anyone and not wanting to lose them because it might not work out.
    jewboy01on August 26, 2011   Link
  • +1
    Song Meaning:Most people on here think this song is about a girl who he is in a relationship with and he keeps her away to avoid fights, or some think its about his band mate but I disagree.

    The title of the song is A Daydream Away so I don't understand how it relates to an actual relationship. I feel that it is about a man who likes a girl and instead of going up to talk to her, he fears rejection and instead fantasizes about different things they would do with each other if he had the courage to ask her out.

    You're just a daydream away
    I wouldn't know what to say if I had you
    And I'll keep you a daydream away
    Just watch from a safe place
    So I never have to lose

    He wishes she felt the same way about him that he feels towards her.
    nnyLahtnamaSon September 18, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:wheres this song from? like what album? i googled it but cant find much about it ):
    Jayseyon March 05, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is from Dirty Work
    noelchristine1995on May 19, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:I agree with everyone else who commented before me. I get the idea that he is really close with this girl. They do all the things together that lovers do. But he doesn't want to risk their feelings for eachother by actually being in a real relationship. Afterall, relationships can sometimes tear people apart more than they bring them together. So, instead of getting way too close, since he knows it will result in goodbye, they stay like this. So close, but never quite there. A day dream away. :/
    ThisChaoticNighton May 28, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:What makes you so sure it's a girl he's singing about? He may want a man (Jack) that he can't have...they are so close yet so far away from having a relationship. LOL Jalex :)
    xyfaon June 10, 2011   Link

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