I think I'd love to own a motor bike
Two wheels and leather gloves
Sounds like something I might like.
But it might get hard to explain that sort of thing
A reader's poll suggested the top five reasons for everything.
We're right
Signals from inside
I found a message and it was pocket-sized.
Born 1983, but you'll always be a hundred to me.

I think I'd love to give you a ride someday
Hop on the back sweetheart
Does it sound like something I would say?
'cause it might get hard to explain myself to you
A readers' poll with a top five list
You around my hips would do.
Signals from inside
I found my message and it was pocket-sized.
Born 1983, but you'll always be a hundred to me.


I think I've learned that I should count by twos
Odd numbers like fifteen
Don't sound like something I would use.
'cause from now on we will always be a pair
And I won't try to pluralize
As long as you're still there.

Cause I think I'd love to ride my motor bike again
Let's take it for a spin.


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    General CommentI believe it's; "Born 1983..." and "'odd numbers like '15' don't sound like something I would use, 'cause from now on we will always be a pair, and I won't try to pluralis(z)e as long as you're still there."

    He's always talking about time in general........past, wasted, spent, lost......etc.
    Surrender11on February 08, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI can't believe they started performing this song mere months after Champ dropped. I love it so much already. They played it for the first time at my show in KCMO, and I'm pretty sure I peed with delight...

    ... anyway. I think Dave is sort of mocking all of these "top best" and "top favorites" and "top reasons" that we've become obsessed with, while also talking about none other than a girl he's into, and the top five reasons they should ultimately be together, which may not be the safest idea (like owning a motorcycle), but still a good one.
    Christa426on February 09, 2011   Link
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    General CommentAt the show I went to, he said that it was about his Harley Davidson collection... haha. Could be true!
    xjunebugon March 23, 2011   Link
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    Song MeaningHe said at a concert I was at that the motorcycle was a metaphor for something.
    topfive11on June 26, 2011   Link

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