In your new leather jacket, you're somebody else.
And it's not nice to meet you in a fortress of self.
Thanks to your new leather jacket, we're nobodies now.
Pack of cigarettes, I empty out.

I miss the way we talked before you went away to school.
Now all you seem to say is "Baby, how could it be you?"
I hate the way you're leaning and you're looking at your phone.
I hate the way I feel like dying when I'm alone.

In your new leather jacket, you're somebody else.
And it's not nice to meet you in a fortress of self.
Thanks to your new leather jacket, we're nobodies now.
Pack of cigarettes, I empty out.


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    General CommentI hate the way people look at their phones. Sometimes I do it too and then I hate myself.
    fuckenonon November 15, 2012   Link
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    General CommentThis song is pretty straightforward but the way he writes it give the cliche "you were my best friend/lover/whatever and now you're not anymore" an interesting perspective.

    great song
    brings me back to my youth when I was really into this kind of punk
    myfavoritebirdon November 06, 2011   Link

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