"Victoria" as written by and Mayer....
Don't know why tori came by,
I could see by the look in her eye,
Tori'd been driving round the town for a while
Plying with the thought of leaving
I don't know why, tori just smiled
And mentioned something about how you were right
Must have been hard to see
Through the tears she was hiding
She said I might not be seeing him soon.
I got a few things I've been waiting to do

Hey
Tori came by,
Tori came by tonight
Hey
Tori came by,
She says to say "goodbye"

Looked outside,
At the car in the drive
And the suitcase,
On the backseat inside
Sure, it's so,
She can't look out behind at the road
She said I might not be seeing him soon.
I got a few things I've been waiting to do

Hey
Tori came by,
Tori came by tonight
Hey
Tori came by,
She says to say "goodbye"

Don't look down.
She seemed alright
You might be asking "where is tori tonight?"
Somewhere out on the highway,
I'm sure that she is fine


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  • +2
    General CommentIt's not about suicide, people, it's without a doubt about a break-up...don't be morbid...
    Johanna143xon August 26, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General CommentA friend of mine told me this song was about suicide in her opinion, and i totally agree.
    Loveonpaperon July 18, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI like this song. not sure what is trying to be put across, but i like it anyway. Love listening to it anyway.
    risthesttingstaron April 27, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMaybe I'm not reading in deep enough, but I think this song is pretty much laid out in the lyrics. It's about a girl, Victoria or Tori, who just got out of a bad relationship and feels that she needs some time to regroup ("she says 'i might not be seeing him soon, i gotta few things i've been meaning to do'") and so she says goodbye to a good friend (the person singing, John or someone, whoever) and the friend is passing along the message of how he saw her and why she left.
    Silver.Pixieon April 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYea thats pretty much what i got out of this song, its such a pretty song, i love it. its kinda sad.
    LiveUrLifeon May 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think that Tori was dating someone who was living with John and she is leaving town. She came by to tell her boyfriend, but John was the only one there...So now this is his way of telling his friend that Tori is gone...
    I also think the lyrics is:

    Mentioned something
    Bout how you were right

    Instead of:

    Mentioned something
    Bout how you arrived

    But oh well....
    superdodgeon June 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt is a really sad song but I caught something abotu suicide in there too--"looked outside at the car in the drive and the suitcase on the backseat inside, sure its so she cant look out behind at the road"--if she cant see the road, then shes more likely to crash...i think its interesting that its something subtle like that. she wasnt planning to drive off a cliff. the blinded vision would look a lot more accidental
    skibunnie127on August 12, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think it's so she can't look *back*. She's just getting out of the town, a bad relationship.
    Don't look down / She seemed alright / You might be asking / Where is Tori tonight
    Somewhere out on the highway I'm sure she's fine...
    doodLbugon August 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is actually about tori, who's leaving her boyfriend. She doenst say good bye to him, she just tell john (or the narrator) to say good bye for her, because its too hard for her to say it herself, and john is saying this to the boyfriend....i think so!
    danikaon August 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Must have been hard to see through the tears she was hiding"
    favorite line....and yeah i dont think its bout a suicide either...
    catalinamarron September 08, 2002   Link

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