you were looking all over for yourself.
you didn’t even know your name.
you left it somewhere on the shelf.
so what you found you’re claim to fame?
I heard about everything you said
while pulling daggers from my back.
you forgot the daydreams that we had.
are you sleeping on a broken back

at eleven eleven? are you watching where you’re stepping?
at a Seven Eleven, do you think status is helping?
you can try to hurt me,
and discourage me,

but we won’t stop rocking the boat,
and I don’t know why clocks tick so slow.
we won’t stop rocking the boat.
I won’t go when watches say so.

so put the mic back on the shelf
if you don’t have shit to say.
you gotta bend before you break me
mr. jealousy.
under his bed,
where monsters sleep,
it’s not so bad,
so tell him he can’t breathe.

sometimes it seems so far away,
and we don’t have a ride.
sometimes we slip on rainy days,
or we can’t fight the tide.
sometimes the friends begin to stray
'cus they lost all their pride.
sometimes they just have too much to hide,
but at eleven eleven
I stand in Seven Eleven,
looking at heaven
through the window at my friends in
one small van I know is
headed straight for all my dreams.

Lyrics submitted by elroythepunk

11:11 song meanings
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    General CommentThis song was also on a mix tape that mi friend chad gave me before he moved,,, so many good times at that 7-11,, always wishing i could go back!! ^_^ good luck chaddy boh
    LulusXeon May 15, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is actually about Eben from Saves the Day, Eben was in the Stryder before he went to StD
    emokid9800on June 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentin what why is this about eben? or sall i say the pied piper! how do you know this?
    *sefler*on June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteben wasn't in the stryder before he joined std, he was in a band called yearly.
    prevailingcrushon June 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteben was mos def in the stryder kiddies
    skennedy97on June 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwho cares? why is there always one know it all that comments on every song?were you there when they wrote it? its so annoying and you dont impress me.
    summerstarson July 21, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song IS in fact about eben from STD. The Stryder is basically the same band as Yearly.. They just changed their name.
    xXxSavesTheDayxXxon August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti dunno and dun care bout std or yearly or ebenor whatever... i care bout the song... and it rocks!!! i first looked it up cuz it was some guys favorite song that i liked (im such a stalker lol) and now its one if not the best songs i love of the stryder.... its wierd how things work out
    LosTLoRon August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits probably just me, but I dont understand why everyone loves this song. I listen to this cd everyday and I can honestly say this is probably my least fav song in just doesnt have all that emotion like the other ones.
    dashchick8044on August 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteben was definatly not in the stryder, my friend knows the drummer peter toh....either way this song kicks
    thedottedlineon September 10, 2002   Link

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