Virginia backyards, suburban life
Don't wake the parents, "On potomac tonight"
Roll on the couch by the tv's light
In the basement no one esle in sight
I fear the day that I am not with you

Unlock the front door, sneak out the house
Down to Montana [woo oo], where A.C. hangs out
Feeling fifteen, feeling no doubt
'Cause your sweet voice let mine be without

You're just a stupid girl, stupid girl, stupid girl
I ain't no brilliant boy
You're just a stupid girl, stupid girl
I ain't no brilliant boy

Down to train depot, get in line in file
Goodbye Virginia , with your lousy style
Goodbye my gal, sometime next year
Goodbye my gal, although just look at you dear

I ain't no brilliant boy
I ain't no brilliant boy...

Lyrics submitted by weezerific:cutlery

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    General CommentTo me this is someone who loves where he lives, but feels he should move on to bigger and better things. I get confused over the state and gal part though, i must admit
    VelouriaJadeon March 31, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about being young and trying to convince yourself that the things you love are somewhat mediocre. The character is conflicted between his small town life (which is attached to his youth) and doing something seemingly significant with himself (or growing up). ... Yeah. Picture this, you live in a sheltered suburban area and you surround yourself with images of bigger and better things. This cases you to sort of loathe the isolation as you grow older. In the meantime you make a strong connection with a girl. Best friends, lover? You decide. Every time you start to leave you see her pretty face and it totally makes your mind skip and freeze. In order to try and escape your home, you force yourself to believe that all the things you grew up to believe were trivial, your girl was trivial. It's a battle of human desires and annoyances, old faces verses new places.
    Neato-Neatoon August 11, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwashington d.c. ftw!!
    two tone beaton January 11, 2008   Link

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