There's your letter
There's you on my floor
There's you in the corner
There's me, wondering what this is for

Have you finally met her?
Is it to say you wish for me only the best?
I hope you never get her
I hope it's saying how you know now there's nothing left

I read your letter
I read it five times now
But I still don't get it
All this shit about memories
And you and me
And the way it used to be
And how you half-regret it
And how it feels so good to get it off your chest
I wish I never read it
Makes me wish I was the one who left

Oh, I need a letter
Oh, I need a letter
I need a letter
But not that kind
I don't need a letter to help me remember
What is not (what was never) mine
Oh, I need a letter
Oh, I need a letter
I need a letter
But not that kind

Still got your letter
It's sweating in my hand
With a note that says, "Come get her . . .

She was never in love again
She's waiting in line again"

Oh, I need a letter
Oh, I need a letter
I need a letter
But not that kind
You need a letter to help you forget her
Cleanse your conscience, let you be blind

Oh, you need a letter
Oh, you need a letter
You need a letter
But not that kind

Oh, you need a letter
Oh, you need a letter
You need a letter
But not that kind

Oh, you need a letter
Oh, you need a letter
You need a letter
But not that kind

Oh, I need a letter
Oh, I need a letter
I need a letter
But not that kind, well

And oh, I need a letter
Oh, I need a letter
I need a letter
But not that kind, well

I hope you never get it


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    General Commentone of my favorite onelinedrawing song...and incredible feeling when jonah sings this song....bone chilling...and he would put this song as, "A fun breakup song."
    emohieuon January 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyea...fun breakup song is a good way to put it. if there is any such thing. Jonah is my mostest favoritest person in the whole wide world.
    imbroknon January 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentjonah is my hero. i got to carry his guitar. i am still in awe.

    this song rocks.
    emochrison May 21, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"It's another, um, fun breakup song. Except I am sort of breaking up with myself in this one. It's actually what I imagine with a girl who gets sick of my silly wish-washyness. This is her telling me rightly to f*ck off. Girls get your mixed tapes ready." -Jonah at a show
    pootsumon June 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commenta great band live!! a totally rad tune!
    xemoxscarsxon July 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentone of my fav songs on the album, as much as I loved Far, his new stuff is just as great
    Popper1777on July 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah i dont really get how its a fun break up song. i like the words but not a huge fan of the song. its alright though
    mjastarleton July 22, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song is perfection. jonah is such a great song writer. but how is this a fun break up song? break ups are never fun.
    fromautumn2asheson September 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is so good thats all i can say Jonah Deffintally has some talent
    Sofarbutnowereon September 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is simply beautiful. It's my favorite song by Jonah, and awesome when performed.
    xcassiexon September 22, 2002   Link

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