Friday night's the perfect night to mow some neighbor's lawn, And Dave is drunk and at the helm before too long. And Chris will gladly ride shotgun, 'cause navigating seems like fun, Drunk and out of gas, they drive around and crash. They're driving through your yard, there's nothing you can do, Dave's behind the wheel, and he's had more than just a few. Suburban families slumber in civility, Awakened to the sights and sounds of the yard they're blowing down in their death machine. Drive, drive, drive, drive, drive, drive... Dave's a midnight landscaper, and he's working overtime, And he is full throttle--full throttle tonight. (Alright!) He was almost home, just one more block, he had to hit that last mailbox, Dumped it in a ditch, ain't that a bitch? (Stoking the neighbors!) Came time to run, came time to bail, He was having too much fun to spend the night in jail. He had no "Triple A" for a tow truck, Called them anyway: Goleta, hear them say, "Hey pal, you're fucked!" Dave's a decent guy, like most of us, until he drinks, And then his liquid mind takes over how he thinks. And then all that matters is having fun, pulling off the next beer run, On one too many nights, the party's over. He's driving through your yard, there's nothing you can do, Dave's behind the wheel, and he's had more than one or two. Suburban families slumber in civility, Awakened to the aftermath: the neighbors have been stoked...


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    General Commentwhat a classic song, that derriks one crazy drummer and the guitar solo? ohboyohboyohboy
    anyways i always thought the lyrics went...

    Dave's a midnight landscaper, and he's working overtime, And he is full throttle and full bottle tonight.

    Dave had to run, Dave had to bail, He was having too much fun to spend the night in jail. He had no "Triple A" for a tow truck, Called them anyway only to hear them say "hey pal, your fucked"


    Kid_on_Coffeeon September 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI don't know if this is true, but I once read someone that this song is about Dave Raun. I think that if it is, it's probably funny b/c he's in the band now.
    TonyBar3on November 24, 2004   Link
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    General Commentya dave raun is the drummer at the mo, and chris, depends on which one you're are talking bout in the song, either chris flippin (aka flip) or chris rest lead or rhythm guitar. Otherwise it was shawn as the other guitarist. Newho this song is great its obviously about getting pissed and screwing with your neighbours yards on you last beer run when you "park" your car in what you think is the driveway...close enough?? love it!
    wotsthatpunkysmellon April 11, 2005   Link
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    General Commentjust wanted to add:

    The story you've just heard is true.
    The names have not been changed, to protect the guilty.
    However, Lagwagon does not condone drinking and driving,
    They just find this particular situation to be quite humorous
    aRgHon September 07, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, it's the best song ever and it's really funny.
    kurtfan0408on February 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, it's the best song ever and it's really funny.
    kurtfan0408on February 20, 2006   Link

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