this is the soundtrack to saying good-bye
we are making out with desperate days
so turn the volume up high (you love it)
God bless repeat - play nights
heartbreaks and fights
and all the pretty pretty kids with the tired tired eyes
sitting out parties to be with your headphones
reciting you last words and writing you last notes
this is the soundtrack to saying good-bye
for feeling cold like December
in the middle of July (so fuck it)
we are dead flowers and pocket change - me forcing smiles - so tragic baby
we are the depressed future heartbreakers and this is how we sound
sometimes i just want to fade away
with no good-byes - or anything
i slept right though the yesterdays
cause everybody was in my way
this is the sound track to saying good-bye
we are dropping coins into dead pay phones to hear the sound of our voice
just to know we're alone
and it's beyond me why people couldn't see we are the true meaning of beauty
humming "love"
with stitches in our hands so young, i broke a wall with my hand that broke a heart with a pen
so young, i was singing "love" in my head
and if you know what i know then you know that love is dead
we were born just to fade away
with no good-byes - or anything we slept right though the yesterdays cause everybody was in our way
good-bye my loves you can have my heart this is volume three of our tragedy


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    General CommentThis is one of the best american nightmare songs by far.

    "and it's beyond me why people couldn't see we are the true meaning of beauty
    humming "love"
    with stitches in our hands so young, i broke a wall with my hand that broke a heart with a pen"

    Wes describes his emotion so well.
    xtherainsxon May 27, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"This is the soundtrack to saying goodbye/for feeling cold like December in the middle of July(So Fuck It)/We are dead flowers and pocket change - me forcing smiles - so tragic baby/We are the depressed future heartbreakers and this is how we sound/sometimes I just want to fade away with no good-byes or anything." Wow. This is an excellent American Nightmare song. It is so beautiful. Like the song says, "this is the soundtrack to saying goodbye." That's what this song is about. It's about letting go and accepting. It's about the pain that you experience while trying to let go. Very good song. Wes is such a good lyricist.
    PorcelainHopeon June 20, 2002   Link
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    General CommentWes is the best fucking writer ever, if you can't relate to almost all of his lyrics then there is something wrong with you. I was walking along with my friend a couple days ago and it was the shittiest weather and the first thing that poped into my head was
    "This is the soundtrack to saying goodbye/for feeling cold like December in the middle of July(So Fuck It)"
    They part that gets me the most in this song is
    "good-bye my love, you can have my heart, this is volume three, of our tragedy"
    How can one man write such good lyrics? This band will go down in history.
    DanielXXXon July 10, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"sitting out parties to be with your head phones
    reciting your last words and writing you last notes"

    just fucking wow
    penitenziagiteon October 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthow could anyone write like that? it's just hard to believe.
    sXeNiGhTMaREsXeon April 15, 2003   Link
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    General Commentlyrics rock
    Verthon June 14, 2003   Link
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    General Comment"we are dead flowers and pocket change - me forcing smiles - so fucking tragic baby, we are the depressed future heartbreakers and this is how we sound!!!" magical.
    da77ynon December 15, 2004   Link

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