"That Song" as written by and Ian Thornley....
So I always get nostalgic with that song
But in my room its forced
It has to be in some car across the street
And I always catch the back of your head in the crowd
Don't turn around its never you
And you ruin those memories
And those photos are great
If I catch them with the sun in my eye
But if I stare
Just turns into you and me
We're just standing there

And now its over
Would you hear me
Scream at the top of my lungs
And when you go there
Would you hear me
Scream at the top of my lungs

So I always fool my friends
And we head down there
They think that we are rude
We just drove by your old house
And you weren't there
And I'm always great
When I'm with your buds
And they lie
They think that I'm just fine
Its always been that way
Just a pocketbook brando

And when you hold him
Would you hear me
Scream at the top of my lungs
You love my whisper
But did you hear me
Scream at the top of my lungs

So you crank that song
And it might sound doomed
So just leave the room
While l sit and stare
Cause this is a rare
I really love that tune
Man I love that song
I really love that song
I love that song

So when you go
Would you hear me
Scream at the top of my lungs
And when your hated
Would you hear me
Scream at the top of my lungs

So you crank that song
And it might sound doomed
So just leave the room
While I sit and stare
Cause they that's rare
I really love that tune
Man I love that song
I love that song


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"That Song" as written by Ian Thornley

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    General CommentI read in a music mag that Ian said that this song is just what the opening line says, he says that "its about when u hear a song and say OH fuck yeh this song reminds me of ?? so and so...etc.. and so he wrote a song about it. basically it's about how some songs give u nestalgia.. (probably bad spelling) anyways, yeh, but a great serious and enjoyable tune.
    sebastianquilton April 16, 2003   Link
  • +2
    General Comment^ Exactly. This was the song that I think took me back the most after that first heartbreak. Now I don't miss the person anymore, but it still brings me back to this one certain day I had with them when this song was stuck in my head, and it reminds me of that day, and I get this weird hollow feeling, even though I've completely moved on... I hate the feeling, but it's like I need to listen to this song every once in a while to get that feeling, just because I don't want to push the memory completely out of my mind. Ugh.
    BritneySpears Suckson May 06, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Commentits so true
    "So I always get nostalgic with that song
    But in my room it’s forced
    It has to be in some car across the street
    And I always catch the back of your head in a crowd
    don’t turn around
    it’s never you and you'll ruin those memories"

    unfortunately its one of those songs that everyone can relate with. everyone has that first heartbreak....and this is the song to explain it. it hurts.
    ~proulx~
    silverskyedon June 12, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is awesome
    geekgirl9on March 11, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentGreat band!
    fadelon April 17, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHey I think I understand what this song's about... but won't post because I'm not sure...
    I do loike this song muchly though... I think one of Big Wreck's best
    Victory Marchon May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love Big Wreck, I'm addicted to this song, it's so deep but not depressing, I love it
    ally_773on May 22, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love this song too, its amazing
    i think its just about this song that reminds him of this relationship of this girl that is over now but he still thinks about her and its like that awkward stage in the relationship

    - just my two cents
    sundayon June 10, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's funny because the first line is true for this song.

    "So I always get nostalgic with that song."

    Whenever I hear it, I think back to good times, camping, partying, etc. Brings me back, ya know.
    JTPon March 13, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHee hee... Don't ever let this song become "that" song for you... cause then it hurts even more...

    It is a great song though... Great imagery with the "I'm just a Pocketbook Brando" line.
    cguentheron December 30, 2004   Link

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