here i am alone again the box in my closet is my only friend
but i never let that bother me because i got myself
and i set myself free im alone when im with everybody else
like a book i've read about a million times
well i know what i will read and i know what i will find no need
to go on but i go on anyway and
when im satisfied i ask you why'd you go away?
...hey stop it i dont want it anymore

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Shoebox In My Closet song meanings
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    General CommentThis song is about how he gets on with life by himself and he's fine with it. It's similar to "Giving Up Giving In." This song is awesome, too bad it wasn't on Keasbey Nights. It sounds a lot like something Rancid would play.
    juffon December 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commenthere i am alone again with a shoebox in the closet as my only friend but i dont let that bother me because i got myself and i set myself free. im alone when i'm with EVERYBODY ELSE. so take it easy take it easy take it easy.

    this is my favorite catch-22 song, i used to listen to it my sophomore year in college which was like 10 years ago in 1997-98. i haven't heard it in awhile but i believe it doesn't have horns, its more of a punk song. i think its about how his only friend is the memories he has collected, like of his past, photographs, etc which he keeps in a shoebox. he also feels awkward and nervous when hes in social situations.
    nurion December 25, 2007   Link

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