And I say, "Just go.
Please, Dave, just drive.
Get us as far as far can be.
Get us away from tonight."
And I say, "Oh, Dave, I'm sorry.
I didn't mean to yell,
But I'm having quite a bad week
And I miss my mom."
And we drive
Dave steps on the gas
The world that's flying by is slick and smooth
Just big waves of light
The radio is playing Queen
And we're rocking out
We're going now
'Cause, hey, this is it
This is where we are
Out here where silence is
Seventy miles an hour and the windows up tight
And I am home.


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Shoulder To The Wheel song meanings
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    General Commenti liked this song. i think it's about wanting to leave something behind
    jesuschriston April 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe video for this song is sooo cheezy, but that doesn't make it a bad song. it's a great song to say the truth, i can relate, i've missed my mom before now that im at college
    emopunkfanon April 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfor a while, when i was going through some stuff over some pathetic relationship i would blast this song and drive..fast "70 miles an hour" would always get me, i'd be pissed, hurt and just loving the song. it helped me forget. i enjoy this song because of the meaning it holds for me. also as a response to someone on some other savestheday song.. this band is not 'misleading' they just saves the day and you would know that if you heard all their music. i'm not pulling one of those "omigod you've only heard their new stuf..blah,blah" i just think if you listened to more of their stuff everything's kinda ironic, its so graphic yet so innocent.. especially in this song... "and i miss my mom"
    UltimateCHillon April 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentEveryone has a moment where you want to get away from everything. This song just makes you feel that trip. One of the best songs of saves the day. Its melodically pure perfection. The way he sings it makes it much more emotional.
    MaD-CaddieSon April 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentEveryone has a moment where you want to get away from everything. This song just makes you feel that trip. One of the best songs of saves the day. Its melodically pure perfection. The way he sings it makes it much more emotional.
    MaD-CaddieSon April 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah this song is just about wanted to get away for a while and by the way this music video rocks...
    ohUknowon April 25, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me think about leaving the world behind me. wanting to get away yet still missing every little thing...but sounds like he's having fun.
    OneMoreLastChanceon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is obviously about wanting to just hang out w/ your friends. Wanting to leave your hometown... I can defintly relate. There's always times when my mom doesn't want me to go a concert w/ my friends and all of a sudden I just wanna go even more... and then driving up to Phoenix (I live in Tucson) w/ my friends and feeling the anticipation of the concert to come is great. I don't think that's what he's talking about specifically but, yeah, we always just wanna get away and have fun.
    emo_SavestheDayon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is my favorite song ever
    alixon April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentchris wrote this song when he was in college for the short time he was there. he wanted to go home, he missed everything about home. i relate a lot to this song right now.
    benallenon May 01, 2002   Link

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