I stepped out into the night and put my feet down on the wet patio floor
The sky's air had been cooling and steam rose from everywhere
I could feel drops of rain slipping off tree's leaves and splattering to the ground
It's always misty after a summer pour
And I'll remember turning around and looking out
And staring in and focusing on this one beautiful girl
And I said, "Oh who is this?
Where was she all those crazy years?
Where was she when my heart couldn't take its beat?"
I sipped down some warm ginger ale
And drew back a breath
And headed over to see about this girl
I couldn't say a thing and I just stared open and wide
And I connected with her eyes to feel my gut fall through the floor
Oh my god, I think I'm falling.


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    General CommentI have yet to find a song with more imagry then this song. My favorite saves the day song hands down. no more needs to be said.
    firstarsbrnwhiteon January 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentits about meeting a girl for the first time. Probably the one of the best songs by one the best bands
    RivalSchoolson March 21, 2002   Link
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    General Commentanother great song by saves the day. and the last line is sooo important and just completely perfect.
    Perfctionthrusilencon April 15, 2002   Link
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    General CommentGawd, this is such a great song. And as RivalSchools said so perfectly correct "one of the best songs by one of the best bands"... it's about seeing a girl for the first time and falling in love. Just feeling that connection, knowing that you're gonna be great w/ someone before it even gets to that point. Chris Conley words it so well.
    emo_SavestheDayon April 27, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, listen to the base, it just fits so well. How can anyone write anything like this and then have like, the best lyrics.... at the same time. Its just.. amazing..
    holysweeton May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti love saves the day.
    myhopesaresohighon May 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentfalling for "the" girl
    shatteredon May 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree with holysweet, this song is amazing and this band is truly one of the best bands i have ever listened to. their so amazing and their lyrics are really important and add so much emotion to their songs.
    WindUpToExplodeon May 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentConnley speaks so pure in this poem. When i remember shit from my past, i can only remember random ass shit... like riding a bike down hill one day then goin home... i never remember birthdays or weddings or any of that supposedly memorable crap... i think its because i only remember the best of what was normal to me... here Connley was having a normal day but seeing that girl is what made it best for him... inculding the summer mist, wet patio, warm ginger ale and all that good shit.
    bparkon May 14, 2002   Link
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    General Commenta scenic night when chris meets the girl who he falls in love with at first site
    emOkiDstDon May 23, 2002   Link

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