20,000 is a perfect number
They sit together
and you and me

I\'ve been crawling on the carpet for four hours now
Burning holes in my knees for your hand
You are my red-faced girl.
Dark hair, darkest eyes
Who wishes she had darker skin
I hope when it turns midnight

You don\'t leave me when the sunny lights are gone
I\'ll be cold, in the room
at the window
all alone

When your car starts for the forty-nine
I don\'t want to take your hand
I\'ll take your way of life away and then
Where the drums you won\'t be welcome

I missed the ship that took them back all the way across the ocean
but your family came from here
But I didn\'t sail here to destroy you
I came all the way across the ocean just to hold you
The A.I.M won\'t support me because I don\'t look like them, to them
But I didn\'t sail here to destroy you
I came all the way across the ocean just to hold you

Lyrics submitted by carboncentric

I'll Never Get Home song meanings
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    General CommentThis song has been non stop in my cd player all week.
    Destructedstaron May 18, 2002   Link
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    General Commentwow...this IS such a powerful song. i heard it on this indieradio show forever ago, like 3 years or something and i went crazy forever trying to figure out who sang it, but now i know and eniac rocks!! adder seafarer is such a good song too...wow my heart tears for this one. xox
    mighteemmoouseon June 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteniac is such a powerful band, this is the song that really turned me on to them. i thank deep elm records for putting out their wonderful emo diaries cd's so i can enjoy bands like this
    wannabehxcon August 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentever since hearing this song i've been in a frenzy trying to find other material. does anyone know of any releases by eniac? if so, what record label are they with? i MUST know! thanks so much.
    one*name*famouson March 16, 2003   Link
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    General CommentHey man, you can visit their site at eniacmusic.com/ and there's some other songs you can download at artists.mp3s.com/artists/74/… they're an awesome awesome band. This is their best song in my opinion.
    theStrayon March 20, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthank you thestray...you are my savior
    one*name*famouson April 08, 2003   Link
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    General CommentYou folks are very kind. This song was one of the first songs Jason (guitar) and I wrote when we were first starting the band. The only version ever released was recorded at my parents house in the living room. It eventually made its way onto the Emo Diaries. We've just gotten back the rights to record it, but we're not sure if a new version will ever see the light of day. Thanks for the compliments. Nathan - ENIAC
    mailjebon May 02, 2003   Link
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    General CommentJust to correct some lyrics:

    You won't leave me when the sunny lights are gone
    I'll feel cold, in the room
    at the window
    all alone
    tyler88on February 16, 2006   Link

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