Don't forget to kiss me if you're really going to leave
Couldn't you take the second bus home?
Couldn't you just take me with you?

If I put my hands to your stomach, or put my lips to your hand
Birmingham has gone to motors
Take me home
Keep your eyes on the road

And I'm convinced that you're from mars

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    General CommentThe line "If I put my hands to your stomach, or put my lips to your hand" comes from Red House Painter's song titled, "Japanese to English". And the line "Keep your eyes on the road" comes from a song by Braid titled, "Interstate 57". So that explains the lyrical credit given in the liner notes to M. Kozelek and B. Nanna.
    BigNothingon July 10, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentTim Kinsella from American Football/Owen/ countless other bands did a really great acoustic cover of this song
    HowieMannon March 16, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis is my ABSOLUTE favorite TPR song ever. It always has been, and always will be. Hoe does music get any more EMO than this?
    PJCsecondplaceon May 25, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti just love everything about this song. "couldnt you take the second bus home, couldnt you just take me with you"dododo.. yes i love this song
    PeeWeeGirlon June 19, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI don't think it does get more emo than this actually. This song rules, words and music run together in sad unattention seeking harmony.
    xThePunishedxon September 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe best song! thanks to tpr.
    lazyduck187on January 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTim Kinsella wasnt in American Football or Owen, his brother Mike was.
    awadon April 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah I kinda screwed that up, but he still did a great job on it, I often get my kinsellas confused.
    Howiemaanon April 08, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentdo you know any place where i can get mike kinsellas acoustic version? thats gotta be awesome.
    sean7711on July 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentif you check every so often, you can find a TPR fan on ares/limewire/bearshare etc. that has a lot shared.

    how about posters? i don't suppose they sold posters at their old shows, hmm?
    salparadise04on August 19, 2005   Link

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