Look What Happened (The Last Time)

And I swear it's the last time and I swear it's my last try
and we'll walk in circles around this whole block
walk on the cracks on the same old sidewalks
and we'll talk about leaving town
yeah we'll talk about leaving
I swear it's the last time I swear it's my last try
We rode across that bridge all night
we talked our way through city lights
traced all the lines we're killing time
under those buzzing signs
from downtown to anywhere but here
tonight yeah I swear to these rooftops
and just hoped that car would never stop
we drove around this place all night
past closed signs and familiar sights
we're moving by passing time
counting those center lines
with 20,000 lines left to go
that lead to somewhere I don't know
it might be the time tha twe leave this all behind
there's been a few times
that we thought it felt right
to take all the westbound signs
and just leave town tonight

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    General CommentThis song is definitely NOT about a relationship. It is about living in a shitty, boring town and wanting to leave without looking back. This is a theme throughout LTJ's lyrics. Songs like "History of a Boring Town" and "Last One Out of Liberty City" talk about the same type of stuff. Still not convinced? Look no further than the album "Look What Happened" was originally on, "Borders and Boundaries". The artwork is mostly related to maps, roads and traveling which connects nicely with some of the lyrics of "Look What Happened".
    bob52tdon February 08, 2011   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about constantly talking about leaving town, but never actually getting around to it, but at the end they do leave so there is a sweet moral to it!! god knows i cant wait to leave my town!!
    ladybugon March 19, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyea I agree. I also can't wait to leave my town
    ohUknowon April 25, 2002   Link
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    General Comment: )

    I think everyone can relate to this song in one way or another.
    misturion April 29, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthat's like my whole stinking town...
    it's this big black hole...
    no matter how hard you try to get out it always sucks you back in...
    Girl in Greenon April 29, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAhhh...my fav ltj song....it makes me think about old times, wishing things could be like they used to be. It reminds me of going out to the old neighbourhood where I grew up and just want everything to be innocent and simple again.
    bridget_aon May 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is one of my fave less than jake songs. i think its about a relationship too. its about talking yourself hoarse but the other person never really understanding. so you keep promising yourself its the last time. and yet you never really can say goodbye. like your home town so much has happened you can never really say goodbye for good.
    sKeMo_kidon May 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think this song is about overcoming a break up and getting over someone, he says its his last time and his last try but he never actually leaves her and he cant stop thinking about her, and he doesnt want the car to stop so he can be with her forever
    BizzyR18on May 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti agree with this being a metaphor about leaving the person you are so used to being with even though you know you should. (*leaving town*). he says he swears its his last time and this is the last chance he will give her but in the end he always goes back.
    PunkStarron June 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti reckon its about 2 ppl wanting to leave TOGETHER! they talk about it but the ole female cant be persuded even tho she is happy to talk about it! :( awww its a great song tho!:):):)
    skatoonist_sazzyon July 04, 2002   Link

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