Do you remember the story of the boy and his first date?
She took him to the lake and he fell in love.
She spent one summer waking up between his arms.
She told him how good that felt, told him he was the one.

And then she went away, his calls were not returned.
He went to see her but her eyes were burning a different stare.
The focus was somewhere else.
And that feeling had somehow disappeared.

Do you remember when they both drove out of state?
Stealing kisses behind her cousins back,
With a love so strong tell me who could wait
When it seems so right and it feels so right, man, it had to be right.
When it seems so right and it feels so right, man, it had to be right.
Gotta be right

When it seems so right and it feels so right, man, it had to be right.
But then she went away and she's not coming back
And I'm pretty sure that boy is staying in tonight.


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She Took Him to the Lake Lyrics as written by Derek R. Grant Daniel Michael Andriano

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    good song, good song!
    stokified912on January 18, 2002   Link
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    i cant believe noone has posted to this song..dudes, this is one of their best..i so kno wot they mean 'when it feels so right, man it had to br right'....then it turns out it isn't :(
    Pretty in Punkon May 05, 2002   Link
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    This reminds me of my latest ex... we thought things were terrific in the beginning and all of a sudden it just fell apart completely. And to top it all off he didnt like alk3!! What was i thinking? lol
    .one.last.try.on May 05, 2002   Link
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    this one of my favorite alk3 songs, it's just so straightforward. not much of a chorus, it just gives you the story, in it's purest form. and dan's singing in this song is just so laid back, the delivery is flawless. one of my good friends is dating this girl, and she is taking him to her lake house this summer, and her cousin is taking them. i didn't mention this song, i just thought it was eeire. i hope she doesn't fuck him OVER.
    MizunoPunkon June 19, 2002   Link
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    current story of my life...
    -Emo_Core-on July 07, 2002   Link
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    alkaline trio... amazing band and an amazing song
    AWeekLongEmbraceon July 09, 2002   Link
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    i love this song..its one of those summer loves...first loves...pure and simple just how it should be...excellent song..."When it seems so right and it feels so right, man, it had to be right."...right then anyway....
    RaCh3LsFcK3don August 11, 2002   Link
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    this song makes me want to shoot myself
    maybeIllcatchfireon September 04, 2002   Link
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    Alkaline Trio kix ass...though my fave song has to be Jaked on Green Beers...that song is oh-so-true! This song has it's own story though...a kick ass one at that.
    OrganizedChaoson September 11, 2002   Link
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    Alkaline Trio kix ass...though my fave song has to be Jaked on Green Beers...that song is oh-so-true! This song has it's own story though...a kick ass one at that.
    OrganizedChaoson September 11, 2002   Link

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