Ran out of time
Running my mouth
Ran up a tab and
All the way from Kalamazoo
On my way back home
I was surely stoned
Now I'm sober in my yard

Can't believe I was there
Can't believe I've been anywhere else

There was a time
Almost forgot
We had been drifting
All the way to Kalamazoo
And I said that I loved you too
All the way back home

There's an old joke
I just made up
How many of me
Would it take to screw up your life?
One to settle down
One to turn you 'round
Now I'm sober in my yard

I would say you had to be there
And I regret that you're still there

Seems like you'd be frozen
Frozen there in time
Waving your goodbye
High up to the sky

Your place on the map
Has faded away
Looks to be lost in
More that one way, Kalamazoo
Don't you know that I've been there too?
And it puts your mind more at ease
If you'd say the words of release
All the way back home

Lyrics submitted by kevin

Kalamazoo song meanings
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  • +1
    General Comment^^^
    He did play Bastard though...
    Passengeron March 02, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really don't know what it means, but it's definitely my favorite bf5 song ever!!!!
    eli71199on July 06, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm from Kalamazoo.
    Passengeron June 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm at Western Michigan University right now, in good ol' Kalamazoo. Good times out here!
    dashgoo12on February 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthe played in kalamazoo recently.

    he did not play this song.

    ktgotskillson November 05, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti live in k-zoo.
    crt215on December 03, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah, yeah, yeah. I live here too. Which is why I'm here trying to find out why he wrote a song about my town. Anyone?....Anyone?....Buehler??
    mtwykstron October 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti read once, somewhere... that Ben dated a girl from Kalamazoo (WMU... Gold Company if I remember right). They broke up. Sounds messy.
    AnieSon July 09, 2010   Link

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