The first time.
The second time.
Let's stop this clock from starting.
Wrong, the time's spelled wrong.
why won't you ever start?
Why won't you?
Time ticking spell it right.
It's 1974, '73, '72.
Cape tight fit on from here out.
"Kiss and ride."
"Twist and shout."
"Lights out."

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    fuckin rockin. i wish i played in this band, it would be so fun.

    T0nyinTrans1Ton June 27, 2003   Link
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    why does Q and not U lyrics never make any sence??? they are totally amazing tunes tho

    WafeMeMyFriendon July 07, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    does music have to make sense?

    have you seen them live? they fxcking rock...

    emotianon August 22, 2002   Link
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    the clapping at the end is a nice touch.....

    an ocean of doubton August 24, 2002   Link
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    i love q and not u

    Thrice_OP_IVYon September 14, 2002   Link
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    man, this song is just so good it doesn't even need a meaning. if you look, a lot of their songs say things about time. just noticing, not that it even matters what it means to everyone but ourselves.

    Selfishdollon October 14, 2002   Link
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    woah i love this song.

    badsrx7on June 04, 2004   Link
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    it's going to sound crazy, but i think this song is talking about how you want to go back in time and get a feeling back.

    suffokateon June 06, 2004   Link
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    yeah this is missing some words though.

    understand. it's 1974, you can walk around a lot. i'll see you on the sea side. it's 1912. i'm a conscrpit you can only dig so much. it's 1948. i got suburban eyes.

    Stevoon October 01, 2004   Link
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    yeah, the lyrics don't make any sense to me. but who cares when they sound SO GOOD! =D

    adOggy07on November 14, 2004   Link

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