Fountains and fluorescent lights.
When season has come
The snowbirds have crowded the nights.
And old townies are tired
Of the beaches and bars
Being packed so tight.
And bridges, and traffic, and inlets,
Are locked in their fight.

And on these boats,
Ride the hopes of working class boys,
Dreaming of girls, from far away points.
And better things. Like winter flings.
And longing after spring has sprung.
And they fly north when winter's done.
And we get burned in summer's sun.

Fountains and fluorescent lights.
When season has come
The snowbirds have crowded the nights.
And young townies and tourists
Find unlikely love at first sight.
And swear that they're never leaving
And that is their plight.

This winter is lasting forever,
At least for tonight.
And I know that you're never leaving,
Until your flight,
Takes you off,
And out of my arms,
And into the air,
So far from your charms,
That I can not bare,
Another year,
In this long forgotten beach town,
We once shared.

This winter is lasting forever,
At least for tonight.
And I know that you're never
Leaving me again.
No, not again.


Lyrics submitted by ScreamingInfidelity

Snowbirds and Townies Lyrics as written by Christopher Andrew Carrabba Chad J. Neptune

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group

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    This song is so beautiful...

    EnjOy IncUbuson February 04, 2002   Link
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    yes yes i am behind u on that one, E.J. especially good to listen to after spring break and leaving the spring flings behind for next spring :(

    chrisypoo13on March 20, 2002   Link
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    It sucks live

    Cold Decemberon March 20, 2002   Link
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    HEY!!!! shut ur face u pessemest!!! the song rocks and thats the bottom line k??

    livetheemolifeon April 24, 2002   Link
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    i thought this was about the songs meaning, not bad opinions of worse building acoustics.

    incubus1427on April 28, 2002   Link
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    its ok to say a song sucks.. and its ok to say a song sucks live. chill out people.

    kittenfactoron May 24, 2002   Link
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    This song is so lovely...anyone seen the video?

    Antithesison May 27, 2002   Link
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    yeah the video is awesome....

    kingofthisnighton May 27, 2002   Link
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    i don't really think there's anyone who can't relate to this song... the thing I love about fsf is that they come right out and say what they mean but they find the most beautiful words to use~ ok and you people need to chill!!!

    emo sunshineon May 29, 2002   Link
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    i haven't seen the video, but this song is most definitively the best song that i've ever heard, not my favorite, but the best...

    Disappearon June 02, 2002   Link

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