Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Look up you're in Cleveland again
A solid line that never ends
I got stories that you'll never believe
And I know it, I wear it, I wear it on my sleeve
There must be something about you that I liked
But right here in the rain, you know, it just don't seem right
I always go out, I never hide
But in Cleveland I should've stayed inside

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Testify my love for you
And I know it runs deep through your body too
From the cold black top to the hot concrete
And the old tin van, it ain't so sweet

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Somewhere in America
Through the city at night
And you were far from home
But you knew it was gonna be all right

The unfortunate get preyed on by vultures' eyes
Eighty-six cents in these pockets of mine
You can take my money, you can take my time
But you can't take my heart, it's in the city behind

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again


Lyrics submitted by Kpizzle, edited by theClyde

Old Friend Lyrics as written by Roger M. Freeman Timothy Armstrong

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    The old friend is heroin. This is a love song but it's not about a girl. It's about heroin and heroin addiction. The "old friend " is heroin

    Dabrienzaon July 05, 2017   Link
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    Kinda a punk rock love song type of thing.....fucking awesome tho......being on the road and missin someone or some shit.

    Skankin'InThePiton May 29, 2002   Link
  • 0
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    i think this song is fucking sic! about falling for a person that you didnt want to fall for but did and ended up liking it i guess....i dont know!

    kilda!on July 01, 2002   Link
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    awesome =)

    fabulousdisaster125on August 19, 2002   Link
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    This is one of my favourite if not my favourite rancid song i love them all hardcore or soft from disgruntled to Time bomb but when i first heard this i fell in live with it , at the time i fancied this girl and you know last thing you think of before you go to sleep first when you wake that first line did it for me 'good mornin heartache your like an old friend come and see me again' Anywho i think it's about tim playing in cleaveland and liking this girl but she treats him bad i.e the last verse 'you take my money and you can take my time' etc but thats what i think you guys may know different but hey we all know rancid rule.

    terraryzinon August 28, 2002   Link
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    hm.... yeah. no. i always thought it was about a girl one of them met on tour.

    needafixon October 08, 2004   Link
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    This songs great, I don't listen to much of rancid's stuff but I love the way the lyrics are quite sad n the tunes really happy! I think its probably about him missing people when he's on tour too but the 'Good morning hearache...' line could mean anything 2 most people

    dirty_magicon December 08, 2004   Link
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    such a radical song

    Logan55on February 12, 2005   Link
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    tcan be taken 2 ways, either its a personal story of one of the band meeting a girl in cleveland and then having to leave because they were on tour "you can take my money, you can take my time, but you cant take my heart its in the city behind" as well as that, its just a general song about falling in love with someone that you shouldnt, even though you know u shouldnt and how you cant control that.

    ninjamonkeyson April 12, 2005   Link
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    this is a great song all of their songs change me when i listen to them i get hyper and act like a big spaz lol its very true i love rancid its one of the best bands ever

    losersrock11on April 15, 2005   Link

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