A long time ago
We used to be friends
But I haven't thought of you lately at all
If ever again
A greeting I send to you
Short and sweet to the soul I intend

Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah

Come on now, honey
Bring it on, bring it on, yeah
Just remember me when
You're good to go
Come on now, sugar
Bring it on, bring it on, yeah
Just remember me when

It's something I said
Or someone I know
Or you called me up
Maybe I wasn't home
Now everybody needs some time
And everybody knows
The rest of it's fine
And everybody knows, yeah

Come on now, sugar
Bring it on, bring it on, yeah
Just remember me when
You're good to go
Come on now, honey
Bring it on, bring it on, yeah
Just remember me when
We used to be friends
A long time ago
We used to be friends
A long time ago
We used to be friends
A long time ago
We used to be friends, yeah, yeah

Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah

A long time ago
We used to be friends
But I haven't thought of you lately at all
If ever again
A greeting I send to you
Short and sweet to the soul I intend

We used to be friends
A long time ago
We used to be friends
A long time ago
We used to be friends
A long time ago
We used to be friends

Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah
Ah-ah-ah-ah


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We Used To Be Friends Lyrics as written by Jon Lee Taka Hirose

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  • +4
    General Comment

    It's also the opening theme to Veronica Mars. :D

    penwhaleon December 06, 2004   Link
  • +3
    General Comment

    but I think with the repetition of "A long time ago, we used to be friends" there's still a bit of bitterness felt in the singer

    minuetteon February 27, 2013   Link
  • +2
    General Comment

    I totally agree with you music*ismyboyfriend! ErinsEmoTears, I think it's stupid that you used to like a song but just because it was on the oc you don't like it anymore! Anyway, I LOVE THIS SONG! It's fun and it gets you in a good mood!

    jenazababon April 02, 2005   Link
  • +2
    My Opinion

    like many others who commented first, i first heard this song on veronica mars. love the song and how it fits perfectly as the show's theme song. i don't know about you guys but veronica mars is a great show. and so is this song.

    syringeno23on June 07, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I don't really care if there are any mistakes in this, it's still a great song! It was featured on The O.C. once, which made the episode so much cooler. Go The O.C.! :)

    meezardraon October 04, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    erinsemotears-Have you any clue how LAME it is to like a song less because of what it's been on? That's like people who love an indie band and then the same band gets onto a major label and they get a lot of exposure, but they still realese the same music and it's still amazing, but since other people know about it they suddenly switch gears and start badmouthing the band.

    ifonlycobyon January 09, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    No comments yet? Gasp. Love this song. Very fun.

    getaccusedon September 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I agree with the person above. I think this song is about two people and their friendship ended for some stupid reason.

    impact__on September 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I noticed a few mistakes in the lyrics. In the first chorus, it's not "just love me when"; it's "just remember me when". And instead of "the rest of the lines in everybody else's show", it is "The rest of it's fine and everybody knows."

    getaccusedon October 01, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    ahhhhh this song is so fun! :D

    loveisaverbon January 23, 2005   Link

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