Then they came along in their giant truck
And they knocked you, they knocked you down
You should have seen yourself lying there, all broken
Woah, gravity, it got you good

I walked away pretending not to know you
And I hoped that you were still out cold
And I thought of the time you said I was your favorite
And that I looked like just like a holiday

Woah, gravity
Oh, gravity
Oh, gravity
Oh, gravity

I was younger then, barely in high school
When you found me, you took me in
And then one day, you put me on the highway
You said that gravity was going to do me in

Woah, gravity
Oh, gravity
Oh, gravity
Oh, gravity
Oh, gravity
Oh, gravity

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    General CommentA good song! I don't know why no one has posted. A sort of country western style going on here for rilo kiley...i'm not sure but i like it :)
    goodbye_foreveron March 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis has some great yodelling!

    I don't really know what this song means. I think "gravity" is a reminder of the real world. It's just the realization of what really is happening.
    LetMenBurnStarson February 06, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis songs really country. i love love love it.

    i see "gravity" to be like karma. what goes around, comes around.
    zerosandoneson July 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is definatley the most country I've ever heard Rilo Kiley sound.
    teenagedirrtbag5on August 08, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think that the guy in the song is a pimp and Jenny is a teenage runaway who becomes a hooker. The pimp treats her badly and finally he gets hit by a truck and she is finally free. its about karma.
    wiresxandxwaveson December 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commenthuh.
    niiiice thinking wires and waves, i dont think jenny was ever a prostitue, but its certainly a neat way to think of the song.

    i love thsis ong but sometiems when im listening to it i just cant take her yodeling.
    its a bit much for me.
    but in the right mood, i love this song.
    JACKIE THE HOBOon January 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti realllly love the twangyness of this song.
    Fragmentedsobriqueton April 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commentdidnt like it at first hearing, this is catchy. i enjoy it so much more now.
    applessson January 05, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI agree. I think gravity is karma. Or the harsh consequences of your actions.
    brisweet91on July 13, 2009   Link

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