From South Carolina
To San Francisco
I'm always waiting here
Outside of this door
I hope that my key fits
I hope that this lock clicks
Because I'll find you standing there
With your dyed black hair

We'll put that old record on
And dance to your favorite song
The one that I wish I made
But wouldn't ever play
Because of the war in me
That killed my self-esteem
But somehow when I'm with you
My state of mind improves
And I won't need that medicine
To concentrate again

And I know it isn't fair
To expect you to care
For someone who won't get well
I think we can both tell
That this the final night
To get this goodbye right
So I hope that when I leave
You will still think of me
Not as I am today
But as someone you wanted to stay

From South Carolina...

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    this is the 2nd most beautiful set of Her Space Holiday lyrics, i belive. "Japanese Gum" being the first.

    moonbrainson December 07, 2005   Link
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    General Comment

    This song has beautiful lyrics that are so self-explaintory. Basically, I'm assuming he followed a girl to San Francisco -- someone who ran away from him and moved on with her life.

    He has one more thing to say before he can be at peace with himself, so he travels and visits her. He'll try to win her over, and even though he might have told her something wrong to drive her away -- he realizes that she simply made him better and it was such a mistake.

    But he knows she's broken, and he knows he is too -- and even though this all happened, he still wants her to remember him as someone she wanted to stay.

    arena37con July 18, 2006   Link
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    i agree with moonbrains.

    shut up hannah.on April 05, 2007   Link
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    General Comment

    This song kind of makes me think of suicide like lines such as, "I won't need that medicine to concentrate again" "it isn't fair to expect you to care" " this the final night to get this goodbye right" "I hope that when I leave you will still think of me" I'm not sure if thats what the song is about tho.

    Jerkon June 29, 2007   Link

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