Hold back, what for?
I'll only ask you once more
The time is right to have it out
The time is nigh for coming out
It's just that small town small mind
Excuse we've heard to many times
Why must you live as you're told
By your brother twice as old
So you should save some cash, it's wise
To have some standing by
In case that moment does come
You're seventeen on the run

When you had the chance
You should have let us know
When you had the chance
You should have told us so
Cause the night life has
Made clear just what's en vogue
I ask you to have it out
Would you let us know?

Back to the query posed
This endless game of telephone
When will you move to a downtown
L.A. won't be that town
As it's sung, "Sell all of your clothes,
Be mad, rash, squander cash"
The records that you once owned
They echo out your old home

Moving to the larger cities
Impulse thinking keeps you busy
A night job has to pay day bills
Moving to the larger cities
Impulse thinking keeps you busy
Your excuse list can go on and on and on


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    Koufax has the catchiest songs. I love this one.

    fireplaceon November 13, 2004   Link
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    Maybe I'm taking this song too literal, but I think it is about someone coming out. The person the song is about is from a small town where homosexuality doesn't exactly get annual parades so they move as far away as possible, start a new life, and forget completely about their past life. They completely surround themself with the new life, working, forgetting so they don't have to deal with the pain of leaving. This could also work for just someone who is different from everyone in their hometown and wants to run away as well.

    evapor8edon May 12, 2005   Link
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    i think the comming out idea would explain it, i mean "should have let us know" that could either be comming out of the closet, or running away. i like the gay aspect to it. besides that, koufax just gets stuck in your head like glue.

    shedidalotofacid829on August 12, 2005   Link
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    i think the comming out idea would explain it, i mean "should have let us know" that could either be comming out of the closet, or running away. i like the gay aspect to it. besides that, koufax just gets stuck in your head like glue.

    shedidalotofacid829on August 12, 2005   Link
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    i think the comming out idea would explain it, i mean "should have let us know" that could either be comming out of the closet, or running away. i like the gay aspect to it. besides that, koufax just gets stuck in your head like glue.

    shedidalotofacid829on August 12, 2005   Link

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