"...Slowdance on the Inside" as written by and Matthew A./mascherino Rubano....
Passed out in our school clothes so we'd wake up in our Sunday's best
I never asked for your opinion, I just got it and I get it
You move slow like daytime drama
And I'm boring like his songs
So while I'm taking you for granted
We'll be humming along

Well cross my heart and hope to
I'm lying just to keep you here
So reckless (so reckless), so,
So thoughtless (so thoughtless)
So careless, I could care less

Well cross my heart and hope to
I'm lying just to keep you here
(So reckless)
Well she's so heartless,
And I could care less

So paint your face up something elegant
And this town maybe a darker shade of red
Cause a long night means a fist fight
Against your pillow and my pearly whites
I want to hear you scream you like me better on my knees
So let us pray
(we don't believe in second chances)
So let us pray

Don't you ask me
Don't you move (anywhere)

Cross my heart and hope to
I'm lying just to keep you here
So reckless (so reckless), so,
So thoughtless (so thoughtless)
So careless, I could care less

Well Cross my heart and hope to
I'm lying just to keep you here
(So reckless)
Well she's so heartless
And I could care less

Well cross my heart and hope to
I'm lying just to keep you here (I'll keep you here, I'll keep you here)

One of us never did it but we're taking it all.
And tell me why you never promised that you wanted it all.
And her eyes never batted when she said it
It's a long night, open, know it

This glass house is burning down (open all night, know it)
You light the match, I'll stick around (open all night, know it)
I'll give you everything you want (open all night, know it)
And wish the worst of what I was (open all night, know it)

This glass house is burning down (open all night, know it)
You light the match, I'll stick around (open all night, know it)
I'll give you everything you want (open all night, know it)
And wish the worst of what I was (open all night, know it)

Tonight won't make a difference
Tonight won't make a difference
Tonight won't make a difference
Well tonight won't make a difference
Well tonight won't make a difference
Tonight won't make a difference
Tonight won't make a difference
Well tonight won't make a difference


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"Slowdance on the Inside" as written by Edward Reyes Adam Burbank Lazzara

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  • +1
    General Commentthis song is beautiful to me.
    BoyfriendDetoxon September 30, 2004   Link
  • +1
    General Comment" I never asked for your opinion i just got it & i get it"....line is golden!
    jailynon December 23, 2009   Link
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    General CommentOkay so I'm definitely not sure if what I hear is what he actually says but I thiiiiink:
    "Don't you ask me,
    and don't you lose"
    should actually be
    "Don't you ask me,
    don't you utter a word"

    And:
    "So paint your face up something elegant,
    and this town maybe a darker shade of red"
    should be
    "So paint your face up something elegant,
    and this time maybe a darker shade of red"

    Like I said, I'm not sure but it's just a suggestion.
    BirdBathSkinGraphon October 22, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think this song is about john, for two obvious reasons, "and I'm boring like his songs" and glasshouse, if you noticed in 'Follow The Format' adam used a glasshouse, and in this song he also uses a glasshouse, and we all know 'follow the format' is about straylight run, just my opinion...
    cato11087on June 27, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentCould this song be any more like Brand New- Soco Amaretto Lime? Don't get me wrong... I love TBS... but there are so many similarities. The guitar in the beginning... the first words (Passed out/sunday best)... and the the whole group singing the last line over and over... real weird. Give them both a listen and lemme know if you think I'm crazy.
    Dutch21on June 28, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is really growing on me. i do think it has something to do with john, and also i think it also has references to john's sister michelle.
    jkapprenticeon June 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti really think this song could be a fuck you to jessie and brand new. i think it's saying that they used brand new for stuff like fans and what not. and the shirts "mics are for singing not swinging" and adam says "i never asked for your opinion, i just got it. and i get it". i dunno these things kinda struck me. and maybe BN's songs are "boring". and the use of sunday best and passing out in the beginning. and the end with the chanting. maybe jessie and adam got in a lot of arguments, that being for the verse about fighting... this is just what i think.

    sweet song, best on new cd i think.
    i rockon June 29, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song def has nothing to do with john or michelle, cause tbs was playing this song live when john was still in the band
    Iamthesceneon June 30, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentyeah, its preyy much a 'fuck you' to brand new. Its that whole feud .. i think ryan had with jessie. Jessie stole his girl, so ofcourse, they got in a lot of arguments. Im not the biggest tbs fan, so i forgot the song.. but they have asong that's similar to brand new's 70 Times 7... because ryan and jessie were cowriting the songs (they did that a lot) and then they had their bad shit, and they both took the lyrics to that song and used it. But yeah... i like tbs more :) .. thought soco and play crack the sky are very pretty
    LongforBlueSkieson July 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyeh, theres no i in team and 70 x 7 are defo linked, and i can see that this and soco r linked 2. gd spotting. jesse and john r friends though now aint they??
    takingbackjimon July 01, 2004   Link

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