I almost got drunk at school at fourteen
Where I almost made out with the homecoming queen
Who almost went on to be Miss Texas
But lost to a slut with much bigger breast-es
I almost dropped out to move to L.A.
Where I was almost famous for almost a day

And I almost had you
But I guess that doesn't cut it
Almost loved you
I almost wish you would've loved me too

I almost held up a grocery store
Where I almost did five years and then seven more
'Cause I almost got popped for a fight with a thug
'Cause he almost made off with a bunch of the drugs
That I almost got hooked on 'cause you ran away
And I wish I would've had the nerve to ask you to stay

And I almost had you
But I guess that doesn't cut it
Almost had you
And I didn't even know it
You kept me guessing and now I'm destined to spend my time missing you
I almost wish you would've loved me too

Here I go thinking about all the things I could of done
I'm gonna need a forklift cause all the baggage weighs a ton
I know we had our problems, I can't remember one

I almost forgot to say something else
And if I can't fit it in, I'll keep it all to myself
I almost wrote a song about you today
But I tore it all up and then I threw it away

And I almost had you
But I guess that doesn't cut it
Almost had you
And I didn't even know it
You kept me guessing and now I'm destined to spend my time missing you
And I almost had you (and I almost had you)
I almost had you
I almost wish you would've loved me too
Wished you would've loved me too


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  • +5
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    I like this tune and video. Almost sounds like a song of missed opportunities in life and how we sometimes regret the decisions we make along the way.

    dogARTiton April 14, 2005   Link
  • +2
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    it's "I'm destined to spend the time missing you."

    anyways,great song! i specially love the beginning.it's funny!

    ellzZzZon April 01, 2011   Link
  • +1
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    yeah that is true. the song is easy to relate to. BFS is cool.

    _Immortal_on January 27, 2005   Link
  • +1
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    "I almost wrote a song about you today But I tore it all open and I threw it away" is supposed to be

    "I almost wrote a song about you today But I tore it all up and then I threw it away "......

    but this song is soooo awesome.... it's so relate-to-able

    XxXireneyXxXon March 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    This is a great song. Who can't relate to the chorus?

    thcloserkidon December 08, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    why the hell haven't more people ccomented on this song? its sooo easy to realate to ehh?

    silenceinterupptedon December 15, 2004   Link
  • 0
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    This is one of the best songs on the album! Who can't relate to the chorus? And this song like relates exactly to me and this guy that i like! <33

    I aLmosT hAvE hImon January 25, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    Yeah, this song is definatly easy to relate to. i love this song. BFS Rox!

    DegrassiROX012on January 29, 2005   Link
  • 0
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    anyone see the video, funny stuff, brings back memories from the movie Old school.

    music0000on February 17, 2005   Link
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    i really

    tinydancer8on February 22, 2005   Link

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