thanks for the ride to the airport
my head got stuck out the window
and it felt so good cause i've never had
that kind of luck on my way home

when i got out, you were there
knocking on the front door
the cold gets in the things you wear
so good, it's that time of year

thanks for stopping by the river
so i could run to take it
for every day we wake
here's one to remember
the first day of october

it don't mean much
we never had a chance
we're out of touch
and the space between us spells it out
it don't mean much
we never had a chance
we're out of touch


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    I haven't heard this song but it sounds absolutely beautiful. I like "thanks for stopping by the river, so I could run to take it." Sounds pretty lonely.

    ARRESTDdvelopmnton March 24, 2006   Link
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    a limbeck cover? NO WAY. MOTION CITY AND LIMBECK!!!!

    it's amazing. i need to find it.

    sheslikeohsoemoon June 03, 2006   Link
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    This song is amazing.

    but really, why do people pu cover songs on bands' profiles on here?

    ...why not just analyze the meaning in the band who actually made the song's lyric list?

    teenagewonderon December 01, 2006   Link
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    Yeahyeahyeah! =D I love this Limbeck song so much. I wish i could have been at the tour where the two bands covered eachother like-a-ton. I haven't heard anything that limbeck covered of Motion City's though. If someone wants to help me out. . . it would be greatly appreciated. This song is absolutely amazing though. Motion city does it justice.

    stfujennyon June 13, 2007   Link
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    motion city plays it like they wrote it.

    i personally am not a big fan of the limbeck i've heard and they're cover of perfect teeth makes me want to vomit.

    13chadon July 19, 2007   Link
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    Haha no way! It's Perfect Teeth in rockabilly acoustic fashion... awesome.

    I love MCS's cover here too, it's great, though I haven't heard the original.

    shrodeson January 01, 2008   Link
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    Motion City's version > Limbeck's version of this song.

    Razzasawron February 03, 2008   Link
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    Gotta say, it hits me every time.

    The song really has a bittersweet tinge to it that Motion City really brings out.

    hope like hellon April 21, 2008   Link

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