We drove for hours
and we talked the whole way
I'm so enamored with the
things that you say
You talk so sweetly
I can taste it on my tongue
You got me spinnin'
got me feeling
like I'm something special
But I'm not sure I really am
cause I choke on all my opportunities
to say things right
I'm gonna try it now

What I wanted to say
What I wanted to say was
What I wanted to say was

I love you so much
I love you so much
I love you so much
What I wanted to say was

We got to the city
and you put your arm around my arm
and held me close
I felt so close
and then I felt it slipping slowly
through my fingers
down my leg and to the floor
like a sudden skipping
Where the word, it gets away
When we need it there beside my hand
and on my lips

What I wanted to say was
What I wanted to say was
What I wanted to say was
What I wanted to say was

I love you so much
I love you so much
What I wanted to say was
I love you so much
I love you so much
I love you so much


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    I cant believe this hasnt been commented on...in 2006 i saw dashboard play at Oneonta and Chris gave us a preview of this song...it floored me. I have been LOOKING for this song to come out since. when i heard it though, the lyrics were..."what i meant to say, what i meant to say was...what i meant to say was...i love you so much..."

    glamxpunkon December 24, 2007   Link
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    Can I listen to it anywhere?

    ZC1230on February 13, 2008   Link
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    esoteric-hearton February 14, 2008   Link
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    what CD is this song on?

    frumstickon March 06, 2008   Link
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    It's a live recording. It was performed two or three times a few years ago.

    esoteric-hearton March 08, 2008   Link
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    i wish there was a proper recording of this, because if there would; i think it would be my favourite dc song.. :(

    almostforeverxon January 04, 2010   Link
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    I absolutely adore this song. It's such a shame they never released a decent quality version of this.

    evilfuzzyofdoomon January 11, 2010   Link

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