Took a drive into the sprawl
To find the house where we used to stay
I couldn't read the number in the dark
You said "let's save it for another day"

I took a drive into the sprawl
To find the places we used to play
It was the loneliest day of my life
You're talking at me, but I'm still far away

Let's take a drive through the sprawl
Through these towns they built to change
And then you said "The emotions are dead"
It's no wonder that you feel so strange

Cops showing their lights
On the reflectors of our bikes
Said "Do you kids know what time it is?"
Well, sir, it's the first time I felt like something's mine
Like I have something to give

The last defender of the sprawl
Said "Well, where do you kids live?"
Well, sir, if you only knew what the answer's worth
Been searching every corner of the earth


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"Sprawl I (Flatland)" as written by Regine Chassagne Jeremy Gara

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    General CommentI took a drive into the sprawl
    To find the places we used to play
    It was the loneliest day of my life
    You're talking at me, but I'm still far away

    I relate so much whit this part, always passing by my old neighborhood full of memories, and yet impossible to share(or communicate) the feeling whit my wife (don´t understanding or not caring)...in general the whole album give me the feeling of you been always surrounded by a lot of people but in the end always feeling alone and lost in the memories of my youth.
    alonsovgon August 18, 2010   Link

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