Toby was a friend of mine
I met him back in school
We had a bottle of liquor and a skate board ramp
There was nothing else for us to do
We got ourselves in and out of trouble every fuckin'day
We had C.S.I. and outdoor suspensions for all the games that we would play
Sometimes I feel like it's my fault
Not a day goes by that I don't see his eyes
I'll never understand the choice that Toby made
Why did he die? Why did he die? Why did he die?
Summer rolled around, I spent my nights getting drunk and staying out late
Toby lived on the other side of town
I didn't see him all summer so I couldn't wait
To see him when school let in
I could believe what my friend said
Their words still echo in my head
Suicide
Toby's dead


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    Such a great song... really now people. More people need to start replying to these songs.

    Starloreon March 13, 2002   Link
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    awesome trumpet solo. sad lyrics, but hard to feel the sadness with such intensity. awesome band

    PlaidIsRadon April 19, 2004   Link
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    Why make such an upbeat ska song about something as tragic as suicide?

    seanyboges666on September 01, 2006   Link
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    Sadd song, :l

    rottenzukoon March 06, 2012   Link

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