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You'll discover that casual friends kept
Notes in their pockets to remember your name.
And all these places we went to see sights
Just gave them excuses to get into the game.

[Chorus]
There's a look in the faces tonight that's untrustable
As the hope that you'll never return in a while.
But you're always on time, so

Sleeping soundly; the back of the car felt more like a home
Than I would have ever have thought.
And through the evening the engine kept on
Until we hit Chicago and decided to stop.

[Chorus: x2]
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Dec 04, 2001
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to me this song is about living in a situation where the people you try to be friends with may not have much in common with you, and you don't know them well, but you try to play along anyway.

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It's "Little Fury Bugs" and I'm reasonably sure the title refers to the classic Dinosaur Jr. track "Little Fury Things." Not sure of the significance of that, exactly, but both are great and wonderful songs.

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Okay. so i have a new take on the song... i originally thought it was about him and this girl that he met in title track and they were traveling together for some reason... maybe a chance encounter and they decided to meet im not quit sure how my mind came to that conclusion, but then i read down about fake friends analogy of BugsyValentine... and it blew my mind so i had something to ad about the confusion of the lines

"Sleeping soundly, the back of the car felt more like a home Than I would have ever have thought And through the evening the engine kept on"

well my take on that is that he is so messed up by this girl through the album so far and the breakdown was the employment pages and the aftershock was for what reason... "So slick with your sarcastic slew with phrases like i thought you knew" pretty self explanatory.

sorry getting side tracked SO

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Okay. so i have a new take on the song... i originally thought it was about him and this girl that he met in title track and they were traveling together for some reason... maybe a chance encounter and they decided to meet im not quit sure how my mind came to that conclusion, but then i read down about fake friends analogy of BugsyValentine... and it blew my mind so i had something to ad about the confusion of the lines

"Sleeping soundly, the back of the car felt more like a home Than I would have ever have thought And through the evening the engine kept on"

well my take on that is that he is so messed up by this girl through the album so far and the breakdown was the employment pages and the aftershock was for what reason... "So slick with your sarcastic slew with phrases like i thought you knew" pretty self explanatory.

sorry getting side tracked SO my take on that verse is that he is trying to kill him self it is that bad... he had a hose through from the exhaust to the back seat where he went to sleep in hope of not waking up. anyway thats what i got from it maybe a little extreme but yeah.

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Reading through these interpretations I think we're all spot on. My original interpretation was that this song has to do with fake friends and the dark undertone of nightlife. I think the song's feel gives it away even more than the lyrics, the song just kind of reeks of false personalities and fake gestures. You can tell that Ben Gibbard is foreign to the sometimes fake world of social life, and probably felt a sense of disgust and betrayal.

However you wanna interpret it, this song always stuck out to me on the record. It's just so slow and dark. I definitely related with the feelings expressed here to. I ain't scurred but I thought this song was a stick-out on the record yadig it was cool though.

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I don't know. I can't say it's NOT about that but to me it's not. To me it's about something totally different. Not necessarily friends, just people he feels obligated to be around all the time. I can't say who, 'cos I don't know myself but anyway, this song is beautiful.

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To me, the first verse of this song is about realizing not only do "your" 'friends' not care about "you" enough to remember who "you" are, they don't want "you" around, but "you" always show up anyway so the game continues. Second verse seems kind of self explanatory: He's sleeping in the back of his car. Why, I don't know.

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agian, my song mother fuckers

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This song reminds me of how you dont really fit in anywhere and how your all alone, kinda depressing but he's still got a sexy voice.

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2 things, first off: j.acob, you're retarded. And moses, i hope you're a girl haha, but have you seen Ben Gibbard?

That's about all. Great song though.

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