Fell in love with a girl
I fell in love once and almost completely
She's in love with the world
But sometimes these feelings can be so misleading
She turns and said "Are you alright?"
I said I must be fine 'cause my hearts still beating
Come and kiss me by the riverside
Yeah Bobby said its fine, he don't consider it cheating now

Red hair with a curl
Mellow roll for the flavor and the eyes for peeping
Can't keep away from the girl
These two sides of my brain need to have a meeting
Can't think of anything to do yeah my left brain knows that our love is fleeting
She's just looking for something new
Yeah, I said it once before but it bears repeating, now

(Aah, aah, aah, aah)
(Aah, aah, aah, aah)
(Aah, aah, aah, aah)
(Aah, aah, aah, aah)

Can't think of anything to do
Yeah my left brain knows that our love is fleeting
She's just looking for something new, well
I said it once before but it bears repeating now

Fell in love with a girl
I fell in love once and almost completely
She's in love with the world
But sometimes these feelings can be so misleading
She turns and said "Are you alright?"
I said I must be fine because my heart's still beating
Come and kiss me by the riverside
Yeah Bobby said its fine, he don't consider it cheating, now

(Aah, aah, aah, aah)
(Aah, aah, aah, aah)
(Aah, aah, aah, aah)
(Aah, aah, aah, aah)

Can't think of anything to do yeah
My left brain knows that our love is fleeting
She's just looking for something new
Well I've said it once before but it bears repeating, now


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  • +8
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    This song is about a teenage girl who likes to mess with guys and does not consider the consequences of her actions, leaving broken hearts behind as she tramples on through life.

    "Fell in love with a girl I fell in love once and almost completely"

    Obviously, her fell in love with her. The word "once" implies that he's left behind scarred and has had it with relationships. "Almost completely" means that he was willing to die for her, while on the other hand she probably didn't even remember his birth date.

    "She's in love with the world"

    She messes around with many different guys, love is really just a platitude here. The more you share your love with the world, the less every individual gets. It waters down to nothing but shallowness when shared with the whole world / countless guys. Or do you really think a girl can have meaningful relationships with 8 different guys at the same time?

    "But sometimes these feelings Can be so misleading"

    This means that guys, in this case him, falsely interpret her shallow attention and affection as love, and by that I mean exclusive love, just him and her. But that is not the case, since she has many guys. He could have known better, but was maybe always hoping for her to realize that him and her belong together, which never happened.

    "She turns and said "are you alright?" I said "I must be fine cause my heart's still beating"

    She is obviously aware of the fact that she is causing him emotional damage, but probably doesn't really care about it. He is aware of the harm she is causing him but because he does not want to lose her he sticks around anyway.

    "Come and kiss me by the riverside, yeah Bobby says it's fine he don't consider it cheating now"

    To make up for the pain she caused she offers him to make out. But then at the same time she turns around bringing up Bobby, probably her current 'main' boyfriend, implying that this kissing won't really lead anywhere. I mean is this what you want to hear when you are about to kiss the girl you love? That it is fine for her boyfriend? Probably not.

    The fact that she offers kissing rather than more serious activities makes me believe they are teens.

    The chorus just goes over describing what he loves about her outward appearance and that he knows she is poison for him, but at the same time he cannot make a clean cut and shove her away for good.

    His left and right sides of the brain, the two hemispheres, are battling. Often (yet scientifically doubted) associated with the left side being more rational and analytical, the right side being emotional.

    "she just looking for something new"

    Means that she really doesn't care about the individual and just does whatever she feels like at the moment, leaving broken hearts behind everywhere.


    I like the song, yet is the only song I know from this band. Obviously I went trough all this with a girl and I will just warn all those guys out there, BE AWARE because the sweet little girl you just adore might just like to keep you around to play with for years for whenever she is bored or her 'boyfriend' is on vacation or something.

    Do not buy into that whole best friends bs and find a real girlfriend that loves you unconditionally. Do not waste several years on a person like that.

    Especially young girl like to test out what they can do with the "female power" and only later in life they learn what harm it causes.

    This song cannot have another meaning. :-)

    TooScarredon September 14, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    i love the music video! it's neato!

    not_blondeon April 14, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    Very creative music video and a very cool song.

    Leodadominicoon April 15, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I've been hearing this song on the radio a lot lately, but I saw the video for the first time this morning. Flipping through, all you see is girls, money, cars, money, jewelry..blah blah...it's very refreshing to see something original on tv.

    BeautifulDisasteron April 24, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    this song makes me think about that one girl who you know will say no and then when she does your so surprised (Janelle Plante)

    regluar14on April 25, 2002   Link
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    slade on 04-10-2002 @ 05:23PM

    Alternate Title: I fell in love with a girl who fell in love with a girl

    how do you figure? i kind of think it has a tiny bit of a lesbian theme, but why do YOU think that?

    mlissadarlingon April 17, 2002   Link
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    no i think its not really like a lesbian issue more like a girl who wants to be a star all the time and how its a bad idea to fall for a social climbing chick thats just my opinion the important thing here is thank god good rocka dn roll and blues are back

    avericeon April 19, 2002   Link
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    I love this song - it's so great to just jump around to! On the lesbian theme, I wouldn't know, but there's a Blur somg called "Girls and Boys" which has the lyrics "girls who do boys like they're girls who do girls like they're boys"! Make what you will...

    Lilac Wineon May 08, 2002   Link
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    This song rocks, it rocks hard.

    sierpon May 08, 2002   Link
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    A Kick Ass song !! its freakin awesome they rock! Hey every one should the hives, the strokes,Black Rebel Motorcycle Club the all have that Manhattan East village sound the sound like these guys!

    strokeschic222on May 18, 2002   Link

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