Cubscouts are screaming,
Needing icescreaming and all the pleasures of June
I'm in a parked car.
Flowers seem friendly and people in hall ways feel walls.
Now it is night time maybe we?e cruising avoiding the anti-cruise.
Oh I don't really know where we are.
If things get real promise to take me somewhere else,
By the time fear takes me over will we still be rolling and feeling oblivion.
Once in a while the lie in the laughter can burn through a hole in my ears,
Like a man with glasses catching a sunbeam and burning the skin of a kid.
Hypereal fragments disturbing the stagnants of almighty fear.
Well I'll just go under the water.
If things get real promise to take me somewhere else,
By the time fear takes me over will we still be rolling and feeling oblivion.
So don't leave me here on my own.
So don't leave me here on my own.
If things get real promise to take me somewhere else,
By the time fear takes me over will we still be rolling and feeling oblivion


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    this song pretty much reminds of the first and last time i tried X."If things get real promise to take me somewhere else, By the time fear takes me over will we still be rolling & feeling oblivion. "

    adranon February 06, 2007   Link
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    I think it is about having the perfect summer just inside your head, doing whatever you want and nothing matters. 'If things get real promise to take me somewhere else,' As soon as things get too real take me somewhere I can be in my own head again. That's what I think :)

    Cellular Monkeyon September 02, 2009   Link
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    I keep coming back to this tune since it's release in 2001, but I've never really tried to make sense of it. Now that I look at it, it looks like it's about being high in one form or another. Strange that I didn't see it before with a title like "Feeling Oblivion". The term "rolling" could either be referring to taking ecstasy or driving/cruising. Maybe they meant both as they refer to cruising earlier in the tune. "Flowers seem friendly", "fear takes me over", "I don't really know where we are" all seem suspiciously drug related to me.

    itsraininginseattleon July 02, 2010   Link
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    General Comment

    Damn those lucky kids that just got out of school and have a whole worry-free summer ahead of them. Definitely an "ignorance is bliss" sort of viewpoint, but I think it's more about having someone else there to take the wheel while you cope though.

    conspicuous7on July 04, 2011   Link
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    General Comment

    It's a portrait of summer, of driving around with someone you rather like.. Perhaps trying to escape self-consciousness? Maybe by getting drunk. "oblivion". Dunno but it makes me feel so warm to hear the first minute, always reminds me of the summer I first heard the album. (Well-timed release).

    _ellieon February 04, 2005   Link
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    My Interpretation

    Honestly i think its just about getting stoned. I guess in the summer. will we still be rolling and feeling oblivion?

    cyrus11433on August 26, 2017   Link
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    General Comment

    God, this song rules. BUT i just cant get my head around all the imagery. Can someone please interpret for me?

    Andaahon March 02, 2002   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    PLEASE! Someone tell me what they reckon this is about! It hurts my head...:D

    Andaahon April 05, 2002   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    hmmm reading thru the lyrics it seems pretty trippy but who knows...

    worseforthewearon October 11, 2004   Link
  • -1
    General Comment

    I think it is about having the perfect summer just inside your head, doing whatever you want and nothing matters. 'If things get real promise to take me somewhere else,' As soon as things get too real take me somewhere I can be in my own head again. That's what I think :)

    Cellular Monkeyon September 02, 2009   Link

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