"Second Place" as written by and Ryan Pope James Suptic....
It's been proven, hundreds over since,
The decision was the best that we could make.
If I wasn't clear enough before
That's not what I said,
And I bent over backwards just to speak.
If you've got things straight in your head
Then you've got bigger problems than me.
I'll send you straight to your room
Until you calm down,
Until you're thought through what you want to say.
This isn't me,
As much as it may seem
And you're still thinking
That's not what I said
And I bent over backwards just to speak.
If you won't let sleeping dogs die
Then I'm giving up on this one.

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"Second Place" as written by Matthew Patrick Pryor James Suptic

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    General Commentso yeah this is an earlier get up kids song and i must say a great one, you should listen to it. really. it "rocks" personally i think they were much better in their earlier years i have this on vinyl so it makes it much better well ya enough of my rambling this is a fantastic song**** asta la veesters***
    OBsOletE...on June 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentFirst, Get Up Kids are simply amazing. Hands down the best band out...this song is talking about when you're dating someone and you tell them the truth about something and they tell you they believe you but they really dont.
    Cokeson June 07, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthe GUK are awesome. i just got into them when i picked up the album 'on a wire'...and i fll in love with them. now, i'm starting to check out there older stuff, and i'm finding out that i have been missing out for a while now!
    Dickward1on August 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis tune makes me so sad that TGUKs now sing camp country tunes. where've the guitar hooks gone? *sigh*
    _average_on April 25, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthe new get up kids album is their best yet (maybe), however you're right i didnt think on a wire was much good.
    sambo28on October 05, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis is the one that Coalesce covered.
    instantramenon February 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentHow can there only be 6 comments on such an awesome song? Hands down one of GUK's best songs ever. So amazing live...
    cdconnon November 12, 2012   Link

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