Well the scene here he wants her back
He's trying to use the phone
She's hanging up he's given up
He should've known
Looking lost then he wanders off
And tries to sing along to some song he's never heard
But just keeps mouthing all the words

It gets worse before it's all over
I know I'll get through this somehow
It gets worse before it's all over
Nothing's gonna change her mind for now

Well the scene here he's still alone
Another band goes on in this crowded basement
With too much small talk and lame inside jokes
Feeling useless out of excuses
He should've known to let it go
She said "it's done"
Second chances seem to never come

Change her mind
For now
Change her mind
It gets worse before it's all over (3X)
Nuthins gonna change her mind for now
After all the bad endings and misunderstandings
All of the late night last hopes and lost time
All that she left for me was only a memory
All I can say is she don't understand me(7X)
Shoulda known all along that she don't understand me
And nuthins gonna change her mind for now
She don't understand me
And I hold and scream over the crowd
She don't understand me

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Bad Scene And A Basement Show song meanings
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    General Commentthis is probably my favorite less than jake song although i'm really not into ska as much as i used to be anymore. but *shrug* anyway this song is pretty self explanatory. he wants his ex-girl back and she won't give him the time of day, and he realizes that nothing is "gonna change her mind for now" and i really like the "it gets worse before it's all over" lines. rawk. <3 ;)
    myheartisontheflooron February 08, 2002   Link
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    General Comment"And all I can say is she don't understand me..."


    LindzyMarieon May 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthow sure are you that's it's "hold" and scream over the crowd? what about "hum"? it doesn't make any sence, but i really don't hear hold.
    chaquita_chaseron July 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI thought it was I heard him scream over the prowl 'she don't understand me'
    terraryzinon August 28, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me go fucking crazy
    the combination of rogers fucking amazing talanted voice
    and chris's hardcore punk scratchy voice
    is one of the best parts about LTJ.
    RiddlinStaron June 25, 2003   Link
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    General Commentim surprised more people havnt commented on this song yet, its fucking killer ska/punk song. any less LTJ song in were roger and chris both sing is always gona be good. the song speaks for it self and i think most guys that have made a mistake with a girl and regret it can relate to it.
    LessThanJake4Lifeon December 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentany less LTJ song in were roger and chris both sing is always gona be good

    That's damn true. My brother hate's Chris's voice which is stupid because it's awesome. Eh well, he likes Nickelback so his opinion doesn't count.
    ArianeTheFoolon December 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentglad ya agree, lol and ya spot on about the nicelback comment. defintly agree with ya that chris is gr8 aswell but when roger is just that perfect touch lol
    LessThanJake4Lifeon January 08, 2005   Link
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    General Comment"LessThanJake4Life" you are spot on about all of your comments on this site, congrats. You very much remind me of Jim Ross
    David Teagueon January 09, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI coulda sworn it was 'and I heard him scream over the crowd, she don't understand me etc.'

    awesome song. one of the best from Borders and Boundaries!!
    coolpeoplesuckon January 15, 2008   Link

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