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(Whoa)
(Whoa)
We were seventeen and invincible
Had the world figured out and the girl on my shoulders
Told me everything's gon' be alright
(Whoa-oh)
And everything was gonna be alright
(Whoa-oh)

Yeah maybe we were in high school
But you never see the ending
When you're young and not pretending
Singing everything's gon' be alright
(Whoa-oh)
And everything was gonna be alright
Buried her deep inside
Stars go kill my eyes

Now she's got a boyfriend
And I've got a rock band
Cause nothing really ever goes the way it's planned
Yeah she's in Ohio and I'm on some back road
Driving to the city and then who knows
Cause that's all she wrote
I wish that I could turn this car around
But she's got a boyfriend now
(Whoa)
(Whoa)

Then I took a trip out to LA
For the girl with a smile that could take your breath away
I'm thinking everything's gon' be alright
(Whoa-oh)
And everything was gonna be alright
(Whoa-oh)

Maybe I thought I could sweep in and
Sweep her off her feet and go right back to Boston
Thinking everything's gon' be alright
(Whoa-oh)
And everything was gonna be alright
(Whoa-oh)
The streets keep holding on but now she's so far gone

Now she's got a boyfriend
And I've got a rock band
Cause nothing really ever goes the way it's planned
Yeah she's on the west coast and I'm on some back road
Driving to the city and then who knows
Cause that's all she wrote
I wish that I could turn this car around
But she's got a boyfriend now

Take me back to you somehow
And everything that I know now it's so hard
I tore us apart
Take me back to feeling like the world
Would just keep dealing me the right cards
Now you're just so far

And I'm 23 and invincible
Got the world figured out and a bird on my shoulders
Told me everything's gon' be alright
(Whoa-oh)
And when is everything gonna be alright?

Now she's got a boyfriend
And I've got a rock band
Cause nothing really ever goes the way it's planned
Yeah she's in Ohio and I'm on some back road
Driving to the city and then who knows
Cause that's all she wrote
I wish that I could turn this car around
Cause then she goes
I wish that I could press rewind somehow
But she's got a boyfriend now

(Whoa)
(Whoa)
She's got a boyfriend now
(Whoa)
She's got a boyfriend now
(Whoa)

Take your
Take your breath away

Take your
Take your breath away



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  • haaaiEMJAY
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    haaaiEMJAYAug 23, 2009 at 1:07 am
    good song! (:
    i think it means that when they were dating he thought they'd be together forever. but then reality set in and they broke up. now he's 23 and wishes he still had her. she has a boyfriend and lives in ohio. he lives in boston and has a rockband. he's basically saying nothing ever goes as planned (:
  • u
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    UnregisteredApr 26, 2012 at 9:24 am
    Hey, i think the meaning for this song is they were really close, but now she has ab oyfriendand hes touring and as he has a rock band he thinks she will come back, and he thought she would be there forever but she wasnt...
  • andintheclear
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    andintheclearJun 18, 2010 at 3:01 am
    My favorite line is, "now I'm twenty-three and invincible, got the world figured out and a bird on my shoulder told me everything's gon' be all right. but is everything gon' be all right?" It's fun and it matches the first verse, which I enjoy, and it sort of just hits you, like he's a bit wistful but he's also okay with it all.
  • jolenyr
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    jolenyrJan 26, 2010 at 3:21 am
    very well said haaaiEMJAY... i agree with u... sometimes, nothing really ever goes as it's planned... but there's always a good reason behind it.. it's for us 2 find out... :)
  • u
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    UnnaJan 17, 2010 at 8:39 am
    I read an interview of Martin talking about this song.
    He said he left her behind because he went to his first tour. It was like he ignored her for a while; Martin was chasing after his dreams..
    As soon as he was done, he got back to her, but she was in college and met someone else.

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