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Sat outside my front window
This story's going somewhere:
"He's well hung," and I am hanging up
There's a song on the radio that says:
"Let's get this party started...
Let's get this party started."
What you do on your own time's just fine.
My imagination's much worse, I just never want to know.
And what meant the world imploded
Inflated then demoted
All my oxygen to product gas and suffocated my last chance
You said, between your smiles and regrets
"Don't say it's over"
Dead and gone
Dead and gone, yeah
The calm before the storm, set it off (set it off)
And the sun burnt out tonight
Reception less than warm, set it off
And the sun burnt out tonight
The next time the phone can wring my neck as it gets no answer
And of the time that I've spent telling it my roots
I'm shaking in my boots
And still it looks at me like an old friend I've betrayed
The darkside of the doormat is the one your shoes have frayed
What you do on your own time's just fine.
My imagination's much worse, I just never want to know.
And what meant the world imploded
Inflated then demoted
All my oxygen to product gas and suffocated my last chance
You said, between your smiles and regrets
"Don't say it's over"
Dead and gone
Dead and gone, yeah
Calm before the storm, set it off
And the sun burnt out tonight
Reception less than warm, set it off
And the sun burnt out tonight
Calm before the storm
Set it off
And the sun burnt out tonight
Reception less than warm, set it off
And the sun burnt out tonight.
Tonight
Sun burnt out, the sun burnt out tonight
The sun burnt out tonight



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  • u
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    UnregisteredAug 18, 2012 at 7:18 pm
    Another bad relationship. I call "take this to your grave" the "i hate you now, and hope you get in a car crash" album. Good rockin' music, but a pretty depressing theme. It was raw and emotional, and i can see how it got fob a loyal fan base.
  • u
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    UnregisteredMar 20, 2012 at 9:45 pm
    Sounds t me like a breaking up and her moving on, the very beginning of the song illustrates how "he's well hung" meaning a new guy shes moved on to. The rest sounds like hes going through the motions of the break up, realizing she will eventually grow tired of him as well, and try to come back, but he wont have it
  • GammaMan
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    GammaManJun 20, 2008 at 5:22 pm
    =D

    This song is saying how he loves a girl, and there is a period where they can be happy, but soon, something bad is going to happen.

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