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I used to know you when we were young
You were in all my dreams
We sat together in period one
Fridays at 8:15
Now I see face in the strangest places
Movies and magazines
I saw you talkin' to Christopher Walken
On my TV screen

BUt I will wait for you
As long as I need to
And if you ever get back to Hackensack
I'll be here for you

I used to work in a record store
Now I work for my dad
Scraping the paint off of hard wood floors
The hours are pretty bad
Sometimes I wonder where you are
Probably in L.A.
That seems to be where everbody else ends up these days

But I will wait for you
As long as I need to
And if you ever get back to Hackensack
I'll be here for you

And I will wait for you
As long as I need to
And if you ever get back to Hackensack
I'll be here for you
If you ever get back to Hackensack
I'll be here for you



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  • U
    UnregisteredJan 13, 2012 at 1:17 am
    It's pretty much about that one girl you've always loved but you've always known you could never have. Even if she wasn't "talkin' to cristopher walken" on your tv screen, there was just something ethereal and unique about her that told you there was no chance in hell she'd ever end up with you.
  • neoyello124
    neoyello124Feb 3, 2010 at 7:40 pm
    I heard this song sung by Katy Perry on MTV during Unplugged. its really good by Fountains of Wayne but Katy Perry did a really good job too.

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