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Back to the street where we began
Feeling as good as lovers can, you know
Yeah, we're feeling so good
Pickin' up things we shouldn't read
Looks like the end of history as we know
It's just the end of the world
Back to the street where we began
Feeling as good as love, you could, you can

Into a place, where thoughts can bloom
Into a room where it's nine in the afternoon
And we know that it could be
And we know that it should
And you know that you feel it too

Cause it's nine in the afternoon
And your eyes are the size of the moon
You could cause you can so you do
We're feeling so good
Just the way that we do
When it's nine in the afternoon
Your eyes are the size of the moon
You could cause you can so you do
We're feeling so good

Back to the street
Down to our feet
Losing the feeling of feeling unique
Do you know what I mean?
Back to the place
Where we used to say
Man it feels good to feel this way
Now I know what I mean

Back to the street
Back to the place
Back to the room where it all began, hey
Back to the room where it all began

Cause it's nine in the afternoon
Your eyes are the size of the moon
You could cause you can so you do
We're feeling so good
Just the way that we do
When it's nine in the afternoon
Your eyes are the size of the moon
You could cause you can so you do
We're feeling so good
Just the way that we do
When it's nine in the afternoon
Your eyes are the size of the moon
You could cause you can so you do
We're feeling so good
Just the way that we do
When it's nine in the afternoon



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    -BeckaSep 19, 2008 at 4:49 am
    I think I finally understand what this song means, with help from Panic. Panic said themselves it's about being in a band, playing, and hvaing a great time.
    Nine in the afternoon, from hwo I take it, means that when they're playing and doing what they love, everything seems timeless. Nobody's fully aware of the clock because it doesn't matter. What matters is they love what they're doing. They simply don't care.
    "You could cause you can, so you do." When they're in their band playing, they can do whatever they want (not literally; at a deeper meaning. Or they feel like they can do anything because of how wonderful the feeling is.)
    "We're feeling so good, just the way that we do, when it's nine in the afternoon." Basically, this can be trasnlated quite simply to, "We're feeling so good, just the way that we do, when we're playing in our band and having fun."
    The versus' difficulty to translate varies. "Into a place where thoughts can bloom, into a room where it's nine in the afternoon" is much simplier to translate than other sections. This I think means that they step into their recording room, and it's where their thoughts can bloom, into a room where they're playing in a band while it's timeless.
    THe otehr versus match up pretty well to this prediction, just look and think about them!
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    theonlycopyJul 29, 2008 at 10:31 pm
    I love this song and video. the album is called pretty odd and that's what this song is. its trippy, like ur high or on acid. don't try to understand it, it has to do with imagination. let it take you anywhere, even to 9 in the afternoon which doesn't exist. its about relaxing and doin what you want and not letting anything bother you!
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    goovygirl01283May 27, 2009 at 6:36 pm
    its just a song to describe the first time ur in love with somebody - wen anything's possible! and this guy is going "bak to the streets where it began" meaning he's reminiscing the good times with his girl ...

    i really love this song!! its awesome!!
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    lovekaitlynxFeb 24, 2009 at 11:59 pm
    WOW, what a lot of you think isn't true.

    "OMG ITS DrUgZ" uhm, no it's not.

    It's about sex, and love. As much as most of you don't want to believe it, it is.

    Nine in the afternoon.

    What time do people have sex? At night. Nighttime, in the daytime= daytime sex.

    It's funny how when a song doesn't register to your minds right away, you automaticly thing "OH MUST BE DRUGS" well you're wrong.
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    xXxFlyingSoloxXxJan 7, 2009 at 11:58 pm
    doesn't matter what the song means. its just a good song that we listen to because it sounds good. i love this song! me and my friends play it on rock band and we ttly rock da house!!

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