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Standing in line to see the show tonight,
And there's a light on,
Heavy glow.
By the way I tried to say I'd be there,
Waiting for.
Dani the girl is singing songs to me,
Beneath the marquee,
Overload.

Steak knife.
Card Shark.
Con job.
Boot cut.

Skin that flick, she's such a little DJ.
Get there quick by street but not the freeway.
Turn that trick to make a little leeway.
Beat that nic but not the way that we play.

Dog town.
Blood bath.
Rib cage.
Soft tail.

Standing in line to see the show tonight,
And there's a light on,
Heavy glow.
By the way I tried to say I'd be there,
Waiting for.

Black jack.
Dope dick.
Pawn shop.
Quick pick.

Kiss that dyke, I know you want to hold one.
Not on strike, but I'm about to bowl one.
Bite that mic, I know you never stole one.
Girls that like a story so I told one.

Song bird.
Main line.
Cash back.
Hard top.

Standing in line to see the show tonight,
And there's a light on,
Heavy glow.
By the way I tried to say I'd be there,
Waiting for.
Dani the girl is singing songs to me,
Beneath the marquee... of her soul.

By the way I tried to say I'd be there,
Waiting for.

Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
Ohh ahh.

Standing in line to see the show tonight,
And there's a light on,
Heavy glow.
By the way I tried to say I'd be there,
Waiting for.
Dani the girl is singing songs to me,
Beneath the marquee,
Of her soul.
By the way I tried to say i know you,
From before
Standing in line to see the show tonight,
And there's a light on,
Heavy glow.
By the way I tried to say I'd be there,
Waiting for.



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    UnregisteredMar 22, 2012 at 1:24 am
    I don't really get the message of the song.. Ha.... Poor me... But i enjoyed singing and was thrilled on the part where you had to prepare for the rapping thingy... Ha..... Ooh ahh, guess you never meant it.
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    UnregisteredSep 12, 2011 at 12:45 pm
    i agree i think this song is about the time when i was reading one hot minute album insert.and i thought by the way would make a good portable loo.and it did i had a massive dump on this cd single while listening to one hot minute
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    MandaPanda22Jan 27, 2010 at 1:43 am
    i think this is about thinking you know someone, but youre not sure so you don't want to say. you should be brave and ask, "do i know you?" anyway, even if they think youre a total creeper.

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