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Rancid – Old Friend lyrics

Good morning heartache
You're like an old friend
Come and see me again

Look up you're in Cleveland again
A solid line that never ends
I've got stories you'll never believe
And I know it I wear it on my sleeve

There must be somethin' about you that I liked but
Right here in the rain you know it just don't seem right
I always go out I never hide but in Cleveland
I should have stayed inside


Testify my love for you
I know it runs deep through your body too
From the cold blacktop to the hot concrete
The old tan van it ain't so sweet

Somewhere in America in the city at night
We were far from home but you know it was gonna be alright

The unfortunate get prayed on by vultures eyes
86 cents in these pockets of mine
And you can take my money,
You can take my time,
But you can't take my heart it's in the city behind


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  • d
    this song is about staying up all night shooting coke, c-clevelad, i wear it on my sleeve, a solid line that never ends, a big long track mark and when the coke is all gone and hes broke he feejs so dumb for wasting all his money and time but he prefers dope, so his heart is in another city
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  • d
    this is a classic drugs disguised as a love song. solid line that never ends, a good vein, stayed up all night shooting coke and spent all the money and now coming down they feel stupid because no matter how good the coke is ir always sucks at the end coming down and it always feels like a waste
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