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Hanging out at a thrift shop with some of my friends
I was buying some clothes for the coming weekend
When I walked up to buy some new jeans
The check-out counter got a whole new meaning
Staring at me with her bright grey eyes
She'd take your heart if you'd give her the time
She asks if I found everything okay
I try to figure out just what to say, yeah

With a smirk on her face and this thing about her
I can't help but to duck and cower
She looks confused as I try to speak
With way too much formality
As clumsy words trip off my tongue
My face turns red and the air escapes my lungs
I'm a freak but it's no excuse
For getting st-st-stupid over you

And later I will figure out what I should've said G# Eb C#/C C#
Repeat the lines as I kick myself in the head G# Eb C#/C Eb
So I'll go home and I'll spend some time alone again Bb C# F Eb C#
I'll spend some time alone again Eb

Later in the car my friends all laugh
They say I gotta grow up and all that crap
I play it off like it's no big deal
But it represents something much more real
I can't relate to anybody
So how could anyone ever love me?
It's just a thought, it might seem trite
But it keeps me up at night (keeps me up at night)

And later I will figure out what I should've said
Repeat the lines as I kick myself in the head
So I'll go home and I'll spend some time alone again
I'll spend some time alone
And later I will figure out what I should've said
Repeat the lines as I kick myself in the head
So I'll go home and I'll spend some time alone again
I'll spend some time alone again

And now my tail's between my legs
I think I know what's between yours

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from Commencement, released August 18, 2012

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