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Kick-Ass Lyrics for the End of Summer

Labor Day weekend. If the kids aren’t already back in school, they will be three days from now. Get your vacations in now while there’s still time!! RUN, RUN, SUMMER’S ALMOST OVER!

Except in Texas where is 100 degree weather still imminent for the next month or so.

Anyway. I love today’s Kick-Ass Lyrics of the Day regardless of the season, but I heard this song today and couldn’t help but notice how appropriate it is for this transitional time of year. It fills you with a melancholy; bittersweet memories of wonderful, fun, happy, romantic days that are behind you. The end of something awesome.

Yeah, I go to the beach in long sleeves. What's wrong with that?

Side note: how great is Chris Carrabba’s hair?

We watch the season pull up its own stakes
And catch the last weekend of the last week
Before the gold and the glimmer have been replaced,
Another sun soaked season fades away

Dashboard Confessional


All My Favorite Bands Suck

It is trite to say that that I love music.

Even if I say “…no, I really love music,” it’s trite. Everyone loves music. Everyone has one song or one album that they can’t wait to listen to for the rest of their life. That one artist in particular who seems to be singing straight from the deepest pit of your heart, whether it’s Michael Jackson, Hank Williams, Tom Petty, Rhianna (though I’m going to judge you if your one artist is Rhianna. Come on now.). If you have a soul, there is a song that soothes it.

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