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Song Released: 2007


Six Feet Under the Stars Lyrics

time to lay claim to the evidence
finger prints sold me out
but our footprints wash away
From the docks downtown
and it’s been getting late for days
and I think myself deserving of
a little time off,
we can kick it here for hours...

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    anonymous
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    Apr 11th, 2009 4:55pm report


    I could be totally off, but I think that this song is about an underage guy taking out an older girl. The girl does not know how old the guy is. The song tells their tale.

    "Pass me another bottle, honey,
    The Jager's so sweet,
    But if it keeps you around, then I'm down."
    The couple is drinking. The guy isn't used to the taste, but he wants to keep the girl around, so he does it anyway.

    The chorus is about them going to various places together.

    "I'll take you out though I'm hardly worth your time."
    The girl is wasting her time dating this younger guy, but doesn't know it yet.

    "Fall in the grave I've been digging myself,
    But there's room for two,
    Six feet under the stars."
    This means, "So I might die (of embarrassment?) for this. After all, I got myself into it. But we'll always be together."
    It's a possibility that the line "Six Feet Under the Stars" means "In the grave" or "When we're together". Not sure.

    "I'm always in over my head."
    Self-explanitory.

    "Over-dressed and underage,
    Do you really need to see an ID?
    This is embarrassing as hell
    But I can cover for it so well
    When we're six feet under the stars."
    This is my favorite part of the song, and the main supporting detail of my interpretation. This part means that the couple is at some bar or club and the guy is asked to show his ID. The girl finds out he lied to her, and the guy is really embarrassed.

    So yep. That's my interp. :D



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    anonymous
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    Aug 17th, 2014 8:13am report


    its like six feet off the ground..
    In the cold you look so fierce, but I'm warm enough.Because the tension's like a fire(he killed the girl,with the line "in the cold you look so fierce"and he's nervous that is why his warm because there is a tension)

    And like a bad movie, I'll drop a line(he will say his last line to the girl)
    Fall in the grave I've been digging myself (his planning this all along)
    But there's room for two
    Six feet under the stars
    (then he killed his self to so that they can be together)
    i know this interpretation is insane but this is how i pictured it.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 21st, 2013 2:22am report


    I think basically the song is about this underage guy that likes this older girl, but she doesn't know he's underage.

    Pass me another bottle, honey
    The Jager's so sweet
    But if it keeps you around, then I'm down
    ^
    She likes to get drunk and if that keeps her around and with him, It's fine with him just as long as she sticks around.

    Meet me on Thames Street
    I'll take you out
    Though I'm hardly worth your time
    ^
    He thinks that she's too good for him and Isn't worth her time but he wants to take her out.


    I should have known better than to call you out
    (On a night like this, a night like this)
    If not for you, I know I'd tear this place to the ground
    (But I'm all right like this, all right like this)
    I'm gonna roll the dice
    Before you sober up and get gone
    (I'm always in over my head)
    ^
    Without her he isn't fine. She only sticks around when she drunk. "Before you sober up and gone"




    I'm guilty, but I'm safe for one more day
    Overdressed and underage
    (What a let down)
    Do you really need see an ID?
    This is embarrassing as hell
    (What a let down)
    But I can cover for it so well
    When we're six feet under the stars

    ^
    He's guilty for lying about his age but he's safe because he's six feet under the stars "A place without restrictions and limitations"

    "Do you really need to see an ID?
    This is embarrassing as hell"

    He is caught in the act for being underage, and is embarrassed that she finds out"

    But he can cover it so well because he's in a place with not rules which is "Six feet under the stars."

    That's my interpretation.



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    anonymous
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    Feb 25th, 2012 2:42pm report


    I think it is about a guy who likes a girl and she is alot different than he thought she would be and she is showing him her real side and he loves her so much that he is will to change his prosective alittle bit towards girls like her.



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    anonymous
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    Apr 15th, 2011 4:21pm report


    I've seen a quote from Alex Gaskarth saying this:
    "Six feet under the stars is a place that doesn't exist. It's a place in your mind where everything and anything is possible. It's a place with no rules or limitations. It's a place where only two people can be at a time where no one can judge them and no one could try to break them apart."
    That's probably my favorite quote of all time.
    I think you people above are right. :)



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    anonymous
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    Jul 17th, 2010 7:37am report


    This song is about a lad who likes a girl, but she only likes him when she's drunk so he has to keep her from being sober when he's with her " the Jagers so sweet but if it keeps you around then I'm down"



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    anonymous
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    Nov 2nd, 2009 11:45pm report


    I kinda always thought that six feet under the stars is a metaphor for being high. I don't know if any of you mentioned that...



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    iremembereverysunday
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    Apr 14th, 2009 4:07pm report


    Hey you're interpretation was actually correct Anon,

    This song is the sequel to the song Coffee Shop Soundtrack, which is about Alex's relationship with an older married woman who was 25 at the time.

    This song is about a meeting they had after they had ended their relationship, and how it really didn't go well for him.

    Thames and South Broadway are both streets in Baltimore Maryland where there are several bars, restaurants and shops. It's a little area on the harbor that looks like a cute place to go on a date.




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