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Boys Like Girls: The Great Escape Meaning

The Great Escape Lyrics

Paper bags and plastic hearts
All are belongings in shopping carts
It's goodbye
But we got one more night
Let's get drunk and ride around
And make peace with an empty town
We can make it right

Throw it away
Forget yesterday
We'll make...

  1. anonymous
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    Dec 18th 2011 report

    I don't think this song is about suicide at all. I feel like this song could either be about two teens before high school graduation or about a boy & a girl, who are rebeling because they are in love. These people are enjoying youth & do not care what others think of them.

  2. PFLO
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    Apr 27th 2008 report

    It's either about two guys on the last night before their high school graduation or two guys on the last night before they commit suicide.

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway

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