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My Chemical Romance: Summertime Meaning

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When the lights go out
Will you take me with you?
And carry all this broken bone
Through six years down in crowded rooms
And highways I called home?
Is Something I can't know 'til now.
'til you pick me off the ground
With brick in hand and...

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    anonymous
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    May 15th, 5:16am report


    Gerard went through another battle with addiction around the time that song was wrote and Lindsey was trying to help him but it wasn't working. So she threatened to leave and take Bandit with her. That lyric "Don't walk away." he was basically asking her not walk out. This song, was written about Lindsey! There's an account on Instagram call lynzfacts and it explains it a little more!



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    anonymous
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    Sep 30th, 2015 9:14am report


    https://riddlesandpens.wordpress.com/2015/09/30/its-always-summertime/

    That is my interpretation of probably the best song ever written.



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    anonymous
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    Mar 1st, 2013 3:10pm report


    I always thought the song is not about lindsey but about bandit and how her existance put him back into a happy life

    "with a brick in hand, your lipgloss smile, your scraped up knees"

    that refers imo to a kid.

    "something I can't know till now, till you picked me off the ground"

    bandit's birth changed his life completely.

    what do you think about that?



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    anonymous
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    Apr 22nd, 2012 4:00pm report


    I think the song is about people that you love in general, friends and lovers in particular. The line "Turn my headphones up real loud" represents trying to tune out real life and the people that are trying to pull you down, and "I don't think I need them now, 'cause you stop the noise" is abou meeting those people, who understand and are messed up too, but slowly bring you out of the trance you get into ignore real life, and will guide you through the dark times, holding your hand and stumbling with you.

    The lyric "You can write it on your arm" is about Gerard and Lyn-Z (like the whole song, but that line in particular for me) on tour together, and Lyn-Z wrote 'You can run away with me' on her arm during her set, and Gerard wrote 'Anytime you want' on his. The song as a whole is about those people you meet who pull you out of your sleep, and make you wake up to real life, the good, beautiful things, and although they can't sheild you from the bad stuff, they protect you and stay with you throughout it.



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    anonymous
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    Jan 29th, 2012 1:42pm report


    the second to last line needs to say "you can write it on your arm" its hard to hear but its sooo sweet that he wrote this about Lyn-z... so cute!! ^_^



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    anonymous
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    Dec 31st, 2011 12:31am report


    This song is obviously about Lindsay, Gerards wife because they wrote things on each others arms during concerts they both preformed in.

    But in the context about the album is about the peace after the S/C/A/R/E/C/R/O/W Whatever it was, and the indecision in how to continue their journey, whether or not to face down BLind or just to continue to run away.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 23rd, 2011 12:14pm report


    Lyn-z Wrote you can run away with me on her arm and Gerard wrote anytime you want on his neck <3 f



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    anonymous
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    Aug 25th, 2011 8:00am report


    This song was written about Lyn-z, and the summer they spent touring together.



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    anonymous
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    Aug 5th, 2011 8:31pm report


    I think this song is.saying move on from you lovers past.and their.issuses.if.they are ready to with you. You should see how much they love you and are ready to move.on from the past, isnt that all that matters?



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    anonymous
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    Apr 25th, 2011 4:23am report


    When gerard way (lead vocalist) and his wife (lyn-z from msi) were performing on the same festival, they wrote messages to eachother on their arms/necks etc during their sets. i cant remember who wrote what, but one of them wrote "Run away with me" on their arm during their set, and then the other wrote "any time you want" at their set. thats what this song is about.



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    anonymous
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    Dec 21st, 2010 12:17am report


    Simply said; This is a love song written for Gerard Way's wife Lynz Way.




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