Take it back to start
Ride our bikes to Sherman Park
Football stars of our back yard
And even though Greer's has been gone for years,
we bought our basketball cards there
On the corner of Spruce and Fair,
Woody's Market still sits there
As it was when we rode the bus,
Seat 24 cuz' the back was made for us
And it felt so right, sneaking out late and dodging headlights
And it felt so right, you and me against the world
Even if you're looking for Trouble
Trouble's best to find before it finds you
Even if you're jumping from bridges, I'm jumping too
I'll follow you
I remember 611, Chestnut Avenue,
and the long walk home from Bridgeview
The Big Four Bridge, we always said
Someday we'd walk on top of it
We never did, we grew up instead
Dayton bound, windows down,
Snow coming in, and the speakers blowing out
And it felt so right, sneaking out late and dodging headlights
And it felt so right, you and me against the world
Even if you're looking for Trouble
Trouble's best to find before it finds you
Even if you're jumping from bridges, I'm jumping too
I'll follow you
Like steel and rust left to the weather,
we were dangerous working together
I remember how we held it down in this town
You can't get by in life alone, no matter how much you’d prefer it. Friends and family can be a big reason why you can stand tall in this world, and an even bigger reason that you're still standing in your weakest times. I am fortunate to have both in my life, and I'm proud to say that I still hang out, and keep in close contact, with friends that I made in Elementary School. Even when HTL would be on the road for 9 months out of the year, I knew I would be going home and hanging out with some of the best people I know. I wanted to write a song that paid tribute to them, and showed how much I appreciate the fact that they've stuck by my side for so many years. Even when I'd forget to call or checkup, they'd be there, and that means more than they'll ever know. I wanted to write a song that they could listen to and reflect on the same way I do when I drive by my old neighborhood. I can still remember the stupid/awesome/horrible things we did together, and I hope I always will. "Follow You" is an attempt to put some of those feelings into a song. It's a reflection of my youth, and a very positive one. This song is about 3 years old and was demoed with HTL at least 3 times before being cast aside. I wrote it while listening to A LOT of Third Eye Blind. It's dedicated to all my friends that spent time with me on Chestnut Ave, the railroad tracks, the creeks, and the late night sneakd outs. Steve Strunk, Chris Couchot, Issac Reeder, Yoshi Ashikawa, Adam Frantz, Bryan Overholt, Zac Deal, Travis Burkart, Matt Lieber, Luc Broaddrick, and anyone else that I forgot -- Thank you.
Produced by:
ROB FREEMAN
Drums by:
STEVE MILLER
Mastered by:
JESSE CANNON
Guest Vocals:
SHANE HENDERSON
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