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lyrics

sit, stare at the windshield
dressed to impress
singing to stay sane & drive
like there's no tomorrow
want to go back east
want to spend tonight in pennsylvania with you

but today i am working
not making money
i've given my notice & am
looking for something that's new & yet the same
something with a long drive
singing to stay sane
& drive like there's no tomorrow
want to go back east
want to spend tonight in pennsylvania with you

but you have to study
you have to find a job
just like me, so a trip
is out of the question
& anyway it wouldn't be the same
once we stopped being on our way
cause 80 is my in-between place
it's my getting somewhere
my letting the journey do the thinking for me
& life is just road & arby's fries
that you feed to me
as i drive...

oh, & that's where i was, all this time,
in pennsylvania, i was driving i was driving
conveniently letting it slip my mind
there's more to my life
than interstate 80

& pulled up to my new apartment
made some new friends
took my work home with me & drove
like there was no tomorrow
never knowing why
it was the only time i let myself think
& now, now, you have to study
i have to find a job
but i'll come home tonight, find pennsylvania
with you

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from wish upon a bottlecap, released August 31, 2010
rorie kelly - vocals, guitars
kevin kelly - bass, shaker
dan gluszak - drums

Written By: rorie kelly

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rorie kelly New York

rorie kelly is on a quest to bring her songs to ears around the world through the cunning use of the internet and a small blue Toyota with over 200,000 miles on it.

rorie writes songs that are melodic and catchy but more thoughtful and introspective than the average pop tune. Her vocals are bigger than you would expect out of her small body and her guitar playing is powerful and percussive.
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