The Ex

Album: Billy Talent (2003)
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  • This song is about a guy whose girlfriend just broke up with him. It details his miserable day. >>
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    Boston - Victoria, Canada

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  • Dennis from Toronto, OnNo wrong, It is about a Friend of all the members who cheated on him. The sluts name is Shela, must say she was kinda cute too.
  • Nathan from Hull, Englandexcellent live... the song is about a girlfriend that cheated on ben (lead singer) whilst the billy talent were touring, as he explained before the song at leeds fest 06.
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