Of All The Gin Joints In All The World

Album: From Under The Cork Tree (2005)
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Songfacts®:

  • The title of this song comes from the quote "Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine" from the 1942 movie Casablanca. Humphrey Bogart, in despair over an unexpected run-in with the woman who broke his heart, utters the famous line as he drowns he sorrows in his bar.
  • In this song, Fall Out Boy frontman Patrick Stump has fallen for a girl but struggles with self-doubt, thinking she won't regard him as highly once she gets to know him better.
  • This was used in the 2003 TV movie Windy City Heat.
  • This appears on the band's breakthrough album, From Under The Cork Tree. It's the first of three Fall Out Boy albums produced by Neal Avron (who helmed Yellowcard's Ocean Avenue - the other two are Infinity On High and Folie à Deux.

Comments: 7

  • Jon from Mishawaka, Ini think this song is about being so obsessed with the physical part of a relationship that you dont stop to actually be in the realtionship. "we're making out inside crashed cars"in this part, they are more worried about making out than the fact that they have just been in a car accident "you only hold me up like this cuz you don't know who i really am" this one's obvious "all of our moves make up for the silence" they barely know each other so they have nothing to talk about but they still manage to stay together because they just wanna have sex
  • Brittany from Townsville, AustraliaYeah, Yeah, Yeah FOB is awsome with thier lyrics
  • Alyssa from Milwaukee, WiAlot of FOB songs are about sex incase you haven't noticed!
  • Dan from Cincinnati, NvFall out boy are genious it is about sex sex is a way of life in america so why not write about it
  • Kayla from Port Orcard, WaThis song is basically about sex, in case people haven't figured that one out.
  • Kayla from Port Orcard, WaLuv this song.
    "Oh the way your makeup stains my pillow case"
  • Natalie from Chiago, IlThis song is really good. I think FOB is very talented. I remember seeing this in concert. Pete and Joe were jumping around and Patrick looked like he was having tons of fun!
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