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Album: Nothing Gold Can Stay (1999)
Charted: 58
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  • In one version of the song there is brief dialogue at the beginning. The lines the person says are from the book The Outsiders, which was adapted into a movie in 1983. The lines from the book lead into a Robert Frost poem called Nothing Gold Can Stay which is the title of the album. >>
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    Billy - Mountaintop, PA
  • Steve Klein (guitar) told Kerrang! magazine February 16, 2008: "It's one of the first songs that we ever wrote that was in the direction that we ended up going." Chad Gilbert (guitar) added: "I remember Cyrus (Bolooki, drums) coming to me and playing me the guitar riff. We took that riff and it became a really important song. That was the song that really won kids over. We played it so much that it got a reaction from fans everywhere we played, without it even being on the radio."
  • Jordan Pundik (vocals) in the same Kerrang! interview: "It's about realizing that you had something good when it's too late."
  • This was featured in the 2001 movie American Pie 2.
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Comments: 5

  • Monkey from Singo, AustraliaIt's a pretty mad song aye and thats comin from an aussie...go you aussies...and go the sydney roosters
  • Sammy from Chicago, IlThis song is amazing. It makes me think of my grandma and when I was little. Mostly because it mentions how Thriller was their favorite song and my grandmother and I used to always watch that video. The line where it says: "No more long rides home No more of your station I didn't like it anyways." makes me think of when I used to always go to her house and when she would take me home she would always be listening to this country station and I always hated/liked it. She moved away a few years back and I never really get to see her anymore, so this song makes me think of her.
  • Shane from Pierre, SdI LUV "The Outsiders". It is the best book evr.
  • Kristie Mock from Quincy, IlThey released it on Nothing Gold Can Stay and on New Found Glory.
  • Zach from Somewhere, Mnthey rereleased this song on their second cd "new found glory"
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