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Best Friend
The Drums Lyrics


You're my best friend
But then you died
When I was 23 and you were 25

You're my best friend
But then you died
And how will I survive, survive
Survive, survive?
Oh how will I survive, survive
Survive, survive?

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

I had a dream of you
You were drifting away
You were sad and the ocean dripped away

And I know, you're gonna be OK
'Cuz I can see in your eyes
Your eyes, your eyes, your eyes
Oh no no no, I wanna survive
Survive, survive, survive.

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group
Written by: CARVIN HAGGINS, IVAN BARIAS, TAALIB JOHNSON

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Cielcia Kalon

You're my best friend
But then you died
When I was 23 and you were 25

You're my best friend
But then you died
And how will I survive, survive
Survive, survive?
Oh how will I survive, survive
Survive, survive?

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

I had a dream of you
You were drifting away
You were sad and the ocean dripped away

And I know, you're gonna be OK
'Cuz I can see in your eyes
Your eyes, your eyes, your eyes
Oh no no no, I wanna survive
Survive, survive, survive.

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car

And every day I waited for you
And every day on the top of your car
Every day I waited for you
And every day on the hood of your car



All comments from YouTube:

twinsmm1

I'm a 54 year old guy. My brother (a few years younger) both love 80s stuff; Smiths, English Beat, various other stuff. I discovered The Drums on youtube and turned my brother on to them. On Thanksgiving a few years ago, I arrived at my sisters house, walked into her living room, and sang to my brother, "you're my best friend, but then you died...". my brother (a 300 lb. guy) stood up and did the Jonathan dance from this video. I laughed my ass off.

Bryan Rosas

It’s so nice when someone else shares the same taste as you

Lloyd Christmas

I read this comment years ago , came back to listen to the track and knew this comment was here , loved it just as much

twinsmm1

@Mark Joyce That's ok. The sad part is, I lost my brother a couple years ago to, well, I guess multiple health issues. So... he was my friend and then he died. Miss you Matt.

Mark Joyce

A bit late replying to this, but I have loved the Drums for ages. I genuinely see how the Smiths may have been an influence to these guys

snoop dogg dank kush

dang this is young kid or dad music. i like this tye of music cuz my dad (:

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Ace

My music teacher showed me this when I was 13 years old in middle school. I thought this was lame and weird. I’m 22 now and I’m realizing this was really a phenomenal song. The Drums are so underrated. EDIT: just found out my music teacher from middle school died of cancer. God bless you Mr.Letso.

Charlie Stone

He was your best friend, but then he died....

Yonatan Yonatano

@SAI SAI Yeah

SAI SAI

Mr.Michael Letso?

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