Monday, September 29, 2008

Freakin Follow Through

Thank you Gavin DeGraw. Thank you for putting every emotion I've ever had about relationships/boys/dating into one really great song. And thank you for singing that song on Saturday night at your concert. Thank you for choosing to play in the smallest venue in the Great Salt Lake area so that I could buy a ticket for 25 bucks and still stand 4 people away from the front. Thank you for wearing that tight-fitting gray t-shirt and strutting your very attractive self all over the stage. Thank you for doing push ups in your free time-they're really paying off. Thank you for putting glitter on your piano. It looks really awesome! Thank you for singing "Thank You". But most of all, thank you for so frankly saying "Oh, since you wanna be with me, you have to follow through with every word you say. And I, all I really want is you, for you to stick around. I'll see you every day. But you'll have to follow through."

I have spent most of my teen/young adult years feeling exactly that way, about many different people. And now, as I am moving through my mid-twenties, I would like to suggest a 3rd verse, or perhaps a second bridge to this song. Something to the effect of "If you don't wanna be with me, grow a pair and say so. Cuz I, I really wanna be with you, but I also value my time so if you please, follow through or go away."

I also would enjoy a song about how "Friends can call each other on the phone" or maybe "A friendship consists of two people, not just one." Even "Boys and girls can be friends too." Whatever you feel creatively inclined to do. Rock on Gavin. Rock on.

4 comments:

jill said...

Sarah I love it!! Way to write another verse...it's perfect!

Kelly said...

Ha, AMEN!!! Oh my gosh. I can't wait to drive up to Logan with you tomorrow and talk about our love for Gavin (and married men.. maybe we'll see Preacher Paul??) and sing our hearts out to the beautiful lyrics & sexy voice of Gav. Mmmmmyeah. So excited.

Toni said...

lol! I'll have a virgiin margarita to that! Clink!

Christin Bott said...

ok, this blog pretty much encompassed every emotion for me. Not only does the mention of Gavin, give me the "Gavins", but it also causes me to be green with envy that you were at the concert, seeing him in all his "tight in all the right spots" pants glory, and pissed that i missed the concert i've been waiting over 3 years for. Plus, follow through is one of my favorite Gavin songs and your third verse made me cry with both laughter at how funny you are and the reality that my life is pretty much summed up by your third verse! DAMN IT! now i'm just angry...