First Night is the fifth track from Boys and Girls in America. It is 4:54. A live acoustic version of the song appears as the fifth track on the bonus disc of the Boys and Girls in America: Special Edition. This version of the track is 5:07.


charlemagne shakes in the streets
gideon makes love to the suites
holly's not invincible
in fact she's in the hospital.
not far from the bar where we met
on that first night.

charlemagne pulls street corner scams
gideon's got a pipe made from a pringles can.
holly's insatiable.
she still looks incredible.
but she don't look like the same girl we met.
on that first night.

on that first night
she was golden with barlight and beer.
on that first night
she slept like she'd never been scared.

and then last night
she said words alone never could save us.
and then last night
she cried when she told us about jesus.

holly's inconsolable
unhinged and uncontrollable.
because we can't get as high as we got
on that first night.

boys and girls in america.

don't bother talking to the guys with the hot soft eyes.
you know they're already taken.
dont even speak to all those sequencer beats boys.
when they kiss they spit white noise.

white noise.

Live VersionEdit


CF: This is another one off our new record, uh, its called 'First Night'.


Indistinguishable mumbling, including the words "gotta dance".
CF: Um, so.


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