And the birds eat your insides
Clutching the mountain side
(its where the day takes you)
Did you think you would try to climb the face?
Theres longing and it breaks you
(synthetic lies)
Your filling up with concrete

Didnt miss a breath
When you climbed so high
Did you see your wife and child
And where you ready to die
A million miles away, would you throw it all away?

Simple dreams in the mainstream
Is where the day takes you
Simple dreams in the mainstream
But you just died a million miles from home


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    General CommentThis song is incredible. This band manages to steer clear of sounding like every other band writing about how the world hates them or the girl you couldn't get. I'm probalby the biggest fan of this band out there, and I'm proud to say that.
    Gatsbys Dreamingon April 15, 2003   Link
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    General CommentDamn I just love how metaphorical their lyrics are
    Emo-Or-Buston July 07, 2003   Link
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    General Commentgeorge mallory was a guy that tried (or maybe did?) climb mt. everest, but either on the way up or the way down he died. great song. gab kicks! and gatsby's american dream is prolly one of the top 3 band names out there.
    ryan...isarealboyon December 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentGAD are making a point of how mainstream american dreams can be so stupid and take over your life, values, and priorities. like this dude George who gave away his family to pursue his dream, and he died, and im sure in retrospect, it wasnt worth it...considering hes dead and now he left a widow and his children and the rest of his life cut short.

    kinda funny, my dad used to be an extreme mountain climber but my mom made him quit when my brother and i were born cause it is too dangerous of a hobbie. and he stopped. though now we all mountain climb together,not cliffs and shit like that
    Your_Biznatchon January 30, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti'm burning a cd for my english teacher
    all songs w/ lit refs.she climed mt everest.
    this wont be included hah
    shejustwantstorockon May 13, 2006   Link

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