these are the days i fear when my real enemy is right here. my reflection yields immobility. and it’s so hard to disagree. i’m disarmed by dreams of release and so were you once. but i never meant to become like you full of hopelessness we always fall, but not always together and this is what scares me the most. unless one of us is wrong, you? thinking you know the way out of here? or me.


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    General Commentawesome song, reminds me of my friend, i just recently started listening to penfold but i already heart them
    x i am nothing xon May 01, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI love the breakdown towards the end of this song. And the lyrics kill me too - [ but i never meant to become like you full of hopelessness we always fall, but not always together and this is what scares me the most. unless one of us is wrong, you? thinking you know the way out of here? or me. ]

    Such a good album closer.
    June zeroon June 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti enjoy both the lyrics and the way he sings them in this one part: (3:55)we always fall, but not always together
    the way he sings with the voice gives me chills every time i hear it.
    the denver methodon July 02, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAgreed with the other two. It just leaves you stunned, no matter how many times you listen to it.
    jawbrokenrhymeson July 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti will miss penfold 1997-2003.
    BreFaceon April 19, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThe audio samples in the middle of the song (starting around 1:36) sound like Noam Chomsky to me.

    Reflexivity is the Social Sciences analog to Heisenburgian uncertainty. It is the idea that by studying a system, you will affect the system in a way that modifies the very things you are studying.
    hemlock_echoon February 08, 2007   Link

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