can i save your life?
lift you up to the sky.
how far is heaven?
lets go tonight.
don't give up on me.
don't you die on me.
'cause it's a lie that you're better off dead.
this is not a movie.
no happy endings here.
if you are not there,
i don't want to go.
i'd stay by your side and follow you back home.
i'd give up forever,
a turn of my life,
just to be with you.
just to be with you.
just to be with you.
don't give up on me.
don't you die on me.
'cause it's a lie that you're better off dead.
this is not a movie.
no happy endings here.
you are a car crash,
a train accident.
it's inevitable.
the kingdom is at hand.
are you well? where will you be?
please. . .(i don't know what he says here)
can you tell?
are you gonna be fine?
it's a lie that you're better off dead.
this is not a movie.
no happy endings here.
no happy endings here.


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    General Commentthis song is the most amazing, brilliant, and uplifting song ive ever heard. i can listen to it for hours and sing it at the top of my lungs and never get bored.

    im probably way off, but in the chorus, ive always thought the second singer is screaming something along the lines of (i love you) and (cant you see that). but again, im probably way off. cant find lyrics to that part anywhere.
    lifeundomeon March 05, 2003   Link
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    General Comment^Agreed. This song is just brilliant.

    He's basically saying life is not like in the movies, there's no happy endings in real life, just let downs, obviously. Extremely sad and true.
    NoLightToSeeByon January 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHere in holland The Spirit is very popular, I don't understand why not in the USA.. they are sooo awesome!!
    holdinghandsforeveron April 17, 2005   Link
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    General CommentSo, like 10 months later I finally find out what the chorus lyrics say...

    Don't give up on me (hanging there)
    Don't you die on me (please keep breathing)

    I got them from a christian rock lyrics site. They sound spot on to me.
    NoLightToSeeByon October 08, 2005   Link
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    General CommentA friend of mine knows these guys. He told me this song is about a friend of the bandmember(s) that commited suicide. That makes it such a bizar song. It makes me sad to think there are people that commit suicide and it might not solve their problem:
    it's a lie that you're better of dead!
    jaydubbon November 05, 2006   Link

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