Waving your goodbyes with your plastic hands and century-old arctic kisses. And not a finger lifts till it all turns to shit and you all act like you're impressed. You slouch now even further down as you're wondering how a top floor could replace the heaven you once saw so well. We've built it all we've made our gods now we're locked in ourselves. YEAH! An airbag could save my life, when my lungs collapse from methane gas of melting ICE CAPS, if it was AIRTIGHT and not uptight. So laugh yourself red cause in the end i know you'll choke. (if it was airtight: i know you'd choke)


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And You're Wondering How A Top Floor Could Replace Heaven song meanings
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    General CommentHe does, he repeats it several times: "I'M TIRED, I'M TIRED, I'M TIRED" and my eyes just go blank and wet.

    One of the few BEST BANDS EVER.
    screamo.nerdon April 23, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI just listened to this song, and then I mean really listened to it, for the first time. Had it on my computer for ages but just listened to parts and didn't like it. now afterwards i can state that it was the biggest mistake I have ever made.

    This song means so much to me at the moment, its a perfect reflection of emotions, it is so raw and naked and truthful that it hurts to listen to it, but at the same time I can't stop doing it. It's perfect. The voice matchers perfectly every word spoken, and not only by the sound of it but also the emotions you so clearly here behind every word that is sung.

    It's amazing to see this phenomen, that one minute can give me headache and the entire song makes me go all emotional while listening to it. At the moment I'm listening through the rest of CoC's songs since this one brought a whole new meaning of music upon me by both capturing the movements from the classical music and the raw feelings from emocore.

    Unbelievable.

    Had to make this account just to post this; I definitely think EVERYONE who reads this should give it a shot even if you don't like it at first. It might be worth is.
    ghoulzon August 20, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHolly shit! The ending makes me want to show this song to the world. I can only pitty those who cannot respect and understand the beauty of emocore.

    "If it was air tight: I know you'd choke."

    One of the many powerful lines in this song.
    IluvIhateMyselfon September 23, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentholy fucking shit. amazing.
    xjkxon April 16, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentextremely passionate band. probably my favourite. members from all your favourite bands. "waving your goodbyes with your plastic hands and century old arctic kisses. and not a finger lifts til it all turns to shit and you act like youre impressed." how many times have you known that somebody who fits those shoes oh too perfectly?!
    xautumnsxon July 05, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentso. fucking. amazing.
    a_transienton October 03, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song, i love the fact that instead of the typical verse chorus verse, etc...i know other bands do this...but these guys do it WELL...like pg. 99 and neil perry and Orchid...its Beautiful!
    CinnamonHeartson January 04, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyeah an airbag could save my life when my lungs collapse from methane gas and frozen icecaps..


    the part at 2:46 is one of the most amazing buildups to a song climax ive ever heard.
    carveyournameinon November 11, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song makes my heart do back flips whilst beating out of my chest.
    City of Caterpillar definitely takes the place of my favorite band.
    removeyourteethon December 20, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenttheres too many good parts in this song...amazing

    ps. it slightly rips radiohead off though. 'i know you'll choke' at the build down. exit music to a film. ya but not to badly.
    deadpiloton August 22, 2006   Link

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