"Set It Off" as written by Andrea Monica Martin, Ivan Matias, Raymon Ameer Murray, Patrick Leroy Brown, Rico R. Wade, Steven Wayne Standard and Dana E. Owens....
One day they set it off
Blowing confusion into our minds
Some say we'll never see
The beauty within our hearts

So help us fight this war
See past your thoughts before
We're all taking battle scars
Just don't you go

[Chorus]
Things never change
Without the strength to move on
What we will be
Depends on what we believe
We'll set it off

We're starting a differant life
Confessing we haven't begun to live
Leaving your past behind
You'll follow your heart

So help us fight this war
See past your thoughts before
We're all taking battle scars
Just don't you go

[Chorus]

What will we do when all is gone?
And what will we say?
Will we ever learn?
What will we do when all is gone?
And what will we say?
No, we'll never learn

So help us fight this war
See past your thoughts before
We're all taking battle scars
Just don't you go

[Chorus]


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"Set It Off" as written by Andrea Martin Ivan A. Matias

Lyrics © Peermusic Publishing, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Universal Music Publishing Group, BMG RIGHTS MANAGEMENT US, LLC

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    General Commenti wasnt a huge fan of rufio's first cd, but their new EP is badass...this song and Dont Hate Me especially (too bad it is only 3 songs)
    TylerHill35on March 17, 2003   Link
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    General Comment...this is exactly what me and my girlfriend are going through right now... this song is basically about a couple that has to put up with all the bull that other people have to say about them being together. With the things said by other people...their fidelity is questioned, and they have to stay strong while others try to tear them apart. In order to go on, they must have in faith in each other and ignore the things that others have to say. In the end, they show everyone that they belong together...

    Well yea...i dunno...thats my interpretation...
    *late*
    UkEeNiNaMon March 25, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI'm not really sure what this song means! When I first heard it I thought about all the crap that's going on in the world right now with terrorism and war and stuff, but I still don't really know. ?? It's awesome tho!
    caytee13on April 01, 2003   Link
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    General CommentWhat i think this song about is, a couple that are cheating, or neglecting eachother arguing and everything.

    And basicly like in the first phrase

    "One day they set it off
    Blowing confusion into our minds
    Some say we'll never see
    The beauty within our hearts "

    They are being pressured to leave eachother... but,..


    "So help us fight this war
    See past your thoughts before
    We're all taking battle scars
    Just dont't you go.... "

    This basicly is saying that they don't want to go, and that they will fight for eachother, and try to maintain together, and that they will use the past as an example.



    And then the rest of the song would be the whole "We can make it," "no we can't" and yadda yadda yadda :p
    toothcakeon June 14, 2003   Link
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    General Comment"Things never change wihtout the strength to move on. What we will be depends on what we beleive."

    words to live by, my friend, words to live by.
    YellowRufioTXon June 27, 2003   Link
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    General Commentdude, u guys r idiots. this song is bout the 9/11 attack.
    One day they set it off = meanin "they" the iraqi's set it off.

    Blowing confusion into our minds = havin us wonder y they did it all of a sudden

    Some say we'll never see The beauty within our hearts = this is talkin bout how we'll nvr understand the people heart or somethin.

    So help us fight this war = self explanatory

    We're all taking battle scars = meanin, evn the people that rn't in the battle field r affected by this emtionally.

    Just don't you go = the marines r leavin to war all of a sudden and their family don't want them to leave

    Things never change Without the strength to move on = self explanatory

    We'll set it off = we will set it off, not the iraqi's.

    Leaving your past behind You'll follow your heart = there's nothin u can do bout the past and u hafta think bout the present and the future.

    What will we do when all is gone? = askin wat will we do when we lose everyhin from this war and the 9/11 attack.

    And what will we say? Will we ever learn? = idk but it means somethin, i just can't explain it.

    No...we'll never learn = indescriable
    dingleberryon June 28, 2003   Link
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    General Commentdude different people see different things in different songs calm down.
    finchptsstw58on June 28, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti agree that its not about a couple at all....its about acceptance and how everyones hatred for one another is gonna end up destroying us all, hence "set it off". to dingleberry, iraq didnt do shit to us on 9/11
    yellowcallisteron June 04, 2004   Link
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    General Commentalright first of all what the fuck yellowcallister saying iraq didnt do anything to us. go fuck urself. i agree with DINGLEBERRY that its talking about 9/11.



    ledzepp22on December 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentDingleberry + ledzepp22 = morons

    yellowcallister is right. the IRAQIS didn't do shit to us on 9/11. it was bin laden and AFGHANISTAN. learn your damn history.

    oh, and i love this song.
    Eufioon December 29, 2005   Link

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