What makes us burn every bridge we cross?
Or walk aimlessly into oncoming traffic?
Third times a charm, but would we even get that far?
Though I owed it to everyone, but I really owe it to myself.
Yeah, I 've got fourteen balloons
But, I think I'll let them take to the sky
Yeah, I've got fourteen balloons
We can count them one by one, and say goodbye

Lyrics submitted by rjbucs28

14 Balloons song meanings
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    General CommentNice sound...they remind me of taking back sunday...they could go far.
    Starboyon June 26, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthese guys are a lot better than taking back sunday. they do sound like them, but in my opinion they are way better.
    H2OGOPunxon June 29, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti dont think they sound at all like tbs ... theres so much more to these guys .. their lyrics are down right amazing and they sound beautiful .. theres so much more pain in these songs and so much experience .. im sticking with this band ..
    NIKKIEon April 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI love matchbook romance!! and they don't sound like tbs at all...
    this song is about a friend whose a drug addict, that's what the lead singer said so I'm guessing its right
    budecksteron December 30, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis is pretty damn good. i love it :)
    Indigo*Hippieon February 25, 2005   Link
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    General Commenthow can such an amazing song be so short?? i always write long but amazing songs...only if i could write a song like this
    punkkid6312on February 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentfor me this song is about tieing loose ends. thats just how i see it. the drug addict thing works well also.
    micsareforsingingon March 14, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love the sound of this song...They really don't sound like taking back sunday at all to me.
    Shuhanon January 26, 2008   Link

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