"30 Minutes" as written by Ivan Shapovalov, Sergei Galoyan, Martin Kierszenbaum and Valery Polienko....
Mama, Papa
Forgive me

Out of sight
Out of mind
Out of time
To decide

Do we run?
Should I hide?
For the rest
Of my life

Can we fly?
Do I stay?
We could lose
We could fail

In the moment
It takes
To make plans
Or mistakes

30 minutes, a blink of an eye
30 minutes, to alter our lives
30 minutes, to make up my mind
30 minutes, to finally decide

30 minutes, to whisper your name
30 minutes, to shoulder the blame
30 minutes, of bliss, thirty lies
30 minutes, to finally decide

Carousels
In the sky
That we shape
With our eyes

Under shade
Silhouettes
Casting shade
Crying rain

Can we fly?
Do I stay?
We could lose
We could fail

Either way
Options change
Chances fail
Trains derail

30 minutes, a blink of an eye
30 minutes, to alter our lives
30 minutes, to make up my mind
30 minutes, to finally decide

30 minutes, to whisper your name
30 minutes, to shoulder the blame
30 minutes, of bliss, thirty lies
30 minutes, to finally decide

To decide
To decide, to decide, to decide

To decide
To decide, to decide, to decide

To decide


Lyrics submitted by rjbucs28

"30 Minutes" as written by Ivan Shapovalov, Sergei Galoyan, Martin Kierszenbaum, Valery Polienko

Lyrics © EMI Music Publishing, Universal Music Publishing Group

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  • +2
    General CommentThe video has a lot to do with the lyrics. Lena cheating on Yulya REPRESENTS how things can change so quickly. 30 minutes is the time that is set on the bomb. This all represents how the cheating happened so quickly, then 30 minutes is what Lena has to stop cheating, and what Yulya has to decide whether to kill the person she loves.
    UnreflectedMirroron May 09, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General CommentOooh asphyxiating, this one is tough to crack. At least for me!

    I'll try.

    Okay I almost got it.

    I feel this song is talking about how so much of your life can change in a short time based on your decisions. Like all it takes is 30 minutes for you to take a chance that will change your life forever.

    This line seems pivotal in this song:

    "In the moment it takes
    To make plans, or mistakes"
    (BTW I think the lyrics here might be a little off)

    It's saying

    It compares how long it takes for anything life changing to happen. 30 minutes is a blink of the night (it's so quick). 30 minutes to all of our lives (In 30 minutes you'll never live the same).

    So its two of them deciding whether they should stay or run away together. And what makes that decision so hard is how it will dramatically change them for the rest of their lives. But it is ironic because the decision is only 30 minutes.
    chino69on January 28, 2005   Link
  • +1
    General Commentumm shoot!! 4got the meaning thing.. this song is basically saying if your gay friend is cheating on you...blow them up to pieces.. prefereably on a carnival.... ( I must comment on her creativity instinct..I mean honestly ... Yulya is very creative..wrapping dynamite like that is one of the prettiest thing a gal can ever do...and she was very nimble...) anyway the best part is when Lena and her fag got blown up... I almost replayed the scene for an entire 3hours... ahhh the meaning is very deep indeed.... and very positive to the teens of this generation ..thumbs up tatoo...
    SlipMudSwitchLogicon February 22, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti cant believe no one has posted to this song i think it is the greatest song on there album how can no one post? but one problem im confused about the meaning can someone please tell me about it?
    asphyxiatingon January 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI've seen the music video done for this and, in the video, one of them cheats on the other (I can't remember which). So she puts a bomb in the other girl's purse, giving her thirty minutes to make things right.

    But I agree with chino69 on how life can change.
    teh1jchanon April 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's about Lena cheating on Yulya. Yulya makes a bomb and kills Lena and her boyfriend. The timer on the bomb is set at 30 minutes.
    UnreflectedMirroron April 14, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Comment*correction, 30 minutes, a blink of an eye
    Sunshine_candieon April 17, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI love the video, I never see it anymore
    north*star*babeon May 09, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love the song, but i've never seen the video. where could i find it online?
    scarlettewitchon June 22, 2005   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow... this song really can't be explained.... BUT.... There is a slight error in the lyrics... it goes "30 minutes, the blink of an eye" Instead of the Blink of Night... ehehe ^^' sorry.. @_@
    Avaraon August 06, 2005   Link

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