So let's not even try, you're right, let's ball it up and throw it out the window
It's becoming all so clear in my mind
I've thought this through more like once or twice
I feel that this is my last request to you

Hold your breath
Bottle it up and save it for the next one
It's safe to say we've been riding this all night
None of this well ever change your mind
It's never safe to rely on borrowed time
Now we're both undone and it's time to open up your eyes

Consequence, it's our need in times like this
Feeling free is our modern disease
You're a classic disaster with a knack for losing your exterior
I'm so sick from staring at the mirror

This all needs a break from you
And I'm used to this

I fear that I am just an end
So you'll play the mistaken and I'll play the victim
In our screenplay of desire and I'm still writing
The letter I'll never send

Running in circles I can't forget how many times
I've played this in my mind

Feeling free, feeling free

Consequence, it's our need in times like this
Feeling free is our modern disease
You're a classic disaster with a knack for losing your exterior
I'm so sick from staring at the mirror

This is my panic, this is my call to arms


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    General CommentIn talking with the band I asked about this song because it's one of my favorites and this is what they said...

    "Young and Aspiring is about dealing with an eating disorder, tons of people struggle with this every day and we wanted to write a song of support for them. The line "your a classic disaster with a knack for losing your exterior" tells all."
    whitecrayon16on August 31, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think whitecrayon16 is right.
    i've read an interview with them and they had said it was about an eating disorder.
    and it really makes sense if you read it like that.
    i think it's somebody talking to or about someone with an ED and realizing that they think differently than we do and he's not going to change her mind easily.
    i have two very close friends that are dangerously annorexic and so i know how it feels to try and talk to them and get turned away. these lyrics describe it perfectly.
    obx_toeson October 18, 2007   Link
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    Memory"..I fear that I am just an end
    So you'll play the mistaken and I'll play the victim
    In our screenplay of desire and I'm still writing
    The letter I'll never send.."



    love it. :)
    Sammyss8on July 13, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThe first song with the new line up...they changed like....the vocalist, one guitarrist, and the bass player I think
    You'll be a memoryon April 16, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentNo, just the vocalist, I belive. Anyway, I saw these guys just last week with some locals and they kicked ass.
    DawnOfReckoningon April 17, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalot of people don't like this new stuff on "they're only chasing safety" dropping june 16th...i will admit it has alot more loops and is catch on the 2 songs that i've heard but its defineatly not radio bound and just still real fun music...
    brentb121on April 19, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbeautiful song. no doubt. i'm liking this new vocalist already. dallas can envy.
    STIFFNECKon April 20, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentHere are the correct lyrics that I got from Tim....

    So lets not even try...you're right.
    Let's ball it up and throw it out the window. It's becoming all so lear in my mind.
    I've thought this thing through more like once or twice. I feel that this is my last request to you.

    Hold your breath....bottle it up and save it for the next one. It's safe to say we've been riding this
    all night. None of this will ever change your mind. It's never safe to rely on borrowed
    time. Now we're both undone, and it's time to open
    up your eyes.

    Consequence, it's our need in times like these.
    Feeling free...it's our modern disease. Your a classic disaster, with a knack for losing your
    exterior. (I'm so sick)...from staring at the mirror.

    This all needs a break from you, and I'm used to this.

    I fear that I am just an end.
    So you play the mistaken...and I'll play the victim in our screenplay of desire...I'm still writing the letters
    I'll never send.

    Running in circles I can't forget how many times
    I've played this in my mind....feeling free, feeling free.

    Consequence, it's our need in times like these.
    Feeling free...it's our modern disease. Your a classic disaster, with a knack for losing your exterior. (I'm so sick)...from staring at the mirror.

    This is my panic.....this is my call to arms.
    musicforlifeon May 10, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentok...i love the new stufff alot...really good band. maybe my favorite...idk emery id good too...and silverstein...but i LOVE underoath
    imnlovewitascreameron February 15, 2006   Link
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    General Commentok...i love the new stufff alot...really good band. maybe my favorite...idk emery id good too...and silverstein...but i LOVE underoath
    imnlovewitascreameron February 15, 2006   Link

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