"Burning Years" as written by and Adam/phillips Russell....
It's not what you have said, its what you have done
To let this come between us
Your right, without a fight,
This might be worth it to you and in the process gotten to me

I think that nothing can fly
With this broken wing
There's so much to hold on to now

Nothing can fly, with this broken wing
So here's a gift, in this feather

You've gone to far
Left standing alone
Lets sort this out together
Your right, without a fight,
This might be worth it to you and in the process gotten to me

I think that nothing can fly
With this broken wing
There's so much to hold on to now

Nothing can fly, with this broken wing
So here's a gift, in this feather

From this house of our friendship shut the door
Light the match, throw behind you and walk away

These ashes
These ashes
These ashes

I think that nothing can fly
With this broken wing
There's so much to hold on to now

Nothing can fly, with this broken wing
So here's a gift, in this feather

Nothing can fly, with this broken wing
So here's a gift, in this feather


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"Burning Years" as written by Dan Marsala Adam Russell

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    General CommentI think this song is about a strong friendship that is breaking up or has broken up. I think the person singing is trying to reason with the friend that he is having troubles with, but in the end sees that its hopeless and lets the friendship burn. My favorite part would be
    "From this house of our friendship
    Shut the door and light the match
    throw behind you
    Walk away"
    great song though, like all of SOTY's songs =D, they kick ass.
    iNf3Rn0on December 02, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti think u r right, but it seems like he is talking about a girlfriend not just a friend. i think he doesn't want to brake up with her, but in his heart he knows that it is the right thing to do. in the end he learns that it can't work and has problems facing the facts of life. no matter what the meaning is it's still a great song.
    Angel of Dark Tearson February 22, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think Angel_of_Dark_Tears is right. Plues soty songs do kick ass..I love them...Hey Angel_of_Dark_Tears Read my journal would day...you might find something interesting in there..:)
    Amie_Reneaon March 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentIt's fuckin simple. The opening says it all.
    "It's not what you will say
    It's what you have done
    To let this come between us"
    The chick stuffed the relationship... TRUST! Lol jks im a chick myself.
    It's not all literal. Like the part,
    "From this house of our friendship
    Shut the door and light the match
    throw behind you
    Walk away"
    It doesnt ACTUALLY mean that their friendship lives in a house that is burning. It's symbolic
    PunkWillNeverDieon May 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentbest lines:
    From this house of our friendship
    Shut the door and light the match
    throw behind you
    Walk away

    AWSOME STUFF... gotta love Story of the Year, they're classic...
    PunkWillNeverDieon June 27, 2005   Link
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    General CommentFrom this house of our friendship
    Shut the door and light the match
    throw behind you
    Walk away

    the fuckin' best. >3
    Felidireon April 25, 2007   Link

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