At the end of the world, suddenly I feel alive
There's nothing in the world like a Southern California night
I always hoped that someday, everything would be all right
And now someday has arrived tonight

We're speeding through the city tonight
We'll hit this town just like a bomb
For this one moment, this world is ours
And still we're waiting, for the atomic fire


Black palm trees sway, they whisper to the purple sky
Close your eyes and feel the ghosts of Hollywood gone by
Still the dreamers come, the the dreams are left to die
Behind the lights a necropolis lies


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    General CommentJust wanted to correct:
    the last line of the chorus should go
    "And still we're waiting for the atomic FIRE"

    and the last verse is

    Black palm trees sway, they whisper to the purple sky
    Close your eyes and feel the ghosts of Hollywood gone by
    Still the dreamers come, the the dreams are left to die
    Behind the lights a necropolis lies
    xcupids victimxon November 08, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthanks for re-posting the correct lyrics

    - xcupids victimx
    xheartbreakerxon January 13, 2005   Link
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    General CommentLove this song... love how they sound like AFI and the stand-up bass makes the music all the better
    oldskoolpunker23on August 01, 2005   Link

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