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I've maintained falling on my face
For my own protection
My mistake was having placed my faith
In the wrong direction

Falling forward works
But only if you learn to fall
Backwards first, I am
I'm falling backwards again

I volunteer to figure this out here
As a way of knowing
Angels came
Spread their legs and waved
As a way of showing

I will always ask
If you're always there to have my...
Backwards I am
I'm falling backwards again

The music on the outside
Removes me from my insight
I have angels and
They're offering their eyes

I'm falling backwards, I am
I'm falling backwards again
Backwards, I am
I'm falling backwards again

The music on the outside
Removes me from my insight
The angels move from my side
And offer me their eyes

My mistake was having placed my faith
In the wrong direction
In the wrong direction


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    General CommentI've always thought this song means that you have to trust other people (fall backwards) before you can trust yourself (fall forward). When they say "I've maintained falling on my face for my own protection", I think they mean that they're only trusting themselves because trusting someone else can get you hurt... any thoughts?
    acidwashedfateon November 06, 2006   Link

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