They hold it all together
As I stand back in envy, yeah
Is there a hurting heart behind that smile?

A world of Hurting hearts
A few broken generations
Its not safe, stay away from
Follow me's are everywhere
In a world that lacks commitment
You very quickly learn to justify your actions
So follow the truth
But it seems like they've got it all
And all I have is you
Yeah, they've got it all I have is you

Wait , how can i entertain these thoughts of life without you?
I'm loosing my mind and with that the love of my life
I step out my door to a beautiful day
And a world full of hate
But i still hold on to a hope of you and me
Yeah I still i hold on to this foolish hope
Take it or leave it it's only a matter of life or death
Take it or leave it it's only a matter of life or death


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    General CommentI don't see why people so stronly see the need to put out every one of their religious views instead of just analyzing the song. "it's about god." Okay, that's fine.

    "It's about god, and that speaks to me because i'm a southern baptist and we think..."

    NO.
    RustyJon January 07, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGreat way to start out a CD, "Take it or leave it it's only a matter of life or death" That's what I say about the CD... It's A MUST HAVE...
    ADimeADexteron November 20, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis world does lack commitment . . and is full of hurting hearts

    i think he's actually saying 'im losing my mind and with that the love of my life' . . and if he is, thats a damn good line . . .
    yayayayayon December 03, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthey are just amazing.
    Incubus17on December 16, 2004   Link
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    General Commentit's actually "i'm losing my mind withouth the love of my life... i step out my door to a beautiful day in a world full of hate but i still hold on to a hope in you"

    the song is about God
    DriveThruRockeron February 10, 2005   Link
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    General Commentit's actually "i'm losing my mind withouth the love of my life... i step out my door to a beautiful day in a world full of hate but i still hold on to a hope in you"

    the song is about God
    DriveThruRockeron February 10, 2005   Link
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    General CommentBut it seems like they've got it all
    And all I have is you
    Yeah, they've got it all I have is you

    I really like that line.
    Even if everyone in the world has so much more than I. It's okay because I have you. I have faith, and that's all I need
    wingiton December 15, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI love this band! especially when I come from christian background and the fact that this band is about faith in something. I as a christian believe that our faith should be in God, but its so nice to see a secular band that promotes faith in their music.
    everglow16on July 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm actually an atheist, but yet, I love this band, their lyrics, and their music.
    die_ambrosiaon September 24, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI'm a christian who loves alternative music and this band is going a great job of making good music that is not curde!!!! I'm loven every bit of it!!!!
    Swimingforwardon December 03, 2006   Link

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