The leaves are bright against the gray-cast
sky as October bids them farewell.
Falling so gracefully away.
More beautiful than we could ever die.

You always wanted to fly...
Well I hope found your way.
This rope's end is heavy and holds so still,
but you've already flown away.

Years between now and the childhood we left
behind, its best not to think about where
you let yourself go...
Things I'll never know as I prepare to say
goodbye to an old friend.
Its such an eerie feeling to think I'll never
see you again.

Something went wrong inside and you were left
without the lights to guide you on your way.
To carry you through those times when you were
so afraid and all alone.
To carry you through the pain and hurt that lead you to your fall...
and you fall.

I'm losing my sight in the candles I light
in your memory.
Watching the glow and watching it fade away.
I'm losing my sight in the flowers that die
at your funeral.
Turning away and knowing that this is the end.

you always wanted to fly
well i hope you found your way
this ropes end is heavy and holds so still
but you've already flown away

you always wanted to fly
well i hope you found your way
this ropes end is heavy and holds so still
but you've already flown away


Lyrics submitted by Rllngstn72

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    General CommentThis is one of the greatest examples of emo/ acoustic music I've ever heard. I heard about foreverinmotion from purevolume.com . Brendan has a few other songs out too. I can't wait to get his album. The words are so deep, yet simplistic. There are a lot of images and phrases that I personally can relate to, I guess that's why it's one of my favorites.
    allthatslefton December 22, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe guitar line is so awsome, you are garenteed to look back on your life, the lyrics are increadable

    without a doubt, this is the best band youve never heard of
    Avert Disasteron March 06, 2005   Link
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    General Commentyes, they are amazing and i am lucky enough to live in the small town in VT that they come from and see brendan live whenever i want to! it's so smooth and relaxing
    wombatcombaton June 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is actually about two kids that brendan and the other band mates where friends of that were killed. they were still in high school when they were killed in the car accident and brendan wrote this song for them.
    wombatcombaton June 26, 2005   Link
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    General Commentoh yeah, lol i keep forgetting things, the very first verse is repeated at the end of this song :


    you always wanted to fly
    well i hope you found your way
    this ropes end is heavy and holds so still
    but you've already flown away
    wombatcombaton July 01, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is such a great song, kinda makes you miss anyone you've lost..
    Rllngstn72on July 30, 2005   Link
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    General Commentok . . . . so what i said above about the song being about brendan and the others losing a friend to a car crash . . . .well that was totally wrong i got mixed up. the song is ACTUALLY about a friend of theirs who overdosed. sorry
    wombatcombaton August 12, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthe saddest thing ever has happened. there is no more forever in motion. they're gone. they split up for good.
    wombatcombaton September 03, 2005   Link
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    General Commentuh they didnt split up for good. haha.. hes in the process of writing a new cd. you have no idea what you are talking about.
    Avert Disasteron December 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentuh they didnt split up for good. haha.. hes in the process of writing a new cd. you have no idea what you are talking about.
    Avert Disasteron December 05, 2005   Link

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