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Nothing but a mudpie
Wrapped up inside with pretty bow
Nothing but a castle
Built on top of strong quicksand
And inside these cardboard walls & saran wrap windows
Lies a rusty pot of fools' gold
That you got with your life

Are you tired of being wrapped up on loyalty
Are you trying to make yourself act like royalty
Until the day you became his praise
As you tripped over your red carpet
You wash your hair in that luca oil
Then you wrap your head up with tin foil
and prance around in your bathroom
Pretending you're a king

Just spin me home
Sinking fast
Stir now

Well you can follow your rainbows
and I will follow the sun now
Wherever he goes
It's not too far to run
So I will follow the sun
Follow the sun

Nothing but a calendar hanging on your wall
That's 23 years old
Nothing but a for sale sign on a house
That's already sold
Trying to crew through that
Chocolate covered barbed wire
'Cause they're among the beautiful filth
Waiting for you on the other side

Just spin me home
Sinking fast
Stir now

Well you can follow your rainbows
and I will follow the sun now
Wherever he goes
It's not too far to run
So I will follow the sun
Follow the sun
Follow the sun
Follow the sun
Follow the sun

Clever lives end up rusty & forgotten
Brilliant minds end up with Alzheimer's
What I thought was so deep ended up so hollow
and what I thought had meaning
ended up so shallow

And you can follow your rainbows
and I will follow the sun now
Wherever he goes
It's not too far to run
So I will follow the sun

And you can follow your rainbows
and I will follow the sun now
Wherever he goes
It's not too far to run
So I will follow the sun


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    General Comment"Clever lives end up rusty & forgotten
    Brilliant minds end up with Alzheimer's
    What I thought was so deep ended up so hollow
    and what I thought had meaning
    ended up so shallow"

    This part really speaks to me, I think he's talking about how so many things are fake, or are without meaning, and how so many things end up worthless and wasted.
    ie: how people are fake and how so many people waste their lives by doing nothing.
    heroin[e]on November 02, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree with you, but i would also add: i think he's singing about how everything is so worthless and meaningless, things for which he once would maybe die, seem now so shallow to him, and the only true meaning he finds in God. And I think that this "sun" thing has been wrong written. I read somewhere else the same lyrics and it says "Son", what makes more sense when he sings about it, and when he say: "..I will follow the Son, wherever He goes, its not too far to run, so I will follow the son."
    Don't you think that that makes more sense? I mean, how can he say: Wherever sun goes, wherever HE goes. If it would be sun, then would it also be "it", and not "he". That's how I see things pretty much.. :)
    Nikki_girlon December 05, 2007   Link
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    General Commentp.s. and yeah, "Son" refers to Jesus :)
    Nikki_girlon December 05, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI found a few other little typos...it's a pet peeve of mine when lyrics are wrong, though Lifehouse lyrics can be hard to interpret...anyway...

    Just spin me home
    Sinking fast
    Stir now

    I always thought this part went like...

    But your spinning hole
    Sinking faster now

    I dont know it really could go both ways I guess and ...

    It's not too far to run
    So I will follow the sun

    I thought the run was walk and obviously the sun is probably the son referring to Jesus

    Trying to crew through that

    Shouldn't that be chew? I assume that's just a typo. and lastly..

    Clever lives end up rusty & forgotten

    I think lines fit's in there better but I guess it could also mean lives but are lives really clever?? then again Jason's lyrics are nothing but unique. That's one of the reasons I love Lifehouse/Blyss.
    Abby14on December 25, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI agree Abby =)
    Nikki_girlon July 03, 2008   Link

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