Riding my bike over the Mass Ave bridge,
and I'm staring at the cityscape.
Seems like forever since we started this adventure
and the days are getting shorter again.

And so we ride, ride over the water,
though some days I think I'd rather jump in.
Below the buildings, they surround me like a blanket
and I wonder what is keeping me here.

What's keeping me here?

Looking out and looking up for an answer
and still nobody's making any sense.
Finding quiet in the city is like a treasure
and I never would have expected it here.

They say eight stars is all you get,
but I don't want to make the same mistake.
Sometimes I wish this all would burn to the ground
and we'd have to start all over again.

We'd have to start all over again.
We'd have to start all over again.
We'd have to start all over again.

Lyrics submitted by SeanBrownBike

Fire Escapes song meanings
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    General CommentWow. Great song. Why has no one commented this? Easily best song off of 'Above the City'.
    lifesucks_makemusicon January 02, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI don't think anyone can question that. It's an awesome song. I wish it lasted longer
    MadAstronautkgon January 15, 2007   Link
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    General Commentwhat does he mean by "they say 8 stars is all you get?" thats the only part of this song i cant figure out. i love it though - astounding track
    ryanv12191on October 07, 2010   Link

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