"Motion Isn't Meaning" as written by Edward Carrington Breckenridge, James Riley Breckenridge, Dustin Michael Kensrue and Teppei Teranishi....
What a beautiful way to fake it
This sort of graceful defeat
We found a pattern out on the pavement
Sound the siren out through the streets
Advance in perfect nonchalance
Do it together with a rifle report
Don’t marvel at our confidence
It’s troubled, bottled, and above-all deformed

Tell me that you wanna stop the war
But baby you can't dance if there's no floor
Motion isn't meaning
It’s just another drug
But it's all we've got...

What a way to keep it together
A black box, a prescription for speed
We found a freeway that goes on forever
Drown the demon in the deep black sea

Shield your eyes
It keeps burning to the rhythm of the rifle repeating
Paralyzed
But I gotta keep movin' if I wanna keep breathing

Tell me that you wanna stop the war
But baby you can't dance if there's no floor
Motion isn't meaning
It’s just another drug
But it's all we've got...
we've got nowhere to go

I'll take the life on the easy ship
We have our guns for the moment
I’ll take the life on the easy ship
We have our guns!


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    General CommentThe song is actually called "Motion Isn't Meaning" not "Motion Without Meaning"
    strungagnstthricon May 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI just followed the convention that was on the single. It was a typo and was supposed to be "Isn't" but it was printed as "Without".

    Edit-Track Listings
    1. All That's Left [Album Version]
    2. Stare at the Sun [Acoustic]
    3. Motion Without Meaning
    4. All Tha's Left [CD-ROM Video]
    x_melancholy_xon May 07, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyeah but the single is full of errors, it's a pile of ballbag. They're awesome songs though Acoustic SATS is amazing.
    DEADBOLT03on May 08, 2004   Link
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    General Commentwait, where did you get this CD? I want one!
    TheDoodon May 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentATL Single? buy it online.
    And this song is about us taking military action, because it's all we have.
    Dgomez27on May 28, 2004   Link
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    General CommentThis song is also on Hopelessly Devoted to You Vol.5, and is titled "Motion Without Meaning". So if it is indeed an error, then they've made the same one several times :)
    Grafton October 01, 2004   Link
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    General Commenti just discovered this song and its awesome. cant seem to figure out what its about though...
    ambulanceartiston October 01, 2004   Link
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    General CommentOMFG !!!!
    this song is awesome
    the lyric is straight obvious, it talks about the war, and how it`s consuming our life, and how we may stop it
    OMG Dustin wrties some really kickin ass lyrics
    Kojyon October 08, 2004   Link
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    General CommentNOTICE: Hopelessy Devoted to You Vol. 5 is now on sale at HotTopic.com for 5.99! Expirence the hopelessness!
    DaddyKilledElmoon October 14, 2004   Link
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    General CommentWonderful song. Obviously about fighting, but I can't decide if he's encouraging the fight or if he's against it. Still awesome lyrics though.
    DejaVu Dreams30on October 16, 2004   Link

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