I’m feeling better since I surrendered
You can’t climb ‘til you’re ready to fall
You’re not a landmine, you’re not a goldmine
No you’re not mine at all

So tell me baby, can you hear me?
I sent a message out into the dark
It’s a mystery when you’re near me
I’ve gotta find my way to your heart

I learned my lesson, first impressions
Are more often right than wrong
It’s not a slow dance, this modern romance
Feels like we’ve already waited too long

Don’t worry baby ‘bout how it should be
I sent a message out into the dark
I’d rather talk to you ‘bout how it could be
I’ve gotta find my way to your heart

I was one of those breathing tornadoes
But now I live at the eye of the storm
And its all faded, that sense of separation
Since I let your love keep me warm

You tell me baby that you can feel me
I sent a message out into the dark
When I kiss you, that’s the real me
I’ve gotta find my way to your heart

So tell me baby, can you hear me?
I sent a message out into the dark
It’s a mystery when you’re near me
I’ve gotta find my way to your heart

I’ve gotta find my way to your heart
I’ve gotta find my way to your heart



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    General Commenti cant believe no one has commented on this song....

    i think everyone can relate to it somehow, liking someone and trying to get them to have feelings as strong as yours

    this is the only part im not understanding:

    I was one of those breathing tornadoes
    But now I live at the eye of the storm
    And its all faded, that sense of separation
    Since I let your love keep me warm

    im assuming that it has something to do with his song tornadoes.. but i could be wrong
    larahon September 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti agree this is a great song

    i think that : I was one of those breathing tornadoes
    But now I live at the eye of the storm
    And its all faded, that sense of separation
    Since I let your love keep me warm
    means that he was just like everyone else or nto fitting in and not being noticed but now he found this girl hes "the eye of the storm" and shes noticed him soo hes happy with what he has
    hardcmcon September 20, 2005   Link
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    General CommentHey Larah, I wanted to give you my intepretation of the section on tornadoes:
    I think Lee is saying here that he used to be a "breathing tornado," which represents someone responsible for breaking hearts (or in the very least sopmeone being in control in relationships). Now, he "lives at the eye of the storm," which means his position has been inverted. He is the vulnerable person in a "turbulent" state because of this new love interest. He even remarks that "the sense of separation" (or loneliness) from his last girlfriend has faded because he is enjoying the fruits of these new blossoming feelings (hence he is warmed by this new love). Make sense?
    ctrippon December 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti thought the tornadoes verse meant that his life was all crazy and messed up. But when he met her everything fell into place, she's this constant in his life that allows him to figure out everything else as well...
    Amazing song.
    ninjamonkeyson December 28, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAbsolutely beautiful song - veru very cute!! I think the whole song is just him expressing his love to someone who may or may not feel the same way - he doesn't know. 'The dark' I think symbolises the subtleness of how he is expressing his love or what have you. He needs to blatantly say he loves her but is finding out ways to that and meanwhile he's just going to let on in a subtle way what she means to him.
    rhcp_rock_my_sockson January 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commentpeople are so used to outright cynicism in music that perhaps Ben Lee is too "positive" for their taste

    Seriously, i havent heard such great music accompanied wtih the bonus of GREAT LYRICS in a long time

    and i have shuffled through my share of indie bands... indie groups... few mainstream but theyre not worth it most of the time

    the taste of the majority sucks, thats all that means

    I love Ben Lee! And you guys, for also appreciating his golden wonder
    thedungbeetleon January 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI love this song, I think it is brilliant, I am in this situation at present, and when I am around her I am a different person, I am so happy! I have all these feelings...
    Jafferon February 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think breathing tornados simply refers to his transition as a person from the time of the release of the record titled, 'Breathing Tornados' where he was quite pessimistic and as Bernard Fanning from Powderfinger around the time infamously labelled him, 'a precocious little cunt', to now where his lyrics are filled with love and happiness which has allowed him to see and enter 'the eye of the storm'; the important parts of life which he couldn't when he previously had this problematic outlook and an arrogant demenour.

    In fact, i think that that's the theme of the whole album, 'Awake is the New Sleep'... It's all said in the title
    podson February 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentgreat song...i love ben lee
    specialK37on March 09, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTo me this song is like an optimistic view on when you love someone and need to tell them but need to get them to love you or you need to get to know them. It's so cute and happy. It's about a happy feeling that you get just from being with a person.
    AmberAmeliaon April 02, 2006   Link

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