"It's Not the Fall That Hurts" as written by and Joakim Frans Ahlund....
All my life I've been
Fall fall falling apart
Been tumbling down
Quick fast right from the start
I never learn
Just get up and go on
Until I'm just knocked
Right off of my feet

But it's not the fall that hurts
It's when you hit the ground
'cause it's not the fall that hurts
It's when you hit the ground

Stumbling with every step I take
And it seems I can't get a grip
I'm soon gonna slip
And then I look down
I see that the ground
Is closing in fast again
And then boom

But it's not the fall that hurts
It's when you hit the ground
'Cause it's not the fall that hurts
It's when you hit the ground

Fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart
Fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart
Fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart
Fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart

(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
But it's not the fall that hurts
(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
It's when you hit the ground
(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
'cause it's not the fall that hurts
(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
It's when you hit the ground

(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
But it's not the fall that hurts
(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
It's when you hit the ground
(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
'cause it's not the fall that hurts
(fall fall fall fall fall fall falling apart)
It's when you hit the ground


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"It's Not the Fall That Hurts" as written by Joakim Frans Ahlund

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    General Commentfor some reason i find this song uplifing.. but when i look at the lyrics.. there's nothing really uplifting about them.. weird.
    SavageMadroxon June 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a cool little pop song. I agree that this is an uplifting song despite the lyrics. I was thinking this song was just about relationships, and how your heart jumps while you're falling, but then you hit the ground and lose the person. Either that, or this guy actually jumps out of buildings and writes songs about it.
    AnarchyWeaseLon August 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis is a cool little pop song. I agree that this is an uplifting song despite the lyrics. I was thinking this song was just about relationships, and how your heart jumps while you're falling, but then you hit the ground and lose the person. Either that, or this guy actually jumps out of buildings and writes songs about it.
    AnarchyWeaseLon August 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentJust listening ot this song n ive come up with my own little theory! could it be like its not taking the chance (E.g the fall) that matters its what happens after you've taken that chance (its when u hit the ground). or is that just me?
    nea mind i love this song!
    Ohsonialion August 25, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think it's more general. you know nothing bad hurts until you have to face the consequences. it reminds me of this time when this guy came to my school (the high school has a drinking reputation, that's what happens to you when you go to a girl's private school) anyway for a long time he had been drinking to fit in. it was ok. his grades got lower, but parties are a lot more fun then studying. so the situation was always gettinng worse, but nothing serious had happened so he continued. then he was hanging out with his friends and they were playing quarters or something and he got wasted, had a blackout, went for a joy ride, and killed 5 people. this song is sortof like that because this guy had been falling all his life and he wasn't able to get a grip until he was on trial for the deaths of a load of people.

    all my life i've been
    fall fall falling apart
    been tumbling down
    quick fast right from the start
    i never learn
    just get up and go on
    until i'm just knocked
    right off of my feet

    but it's not the fall that hurts
    it's when you hit the ground
    cos it's not the fall that hurts
    it's when you hit the ground
    annaSon January 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentagree to what annaS said,
    how ppl can do stupid things without thinking about the consequenses before they actually face them, but by then it's already too late to do anything about it
    invaderon January 30, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"but it's not the fall that hurts
    it's when you hit the ground"

    i think this text is about that you don't realize what's going on until it's too late. At least it mean that to me. I think, that when you fall in love, you are like falling, and it feels amazing and wonderful, but when you "hit the ground" you realize that everything is over and you're back to the reality.. i think.
    FarewellMyHellon May 23, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've always thought that it talked about how when you're falling for someone it is all new and awesome and then you lose them, you fall and that is what hurts.
    yesterdaystomorrow1on June 28, 2007   Link
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    My OpinionI really do love this song! <3
    musicnonstopon January 14, 2010   Link

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