"Momentum" as written by and Greta Morgan Salpeter Bob Morris....
You are the dark ocean bottom
And I am the fast sinking anchor
Should I fall for you?
Should I fall for you?

You are the scar on my tissue
That I show all of my new friends
Should I show you me?
Should I show you me?

All we need is a little bit of momentum
Break down these walls
That we've built around ourselves
All we need is a little bit of inertia
Break down and tell
Break down and tell

That you are the rain on the fire
Deep in the trees when no one was looking
Should I speak of this?
Should I speak of this?

You are a mirage in the distance
That defies the heat of the desert
Should I believe in you?
Should I believe in you?

All we need is a little bit of momentum
Break down these walls
That we've built around ourselves
All we need is a little bit of inertia
Break down and tell
Break down and tell

These rules are made to break
And these walls are built to fall
These rules are made to break us
These rules are made to break
And these walls are built to fall
These rules are made to break us all

All we need is a little bit of momentum
Break down these walls
That we've built around ourselves
All we need is a little bit of inertia
Break down and tell
Break down and tell that you are

Break down and tell
Break down and tell
Break down and tell
Break down and tell that you are


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    General CommentWe all need to break loose, break those barriers down, don't we?
    killstaron November 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI think this songs is basicallly about the beginning of a relationship where on e of the people involved can't get close to the other and can't make it work because they cant' reveal who they really are. The other person is reluctant and not sure if they should keep trying to make it work, because it is tough when one person have problems and are reluctant to give themselves.
    inadaynotmyown2on January 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentGreat song. I think its about that extra push, that motivation, whatever can help us overcome obstacles. If we just had a little bit of momentum we could do anything. Just mainly about setting your own limits and boundaries on your own terms.
    incubustableon January 23, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is a great song. i always think of this song like before like big pressuring events. this song could be about what inaday said, or it could be about a relationship that's just starting where both are unsure and don't know whether they should go on. i dont know.
    heart_beat_fasterron February 01, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTHIS SONG IS SOOOO AMAZING!! ive seen them live twice...def one of my fav bands...

    DanceInsideTheSongon February 07, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis is an amazing song..... The Hush Sound is the only band I know of who an use the words "Momentum" and "Inertia" in the same song and not make it sound like a School House Rock video for teaching physicis.... anyway yes the Hush Sound definetly rocks! :D
    French_dramaqueenon February 14, 2006   Link
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    General Commentlol french_dramaqueen, i was thinkin the same thing...how this song's lyrics could relate to physics. haha and that made me think of modest mouse's "she ionizes and atomicizes" or w/e relating to chemistry.

    anyway...yeah the hush sound are really original.
    aisha_08on May 17, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI like how he annunciates "dark ocean bottom" in the beginning. And it's spelled out in the cd tray: "Dahkishambahdah"
    noseovertail711on August 04, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI agree with inadaynotmyown2. It talks about starting a new relationship and how sometimes you need a little push to start it off.

    great song, love it ! :]
    bluejeanbaby92on August 08, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti basically agree with whats already been said. its about the start of a relationship and the hush sound uses metaphors about physics to explain.

    fantastic.
    deCorAteDemergencyon August 09, 2006   Link

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