We were safe
Now we're paralyzed
Suspended in time
At this speed it makes no difference
We're all starting just to end
Suspened in emergency arm

We could be dead
Complete the equation
Corners are exitting
We have no value in these calculations

Faced by the dead
Point us straight down
Traveling at...
Five hundred feet per second
Five thousand feet from the ground

How long will it take us to hit?
How fast will we start the disintegration?

Don't stop, no
Just keep moving
Don't stop, no
Just keep moving

How long will it take us to hit?
How fast will we start the disintegration?

We could be safe
We're forever floating in the clean blue air
Between the sun that gives us light
And the brand that burns it out

An enemy in the aisles
Press our hands together
And close our eyes
Speak these words so softly
To the blackhawks and the doves


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    General CommentAh, if you want me to send you this song and the other four on the EP, add me on MSN. These lyrics are pretty inacurate, but It'd be nice if someone could else could post some corrections, and take the time to post the lyrics to the other songs.

    EP tracklist:

    1.The Equation. 2:51 (has some screaming.. similar to Concealer, or mabye For The Workforce Drowning in a way)

    2.Unconditional. 3:54 (this song could be a single, reminds me of Signals Over The Air.)

    3.Awake. 4:07 (mentions a car crash, pretty cool chorus. "I'm covering up my eyes, before they cover up your eyes and wrap your body all in white" Not sure what it's about really.)


    4.On Your Knees. 5:50 (absolutely beautiful. different from most Thursday songs. the lyrics are amazing.)

    5.We Fall Apart. 4:00 (similar to Asleep In The Chapel, has the whole choir singing thing or whatever. great song.)
    24_Beerson September 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentThis "EP" you speak of are merely demos; are these the official names for the tracks or did you just make them up?
    NoLightToSeeByon September 24, 2005   Link
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    General Commentaccording to thursday's website, this song must be "At This Velocity", about a "plane crash on the other side of the world" The only one of the recently leaked demos which is actually close to the final version.

    it's not an ep as nolight said, just demos that leaked. still, they're pretty cool. this one's definitely a good one.
    sinnedohon September 30, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI want to know how this dude wound up with the names for the songs because the first one is supposted to be called "At This Velocity", unless he/she/whatever just named the songs themselves because I think the Thursday boys can think of better song titles than those. These are not on an EP, they're just leaked demos. This song is the song that's most likely to appear on the CD that's being released in spring '06. The other 4 are not definate yet.
    Thursdayloveon December 18, 2005   Link
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    General Commentlyrics are wrong
    suspended in flight

    and x and y sir try again
    btbamon January 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWe were safe
    Now we're paralyzed
    Suspended in FLIGHT
    At this speed it makes no difference
    WHERE I START OR WHERE I END
    OR IF YOU'RE SITTING IN AN EMRGENCY AISLE

    We could be dead
    Complete the equation
    WHAT IS OUR X AND N?
    We have no value in these calculations

    Faced by the dead
    Point us straight down
    Traveling at...
    Five hundred feet per second
    Five thousand feet from the ground

    How long will it take us to hit?
    How fast will we start the disintegration?

    Don't LOOK NOW
    Just keep moving
    Don't stop NOW
    Just keep moving

    How FAST will it take us to hit?
    How LONG will we start the disintegration?

    We could be safe
    NOW, FOREVER. Floating in the clean blue air
    SOMEWHERE, between the sun that gives us light
    And the GROUND THAT PUTS it out

    An KNEEL in the aisles
    Press our hands together
    And close our eyes
    Speak these words so softly
    To the blackhawks and IT GOES:

    BEAUTIFUL LITTLE KELLY ?, I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR ALL THAT I
    bbp4life34on January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAfter the I, thats all I could figure out.

    and done.
    bbp4life34on January 28, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"Faced by the dead"

    PLEASE LET IT BE
    bbp4life34on January 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWe were safe
    Now we're paralyzed
    Suspended in flight
    At this speed it makes no difference
    Where I start or where I end
    or if you're sitting in an emergency aisle.

    We could be dead
    Complete the equation
    OUR NAMES ARE X AND N
    We have no value in these calculations

    PLACED ON A PLANE
    POINTED straight down
    Traveling at...
    Five hundred feet per second
    Five thousand feet from the ground

    How long will it take us to hit?
    How fast will we start the disintegration?

    Don't DIE now
    Just keep moving
    Don't stop now
    Just keep moving

    How fast will it take us to hit?
    How long will we start the disintegration?

    We could be safe
    now, forever. Floating in the clean blue air
    somewhere, between the sun that gives us light
    And the ground that puts it out

    An KNEEL in the aisles
    Press our hands together
    And close our eyes
    Speak these words so softly
    To the BLACKBOX and IT GOES:

    MOTHER, FATHER, KELLY AND FRIENDS, I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR SWEETNESS



    its' rough, but the parts i corrected i think are right. we'll kknow for sure on may2....and it's "AT THIS VELOCITY'' bud, and they are demos, not an ep.
    thursdayALLWEEKon January 29, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWe were safe
    Now we're paralyzed
    Suspended in flight
    At this speed it makes no difference
    Where I start or where I end
    or if you're sitting in an emergency aisle.

    We could be dead
    Complete the equation
    OUR NAMES ARE X AND N
    We have no value in these calculations

    PLACED ON A PLANE
    POINTED straight down
    Traveling at...
    Five hundred feet per second
    Five thousand feet from the ground

    How long will it take us to hit?
    How fast will we start the disintegration?

    Don't DIE now
    Just keep moving
    Don't stop now
    Just keep moving

    How fast will it take us to hit?
    How long will we start the disintegration?

    We could be safe
    now, forever. Floating in the clean blue air
    somewhere, between the sun that gives us light
    And the ground that puts it out

    An KNEEL in the aisles
    Press our hands together
    And close our eyes
    Speak these words so softly
    To the BLACKBOX and IT GOES:

    MOTHER, FATHER, KELLY AND FRIENDS, I WANT TO THANK YOU FOR ALL OF YOUR SWEETNESS



    its' rough, but the parts i corrected i think are right. we'll kknow for sure on may2....and it's "AT THIS VELOCITY'' bud, and they are demos, not an ep.
    thursdayALLWEEKon January 29, 2006   Link

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