The curtain's up
The crowd is waiting to see you come to life
So take a breath, your heart is pounding
And step into the light

Because this is it, it's what you've wanted
You're on a stage for all to see
Just not the way you ever imagined
Got to give them what they need

All eyes are on you
Show them you deserve it

But now that they all love you
And now that they all know your name
You're a new kind of American saint
But all the smoke and mirrors with which you hide your fears
Aren't nearly enough to take away the pain
Of being there out on your own
So baby, come on back home

It's on at seven and in the papers
The covers of the magazines
They cut you open and pull the skin back
Just so they could watch you bleed
They made incisions for television
Implanted cameras between your ribs
Thought they could capture and manufacture
beauty that comes from within

But now that you're here, was it all worth it?

But now that they all love you
And now that they all know your name
You're a new kind of American saint
But all the smoke and mirrors with which you hide your fears
Aren't nearly enough to take away the pain
Of being there out on your own
So baby, come on back home

Well you know your best
and your worst still impress me
With that being said,
When you come back down...
I'll be here waiting.

But now that they all love you
And now that they all know your name
You're a new kind of American saint
But all the smoke and mirrors with which you hide your fears
Aren't nearly enough to take away the pain
Of being there out on your own
So baby, come on back home


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    General Commentthese guys are amazing. i love this song.

    i think this is kind of a reflection on reality tv. but im not totally sure.
    youcanbreathe_nowon March 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentits like when u become famous, and they just keep making rumors about u. or something like that.the he's just trying to say come back home cuz if u dont it might kill u.
    BIGEDDYon May 17, 2007   Link

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