"1,000 Seconds" as written by and Brandon Curtis Josh Garza....
I must admit it's a balancing act
It looks dangerous, that's part of it
Remember, don't look down
You and I standing in a crowded room
We were pressed together but we're holding on
Like we're all that was
That's all there was

In a flash of light
We were drunk, we were having a fight
I was wrong, that don't mean you were right
Then you played that song
It was a thousand seconds long
It didn't end, it seemed to play on all night
'Cause if I remember right I fell asleep there

Rainclouds passed and darkened more
An evening touched by waiting for the sky burst
Storms had gathered in crushing lines
I surrendered to a way that I remembered you
That's all there was

If I were forced to choose
What I have, I have to lose
I need love, that don't mean I need you
It started with that song
It was a thousand seconds long
It didn't end 'cause we never got through

And did you think that I had planned it all along,
Hoping not to be alone?
Well I was there on the edge of the rush
And did you leave because you thought that I would stay,
Stricken with a holy fright?
And it was clear as the night in the cold
And I won't ever know what you're afraid of

And when the world ends
A thousand seconds too
We'll watch the time pass
Run through the high end too

And then we'll wait there
A thousand seconds too
That's when it all ends
A thousand seconds too

Lyrics submitted by RaineBM1185

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    General CommentThe overall concept of "Ten Silver Drops" comes to a head here. The album centers around that careless moment when lovers are fighting and an offhand hurtful remark goes beyond its intended mark, and scars the receiving person too deeply to recover. The bulk of the eight songs reflect the perpetrator of the remark, overcome with remorse for uttering the thoughtless words, realizing that his remark was the last straw for his former lover. "1,000 Seconds" closes the album with the recounting of the actual fight. Who knows what it was about? It's not important. It's the fact that words went too far and the pain of knowing they can not be taken back that matter here.
    txfilmguy1on May 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOne word::: Stunning.

    Some of the best lyrics I've heard in music in a longtime.
    Jaydon April 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentAgreed. Good that the lyrics were revised. :) Too pretty of a song to be mis-interpreted
    kikaiyashinon May 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentBy the second verse of this song, I get shivers.
    turnstileblueson August 30, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is beautiful.
    MuseNBAon April 22, 2007   Link

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