It doesn't work that way
You've seen enough to know better.
Better recalculate this,
This time use your heart and not your mind.
Maybe you just don't get it
And you've worked too hard to throw it all away.
You're just not ready, baby, to start over again.

~CHORUS~
Set, set, set, now you're ready to go!
Couldn't make it better if it never belonged.
Take your time,
Figure it out,
It's a call to all the pain! (This too shall pass.)

We'll find a brand new way,
You've seen enough to do better,
When you recalculate it,
Darling, use your heart.
Maybe you just don't get it
And you've worked too hard to throw it all away.
You're just not willing, baby, to start over again.

This too shall pass (x3)

Ain't it funny how we starved for our salvation,
Maybe it was there in front of you,
Searching in the strangest of all places,
Maybe it was there beside you.
Know that this will pass.

All dressed up, and you're ready to go.
Couldn't make it better if it never belonged.
Take your time, figure it out,
I can't take away the pain but it will pass. (This too shall pass)

[CHORUS]

Set, set, set, now you're ready to go!
Oh, oh, oh, oh
Gotta take your time,
Figure it out,
It's a call to hope and pain!
This too shall pass, this too shall pass, this too shall pass.


Lyrics submitted by knocloo27

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    General CommentSad how no one has posted a single thing about this band nor the album lyrics. This song is indeed "the title track" and the single but by no means is it the best song on the record, in my opinion. It does however, kick ass. The entire CD does, in fact.

    This song is about a relationship with a girl! Yes. ...I think.
    Shaolin2419on March 12, 2006   Link
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    General CommentSince I'm the one who posted the lyrics, let me point out that the lyrics might not be "It's a call to hope and pain!" but might be "It's a call to all the pain!" Wasn't quite sure... But with the song meaning, the first seems more correct...
    What I do know is that the lead singer for the band described this song as a reminder that, no matter what the circumstance, whether good or bad, it will pass.
    knocloo27on March 15, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI've always thought it was "It's a call to all in pain". It seems to fit with the rest of the song more. This is the only song I've heard by the Fold but I hope to hear more soon.
    eltroyo11on March 19, 2006   Link
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    General CommentOooh–I'd have to agree with eltroyo11: After listening to it a few more times, it definitely sounds like "It's a call to all in pain," not to mention the fact that it really *does* jive better with what the song is talking about.

    Such a great thing to remember when crap comes your way: This too shall pass.

    Great work by a unique-sounding band, almost on-par vocally with The Foo Fighters, from what I hear in this song, but maybe that's just me.
    TheProfecyon March 22, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's really about a relationship with a girl. Dan writes most of the songs, and I can't think of any girl that this would inspire him in a relationship type thing.

    I think it's mostly about sometimes life can just kinda suck, and you can try as much as you want to fix everything, but you need to just take a minute, breathe, and try again.
    "Take your time, Figure it out"

    The pain will soon be... gone. I love this song.
    LNikkyon April 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI don't think it's really about a relationship with a girl. Dan writes most of the songs, and I can't think of any girl that this would inspire him in a relationship type thing.

    I think it's mostly about sometimes life can just kinda suck, and you can try as much as you want to fix everything, but you need to just take a minute, breathe, and try again.
    "Take your time, Figure it out"

    The pain will soon be... gone. I love this song.
    LNikkyon April 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentTheProfecy, do you mean that you think their vocals sound like those of the Foo Fighters? If so, I'm not hearing it...
    Odin9008on May 28, 2006   Link
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    General Commentawesome song
    :)
    "this too shall pass"
    i love that line
    amaraxheroineon September 11, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI have the CD thus I have the lyrics...it says.
    This is a to all the pain...so knoocloo27 you were right the second time (btw arn't you the from Kids In The Way?)
    foreverHis888on September 25, 2006   Link
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    General Commentthis is a to all the pain? Their editors must be like half-retarded.

    Kids in the Way what???
    theonethatison May 14, 2007   Link

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