So let's find the tallest building
and scream at the streets below
as you turn to me and say,
"they're not worth the spit anyway"

Talk us down, talk us down
from this ledge
as we inch even closer to our death
We're showin' off our talents
We're good at losing balance

As we make
the pavement our home
We're letting go of all,
all that we've known

Cities never sleep when we're gone
The streets call out our name,
but lights aren't the same
for so long
and it's wrong
to keep them waiting

So let's find the darkest alleys
Avoiding all contact with roads
Keeping time with our heartbeats
We rely on makeshift ?

Talk us down, talk us down
from this ledge
as we inch even closer to our death
We're showin' off our talents
We're good at losing balance

As we make
the pavement our home
We're letting go of all,
all that we've known

Cities never sleep when we're gone
The streets call out our name,
but lights aren't the same
for so long
and it's wrong
to keep them waiting
all year long
Let's just go
We'll say our goodbyes
Travel through the night
Grab the closest wheel and drive

As we make
the pavement our home
We're letting go of all,
all that we've known

Cities never sleep when we're gone
The streets call out our name,
but lights aren't the same
for so long
and it's wrong
to keep them waiting
all year long
So let's just go
We'll say our goodbyes
(So let's just go)
We'll say our goodbyes
(So let's just go)
We'll say our goodbyes
Travel through the night
Grab the closest wheel and drive


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    General Commenti believe its "makeshift metronomes"
    youxknowiton March 27, 2006   Link
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    General Commenti love the line
    grab the closest wheel and just drive
    its like their not gonna worry about anything else
    their just gonna go

    i also love the first verse of this song
    to me its like, their so high above the world in love, and everyone below doesnt deserve them.

    "they're not worth the spit anyway"

    a perfect example.


    i love this song. pump in through my ear drums!

    BOOM!babyon August 21, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis reminds me of the Just Surrender song
    Of All We've known
    punkkid6312on September 29, 2006   Link
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    General Comment"as you turn to me and say, they're not worth us babe, anyway" not "they're not worth the spit anyway" atleast that's what it sounded like to me. Anyway though I think this songs just not giving a shit anymore. Just living life to it's fullest, grabbing the wheel and just driving. No cares in the world, living on the edge, screaming at the streets below! I don't kno I could be totally wrong but that's what I feel. :D
    marcusismynameon November 30, 2006   Link
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    General Comment'we rely on makeshift metronomes'

    I figured they were jumping off the edge? Making the pavement their home? But still the same concept of not giving a shit and just going.
    hopelessly_hopefulon January 24, 2007   Link
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    General Commentsurely this is about suicide? 'we'll say our goodbyes','Cities never sleep when we're GONE
    The streets call out our name', the city trying to stop them for jumping?
    supersam534on November 25, 2010   Link
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    General Commentim sorry but you got some mess ups here. and i can tell that just by ear.

    I see this song as them being above what people say of them:
    I'm sure this band has taken some criticism, partially just because of the scene that their music falls into. But, rather than jump from the ledge(yea suicide) or even spit on the assholes below them, they just keep on doing what they do, regardless of the haters.
    FUCKIN LOVE THIS SONG.

    'Keeping time with our heartbeats; we rely on makeshift metronomes'
    mechatanneron January 18, 2011   Link

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