a thousand times ive waited,
ive burned out.
flushed with hearts
i turn back after the fall
and we watch them burn

the ashes slip through your fingers
while you try to grasp what once was yours
but your crys fall on deaf ears
play with matches and people burn.

why deal me a hand in this?
its true i could of stopped it
was it even my place
to stop the start of the end.


i know how you feel
broken and bruised
i know that you are
cold and used

and we'll watch them burn
and we'll watch them BURN

Lyrics submitted by fleckyfletcha

Go Burn City Hall song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song is about someone who's house has burned down
    and they'e lost somtjing/someone?
    and they feel guilty for starting the fire and/or not stoping it?
    idk..anyone have any suggestions?
    Forever?on May 31, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI think you're probably about right...
    Someone started a fire purposely to kill somone...but lost someone they didnt expect to in the process.
    "Why deal me a hand in this."
    He'd been told about the plan, knows he could have stopped it but
    "was it even my place to stop the start of the end?"
    why should he have to?

    "Your cries fall on deaf ears"
    Because it was their own fault...
    xinason July 21, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis songs full title is Go Burn City Hall To The Ground
    underoath323on August 10, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThey Rock along with madina lake! yay:)
    EmoBear07on February 06, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI effing love this song, its so beautiful.
    You're probably right on the deep and meaningful analysis, I havent really thought about it that much yet.
    But first glance at the actual lyrics kinda reminded me of a card game 'ive burned out. flushed with hearts' and 'why deal me a hand in this'
    kaye_la_feyon April 30, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti agree with the forever and xinas.
    I think someone started a fire to get rid of something or someone,
    but someone they didn't mean to got caught in the blaze
    and this song is about them regretting what they did knowing they could have stopped it.
    bringthemusicon October 20, 2008   Link

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