"Steam Rising" as written by and Schrodt Armstrong....
There is steam rising from the gravel on the road
There is black coal filling up our homes
It seeps through the window cracks
It slips through the floorboards
The mortar is turning black
The foundation starts to crack
Honey, pack your bags and go

There is steam rising from the belly of the beast
There is hell on earth there are demons beneath the sheets
They see through the window cracks
They slip through the floorboards
The mortar is turning black
The foundation starts to crack
Honey, pack your bags and go

There is steam rising from the gravel on the road
There is black coal filling up our homes
It seeps through the cracks in the windowpane
It slips through the floorboards and up through the drain

There is steam rising from the gravel on the road
There is black coal filling up our homes
It seeps through the cracks in the windowpane
It slips through the floorboards and up through the drain



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"Steam Rising" as written by Balliet Armstrong

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    General CommentThis song is most likely about Centralia, PA, a town that was abandoned when the coal mine beneath it lit on fire. Look it up on wikipedia.
    TheOnlyCoolTimon May 20, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt's actually closer to The Fall of the House of Usher (at least that's what Adam said in the interview with NPR)
    illiniwek05on August 27, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI live near Centralia
    avengedsurviveon December 17, 2006   Link

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