"This City Is Far From Here" as written by William Roy Francis, Nicholas Alexander Wiggins, Angel Dejesus Ibarra, Jacob Wambold and Jacob Samuel Davison....
A bloodstained shirt, seductive smile,
With eyes full of hate and murders in style.
The sky turns red, the air is cold,
With one last chance to do as I'm told.

This city is far from here.
Now turn back, turn back.
I'm scared, but in the bright lights we fade into the rearview mirror.
This is the last attempt at a mere goodbye.

It's just beginning.
Does this story have an end?
Can you feel my empty heart inside a box and barely beating?
The walls are closing in.

So take my hand, we'll run forever 'til it ends.
Look what I've done now, you're dying from love and you're bleeding.
Why can't I just wake up from this life?
'Cause I'm dreaming.

Look what I've done now,
I'm sick of this town and I'm leaving.
Why can't I just wake up from this life?
'Cause I'm dreaming.

It doesn't matter much.
All those mistakes we made.
We're through now and we are leaving town tonight.
Outside a broken dream,

I feel unusual but safe there,
Like nothing can stop us now.
So take my hand, we'll run forever 'til it ends.
Look what I've done now, you're dying from love and you're bleeding.

Why can't I just wake up from this life?
'Cause I'm dreaming.
Look what I've done now,
I'm sick of this town and I'm leaving.

Why can't I just wake up from this life?
'Cause I'm dreaming.
Your sultry eyes, your common kiss,
I'm in disguise, it's something I miss.

Your lipstick smears, I'm feeling grey,
With not much time to take me away.
This city is far from here.
Now turn back, turn back.

I'm scared,
But in the bright lights we fade into the rear-view mirror.


Lyrics submitted by thickerthanwater

"This City Is Far from Here" as written by Jacob Wambold Angel Dejesus Ibarra

Lyrics © Another Victory Publishing

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    General CommentParts of this seem to me about being in an abusive situation and just feeling like it's impossible to get away..

    A bloodstained shirt, seductive smile,
    With eyes full of hate and murders in style
    The sky turns red, the air is cold,
    With one last chance to do as I’m told.
    This city is far from here now
    Turn back, turn back I’m scared,
    but in the bright lights we fade
    Into the rearview mirror

    This is the last attempt at a mere goodbye.
    It’s just the beginning.
    Does this story have an end?
    Can you feel my empty heart
    Inside a box and barely beating?
    The walls are closing in.
    So take my hand,
    We’ll run forever ‘till it ends.

    That, or it's just me trying to turn myself into a song.
    XxbrokendreamexXon July 05, 2006   Link

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