well you're not brave if you still keep the letters
and you're not sane if you don't wanna get better
and you're not drunk if you can't stay in your lane, no

well you're not awake but you haven't been sleeping
and you hate god but you don't believe in him
and you're not scared but you've still got your eyes closed

the sky explodes
and only you know
the sky explodes
and only you know
the sky explodes
and only you know

well it's not fixed if you love it broken
and you're cell phone's at the bottom of the ocean
and you're not drunk if you can't stay in your lane, no

well you're not brave and you're making a lane shift
you're not lost but you're missing your exit
and you're not scared but you've still got your eyes closed

i want you to worry when i don't call you back
i want you to worry when i don't call you back

the sky explodes
and only you know



Lyrics submitted by lowellisdynamite, edited by kizzajj


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  • +1
    General Comment:Here are the actual lyrics: :) (There are some minor errors in the ones posted)

    Well you're not brave if you still keep the letters
    And you're not sane if you don't want it better
    And you're not drunk if you can stay in your lane, no
    Well you're not awake but you haven't been sleeping
    And you hate god but you don't believe in Him
    And then you're not scared but you've still got your eyes closed

    The sky explodes
    And only you know
    (x3)

    Well it's not fixed if you love it broken
    And your cell phone's at the bottom of the ocean
    And you're not drunk if you can stay in your lane, no
    Well you're not brave and you're making a lane shift
    You're not lost but you're missing your exit
    And you're not scared but you've still got your eyes closed

    I want you to worry when I don't call you back
    (x2)

    The sky explodes
    And only you know
    (x4)

    And only you know
    (x3)
    keziamydarlingon December 20, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:I think riley490's interpretation is correct. I love the strings at the end, but the intro is a bit long imho. Reminds me what one of my friends wrote in a letter: "You're not lost if you're still moving; you're not a coward if you keep hoping; and I'll always remember you young and free and beautiful, I'm the portrait to your Dorian Gray. So live and love and die the way you want to, because to me you'll always be just like you were last night." I was 14, she was 19, and she died a few days later in a car crash. I panicked when she didn't call back until they told me what happened. This song made me cry the first time I heard it, it's beautiful.
    floodlineon October 01, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Comment:To clear up the one line, this is what I think...

    "And you're not drunk if you can't stay in your lane"

    It is like all the other lines; just because you can't stay in one lane, doesn't necessarily mean you're drunk. Like, just because you missed your exit, doesn't necessarily mean it's because you're lost...

    I also think that the song is not about death. In fact, it appears to be about someone's life - how they aren't living with the best they COULD be getting.

    Anyone agree?
    tigermouseon June 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:i loooove this song.
    it fucking rocks.
    the age of rockets = cool.
    bleedthecoloursopenon December 16, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:This is a beautiful song, really fantastic.
    I love the way the lyrics make the background music float, sort of.
    overtosunshineon January 04, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"well you're not brave and you're making a rain shift"

    it's suppose to be "lane shift"

    but yeah, definitely a great song
    coldwarkiddon May 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:Harry Potter
    lolgnomeson June 18, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:"and you're not drunk if you can't stay in your lane"

    shouldn't it be "if you can stay in your lane"?

    i adore this song though.
    lkjdfsgon July 02, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:this song is about death. i've heard theories that it is about voldemort, or about harry potter himself, but i don't think it is specific to either of them. the title merely suggests death, because it is a killing curse.

    if you look at the lyrics they make sense.
    loraloraloraon July 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Comment:the middle of life and death.
    derekdood_on September 09, 2007   Link

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