Breaking dawn will bring revenge
We should know by now we're so sick.
It was building up and no one was watching
We're running out of darkened corners to sweep the waste into
In our distracted focus no one had a chance
When we lined up at the edge, we were open wide
Like fools waiting for a sign
It was a free fall
An act of desperation, our backs against the wall
It was a free fall
It was an act of desperation
Down we go
As we all went blind, like an answer to the call of an outstretched hand
The hell we beckoned crept inside
The vultures circling overhead, starving to pick the skeletons we leave
On the eve of the end as the world around us burns [the ashes shall rain]
Somehow we still beg, give us a sign
Dawn brings revenge
Patience won't mend the broken
Promise of something greater
The cables wrapped around our throat, tonight pitch red cast over
Senses adrift, I lay me down
Plague wraps it's arms around me
Down we go
It was a free fall
An act of desperation, our backs against the wall
It was a free fall
It was an act of desperation
Down we go
As we lined up at the edge, we were open wide
Like fools waiting for a sign


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    General CommentI think it's about the end of something important to you. What if all you wanted right now, was right infront of you and you put so much faith in the fact that you were meant to have it. You have nothing to catch you if you fall, you have no failsafe, open wide to failure. It's about wanting something and not getting it, but dawn brings revenge.
    inconyson August 30, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwow...
    circa_survive_greenon August 18, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentum.......the song is sick...........i can relate to the song although i dont fully get it.....the lyrics are bootiful........
    Suicid3queenon December 25, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is awesome... i believe it has something to do with religion... waiting for a sign instead of making your own life.
    supersteve22on January 13, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti love this song
    the chorus is my favourite
    "IT WAS A FREEE FALLLLLL"
    they make it sound amazing

    drummerdude666on January 26, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI think this song is about a couple that has cheated on each other and they are both confessing. In the first verse talking about how they could fix their relationship. Then in the second, admitting that they can't fix it. Also admitting that they aren't right for each other or have grown apart from each other and should go their separate ways.
    adognamedredon March 12, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentsounds like a song about suicide to me
    "The cables wrapped around our throat, tonight pitch red cast over"

    Also, it describes what's happening as they're dying
    "As we all went blind, like an answer to the call of an outstretched hand
    The hell we beckoned crept inside
    The vultures circling overhead, starving to pick the skeletons we leave"
    lordofacidon April 06, 2007   Link
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    General Commentpersonally, i think this song covers a bigger picture. it's not necessarily about any specific aspect of life, it's more about being young and reaching out for more...
    adolescence is mad confusing
    and if you wait around for something to come to you it's a "free fall" and some won't make it through the process of finding solid ground again.
    just my take on it.
    who cares about the lyrics with these guys though...
    the instrumentals are the real focus.
    signals of miseryon April 29, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is about the end of the world and how people are just waiting around not trying to stop it.... and they line up at the edge waiting for a sign... not doing anything about it themselves.. and how in the midst of everything.. they get scared and take their own lives
    getfighted87on April 07, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentMost of you are taking everything too literal.

    This song is definitely about how religion has made everyone blind and foolish
    daaveeddon April 22, 2008   Link

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