Mend this careless thread, it’s gone askew.
(Thread on my sweater is pendulous, step back & pull it.
Watch it unravel faster than a speeding bullet.)
Or pull & see how much we can undo.
(Thread on my sweater is pendulous, step back & pull it.
Watch it unravel faster than a speeding bullet.)
On a burning bridge, your options are minimal at best.
Depending on where you’re standing
& how much breath is in your chest.
If it came down to it
would you high-tail home & hide? Or dance on fire & enjoy the ride?
Mend this careless thread, it’s gone askew.
(Thread on my sweater is pendulous, step back & pull it.
Watch it unravel faster than a speeding bullet!)
Or pull & see how much we can undo.
(Thread on my sweater is pendulous, step back & pull it.
Watch it unravel faster than a speeding bullet!
At the heart of it all. That innermost, your fiery core
there’s an amassing armor & it’s building you into a bore. Life’s a match in a gas tank
don’t ever mourn the ebbing tide, just dance on fire & enjoy the ride!
Hey! Mend this careless thread, it’s gone askew.
(Thread on my sweater is pendulous, step back & pull it.
Watch it unravel faster than a speeding bullet!)
Or pull & see how much we can undo.
(Thread on my sweater is pendulous, step back & pull it.
Watch it unravel faster than a speeding bullet!)


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    General CommentI really have no words for this song other than... *deep breath* that I did NOT know they could top themselves from S.c.i.e.n.c.e... this song does a damn good job of going in that direction. The idea of an unravelling thread has been done several times before... but not like this, I assure you (to anyone who hasn't heard it). This song makes you feel as though you, yourself are in this sweater and someone is running with the string in the opposite direction... Everything is just unravelling. Truly amazing song. Strict fans of MV probably won't like this one much, along with Light Grenades, A Kiss to Send Us Off, and Rogues... well maybe Rogues... At any rate, well done, Incubus. You've done it again.
    Jenovaon December 01, 2006   Link
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    General Commentbrandon weaved quite a web for a lot of people. scratch "are you in" off your CD if you want a clear head, not everyone has the chance to stay in a soundproof mansion on the bea

    cool tempo!
    vecter1212on November 28, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI really have no words for this song other than... *deep breath* that I did NOT know they could top themselves from S.c.i.e.n.c.e... this song does a damn good job of going in that direction. The idea of an unravelling thread has been done several times before... but not like this, I assure you (to anyone who hasn't heard it). This song makes you feel as though you, yourself are in this sweater and someone is running with the string in the opposite direction... Everything is just unravelling. Truly amazing song. Strict fans of MV probably won't like this one much, along with Light Grenades, A Kiss to Send Us Off, and Rogues... well maybe Rogues... At any rate, well done, Incubus. You've done it again.
    Jenovaon December 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis one caught my ear.
    Great song. and well jenova is pretty much right.
    turbog33k08on December 01, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYea very catchy one isn't it? A lot of the Light Grenade songs are friggin CATCHY but like they're not trying to be. This one took longer to grow on me but I listen to it a lot now, probably a rockin song live.
    Jerrykon December 03, 2006   Link
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    General CommentThis song is easily my favorite on the CD. It sounds like the song keeps spinning faster and faster. I am totally impressed with what Incubus has done with this new CD. They channeled their intuition and imagination to conjure up more novel music, then they poured their hearts and souls over it, giving the album a depth and wholeness that hasn't been seen in the best. It's to Incubus what Casino Royale was for the Bond series.
    Brad324on December 03, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's to Incubus what Casino Royale was for the Bond series.

    oo. Loved the paralell. I completely agree with everything Brad324 said.
    mayxivon December 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjenova, u hit the nail on the head. this song grabs u and takes u along for the ride and what a ride it is! amazing!
    meggleson December 05, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General Comment,,'life’s a match in a gas tank' what a possibilities that should give you^^.. different album but absolutely loveable.. incubus is always a hell yeah..
    maaik_e89on December 10, 2006   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThis song is really great to jam and listen to...the tune in the beginning starts to get louder and faster, putting you in suspense of when the Brandon is going to kick in...the whole bridge and vocals are really great and well-done, making this song one of the best off Light Grenandes and addicting too.
    StealthAngelon December 11, 2006   Link

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