look at them running off the sidewalk,
look at us falling off a building,
look at them reading lights,
look at me, look at you,

could everybody standing around us,
could everybody drown us here
just looking through the looking glass

not alone, not alone, not alone, not alone here,

look at the sidewalk cracking under,
the under side is black,
look at us broken, bricks are falling,
the shades of grey
look at the shallow, the shallow water, that comes on me
walk to the water, walk to the water,
shed through the looking glass

not alone, not alone, not alone, not alone here (x5)


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    General CommentI love this song..

    amazing band, amaaaazing in concert
    painted_faces_frownon February 22, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've always listened to this song when I'm about to fall asleep. It's so calming and beautiful.
    Panda Bearon March 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've always listened to this song when I'm about to fall asleep. It's so calming and beautiful.
    Panda Bearon March 11, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti really cant understand if this song is about them falling apart or staying together through hard times... i kind of think it might be about them broken, and he wants it back, he doesnt want to be alone, he wants her to come through the looking glass to the side where he is. but im not sure, this song leaves me with a confused feeling. i love it though
    TooHardToLetYouGoon June 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThats an untitled hidden track from the original Midwest Skies album. I love it, its awesome.
    fulanodetal222on July 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentGreat song :")
    answering (TooHardToLetYouGo) I think ppl around them has to do with their breaking under.. I think the couple are deeply in love clear when he says(falling off a building) " the building" stands for their strong love, steady & firm. "look at them running off the sidewalk" He wants to say that everybody runs from the side walk (normally everyone runs away from falling apart) but his point is that how could they do that while are the reason for pushing me and you to the edge and make us fall separated from each other by FORCE!!!
    "could everybody standing around us,
    could everybody drown us here
    just looking through the looking glass" All they doing is keep us fall looking through the looking glass not doing anything about it.. then he talks about their falling, how bad it is "bricks are falling, the shades of grey" and then he wants her to grap any string of hope when he said "look at the shallow, the shallow water, that comes on me
    walk to the water, walk to the water,
    shed through the looking glass" he wants her to help him do anything about their seperation though his tone sounds that there is no hope but still he is hangin to any and wants her to do the same..

    So he says (not alone) cuz he knows they will always love each other no matter what and deep inside their hearts can feel each other together or apart :(

    So touching.. the lyrics affected me deeply :( loved it
    2myon September 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThere is something about the way this guy sings that i think would make me like every word he says

    i think this song is about a relationship how strong it is and he just cant believe where its at and how good it all seems to be

    just an idea
    jack_n_Cokeon February 25, 2008   Link
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    General Commentomg i just listened to the last minutes and i have this Charlie thing on mine too. i started crying because it scared me. i think that this song is meant to be about this part too. *wild guess* I think that first of all, its about along the lines of suicide or depression. The Charlie is so far behind and maybe the person wants "charlie" to go to sleep so he wont be alone and awake and so he can "dream of peace". this part scared me because i was like "omg what if after you listen to that part someone kill u in ur sleep!?" because i heard of that part on here and i was like yea right. but i think that this is a lullabye or something for "charlie" because its telling him to go to sleep and everyone else has from the song except for him and now 'charlie' is alone in the dark. just a guess.
    2shy2dance111on March 27, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwoah. my song has a part at the end that says "charlie, who do you love, everyone you know has gone to sleep" , but it starts like 3 minutes after the song ends. after that it says "charlie, where did you go, i want to let you know, so go to sleep" its strange, i never knew it was there , is this supposed to be part of the song ?
    TooHardToLetYouGoon June 29, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI really like the part about Charlie too, but I'm not sure if it's supposed to be there.
    I've searched some of the lyrics from that part on google, and theres no coherent results.
    So maybe it's just a simple recording of someone singing, plonked onto the end?
    Ohwell.
    Even without the part about Charlie,
    It's a beautiful song, Augustana have some beautiful music + lyrics.
    =]
    cheekiidioton June 30, 2007   Link

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