I lie awake on this phone call, she's dreaming of better days
Flowers lie on the counter, remind her of better days

She sends a prayer up to Jesus
And she asks him for his strength
And the night will go on bleeding
Was it faith that paid the rent?

[Chorus]
And I know you're barely listening
I know you're barely listening
I know you're barely listening
Now I know you're'.
I know you're barely listening
I know you're barely listening
I know you're barely listening
Now I know you're'.

Standing here in the doorway with a candle and a gun
The lights you threw open windows
For now the day has won

[Chorus]

Like a child on her way here
You just smile and run the other way
And faith won't find me a reason
It just smiles and runs the other way
AndIt just smiles'.
It just smiles and runs the other way
It just smiles'.
It just smiles and then runs the other way

It's not worth waiting

[Chorus]

You question love with a camera
And you're catching love with a will
Well heart lies in loneliness
Now fight the past can kill


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    General CommentThis song is awsome (especially the video)!
    I think it is about someone who is stressed out and is having a dream about what itis like to die.
    Yazid7801on May 28, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti think these lyrics are wrong
    instead of "now fight the past can kill", i think its "no fight the chaos cant kill". but idk!

    i love this song, but i figured it is kinda a religious song. the narrator doesnt understand his lovers faith. maybe she is using her faith to get through a hard time theyre having together, and he is saying that its stupid and naive
    "was it faith that paid the rent?"
    yallRstupidon February 02, 2008   Link

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