It's such a shame to let this go to waste
there's little time left here for saving face
we tried to put a bandage on these years
I know this isn't what you want to hear

You can say what you like
pass the blame, I dont mind
because we both lit the match that burned the bridge
we both lit the match that burned the bridge
we both lit the match and watched our bridges burn down

(yea, yea, oh oh)

I've come and grow this broken load of gold
what slipped through the cracks
I fear we'll never know
I walk you through the grave yard of my mind
show you a love

cause we both walked away
who was wrong? whose to say?
You can say what you like
pass the blame, I dont mind
because we both lit the match that burned the bridge
we both lit the match that burned the bridge
we both lit the match and watched our bridges burn down



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    General Commentone of my favorites on the new album. gotta admit, i wasn't too fond of it at first, but now i absolutely love it. this ones a bit obvious. two past lovers who split, he's obviously come to terms with the split, acknowledges that it was a good run, but ultimately they both are at fault for its termination. good stuff.
    vivalainfuon July 08, 2007   Link
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    General CommentHa. I must agree with you too. I pretty much hated this song at first, but it's grown on me.

    Oh and... After the chorus the first time it's

    "Our common ground was broken long ago
    What slipped thru the cracks I fear we'll never know
    I'll walk you through the graveyard of my mind
    Show you a love that I buried alive"

    Not about broken load of gold... That doesnt really make sense!

    Anyways... This song was an easy one to get the jist of.

    It's obviosly about a couple who probably had a bit of a bumpy, if you will, breakup. Looking back, he sees that they both had their part in the whole mess and no ONE person was really to blame. It was more of just a big spiraling mess of a relationship/breakup.

    I personally like the "lit the match that burned the bridge" part. It's a clever little metaphore there.
    SkylarMarie11on July 31, 2007   Link
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    General CommentThis song really clicks with me. It makes me remember this friendship I had for many years. We were really great friends, and we just sort of...fell apart. And there's no hope for going back; we've been really awful to each other in this horrible passive-agressive battle. And I realize that I'm better off without her, because now that we're not friends, I feel so much happier and healthier. But sometimes I miss all our good times. We both did wrong, we burned our bridge together, and now there's no hope for us.
    icesk8ngurlon March 01, 2011   Link

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