"Rain" as written by Justin Rice and Christian Rudder....
bed clothes, why am i in bed clothes?
watching out the window
watching what i don't know
on the fire escape now
hands they start to shake now
ready for the rail to break now
and i'm awake at last awake

cursing, rattling and cursing
go ahead and do your worst then
your worst that i can take

oh let the rain fall down
and wash this world away
oh let the sky be grey
cause if its ever gonna get any better
its gotta get worse for a day

morning, where am i this morning?
now its really pouring,
crawling up this shore
and i walk the neighborhood
and umbrella does no good
and i guess its in my blood
couldn't stop the flood

drowning, everything is drowning
go ahead and take the town
the town is yours to take

oh let the rain fall down
and wash this world away
oh let the sky be grey
cause if its ever gonna get any better
its gotta get worse for a day

calling, calling, falling, falling
grab on my guitar
and paddle with both my arms
headed where the voices are
i'll end up far so far away

oh let the rain fall down
and wash this world away
or let the sky be grey
cause if its ever gonna get any better
its gotta get worse for a day

its gotta get worse for a day
its gotta get worse for a day
its gotta get worse for a day
i know
its gotta get worse for a day


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    General Commentthis song is genius. it's so catchy, upbeat and melodic, you can't help singing along, although all the verses are so depressing lyrics-wise, teh chorus is irrepressibly hopeful and sweet. i especially like the image of drowning but hanging onto your guitar and paddling as a flotation device.
    infinitepet85on August 16, 2007   Link
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    General Commentyeah it really is a tune!

    It's all about refreshing and waking up.

    When your depressed you don't really like the sun being around. This is about hope and coming out of depression, in a positive way.

    I love the 80's vibe on it =)
    tigersroamfreeon December 10, 2007   Link
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    General Commenti don't think it's depressing at all! i think it's comforting, actually. it cheers me up whenever i listen to it and i'm feeling blah.
    marigoldson March 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits gotta get worse for a day. it's uplifting :)
    brightestfireflyon April 01, 2008   Link
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    General Commentyeah man, let's all go sailing. looks like he just wants everything to wash away. and be simple, or something.
    GoneSailingon August 18, 2009   Link

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