Petals falling from the engine.
Can you see the number?
Can you trace the name?
Sifting through you trash.
A piece of ancient history.
A ballad of an old one.
Nothing wrong with you.
What a numb excuse.
Nothing quite so tame
As when you’re finally under.
A vengeful darling.
Subbing for Eden.

And I consume the raging fire
And I can feel the depths of the ocean.
And I become consumed by desire.
And I swear I thought of you.

Roll the dice and counter.
Strikes a fervent market.
Nowhere to complain.
Folder reference cache.
Zeros, ones and tildes.
Cracking velvet nerves.
Holes start to come unglued.
Nails start getting chewed.
Legs are getting bent.
Maybe finally understand why you’re out here
Subbing for Eden.

A slave to desire.
Slam breaks on the soul.
Swerved and missed by a hair.

Lyrics submitted by peaceoutside

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  • +1
    General Commentthis is one of the best songs on the album.
    i particularly like the "And I swear I thought of you" line.
    RocknRollFunon October 25, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentThe chorus is where this song really hits. The layering of voices makes it so nice. And who can't feel the depths of the ocean while being consumed by desire.
    floydeyeon September 26, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentwhat does he say at the very begining when sounds like "i lost my bet" or something
    topicalrushon January 11, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is amazing. probably the best off the record.
    modestamodestaon May 12, 2011   Link

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