[Verse]

Sometimes I just want to run away
From all the things you say to me.
Feelings are OK to me.
Uh-huh.
And I just want to find a place
Where no one sleeps.
We're all awake
And take the time to get away.
Uh-huh.
I don't want to play these games.
Your strength has helped me make the change.
Catch me if i fall from grace.
Uh-huh.

[Pre-chorus:]

And I don't want to play your game,
'Cause lonely was a safer place.
Catch me if I fall from grace.
Uh-huh.

[Chorus]

Take the time
To learn to breathe,
'Cause some day we're going under.
When did we
All fall asleep?
Won't someone wake us?
Take the time
To learn to breathe,
'Cause some day we're going under,
Help us see
What's underneath.

[Verse]

I'm not here to place the blame,
'Cause although we're not,
We're all the same.
You lit a fire when you called my name.
Uh-huh.

[Bridge]

I wanna take you,
Wanna shake you.
Wanna make you feel like I do.
I wanna take you,
Wanna break you,
Wanna make you know what it's like.

I won't fight you.
I'm not like you.
I wanna make you see what I see.
I wont fight you.
I'm not like you.
I wanna make you feel like I feel.

You think you have it all figured out.
You think you're onto something.
I see you standing there.
Acting like you have no idea what I'm talking about.
You don't like the way I dress.
You don't like the way I talk.
That's fine, 'cause nobody asked you.
And next time you want to point the finger,
I suggest you look in the mirror.


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Learn to Breathe song meanings
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  • +2
    General CommentIf you go on the TFK myspace, there is a blog where you go to listen to trevor talking about what the songs mean. For this song, he says its about making your decisions for yourself, like not being a christian and believing just because your parents do. I like the last verse myself, its about hyposricy I think.


    You think you have it all figured out.
    You think you're onto something.
    I see you standing there.
    Acting like you have no idea what I'm talking about.
    You don't like the way I dress.
    You don't like the way I talk.
    That's fine, 'cause nobody asked you.
    And next time you want to point the finger,
    I suggest you look in the mirror.

    Its also saying that people try to deny the truth that is all around us "Acting like you have no idea what i'm talking about" basically people in this world do have to hurry up and make a choice, because one day we are all going under if we ignore our god. Trevor sounds really annoyed at the guy that talks such shit about him, though there could be such talk directed at him if he only looked in the mirror. This is a really great song that I have listened to many times and I hope other people listen to this song, christian or not you can enjoy it, and I will also hope that more people comment on this and tell me what they think it means for TFK and whatever they think it means for themselves, peace out and god bless.
    Matthew15on December 16, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWeird on the version I have from Australian iTunes store it doesn't have that final verse, straight after the bridge it goes into the chorus then the song ends after the chorus.
    rolandeon February 02, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentTo me...the chorus is saying how people think that they all have it good in life with out god and they think that they can make it in life by themselves. but someday its not going to be so good. you need to have a strong realtionship with christ though the think and thin.
    queenofthecourt38on July 21, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis really reminds me of my friend and I,
    I am depressed (and getting professional help for it, so don't say I'm self diagnosing or anything!) and my friend just doesn't understand. he really wants to help me, but he always starts shouting at me because I don't 'try hard enough' from his view.

    "You think you have it all figured out.
    You think you're onto something.
    I see you standing there.
    Acting like you have no idea what I'm talking about."
    He thinks he knows why I'm depressed but when I say that what he says isn't correct he gets mad.

    "I wanna take you,
    Wanna shake you.
    Wanna make you feel like I do.
    I wanna take you,
    Wanna break you,
    Wanna make you know what it's like.

    I won't fight you.
    I'm not like you.
    I wanna make you see what I see.
    I wont fight you.
    I'm not like you.
    I wanna make you feel like I feel."
    yep, sometimes I really want to shout this at him..

    but that's just my very personal view on the song.
    snufhobon December 21, 2011   Link

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