Even a vow that breaks is a metaphor-
Nothing`s for sure.
Even a tooth that cracks
Can bite your back.
Even a heart that's pure
Is an invatation ripe for breaking.
Even the ones who know
Don't know for sure.

But you better slow down-
Can't you see your feet have left the ground?
And I'm the world below.
You better slow down.
Everytime you speak I hear the sound-
But your lips are steel.

Even a bond that breaks
Is a talent tale-
A heart can grow stale.
Even an atheist will swear to God.
And all of this talk of love-
You can say "forever" like "whatever."
Even the ones you love
Don't have to love you back.

But you better slow down.
Can't you see your feet have left the ground?
I'm the world below.
You better slow down.
Everytime you speak I hear the sound-
But your lips are steel.

Take all my hope for you,
Send it off alone.
Yeah, make it take the night bus home.
Making it share a seat-
A seat alone.
But the drunks in the bars,
An old woman keeping score
Of the time she felt defeated-
Will the crowd please remain seated?
I let you go...

You better slow down.
Can't you see your feet have left the ground?
And I'm the world below.
You better slow down.
Everytime you speak there is no sound-
And it's deafening.

You better slow down.
Can't you see your feet don't touch the ground?
And there is a world below.
You better slow down.
And everytime you speak there is no sound.
It's killing me-
And it's killing me.

'Cause it's deafening-
There's a world below,
And it's out of reach.
And it's much too far-
When I hear you speak-
Out of reach-
And it deafens me.

'Cause it's deafening.
Yeah it's deafening-
And it's deafening.
Yeah it's deafening.


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    General CommentIn Darren's words: ""Slow Down" is a track I wrote with Phil Thornally (The Cure, Natalie
    Imbruglia) and it was a song from the sessions for the new album that didn't make it. This version is an acoustic sounding demo and it's one of my favorite songs actually. It's a song about a friend who disappoints you. About falling from grace. About wisdom."
    Gabigson January 20, 2008   Link

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