Every dawn gets its day like
Every frown gets her way like
Every step to the daylight keeps you stumbling on
Every backward blackbird
Standing out through the rafters
So sure he can meet her
Thinks he bears a tone
So wake up, wake up, wake the sun

Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wait for, wait for the first train

Man dragging a sheep skin
Preaching reeking of weekend
To the siren speaking tongues of kingdom come
Every dawn gets its day like
Every gal gets her way like
Every step that I lay down brings me where I'm from
To lay down, lay down, to lay my cross

Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wait for, wait for the first train

Oh oh, ohhh
Oh oh, ohhh that train

Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wait for, wait for the first train

Who hired the walls of the station
To arrest my imagination
Profit from my place under the callous thumb
Every dawn gets its day like
Man, they blindly parade like
Every step that we weigh down plays out like a drum
To wake up, shake up, to wake the sun

Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wake up, wake up, wake the sun
Wake up, wake up, hanging like a chain
Wait for, wait for the first train


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    General CommentLove this song =)
    matty337on February 06, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me happy
    fryxion February 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentthis song makes me happy too like i have the worse day and i just hear it and it's like :D but i think it's every dog gets it's day idk that's what it sounds like to me but dawn makes sense too so
    chyeawhateverron March 02, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti agree with both of you. i loved this song right away. its amazing! i love the reggae-like sound. the matches used to be more reggae in their "Locals" days
    AMTILTSTHEMATCHESon March 12, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song just reminds me of the movie Ice Age, I think it's the druming. But everytime I hear it I can just imagine Sid and Manny walking around.
    RIP_Blink_182on March 16, 2008   Link
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    General Commenti listen to this in the morning to wake me up and i end up falling asleep. haHAha

    it says "wake up" so many times and yet...

    imma natural rebel XD

    any matches fans who want to chat about them, add my AIM [qtxpieo04]
    ETFCrashandBurnon March 22, 2008   Link
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    General Commentwow it does kinda remind me of ice age. especially at the beginning!
    AMTILTSTHEMATCHESon April 04, 2008   Link
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    General Commentoh man i could picture ice age as well xD love the matches they're really awesome~ btw etfcrashandburn i added you
    you can add me if you'd like:
    chyeawhateverr
    chyeawhateverron April 26, 2008   Link
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    General CommentI think of trains and buses a lot with this song, and bright school mornings/afternoons. It's probably because I always take the first bus, and they say "wait for, wait for the first train."
    It's kind of like a positive "WAKE UP" message to get you going and happy again. At least, that's how it works for me.
    followmenurseon October 07, 2008   Link
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    General CommentETFCrashandBurn OMG!!! that is EXACTLY what I was
    gonna put! this song woke me up this morn and I
    of course fell asleep again. This song is so cheery!
    love it-
    Thank you ALTNation!
    Udahoon September 01, 2009   Link

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