"The End" as written by Dallas Austin, Jeff Wayne and Writers Unknown....
Kicking off is the hardest part
Nothing's certain at the start
Letting go,
So something can begin

Figure out how to get a life
leave tomorrow, live tonight
Gotta throw
throw your heart right in

'Cause we all fall down

Everybody knows the end
When the curtain hits the floor
Everybody knows the end
Don't wanna get there wishing that you'd given more
It's not over
Till it's over
So how do we begin?
When everybody knows the end

I need to live with nothing fixed
Don't tell me what's gonna happen next
I'm all right
I like the way this feels

Leave behind all the things I'll miss
The next stop isn't where you think it is
'Cause tonight
I'm riding off the rails

'Cause we all fall down

Everybody knows the end
When the curtain hits the floor
Everybody knows the end
Don't wanna get there wishing that you'd given more
It's not over
Till it's over
So how do we begin?
When everybody knows

The end is where you hope you never say
'I could've done it better
I'm gonna keep what counts
and throw away
what doesn't really matter
And I wanna die (and I wanna die)
On the highest high (on the highest high)

It's not over (it's not over)
Till it's over
I wanna stay here forever

'Cause we all fall down

Everybody knows the end
When the curtain hits the floor
Everybody knows the end
Don't wanna get there wishing that you'd given more
It's not over
Till it's over
So how do we begin?
When everybody knows the end

Everybody knows the end
Everybody knows the end


Lyrics submitted by I.Still.Remeber, edited by TomsStarGirl, celli4

"End of the World" as written by Jeff Wayne Dallas Austin

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    General Commenti think this songs about the more philosophical subject of life and death...
    I.Still.Remeberon September 15, 2008   Link
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    General Commentits supposed to be..

    'the end is where you hope you never say, i could've done it better. and im gonna keep what counts and throw away what doesn't really matter.'

    a beautiful song.

    its basically about life and death. i.still.remember is right.when we live our lives, we shouldn't live it worrying about every single thing. the good and the bad come, and as hard as it gets, we should all just accept what happens.

    we shouldn't be cautious about our mistakes, and should do what we want, coz in the end, all we want is happiness. no one wants to die with complete regret. everyone has problems, but we should just accept it. its a part of life. note, 'we all fall down'. the songs basically telling us that we should embrace life, take chances, do what we want, have fun, and forget about the past.

    the best line is,

    'and i wanna die, on the highest high. its not over til its over, i wanna stay here forever.'

    we should all want more happiness for ourselves, we shouldn't give up. love life.. yknow, all those amazing cliches. =D

    another amazing song from the boys. a favourite in the new album.
    millyblisson October 24, 2008   Link
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    General CommentSo I really thought this song was about them. The fame, but it makes alot more sense when its about life and death. The acoustic version is amazing.
    Bloomieon July 08, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSomeone cant spell curtain.
    Rickmassacreon June 02, 2010   Link
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    General CommentI really love the line 'I wanna die on the highest high'! I think it's beautiful, and I can really relate to it.
    celli4on August 07, 2012   Link

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