Meet me here beneath the burning skies
Where the ocean comes and takes us from all of our lies
You never said that you were coming back
I have waited although I have found the place you hide
What keeps you so far away?
We can swim in silence
You can pull me under
I will not come up for anyone
I can slowly sink and
Watch you as you leave
But I will drown until you care
I will drown until you care
I imagine what it must be like
To have everything you need and not be satisfied
Run the water until it burns
And you can't see through the waves that crash into your prey
What keeps you so far away?
We can swim in silence
You can pull me under
I will not come up for anyone
I can slowly sink and
Watch you as you leave
But I will drown until you care
Going under
Getting close to what we cannot recognize
Floating face down in the lies
Here we are without a trace
But the lies we used to blame
and you're so far away
What keeps you so far away?
We can swim in silence
You can pull me under
I will not come up for anyone
I can slowly sink and
Watch you as you leave
But I will drown until you care
I will drown until you care


Lyrics submitted by hobomclacey, edited by cosmickiss

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  • +1
    General Commentsoo I think this song is about Josh.
    yeah it's kinda out there... I probably sound crazy
    but since they've admitted that they WERE going out, we all think that Teenagers is about him right? that's sorta obvious, along with Ignorance, but anyway in teenagers she says "her first crack at love" and this song is fucken old, so she hadn't had like any boyfriends [at least serious ones] at the time.
    also, I think Misery Business is about him too, for the same reason, he was her only boyfriend at the time. and if you know the backstory to Misery Business, Hayley said it's about a girl who was going out with a guy she was in love with and manipulated him and completely changed him, and when they finally broke up him and Hayley started going out. so yeah, I really think Misery Business is about Josh for a lot of reasons, I won't get into all of them now haha. but she said that during the time the guy [Josh] and the other girl were going out though was one of the darkest times in her life, and this is one of their darkest songs. soo yep. I think this is about Josh when he was going out with the other girl, and how Hayley felt like he didn't care about her.
    sorryyy I repeated myself a lot. and I feel stupid for analyzing this that much lmao I need a life.
    euphiliteon October 18, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentbefore anyone asks, this is not a new paramore song. it is a very very very old demo that is pretty rare but just started floating around the internet a few days ago along with throwing punches.
    hobomclaceyon September 21, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is pretty dark..
    Mirandahhhon September 25, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment...is this really paramore...?

    it sounds like hayley sometimes, but sometimes it doesnt.
    bRoKeNhEaRtSon October 16, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Comment"Run the water until it burns
    And you can’t see through the waves that crash into your prey
    What keeps you so far away?"


    Should it be, "through the waves that crash into your pride?"
    longlostlyricson November 04, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General CommentThese are beautiful lyrics, even if dark. Hayley is truely a master at lyrics.

    "I can slowly sink and
    Watch you as you leave
    But I will drown until you care
    I will drown until you care"

    BEAUTIFUL!

    This has to be one of their most darkest songs ever, but it's still awesome!
    MidnightSun95on May 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    My Interpretationi think this is about a relationship where the boyfriend went away and just stopped talking and loving her so she was like imgunna go drown myself untill u notice me and come back to how things were before, so its kinda an attention thing?

    thats a shit explanation but im tired and cant think tbh lol
    youlittlespieson May 27, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think its about a relationship and the guy broke up with her or left and she went into lyk a depression and just started sinking in life and so maybe when they see each other they dont speak but its an unspoken attraction or just awkward and maybe when they say "you can pull me under" that means tht shes depressed or got into drugs or is unhappy because shes not with him and "i will not come up for anyone" no one can save her from this maybe she jsut needs time to get over him "i can slowly sink and watch you as you leave" she knows hes gone but shes still inlove with him "but i will drown until you care" hes the only one who can get her out of this because unless hes there she might as well be drowning and nothing else matters but him...haha yea hope it helped


    vera422on January 22, 2010   Link

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