He is like fire, burning through time
As old as forever, but fast in his prime

saw his blue spaceship materialize
He looked out and said to me “run for your life!”

I don’t know why I never thought to ask for his name
But I really don’t think he’d have told me the truth anyway
But that’s ok

It’s completely terrifying but it’s so so exciting
He said I was brilliant and I could change the world
So many places I’ve been; there’s so much more to see
We’ve got galaxies and planets and moons
And an awful lot of running to do

As a full-time companion he gave me a key
And a phone with a signal in every galaxy
As we fell through the vortex I felt so free
Please don’t let this danger just be another dream

Cos my life before you was unreasonably mundane
I’ve never been happier although we face death every day
I wouldn’t have it any other way

It’s completely terrifying but it’s so so exciting
He said I was brilliant and I could change the world
So many places I’ve been; there’s so much more to see
We’ve got galaxies and planets and moons
And an awful lot of running to do

And you know you can fix that chameleon circuit if you try hot-wiring the
fragment links and superseding the binary/binary/binary/binary/binary/binary

It’s completely terrifying but it’s so so exciting
He said I was brilliant and I could change the world
So many places I’ve been; there’s so much more to see
We’ve got galaxies and planets and moons
And an awful lot of running to do




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  • +2
    Song Meaningthe song is obviously from the point of view of Donna Noble, when she was half time lord

    anyone else remember the shock when she said "And you know you can fix that chameleon circuit if you try hot-wiring the
    fragment links and superseding the binary/binary/binary/binary/binary/binary "

    I KNOW I WAS LIKE WOOAAHAHH

    anyway, the song is brilliant
    greendotrockon June 24, 2011   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI always think of this song as a Rose song.
    Plottoberryon September 25, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentmy favourite song from the album. I LOVEEE it (:
    I-Am-A-Horror >=3on July 05, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentjust saw this on youtube. thought it was dead good. dr who rocks !
    thinkpeaceon July 24, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentSounds like this song is about being in love with Dr. Who. Awesome =]
    AdamXStaron December 07, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI love that the part "And awful lot of running to do" is sung in the theme music from Doctor Who! Really brilliant! I love this song.
    And I LOVE DOCTOR WHO! <33333333333333 =DDD

    It's such a shame the tenth Doctor has regenerated :( I loved him.
    ZoeyDoctorWhoon April 13, 2010   Link
  • -1
    General Commentit's actually based on the serial survival from 1989
    jnizzleon January 03, 2010   Link

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