'cause I'm so scared of dying since your fall
I'm so scared of dying when you watched it go down, down
And I watched your face in the fire near Jamison Hall
While your sister and brother read chapters on how your skin burned

You're singing hallelujah
And the angels came and took you down
You asked the right direction
They told you it's protection you know

Did you believe 'em?
Or are they liars?
Do you believe 'em?
What a lie

'Cause I'm so scared of dying since I saw your skin fall
I'm so scared of dying since you watched it go down, down, down
Now I told you I need you and you screamed "hallelujah, here we go"
And I hoped you believed me when I told you you were beautiful

'Cause I meant it, man
But I didn't always mean it
Does that make me a liar?
I mean it
What a lie

These cuts on my fingers, from the laundry I've done
Washing out all your prints, and the fire in my hall
Don't worry about it, I heard what you said and it's good
And I appreciate it more than any other man ever could

God, I believe you, anyway
Just leave me, any day

Where I told you I loved you
God damn'ing I meant it
When I told you I loved you
Good Jesus, I meant it

Now your legs look like fire crackers
And oh shit you're not breathing
But man I can feel you inside

Don't waste away under the ground
Rise up for me under the ground
'cause I'm wasting away under the ground


Lyrics submitted by Technophobia, edited by Mellow_Harsher, SephNite

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  • +3
    General CommentWow. I thought Manchester Orchestra was impeccable, but then I found this project by Andy Hull and was once again blown away!

    There's something about his lyrics and singing style that I rarely find in any other music group.
    wakingwilliamon September 21, 2008   Link
  • +2
    General Commentwhile he was flicking matches around thinking about burning his wife (gasoline family) he catches the room on fire. His captain comes in and sees him, and saves him, dying in the process. Now he sees his captain dead, burned up, and his legs looking like firecrackers. He's angry that he died, and angry that it was his own fault.
    pepsione21on December 01, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commentalso
    'don't waste away, under the ground
    rise up for me, under the ground
    cause I'm wasting away, under the ground'
    -Amz-on June 22, 2008   Link
  • +1
    General Commenti cant listen to anything Andy Hull has part in
    and not be blown away...
    hes amazing and his songs are so meaningful
    and beautiful.
    JephaVonDinguson February 01, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis has to be one of the most amazing songs ever written. i cant believe no one has commented this.
    dotheycollideon December 17, 2007   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti can stand behind that.
    andy hull is brilliant.
    dizzylizzie910on March 17, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song makes me cry. its stunning.
    hndcffson June 05, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti get a little david ford feel from this song, his voice mainly.
    absolutely incredible.
    i'm trying to figure it out though.
    at first it seems simple, but the more i llisten, i'm not so sure.
    -Amz-on June 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentalso i think it's
    'god, i believe you anyway.
    just leave me, anyday.'
    -Amz-on June 22, 2008   Link
  • 0
    General Commentamz: these lyrics are copy-pasted from the Right Away, Great Captain! blog on myspace. You're right, the lyrics differ in the actual song, but this is what Andy Hull has put up.
    bbqamazingon November 22, 2008   Link

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