"The Running Man" as written by Ryan O'connor, Seth James Johnson and Daniel James Stevens....
I'm being held captive
Something's got a hold of me
They say until death
Splits us up and calls the judge
They'd ask if you believe
You've lost your soul for eternity
But you've never been free
When it's said and done
We can run and start eternity

But, for now, I've been trapped, oh
Too long to take these roads
Tell me when you see the smoke
Hear my cry and bring me back to home

Arrested by your love, girl
Cuffed and searched from the floor
Badly beaten in love, girl
Turn the key and lock the door (x2)

I'll send an SOS
Through a telegraphic note
Expressed in stress
Written in code, signed to unknown
'Cause nobody should know
What it's like to be alone
So take back your soul
A lot to uphold, a lie to be told
'Cause love's not set in stone

But, for now, I've been trapped, oh
Too long to take these roads
Tell me when you see the smoke
Hear my cry and bring me back to home

Arrested by your love, girl
Cuffed and searched from the floor
Badly beaten in love, girl
Turn the key and lock the door (x2)

Come as you are, my darling
Bare bones so I can see your soul
I'm beginning to lose control
I need to know who's starting
To crumble down that nervous wall
You've had to stumble for far too long
Come as you are, come as you are
I'm beginning to lose control
I need to know, I need to know
You're beginning to lose control

Arrested by your love, girl
Cuffed and searched from the floor
Badly beaten in love, girl
Turn the key and lock the door (x2)

(Come as you are my darling)
Come as you are
(Bare bones so I can see your soul)
Come as you are
I'm beginning to lose control
(I need to know who's starting)
I need to know
(To crumble down that nervous wall)
I need to know
You're beginning to lose control


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    General Commentalso hearing arrested by your love.

    and "say until death" not "stay"

    and for the question mark i believe it is "roads"

    and "a lot to uphold, a lie to be told"

    and last one!! "to crumble down that nervous wall"

    Thanks so much for doing the lyrics!! he is hard to understand...and you could be right....
    Dreamguardon April 19, 2009   Link
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    General CommentSorry, I know there are a lot of mistakes, but I cannot understand a lot of what Danny sings. haha. Any help would be appreciated.
    thoseguiltyeyeson April 16, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm hearing "arrested by your love", not "infested"
    thesweetcatastropheon April 16, 2009   Link
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    General Commenti think it's
    "send an S.O.S through a telegraphic note"
    TheHeartNeverLies-xon April 27, 2009   Link
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    General CommentMostly right, but here's what I think:

    I'm being held captive
    Something's got a hold of me
    They say until death
    Splits us up and calls the judge
    They'd ask if you believe
    You've lost your soul for eternity
    But you've never been free
    When it's said and done
    We can run and start eternity

    But for now, I've been trapped, oh
    Too long to take these roads
    Tell me when you see the smoke
    Hear my cry and bring me back to home

    Arrested by your love, girl
    Cuffed and searched from the floor
    Badly beaten in love, girl
    Turn the key and lock the door (x2)

    I'll send an SOS
    Through a telegraphic note
    Expressed in shreds
    Written in code, signed to unknown
    'Cause nobody should know
    What it's like to be alone
    So take back your soul
    A lot to uphold, a lie to be told
    'Cause love's not set in stone

    But for now, I've been trapped, oh
    Too long to take these roads
    Tell me when you see the smoke
    Hear my cry and bring me back to home

    Arrested by your love, girl
    Cuffed and searched from the floor
    Badly beaten in love, girl
    Turn the key and lock the door (x2)

    Come as you are, my darling
    Bare bones so I can see your soul
    I'm beginning to lose control
    I need to know what's starting
    To crumble down that nervous wall
    You've had to stumble for far too long
    Come as you are, come as you are
    I'm beginning to lose control
    I need to know, I need to know
    You're beginning to lose control

    Arrested by your love, girl
    Cuffed and searched from the floor
    Badly beaten in love, girl
    Turn the key and lock the door (x2)

    (Come as you are my darling)
    Come as you are
    (Bare bones so I can see your soul)
    Come as you are
    I'm beginning to lose control
    (I need to know what's starting)
    I need to know
    (To crumble down that nervous wall)
    I need to know
    You're beginning to lose control


    This line - "A lot to uphold, a lie to be told" sounds like "A lot to uphold, a lottery ?) but I just can't figure out the end of it. I'm probably wrong anyway. Awesome song though, great opener.
    matty-182on May 15, 2009   Link
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    General CommentHm, after listening more closely I think "a lie to be told" is right. It's "expressed in stress" instead of "expressed in shreds," though.
    matty-182on May 16, 2009   Link

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