"Legends" as written by and Nathan D/leone Leone....
I watch the sun fall down to kill the day,
Another part of me just went up in flames
'Cause I'm bored and dumb and dying to change
It's the simple life driving me insane.

Then you explode in my head,
And now you're all over me.
I come alive with you.
You know you set me free.
Let's go!

[Chorus:]
Let's burn this town
Right to the ground
And we'll go down like every legend before us.
We'll part the seas,
Make history,
While chasing dreams like every legend before us.

You and me, we hit the streets
'Cause the thrill of living gives me energy.
I wanna steal a car and rob a bank.
I wanna find a cure that'll save the world.
'Cause our lives are going up in flames
As we watch like it's a movie.
I come alive with you.
You're like the drug inside of my head!

[Chorus]

I open up like a window for you,
So come on in and destroy me like you do.
You come on in after midnight for me,
And drag me out while the city falls asleep.

Martyrs and kings,
Heroes and thieves,
We're chasing dreams like every legend before us.

[Chorus]

Let's burn this town
Right to the ground
And we'll go down like every legend before us.
Liars and kings,
Heroes and thieves,
We're chasing dreams like every legend before us.


Lyrics submitted by MayaMoo

"Legends" as written by Mateo Camargo Daniel David Torelli

Lyrics © Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.

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    General CommentThere are a lot of temptations that tug at you in this world: girls, drugs, going out partying. There are things you aren't meant to do, but there seems to be a devil on your shoulder telling you to do them. This song is about that guy coming out at night when you're restless and you feel like you haven't done enough living, Sid and Nancy style
    madinalakefanon February 15, 2010   Link
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    General Commentthis is the most inspirational song i have right now. im probably interpreting it wrong, but hey most songs are meant to mean different things to different people. this is what ive gotten out of it:

    "i watch the sun fall down to kill the day
    another part of me just went up in flames"
    as the day is ending, the oppertunity to do great things is over and he cant prove himself

    "because im bored and dumb and dying to change
    its the simple life driving me insane"
    being young makes you kinda stupid and adventurous, and he cant do anything exciting because hes stuck in one place and hes tired of the same thing day after day

    "then you explode in my head
    and now youre all over me"
    "you" is an idea or dream he gets, which is to go somewhere and do something different, exciting, challenging, ect. and its taking him over.


    "i come alive with you
    you know you set me free
    lets go"
    he starts dreaming and realizing that there are all these things he could do, and it sets him free to a world of endless possibilities

    "lets burn this town right to the ground
    and well go down like every legend before us"
    hes full of dreams and hope, unlike the "town" hes living in, and its compleatly knocked out by his determination to become another legend

    "well part the seas, make history
    while chasing dreams like every legend before us"
    he knows now that he can do anything, like part the seas and make history, because hes chasing a dream like other legends have.

    "you and me, we hit the streets
    cause the thrill of living gives me energy"
    with the dream he has hes really living, and it keeps him going

    "i wanna steal a car and rob a bank
    i wanna find a cure that will save the world"
    he wants to do SOMETHING, bad or good. he just wants to make a difference somewhere

    "cause our lives are going up in flames
    as we watch like its a movie"
    this is my most favorite line in the song. hes saying that our lives are being ruined because we just sit back and watch it lead us where ever instead of actually striving for something and wanting to lead our own lives

    "i come alive with you
    youre like the drug inside of my head"
    hes addicted to this dream because it makes him excited and feel alive

    "i open up like a window for you
    so come on in and destroy me like you do"
    hes letting this dream take him to alot of exciting places, even though it could backfire and turn out bad

    "you come on in after midnight for me
    and drag me out while the city falls asleep"
    while everyone else, the "city", is sleeping, the dream wakes him up

    "martyrs and kings
    heroes and thieves
    were chasing dreams like every legend before us"
    again hes chasing his dream like all other legends, good or bad

    its alot different than what madinalakefan says it means, but thats my two cents on this totaly awesome song. madina lake writes the best lyrics ever.
    1234MusicEqualsLifeon May 29, 2010   Link
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    General CommentAwesome song. I can't stop listening to it. The lyrics are wrong though. in the last chorus, it's not
    "We'll part the seas, make history, it's "Liars and kings, heroes and thieves".
    vanekatthediscoon June 07, 2009   Link

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