Look at me,
Asleep on the floor,
And I think I'm dying

Look at me,
I'm battered and sore,
And I think I'm dying

Look at me,
Do you hear me God?
'Cuz I could use a hand
To get off the floor
I think I'm dying


Chorus:

There's a place that burns for somethin' else
I'll tear this house apart, it's not that hard,
I'll keep on lookin' here


Look at me,
A knock on the door,
I'll always come runnin'
Look at you,
You call this a home?
I'd rather be dyin'


Chorus:

There's a place that burns for somethin' else
I'll tear this house apart, it's not that hard,
I'll keep on lookin' here

There's a place that burns for somethin' else
There's a place that burns for somethin' else
I'll tear this house apart, it's not that hard,
I'll keep on lookin' here


Lyrics submitted by Maenberlin

Tearing The House Down song meanings
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    General CommentI absolutely love this song, but I have no clue what it means! Are there any other Paper Route fans out there??? This band is incredible and should be on the top of the charts. So musical and catchy and unique.

    This is the little bit I could come up with for a meaning: I think the writer is going through a really really rough time. Part of him just wants to give up, but part of him ("There's a place...") wants ("...that burns...", i.e. burns with desire) to push himself to find a better life ("...for something else"). He's gonna "keep on lookin' here" meaning continue to search inside himself to find a fix. And he's gonna tear this house (meaning his life) apart in order to find that. And since his life is falling apart already, "it's not that hard" to tear it apart the rest of the way.

    Just my own interpretation, so feel free to comment :)
    thinksnow1288on August 10, 2011   Link

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