"Wall" as written by Roughton Reynolds, Chris Batten, Liam Rory Clewlow and Robert Rolfe....
I'm gonna paste you up
Cover you in wallpaper
Screw shelves into you
And call you a wall

That's all you are to me
Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
This is no white abode

You can have skirting board shoes
And plug sockets on your knees
I'll hang a painting on your lip
And put tinsel round it at christmas

Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
You can't keep us inside much longer pal
We've seen the view from the window
You can't keep us inside much longer pal
We've seen the view from the window

It's glorious outside
Have you seen the time?
Have you seen the tide?
WE'LL SING ALL NIGHT
We need cohesion (x2)

As time keeps moving
We keep losing our rights
Freedom is not the choices
Between what job and what car

you can just look back into history
To find corruption and mystery
And if we don't take note
We'll wake up on the same boat

Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house

It's glorious outside
Have you seen the time?
Have you seen the tide?
WE'LL SING ALL NIGHT
We need cohesion (x2)

have you seen the time?
Have you seen the tide?

grit ya teeth then break the glass
Now sprint and don't look back
Full pelt into the dense forest
And ask him
What's your thoughts on lionizing?
What's your thoughtd on tensions rising?
Deep in the dense forest

Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house
Tryna keep people inside
Inside your sordid little house


Lyrics submitted by Haunted Devil, edited by BlueDiamondx3

"Wall" as written by Chris Batten Roughton Reynolds

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  • +1
    My InterpretationDude a lot of these lyrics are wrong.
    "Screw shelves into you and call you a wall"
    "This is no white abode" (reference to Sorry you're not a winner)
    "You can have skirting board shoes and plug sockets on your knees"

    It's "trying to keep people inside" both times, and it's "sordid" not "sorded."

    "To find corruption and mystery"

    Also I think it's "have you seen the tide?" cause on one of them you can really hear the D at the end.

    "What's your thoughts on tensions rising?" instead of "watch your thoughts all ____ rising"

    zaktson May 30, 2009   Link
  • +1
    General CommentI thought it was close to this

    I'm gonna paste you up, cover you in wallpaper
    Screw shelves into you and call you a wall
    That's all you are to me, trying to keep people inside
    Inside your sordid little house
    This is no white abode
    You can have skirting board shoes
    and plug sockets on your knees
    I'll hang a painting on your lip
    And put tinsel 'round it at Christmas

    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house

    You can't keep us inside much longer pal
    We've seen the view from the windows
    You can't keep us inside much longer pal
    We've seen the view from the windows

    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion
    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion

    As time keeps moving, we keep losing
    Our lives freedom is not the choices
    Between what job, and what car
    You can just look back into history
    To find corruption and mystery
    And if you don't take note, we'll wake up in the same boat

    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house

    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion
    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion
    Have you seen the tide?
    Have you seen the tide?

    Break your teeth and break the glass
    Now sprint and don't look back
    Fult Pelt isn't the best for this
    Watch your thoughts all ionising
    What's your thoughts on tensions rising
    Deep in the dakrest rooms

    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    EnterDominicon June 07, 2009   Link
  • 0
    Song MeaningI think this song is about people who try to impede the development, enjoyment and happiness of others. They are metaphorical walls, something that seems quite clear from the first few lines.

    For me personally, it's about religion. Religion tries to convince people to be happy in ignorance about the world, whereas there is so much beauty and greatness to be find outside the 'walls' of dogma.

    Incidentially, this is a great song (and album!) to listen to while snowboarding :D
    sokrateszon February 13, 2010   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's suttle not suddle. and this song has to do with how they contain us. I was in math class today looking out the window when I was listening to this song. It was interesting. I hate my math class. It's so boring
    mikeskatesnjon May 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentIt's actually 'subtle'.
    dill0non May 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentoh, and it's 100% definitely scuttle. look at this definition. n. 1. (Com.) The weight when the tare has been deducted, and tret is yet to be allowed.
    v. i. 1. To act as sutler; to supply provisions and other articles to troops.

    yea, our government and the way people think now, we are trapped into walls, and we never change, we only put things on what we think exist, and move on thinking this way the whole time, with out ever exploring what's either outside of these walls, or under, or even above the place in which they are being contained with these walls. ok i'm done now. it's a great song though. good stuff
    mikeskatesnjon May 28, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentWatch your thoughts, all tension is rising. I think.
    (Vince)on June 02, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentPerhaps about being closed minded? Almost like being consumed in the thoughts we have been fed and not looking outside of the lies, outside the walls that we have built around ourselves to conceal the truth.
    MayaMooon June 09, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General CommentYeah the "No way to go" line definitely sounds like "This is no white abode". First of all it's obviously a reference to Sorry, You're Not A Winner (since the themes of the album continue on from Take To The Skies, just with less aliens, like Skies was the invasion, Common Dreads is the human reaction. Or something) and the song is about people railing against the government and modern life, with White abode being a ideal world and the "house"/world not being that way.
    sev1746on June 12, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI'm gonna paste you up, cover you in wallpaper
    Screw shelves into you and call you a wall
    That's all you are to me, trying to keep people inside
    Inside your sordid little house
    This is no white abode
    You can have skirting board shoes
    and plug sockets on your knees
    I'll hang a painting on your lip
    And put tinsel 'round it at Christmas

    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house

    You can't keep us inside much longer pal
    We've seen the view from the window
    You can't keep us inside much longer pal
    We've seen the view from the window

    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion
    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion

    As time keeps moving, we keep losing our eyes
    Freedom is not the choices
    Between what job, and what car
    You can just look back into history
    To find corruption and mystery
    And if you don't take note, we'll wake up in the same boat

    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sordid little house

    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion
    It's glorious outside (Have you seen the tide?)
    Have you seen the time?
    All Day All Night
    We need cohesion
    Have you seen the tide?
    Have you seen the tide?

    Break your teeth and break the glass
    Now sprint and don't look back
    Fult Pelt isn't the best for this
    Watch your thoughts all ionising
    What's your thoughts on tensions rising
    Deep in the dark forest

    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house
    Trying to keep people inside, inside your sorded little house

    I'v slightly changed Enter domonics to what im pretty sure are the lyrics
    entershikarifan16on July 04, 2009   Link

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