There’s a symphony out past the trees beyond your father’s house
The one you grew up in then grew out of
Got yourself to higher ground
You told me you ain’t gonna miss it
But you’ll never hear it like you heard it then
Like you heard it then

I didn’t mean to wake you
Oh, I know it’s late
These walls are caving in
I didn’t mean to wake you
I left a note that read these walls are caving in

Well halfway out of town
Loading your father’s father’s gun
The one he smuggled back from Germany
After the war was won
You told me he ain’t gonna miss it
Better serve it’s purpose like it did back then
Just like it did back then
Besides he ain’t reminiscing
Yeah he’ll never hear it like he heard it then
Not like he heard it then

I didn’t mean to wake you
Oh, I know it’s late
These walls are caving in
I didn’t mean to wake you
I left a note that read these walls are caving in
Oh these walls are caving in
Walls were caving in


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    General CommentFirst comment! First and foremost TBS is the absolute business. Lyrically, this song isn't quite as good as their former work, but still an awesome song nonetheless. I'm still trying to figure out what this song means. At first I got the feeling of a friend that was on top of the world only to see it all come crashing down and was contemplating suicide (lost family member perhaps?). That sounds way off though but that's my $0.02.
    dodgerguy89on June 05, 2009   Link
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    General Commentthe music in the beginning before he starts singing reminds me of new found glory. idk why just sounds like something theyd put together.
    canvaswingson August 02, 2009   Link
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    Lyric CorrectionI think It's
    Deadening To What You Are instead of I didn't mean to wake you Oh, I know it's late
    tbscutetbson June 27, 2011   Link

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