Saw it coming from afar
Always knew it would be hard
The telephone is our best friend
Transmissions do not ease the lonely
Circumstances mean so much
Been so long without your touch
Love ain't made to bend, to bend, bend
And the static is the worst of enemies

Lungs fill to take a final breath

Screaming skies above
I've had enough
I'm standing in the rain, the rain, the rain, the rain
Standing in the rain, the rain, the rain
It's killing me to hear your voice
Facing that we have no choice
And fighting off the pain, the pain, the pain, the pain
Fighting off the pain, the pain, on the wire

It's easier to be naive
It's harder 'cause I'm losing sleep
And ignorance is our best friend
Insomnia's the death of dreaming
Sorry if my words seem cold
Trying to be rational
Are you on the other end, end, end?
'Cause the static is the worst of enemies

Lungs fill to take a final breath

Screaming skies above, I've had enough
I'm standing in the rain, the rain, the rain, the rain
Standing in the rain, the rain, the rain
It's killing me to hear your voice
Facing that we have no choice
And fighting off the pain, the pain, the pain, the pain
Fighting off the pain, the pain, on the wire

And if this rain has no mercy
Rain has no mercy, rain has no mercy
Go, I'll go
And when the times become trying
Times become trying, times become trying
Explode, explode

Don't hang up before we take another step
My lungs fill to take a final breath, a breath

Screaming skies above, I've had enough
I'm standing in the rain, the rain, the rain, the rain
Standing in the rain, the rain, the rain
It's killing me to hear your voice
Facing that we have no choice
And fighting off the pain, the pain, the pain, the pain
Fighting off the pain, the pain, on the wire

Screaming skies above, I've had enough
I'm standing in the rain, the rain, the rain, the rain
Standing in the rain, the rain, the rain
It's killing me to hear your voice
Facing that we have no choice
And fighting off the pain, the pain, the pain, the pain
Fighting off the pain, the pain, on the wire
On the wire, on the wire, on the wire
On the wire, on the wire, on the wire


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    General CommentThis one of my favorite songs. It creates a strong sense of emotion.

    It's obviously about a couple who are slowly realizing their ling distance relationship isn't working out.
    honestabeon December 20, 2010   Link

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