The city doesn't know what's coming,
She doesn't feel the heat.
The city won't know what hit her,
What knocked her out into the streets.
The city is thinking that it's over,
and she's already fast asleep.
So I'm breaking out of here tonight.
I am ready.

We're given only what we need,
Only the chance to survive.
And even then, it's a coin toss,
A roll of the dice.
There's gotta be something better,
Something that feels more alive.
So I'm breaking out of here tonight.
I'm breaking out of here.

You've got to feel it girl,
Feel the wind pick up.
It feels like something's gonna change,
but there's no use putting it in drive
if all the wheels are stuck.
There's somethin' wrong here,
like this whole city wants to scream,
But no one makes a sound.

But, you've got to feel it, baby.
So I'm going to find out what it is
and I'm going to tear it down

The engine's running, baby.
We don't have time for goodbyes.
I know you can't come with me.
I see that look in your eyes.

So kiss me fast
cause there's no time to lose.
Leave the light on
I'll come back for you.
When everything is said and done,
I swear I'm gonna make it right.
I'm breaking out of here tonight.

I'm so tired of giving up.
I am so tired of giving in.
You wake up knowing things should change,
not knowing where to begin.
This city won't say where she's going,
and she won't speak of where she's been.
So I'm breaking out of here tonight...

Don't turn your back on the city

Say a prayer for all
the children still sleeping.

Say a prayer for all the fathers
who still remember.

Say a prayer for all the girls
who've learned to stand up.

Say a prayer for all the boys
who won't surrender.

Sometimes I just want to drive
until the streets run out.
I want to burn until there's
nothing left to burn about.
This city's waiting for a better day.
When I get back there will be hell to pay.
But, if I'm the only one left standing,
I will not be afraid to fight.
I'm breaking out of here tonight.

I feel a fever coming on me,
burning out of control.
And I hear nothing but the static.
For years now there's been nothing
but the static on the radio.
If you can hear my voice outside these walls,
if you can hear me sending out this message tonight,
then break the silence, send a signal back.
I'm coming, all I need is a little guiding light.
...If you can hear me.

Don't turn your back on the city...

If you can hear me...
Don't turn your back on the city.


Lyrics submitted by DarkerShadeofWinter

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    General CommentPretty sure you just got trolled by a band about Mega Man's lyrics.
    DarkerShadeofWinteron November 14, 2010   Link
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    General CommentSometimes I just want to drive
    until the streets run out.
    I want to burn until there's
    nothing left to burn about.

    All the bad things I can think of to say to you, I say them to myself in my head until they don't affect me anymore. I know how they would make you feel, because I feel the same things you do. So I will never say them to you. I don't ever want to hurt you. I will destroy myself with conversations that will never happen. I will burn myself alive with these thoughts before I let a spark catch your beautiful hair.
    greenlandIsMELTINGon September 27, 2010   Link

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