If I'm the first to go, then make it quick
(then make it quick, then make it quick)
We're so young and naïve
[x2]

It's all for nothing, nothing at all
Liars can't be martyrs, don't you know?
Let me give it to your plain and simple
You walk a fine line, you walk a fine line
You speak of change, you speak of progress
Well I'll believe it when I see it for myself
Let me spell it out a little more clearly
You walk a fine line, you walk a fine line.

Can't you see the irony in
what you do to me?
You get so close (so close)
You make me feel so terribly alone..
[x2]

If i'm the first to go...
[x2]

It's all for nothing,...

Can't you see the irony...
[x2]

This is a race, to a lost cause
This is a race, to a lost cause
This is a race, to the skies
This is a race, to the skies

There's no other name by which i am saved
I will not be afraid
(to trust in him)
[x2]

The clouds roll back, your time has come to answer
To heed the call, you'll see the thousands lifted
[x2]


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    Lyric CorrectionThese are the lyrics to the new version released on their debut album:

    If I'm the first to go, then make it quick (then make it quick)
    We're so young, so naive.
    If I'm the first to go, then make it quick.
    We're so young, we're so young, so naive.
    It's all for nothing, nothing at all

    Liars can't be martyrs, don't you know.
    Let me give it to you plain and simple,
    You walk a fine line, you walk a fine line.
    You speak of truth, you speak of progress,
    Well I'll believe it when I see it for myself.
    Let me spell it out a little more clearly,
    You walk a fine line, you walk a fine line.

    Can't you see the irony, in what you do to me?
    You get so close, so close,
    And make me feel so terribly alone.
    Can't you see the irony, in what you do to me?
    You get so close, so close,
    And make me feel so terribly alone.

    If I'm the first to go, then make it quick (then make it quick)
    We're so young, so naive.
    If I'm the first to go, then make it quick.
    We're so young, we're so young, so naive.

    It's safe to say that we're heading to the crossroads.
    We are the galleries of the centuries.
    If you knew the truth, it really would've killed you.
    If you knew the truth, if you only knew.

    We've been caught up in the moment,
    And our beds are crowded where we sleep.
    I hate to say it but we're never making progress.
    I hate to say it, I hate to say it.

    Can't you see the irony, in what you do to me?
    You get so close, so close,
    And make me feel so terribly alone.
    Can't you see the irony, in what you do to me?
    You get so close, so close,
    And make me feel so terribly alone.

    There's no other name by which I am saved,
    I will not be afraid to trust in you.

    This is a race to a lost cause.
    This is a race to a lost cause.
    This is a race to the skies.
    This is a race to the skies.
    thegreatwanderon April 21, 2010   Link

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