You've got your guards and they've got their guns
They're overworked and you've never ever won a thing
In your life

I've got my dreams and I've got my sleep
And I've a promise to build it's gonna keep these visions of an empire
At peace

'Cause my heart is my keep
And you are threatening me
'Cause my heart is my keep
And you are threatening me

Oh my God
You're the one
I've been holding out
For for so damn long
For so damn long
And you're a far cry from an empire at peace

I've got my knives in the heart of my sleeves
But this weather's getting too nice for me
To keep an empire at peace

'Cause my heart is my keep
And you are threatening me
'Cause my heart is my keep
And you are threatening me

Oh my God
You're the one
I've been holding out
For for so damn long
For so damn long
And you're a far cry from an empire

You've got your guards and they've got their guns
They're overworked and you've never ever won a thing
In your life

'Cause my heart is my keep
And you are threatening me
'Cause my heart is my keep
And you are threatening me

Oh my God
You're the one
I've been holding out
For for so damn long
For so damn long

Hey!

Oh my God
You're the one
I've been holding out
For for so damn long
For so damn long



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    General Comment:A.) Amazing song and I can't stop listening to it.
    B.) I don't have much of an interpretation to this song, but I think it has something to do with being guarded with your feelings with the chorus saying "'Cause my heart is my keep" and when the singer says "And you are threatening me" is kinda saying that this girl, I would guess, is threatening these guarded feelings because they are finding some attraction to that person. Kind of like that crazy chaotic mess of feelings you get when you first get a crush on someone. More evidence of this being someone they really like is saying how long they've been waiting for them. I dunno. Those are some of my thoughts. Please someone post something better than this.
    Squall42296on August 20, 2010   Link
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    General Comment:this song is about Britain/France from Hetalia
    aleoneonon October 29, 2010   Link
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    General Comment:I also think that this song about all the crazy feelings you get when you have a crush on someone, but I also think the "Empire" is the perfect way you view your crush, and finding out about flaws they have, about not being "at peace" kinda squanders your hope for a perfect empire a bit.
    DolphinKing55on December 01, 2011   Link

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