"Parachutes and Airplanes" as written by Matt Squire, David Archuleta and Lindy Robbins....
There's something crazy about this day
Like I'm walking on a trampoline
I couldn't get much higher

So if I asked you, would you stay?
'Cause you remind me of a ballerina dancing on a wire
And I don't ever wanna say goodbye
I just wanna steal this moment right away from time

What do you say when you can't come down?
When you feel like you're 10 feet off the ground
What do you do when you're on the edge?
Now you're here and you've got me thinking about
Parachutes and airplanes
Thinking about parachutes and airplanes
Never hit the ground, ground, ground, ground

The world's a thousand shades of blue
Like we're here in our kaleidoscope
Don't want it to be over, yeah
Like everything that's in my mind
It's here right in front of lights
You're the one who got me here (got me here)

'Cause I don't ever wanna say goodbye, oh
I just wanna steal this moment right away from time

What do you say when you can't come down
When you feel like you're 10 feet off the ground
What do you do when you're on the edge
Now you're here and you've got me thinking about
Parachutes and airplanes
Thinking about parachutes and airplanes
That never hit the ground

When it's hard to start sometimes
I just need a place to get away
Turn the world around
I'll never calm me down
'Cause I don't ever wanna hit
Don't wanna hit the ground

Ground, ground, ground, ground
(Oh, I don't wanna hit the ground)
Ground, ground, ground, ground
(Don't wanna hit the ground)

What do you say when you can't come down
When you feel like you're 10 feet off the ground
What do you do when you're on the edge?
Now you're here and you've got me thinking about
Parachutes and airplanes
Thinking about parachutes and airplanes

What do you say when you can't come down
When you feel like you're 10 feet off the ground
What do you do when you're on the edge?
Now you're here, and you've got me thinking 'bout
Parachutes and airplanes
Thinking about parachutes and airplanes
That never hit the ground
Ground, ground, ground

Never hit the ground
Ground, ground, ground


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"Parachutes and Airplanes" as written by Lindy Robbins David Archuleta

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    General CommentIt is all about the escape, where to go
    mathenyon May 27, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about being on a high, like just feeling liberated. Then someone comes and is trying to bring him down ("Now you're here, and got me thinking bout, parachutes and airplanes..that never hit the ground...<--you're aim is to land on the ground but if you don't...you're basically screwed).
    thissmileisforyouon December 04, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think the song is about someone going through tough time
    (what you feel like you are on 10 feet off the ground)
    and he knows he should overcome it with positive mind
    (like we are here in a kaleidoscope don't want it to be over
    like everything that's in my mind)
    but he can't do it (Is here right in front of my eyes?)

    when he wants to give up but suddenly think of that someone told him there are always ways to get through difficult time ("got me thinking about, parachutes and airplanes, never hit the ground)

    parachutes and airplanes are just "tools" that prevents from hitting the ground
    it means there must be one way or another to overcome the difficult time,
    but we are likely to be struggled and can't see any possibilities.
    Hintonationon June 22, 2017   Link

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