In a town of small talk
Cicada summers, holidays in the park
Coffee every morning
In a blue-lit room like every other day

There's a slow emergency
I can hear the alarm bell ringing
There's a slow emergency
I can hear the bell in the dark

In the dark
In the dark
In the dark

Counting up the small hours
All repeating, clocking in and out
Television evening
In the blue-lit room like any other night

There's a slow emergency
I can hear the alarm bell ringing
There's a slow emergency
I can hear the bell in the dark

In the dark
In the dark
In the dark

I can make it out
Things are going ok
I'm brushing off my doubts
But they ain't going away

Things are going ok
Things are going OK

I don't wanna know what happens next
I don't
I don't wanna know, I don't wanna know
I don't

In the dark
In the dark
In the dark


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    General CommentEnjoy this song alot, but want to know how other people interpret it! Wish people would comment more!
    lovelikearoseon April 04, 2013   Link
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    General CommentEnjoy this song alot, but want to know how other people interpret it! Wish people would comment more!
    lovelikearoseon April 04, 2013   Link
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    General CommentEnjoy this song alot, but want to know how other people interpret it! Wish people would comment more!
    lovelikearoseon April 04, 2013   Link
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    General CommentEnjoy this song alot, but want to know how other people interpret it! Wish people would comment more!
    lovelikearoseon April 04, 2013   Link
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    General Commentsorry guys for posting that last comment like 4 times. my computer was choking.
    lovelikearoseon April 04, 2013   Link
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    My InterpretationThis is my favorite song on the album! I love the beat.
    When I listen to it, I just picture a calm day in the life of somebody. Like they're sitting on their porch, drinking coffee, looking around and then they hear an emergency alarm but it doesn't matter much to them. They are almost unphased and continue with the same routines, without knowing why the alarm is going off or wanting to know why.
    donut1195on May 28, 2016   Link

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