A coin tossed into the air will come down, it will come down somewhere.
Your life is a coin in the air, it will come down somewhere.
Every coin does ring; every coin will fall. Stop your wavering.
Now's the time so call it out. Call it in the air.
You have to choose, and what you stand to lose you've been putting up all of your life.
Call it in my hand. Only one way to see what the outcome will be, call it out before we lose the light.
No more stalling, no delay; you must call it out by light of day.
So heads or tails? There's nothing for it so put an end to your sidestepping.
Is it heads or tails? You can't ignore it; you stand to win or lose everything.


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    General CommentThe lyrics in this song are a specific reference to the "coin toss" scene in the movie 'No Country for Old Men'...

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    undrsknon September 14, 2011   Link
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    General CommentTo me, this song is speaking to people who are riding the fence about their spiritual condition and are called to pick a side before our time on earth is up.
    Jesusfreak1989on September 04, 2011   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is a literal as it appears. Dustin is speaking of the indecisiveness we all have. You can't live without ever making a decision. Many times we push and procrastinate, rather than just taking a chance and going with our instincts. You know at some point you must ultimately chose, so waiting does not solve the problem, but instead elongate it.
    timberlin2418on March 25, 2012   Link
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    General CommentAlso, I am pumped I am the first one here!! Go Thrice you rock!
    Jesusfreak1989on September 04, 2011   Link
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    Song MeaningThere isn't much to the lyrics and because of this the meaning seems vague. This whole album lyrically seems more vague than previous releases and Dustin has spoken on this in the vinyl liner notes. This song is about how our lives are filled with choices, both good and bad, and like a coin in the air we must call it out/make a decision. Seems to me that it's about our potential to make good choices in this life.
    Davidlesson September 04, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIt's amazing how intentional their musicality is...you get a deep sense of urgency and ominous inevitability when listening to this; as if time's running out. Definitely about certifying your stance on decisions...either hot or cold...the lukewarm will be vomited out.
    Perspectiveon October 13, 2011   Link
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    General CommentVery Pascal's Wager.
    onlibertyon May 20, 2012   Link

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