To go as far, as far as I can see at the edge of the Earth.
The continuous sound of lights that have reached the bottom.

In the middle of the desert, I stared patiently.
To see them touch the ground.
Imploding on the cracked mud surface.

I knelt down underneath the midway.
In the millionth sighting.

Lets lay back.
Sitting inside my car.
At the edge of the Earth.
I turned my head to the left.
And I knew I could not be drugged.
Orbs with infusion white.
Mirroring the image of a silhouette.
At the edge of the Earth.

And I'm here tonight.
Underneath the influence.
And why can't I find a way out.
It's calling me tonight.
This secret I have become.
At the edge of the Earth.

You misunderstood the gravity.
As the weight falls apart.
You'll watch me walk away.
I walk away.
Calm as the wind.
You'll watch me go.

Let's lay back.
Sitting inside my car.
At the edge of the Earth.
I turned my head to left and I knew I could not be drugged.
Orbs with infusion white mirroring the image of a silhouette.
At the edge of the Earth.

And I'm here tonight.
Underneath the influence.
And why can't I find a way out.
It's calling me tonight.
The secret I have become.
At the edge of the Earth.


Lyrics submitted by BornOfMaya, edited by bac0n

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  • +3
    Song MeaningIt's about aliens. He talks about hearing the lights touch the ground. Which is the ships landing. He sits in the desert (Area 51) waiting for them to land. He knew he could not be drugged, meaning he knew what he was seeing was real and not because he was high. The silhouette in the light was an alien coming out of the ship. The last verse of him walking away is him leaving with them and he starts understanding the gravity of his choice as he leaves the atmosphere and becomes weightless. That's all the secret he has become and he can't find a way out of knowing it.
    Deldrenon March 11, 2014   Link
  • +2
    My InterpretationI think the song is about being intoxicated (by alcohol or any other drug) and finding yourself during a moment of grace. In this case they speak of the desert and it feels like your at the edge of the earth. Your stress an inner pain is released, and the secret is understanding yourself and life in itself better at that moment.

    I think one of the reasons I interpreted this song like so is because I have many times felt that I was in a similar situation.
    chiefsmackahoeon February 28, 2012   Link
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    General CommentI just found this band the other day and fell in love with em. Mainly because of their complex lyrics like this. This is my favorite song on the album. I'm prob wrong but it sounds like he can see another world or something/someone from another world like aliens or something? haha great song and band regardless
    Deuce8311on December 05, 2011   Link
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    General CommentIn my opinion it talks about being in a relationship and finding a perfect moment inside something simple such as laying with the loved one staring at the stars, to you they look brilliant because of how you're feeling at that point. Then talks about him breaking up with her after she misunderstood the boundaries of the relationship. Then he talks about being alone being under the influence in his car doing the same thing, but finding no perfect moment because that persons gone, almost like he regrets the decision. Ah well. Just taking a shot.
    Krow132on April 02, 2012   Link

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