Thought we were past this
Thought we moved on
But I guess I was wrong
Do we not learn from mistakes
Do we not have what it takes

Are you the cure or disease
Do you still take as you please
Are you the cure
Or are you the disease

Someone, someone tell me what we’re fighting for
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
No one can walk away
No one can walk away truly alive

Someone, someone, tell me why we need this
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
No one can walk away
No one can walk away truly alive

Forward we find
Yesterday’s gone
And I hope that I’m wrong
If we don’t learn from their past
We’ll repeat their history oh at last

Are you with us or without
Seen this ever fading out
Are with us, well are you with us

Someone, someone tell me what we’re fighting for
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
No one can walk away
No one can walk away truly alive

Someone, someone, tell me why we need this
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
No one can walk away
No one can walk away truly alive

Are you the cure or disease
Do you still take as you please
Are you the cure
Or are you the disease alone

Someone, someone tell me what they’re fighting for
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
No one can walk away
No one can walk away truly alive
Truly alive

Someone, someone tell me what we’re fighting for
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
No one can walk away
No one can walk away truly alive

Someone, someone, tell me why we need this
Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
I don't see a reason
Tell me why we need a reason



Lyrics submitted by Skoobasteve24, edited by saking1985, november6, RuthLess

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  • +4
    General CommentAnberlin noted on their commentary for the album that this song was loosely inspired by the Arab Spring revolution in Egypt, and that its message was essentially one of non-violence and protest against war in general.
    november6on November 14, 2012   Link
  • +1
    General CommentLyrics are wrong here. These are the correct lyrics taken off of the bands official lyric video for this song.

    Thought we were past this
    Thought we moved on
    But I guess I was wrong
    Do we not learn from mistakes
    Do we not have what it takes

    Are you the cure or disease
    Do you still take as you please
    Are you the cure
    Or are you the disease

    Someone, someone tell me what we’re fighting for
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    No one can walk away
    No one can walk away truly alive

    Someone, someone, tell me why we need this
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    No one can walk away
    No one can walk away truly alive

    Forward we find
    Yesterday’s gone
    And I hope that I’m wrong
    If we don’t learn from their past
    We’ll repeat their history oh at last

    Are you with us or without
    Seen this ever fading out
    Are with us, well are you with us

    Someone, someone tell me what we’re fighting for
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    No one can walk away
    No one can walk away truly alive

    Someone, someone, tell me why we need this
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    No one can walk away
    No one can walk away truly alive

    Are you the cure or disease
    Do you still take as you please
    Are you the cure
    Or are you the disease alone

    Someone, someone tell me what they’re fighting for
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    No one can walk away
    No one can walk away truly alive
    Truly alive

    Someone, someone tell me what we’re fighting for
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    No one can walk away
    No one can walk away truly alive

    Someone, someone, tell me why we need this
    Anyone, anyone, anyone can start a war
    I don't see a reason
    Tell me why we need a reason
    Skoobasteve24on May 03, 2013   Link
  • 0
    Song Meaning"I am tired of war, I feel as a global society we should have evolved past this but sadly we haven’t. There are many other places online where I go into detail about the song so that being said I absolutely support the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces who defend this country; because of them we can sleep better tonight knowing there is someone out there who is willing to lay down their lives so we might live ours in peace and freedom." - Stephen Christian anberlinlyrics.tumblr.com June 2014
    Skoobasteve24on June 24, 2014   Link

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