Watching your empire fall

You'll never stop till you get what you want
You think you have control
You tried to take mine
But I won't leave till I get what I want
Over and over bending and breaking

Watching your empire fall
Watching the ashes fall

Will it ever cross your mind?
I'm the man you'll never be
Think about me when you're all alone
Without someone to love
Without someone to love

Am I gonna be the last one standing?
How's it gonna feel when I'm on top
I guess I'll watch you walk away

Don't waste my time
You've got this upside down
What were you thinking of?
What were you thinking of?
You've got this upside down
What were you thinking of?
What were you thinking of?

Watching your empire fall
Watching the ashes fall

Will it ever cross your mind?
I'm the man you'll never be
Think about me when you're all alone
Without someone to love
You're out there on your own

Am I gonna be the last one standing?
How's it gonna feel when I'm on top
I guess I'll watch you walk away
And let your empire crumble

Am I gonna be the last one standing?
How's it gonna feel when I'm on top
I guess I'll watch you walk away
And let your empire crumble

You decide what's next for us
Over and over you sold me out
You decide what's next for us
Over and over bending and breaking

You decide what's next for us
You decide what's next for us

You'll never learn
You never will
You'll never learn
You never will

You decide what's next for us
You decide what's next for us


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  • +1
    Song MeaningThis song is about vocalist Beau Bokan's personal history.

    In an article about blessthefall in Alternative Press's December 2013 issue, it is stated that "...it's about a particularly dark piece of Bokan's personal history, when as a baby, he was kidnapped by his estranged father. Bokan was obviously too young to remember the events surrounding the incident, but was made aware through various recounts from his mother, grandparents, and other family members.
    'The huge emotional toll it took on my mom lasted years,' Bokan reveals. 'I also had to deal with my dad trying to force his way back into my life later when I was a teenager. I never wanted to have anything to do with him. I have only met him twice. The reason for me writing about this now, well into my adulthood, is that this album was planned out to be a deeper, darker record."
    victoria10on November 07, 2013   Link
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    Song MeaningIn the Youtube video comments there are many people comparing this to 'Game of Thrones' and if you've seen the TV show or read the books it's easy to see why people believe this song is based on it.
    EmilySophieRoseon September 24, 2013   Link
  • -2
    My OpinionIn the music video, theyre dancing around a bunch of burning crosses laying on the ground. I'm guessing theyre talking about their complete abandonment of the Christian faith, and have devoted themselves to satanism, or at least anti-christianity.
    jtvanillaon September 11, 2013   Link

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