you know the fires burning low
can you feel the flame, the fading glow?
you know we are slowing down
I can hear your footsteps drowning out.

(chorus):
we're burning out, we're burning down
we're the ashes on the ground
we're burning out, we're burning down
we're falling underground

you are, you're singing our song
but your heart is somewhere else I know
we are, we're trying to belong
pick up the pieces left of us

(chorus)

If you could see me running after you
you know I'll be running in circles round you
If we could turn the hours back in time
you know I'll be running in circles for you

(chorus)

the light has fallen from the stars
now we are sinking through the night
out of sight we've fallen under ground
pick up the pieces left of us

If you could see me running after you
you know I'll be running in circles round you
If we could turn the hours back in time
you know I'll be running in circles for you

(chorus) x2

You know the fire's running low


Lyrics submitted by xKissxHerxBruisesx, edited by ruth131598

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    Song MeaningThis song is about a dying love.
    The first verse juxtaposes the image of a fire burning out, to Greta not being able to hear someone's footsteps anymore anymore. This makes me think either someone is distancing themselves from her, or she feels like she is unable to communicate with them.
    Then more specifically she says "we're burning out, we're burning down we're the ashes on the ground." This means they are barely what they once were, and soon, like ashes they will be nothing.
    Lonson7on May 18, 2014   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is about a dying love.
    The first verse juxtaposes the image of a fire burning out, to Greta not being able to hear someone's footsteps anymore anymore. This makes me think either someone is distancing themselves from her, or she feels like she is unable to communicate with them.
    Then more specifically she says "we're burning out, we're burning down we're the ashes on the ground." This means they are barely what they once were, and soon, like ashes they will be nothing.
    Lonson7on May 18, 2014   Link
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    Song MeaningThis song is about a dying love.
    The first verse juxtaposes the image of a fire burning out, to Greta not being able to hear someone's footsteps anymore anymore. This makes me think either someone is distancing themselves from her, or she feels like she is unable to communicate with them.
    Then more specifically she says "we're burning out, we're burning down we're the ashes on the ground." This means they are barely what they once were, and soon, like ashes they will be nothing.
    Lonson7on May 18, 2014   Link

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