Shake down, you make me break, for goodness sake I think I’m on the edge of something new with you. Shout out, don’t drown the sound, I’ll drown you out, you’ll never scream so loud as I want to scream with you.

Standing there with your smile blinding your eyes from seeing my face as I’m dying to figure out a girl. But she drifts so far away, I’m on her coast, so maybe I should stay and map around your world.

So don’t say “These currents are still killing me” and you can’t explain but the wind went and pulled me into the hurricane, into the hurricane.

Stand up don’t make a sound, your ears might bleed. There are sweet fluorescent enemies that live inside of me. The world moves faster than I knew, not fast enough to not creep up on you and the space we put between. So pull me under your weather patterns, your cold fronts and the rain don’t matter, because a sun burns what I needed.

So don’t say “These currents are still killing me” and you can’t explain but the wind went and pulled you into the hurricane, into the hurricane.

You don’t do it on purpose but you make me shake now I count the hours ‘til you wake. With your baby's breath, breathe symphonies, come on, sweet catastrophe. Well, maybe this time I can follow through, I can feel complete, stop paying dues. Stop the rain from falling keep my ocean calm this time I know nothing's wrong.

So don’t say “These currents are still killing me” and you can’t explain but the wind went and pulled me in and no you don’t say “These currents are still killing me” and you can’t explain but the wind went and pulled me into the hurricane, into your hurricane, into your hurricane.


Lyrics submitted by evilmprss, edited by sXe LEXXI

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    General Commentthere's just something about how the words match the music so even though this song isn't sung in key, it stil works. I can feel all the emotions of love and longing the "narrator" is singing about in his voice and the blend of piano and guitar is unique in bands these days.
    catch me fallingon March 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis is an awesome song.. it's so powerful.. it's one of those songs that just fill you with emotion. i'm not too sure what it's about.. maybe a girl that he's longing to be with..?
    NextTheSkyon March 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is a really good song. i'm sure you know that if you're reading this but lyrically, the song is very well written. anyone that has tried to write a song knows that good lyrics are hard to make. this song has a message that is not directly given and that is quite a feat to write a song like that.
    sk8r05guitaron April 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think the point of the song is that even though a girl may not feel the same about him as he feels about her he will never give up. he's saying that no matter what she gives him he's still gonna feel the same and he's still gonna try to make her feel the same about him. her resistance makes him love her even more everyday. everyone has gone through something like this in their life so it's a very easy song to get into and the lyrics are pleasing to hear cause they aren't extremely corny like everything else out there these days. this song actually has some thought put into it.
    sk8r05guitaron April 05, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI luv this song, it means alot. And the piano juist gos so much with it. near the end. WOW
    musicaddicton April 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti really like this song a lot and the rest of the ep as well....i don't know much about so co but what other stuff do they have out there?
    emopunkfanon April 14, 2002   Link
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    General CommentAside from Kevin Marsh, Andrew McMahon is my next favorite person. I like men. ;)
    MixMasterMattyon April 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThe first time I heard this I just fell in love.
    I think the line "You don't do it on purpose, but you make me shake" speaks volumes about what he feels for this girl.

    This song speaks about caring deeply for someone, but it never really works out. It reminds me a lot of me and one of my ex-boyfriends, and where we're at right now. "I think I'm on the edge of something new with you" He (the narrator) is ready to come at it ("come on sweet catastrophe") from a new angle. Like sk8r05guitar said, "He will never give up."

    I think that's what this song is about.
    catherinekson April 25, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis is a really good song. It doesn't beat "Konstantine" in my books. It's good though! It describes the way you're number one "crush" or boyfriend makes you feel. AH! I LOVE THIS BAND!
    PhOeBe*CaTeSon April 26, 2002   Link
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    General CommentShit...girlfriend too. I was just thinking on my behalf!
    PhOeBe*CaTeSon April 26, 2002   Link

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