"Tightrope" as written by and Tobin Esperance Dave Buckner....
My words are weapons
In which I murder you with
But please don't get scared please do not turn your head
We are the future the 21st century dyslexic glue sniffing cybersluts
With homicidal minds and handguns
We are insane
Nothing will change
We are insane same
Nothing will change

There is a thin line between what's good and what is evil
And I will tiptoe down that line
But I will feel unstable
My life is a circus
And I am tripping down the tightrope
Well there is nothing to save me now

So I will not look down

And again and again and again
And it happens again and again and again

There's no beginning there is no end there is only change
Progression backwards
Is this where we are heading
Take back your soul
Forget your emptiness

I'm falling to the ground

Falling to the ground
Down to the ground

I speak of madness
My heart and soul
I cry for people who ain't got control
Lets take our sanity
Lets take compassion
And be responsible for every reaction
Hello know how
But we we we know how
We know how

So I will not look down

I'm falling to the ground

Down to the ground
All the way down
Hidden in the dirt

Lyrics submitted by Jurak

Tightrope song meanings
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    General CommentI think this song is just about how he views youth today and that he thinks that nothing is going to change
    Incubabeon April 10, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsweeeet song
    thehardyz2001ukon May 03, 2002   Link
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    General Commentin my opinion, this is papa roach's best song...weird how it was a 'hidden' track.
    mrcleanon May 05, 2002   Link
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    General Commentya that is werid cause this is one of there best songs on the album, it a nice change from the regular papa roach. amazing lyrics.
    sic n twistedon May 09, 2002   Link
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    General Commenthmmm, absolutely great song. deffinatly one of their best. true, it is a nice change.
    I think this song is about the world today, and all the shit that is going on, and the battles you face trying to keep your sanity and stuff.
    MusicIsLifeon May 12, 2002   Link
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    General CommentIsn't this song a cover of a song done by a band called "The Police"...
    PapaRoacher_5kon May 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis song is the best papa roach song by far. It's a great change from the other songs, although Last Resort rocks too.
    crazy_punk_gurlon May 24, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think this is on eof the best papa roach songs. i just really dont see why it was a hidden track. because as i said it is an awsome song. i like the way they had all the sound effects in the begining, that put sort of a... how should i say "natural high" into the song so that they would be hooked and then continue to listen and then find out the god like lyrics and meanings of the real song.
    monkey_dude14on May 30, 2002   Link
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    General Commentyeah...its is by a band called........the police....man your gay
    halffaston June 13, 2002   Link
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    General CommentYour an Idiot...
    PapaRoacher_5kon June 13, 2002   Link

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