Can't believe she fell the silence was unnerving
The crowd began to yell was the thought of her returning
So you never knew him well but you know what you've been seeing
These images of guilt and the concrete in her hair
So far these lions still need taming
Its very sad very sad
No no she fell very far very far
No no for this cannonball this cannonball
As desperate as you felt were you strong enough to leave him
Oh you need to know him well he's an angry acrobat
So you struggle with the will
With the will that you've been seeing
These images of guilt and the concrete in her hair
So far these lions still need taming its very sad very sad
No no she fell very far very far
No no for this cannonball this cannonball
And he walked away from
Can't believe she fell well it happened in a turning
Struggle with the will but the thought of this the thought of this


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    General CommentSupposively this song is about a husband and wife acrobat duo. The man finds out that his wife has been sleeping with the human cannonball and this song is about him contemplating whether or not to catch her...
    xmod2on March 06, 2002   Link
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    General Commentisn't there a movie called trapeze about a similar situation? . . . any connection?
    belli67on July 03, 2002   Link
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    General CommentXMod's right, Raine describes it exactly that way before they played the song live (the only version, it was never released)
    BeQwtAndDrvon April 09, 2003   Link
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    General CommentAwesome song. It was almost included on Clumsy, and was also the original title for Clumsy.
    Drivenizzleon May 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentAwesome song. It was almost included on Clumsy, and was also the original title for Clumsy.
    Drivenizzleon May 25, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI hope one day they will release a CD with songs like this that they recorded and laid down, but never released. Kind of like what they did with Kiss on the Mouth and Better Than Here. I would love a CD filled with stuff like Out of Here, Trapeze, Not Afraid, Vampyres, etc.
    RileyLewison April 01, 2007   Link
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    General CommentAll the circus references are metaphors for stumbling through life, and people only wanting to see you go down.
    Fallen Leaveson August 30, 2008   Link

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