One thousand feet in the atmosphere
you're there and losing light
Shrinking skin wishing death
on worthless liars and beauty queens
One million hours from the city
where the lights wont burn our eyes
That's where the wild things are
that's where gold falls from the sky.
So take this gun and load it slowly
point it straight up at the sky
Mark the spot where you stand
cause it will come back down at the end of July
And it's not fair
I know somewhere my life won't be like this.
Pulling out the poison with a kiss on the bottle's lips

Lada da dat la da da da la da da la lada

Ride fast from the cast
holding the monsters underneath your bed
Hiding out for weeks on end
Jumping down on their bruised hands
Jumping down on the weekend

I forever I win

Standing straight in the firefight reading liars their rights.
Shooting at the dark and things you never see kiss the ring and punch your knees
Run until you can't breathe
they can't catch up without hearts
they don't believe in that sorta thing

And somewhere between here and there
there's billboards and silver spoons
and the phones won't stop ringing.
My heads reaming…I am famous…
and then I wont care at all about anything just like you…
I'm just like you
I don't care at all about anything…

Lyrics submitted by DaysofThePhoenix2

Broken Parachute song meanings
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    General Commentthis song is so incredibly great. it's the first song i heard from northstar and it made me fall in love.
    literate_and_stylishon October 13, 2002   Link
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    General Commentman o man i love northstar this song is just beautiful
    stardrunkon March 04, 2003   Link
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    General Comment...amazing... I need to see them again!
    pat10midon March 07, 2003   Link
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    General Comment... amazing...
    pat10midon March 07, 2003   Link
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    General CommentGood Song, but my favorite on their album is My Ricochet
    no_seatbelt_girlon March 09, 2003   Link
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    General Commentgreat band.... ...its a great site for them and has all the album lyrics and a great forum that nick (from the band) is a part of
    YourS0LastSummeron March 14, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThis song is amazing and so beautiful. yayyyy
    ILoveNerdyPunkson March 17, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI love the line, "wishing death on hopless liars and beauty queens" because those two run into eachother more often then thought of! what does this song mean?
    Thru7being7Coolon March 21, 2003   Link
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    General CommentI found out about Northstar from Taking Back Sunday (who else on here found out about them through one of the members of TBS? Let's see a show of hands...). Anyways, I went &downloaded this song... &I've been in love ever since... touching story... but I can't for the life of me figure out what the lyrics to this mean...
    maddieXcoreon May 11, 2003   Link
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    General Commentyeahh i'm having the same problem figuring out what it means.. i love it tho.. i can't stop listening to it.. its just amazing.. i just started listening to Northstar.. i missed my chance to see them.. i'm pissed, i didn't know about them when they played at skate and surf, not i can't see them.. but if anyone knows what this song means, or has any ideas.. email me..
    your a silly oneon May 12, 2003   Link

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