"Death by Fire" as written by and Elizabeth Powell....
Giving up a life worth leading kills us all
No surprise, the coldest eyes that took all
Giving up a life worth leading tears us down
The longest time, the longest line ever found

Lived your life in sacrifice is what you did
And I don't think a rose or raise a toast seems to fit
I still get scared of fate, and interstates and death by fire
It's just the longest time, the longest line of heart's desire

Didn't I tell you there was no such thing as a bad, bad day?
Oh baby, even if there was i wouldn't believe it anyway

One poison, two poison, three boys and it's not known for sure
It's just the coldest eyes and no surprise and that's not pure
I still get scared of fate and interstates and death by fire
It's just the longest time, the longest line of heart's desire

Didn't I tell you there was no such thing as a bad, bad day?
Oh baby, even if there was I wouldn't believe it anyway




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"Death by Fire" as written by Elizabeth Powell

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    General Comment"One poison, two poison, three boys" I love the slurring of poison and boys, for her they might be the same thing. I think this song is about someone that died, "Lived your life in sacrifice is what you did
    And i don't think a rose or "raise a toast" seems to fit." seems to imply that the persons life was so selfless that no funeral would be enough, roses and toasts just aren't enough. The person died in a car accident and burned to death, so the narrator is still scared of driving on the highway, and is afraid of fate because of what it might bring to her one day.
    U4iaon January 18, 2009   Link
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    General Commenthere's the album version

    "Giving up a life worth leading tears us down
    No surprise, the coldest eyes never found
    Giving up a life worth leading kills us all
    The longest time, the longest line left to call"
    royalfoweyon October 02, 2008   Link
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    General Commentso much pain in her voice and in this song! I cant stop listening!
    caspianon February 10, 2009   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthe chord progression in this song reminds me of a Jets to Brazil track.
    allhailspartaon May 22, 2009   Link
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    General CommentI also still get scared of fate and interstates and death by fire. And the ending of this song is perfection.
    Julietsonon October 13, 2009   Link

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