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Looking back of the beginning of this
And how life was
Just you and me and love and all of our friends
Living life like an ocean
But now the current's only pulling me down
It's getting harder to breathe
It won't be too long and I'll be going under
Can you save me from this?

'Cause it's not my time I'm not going
There's a fear in me it's not showing
This could be the end of me
And everything I know
Ooo but I won't go

I look ahead to all the plans that we made
And the dreams that we had
I'm in a world that tries to take them away
Oh but I'm taking them back
'Cause all this time I've just been too blind to understand
What should matter to me
My friend, this life we live is not what we have
It's what we believe

And it's not my time I'm not going
There's a fear in me it's not showing
This could be the end of me
And everything I know
But it's not my time I'm not going
There's a will in me and now I know that
This could be the end of me
And everything I know
Ooo but I won't go
I won't go

There might be more than you believe
(There might be more than you believe)
There might be more than you can see

But it's not my time I'm not going
There's a fear in me it's not showing
This could be the end of me
And everything I know
But it's not my time I'm not going
There's a will in me and now it's gonna show
This could be the end of me
And everything I know
Ooohh

There might be more than you believe
(There might be more than you believe)
There might be more than you can see

But I won't go
And no, I won't go down
Yeah



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  • chleo37890
    +5
    chleo37890Sep 13, 2008 at 11:38 pm
    this is an awesome song. i love this band. i love the video for this song. how it spends the whole video & song trying to save the little girl. when he saves her it is sooo sweet.
  • o
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    oreo21Jul 23, 2008 at 11:39 pm
    i think if this was about a boy he doesnt want to give up on the girl hes with and if it was a girl she wouldnt give up on a boy he/she will not go down cause its not there time
  • crazy_munkey20
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    crazy_munkey20Jul 19, 2008 at 4:36 pm
    i am with blob4ever, this song rox!!! the very first time i heard it i was like this song is my new favorist song!!! good work, luv it!!!
  • u
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    UnregisteredDec 11, 2011 at 4:27 pm
    To me this song means fighting to keep being yourself, keep being real, keep believing in something more than yourself, and keeping your priorities and your meaning for life in a fake. Materialistic, conformist world that tries to destroy everything real, especially love because love has the most meaning. Its about not surrendering to the meaningless apathy
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    kathyroyNov 11, 2009 at 9:36 pm
    This song was saved on my daughters cell phone - it had special meaning to her. She was 25 and died of throat cancer 4 months ago. I love and Miss you Desiree

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