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Safe little house
Safe little friends
Safe little thoughts to keep you safe
From all those big bad wolves
That eat you up (aww shit)
Safe in your room
Safe as a tomb
Sleep in a coffin made of glass
It takes a big faзade to hide the cracks

Can you make, this last
'Cause now I'm not so sure
Are you up, to the task
Sometimes the sickness is the cure
You're searching so hard
You've lost yourself

Does it help you to play
As you're wasting away
Like a silver-screen clichй
'Cause after all we're actors on a stage
(O-oh, o-oh; o-oh, o-oh)
Would it help you to wait
For the moment to break
Is it real or is it fake?
All we are just chapters on a page
(O-oh, o-oh; o-oh, o-oh)
'Cause after all, we're actors on a stage

Here in the now
Shedding the doubts
There'll be no past or future tense
Regrets are waste of time
And plans will change
(Plans will always change)
Oh, some for the worst, some for the best
You know you can't always get your way, (so selfish)
So worried about what's next
You lost today (Oh, you lost today)

Can you make, this last
'Cause now I'm not so sure,
Are you up, to the task
Sometimes the sickness is the cure
(The sickness is the cure)
You're searching so hard
You've lost yourself

Does it help to play
As you're wasting away
Like a silver-screen clichй
'Cause after all we're actors on a stage
(O-oh, o-oh, o-oh, o-oh)
Would it help you to wait
For the moment to break
Is it real or is it fake?
All we are just chapters on a page
(O-oh, o-oh, o-oh, o-oh)
'Cause after all we're actors on a stage

Can you let yourself
Can you let yourself
Will you let yourself
Will you let yourself
Let go, let go
Can you let yourself
Can you let yourself
Would you let yourself
Just let yourself
Let go, let go

Safe little house
Safe little friends
Safe little thoughts to keep you safe

Does it help you to play
As you're wasting away
Like a silver-screen clichй
'Cause after all we're actors on a stage
(O-oh o-oh, o-oh o-oh)
Would it help you to wait
For the moment to break
Is it real or is it fake?
All we are just chapters on a page
(Chapters on a page)

Does it help you to play
As you're fading away
Like a memory
'Cause all we are just chapters on a page
(Chapters on a page)
And after all we're actors on a stage



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    UnregisteredApr 18, 2012 at 12:01 am
    We try to keep ourselves safe from things that hurt us, when really being exposed helps 'cure' them. We try to make stories for ourselves, and act like we aren't who we really are. Which makes us all the same. When we try to be something we're not, we regret what we've done/become and we don't seem to know who we really are
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    UnregisteredFeb 12, 2012 at 9:01 am
    I think this song is about how people lie to each other and themselves in order to keep people happy and safe, but that's not the way to live and eventually you have to face reality and your real self.
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    UnregisteredJan 26, 2012 at 12:56 pm
    I figure this song is about... People who fake themselves to fit in with the crowd and end up forgetting who they really are.

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