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Athlete – Wires lyrics

You got wires, going in
You got wires, coming out of your skin
You got tears, making tracks
I got tears, that are scared of the facts

Running, down corridors through, automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
I see hope is here, in a plastic box
I've seen christmas lights, reflect in your eyes

You got wires, going in
You got wires, coming out of your skin
There's dry blood, on your wrist
Your dry blood on my fingertip

Running, down corridoors through, automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
First night of your life, curled up on your own
Looking at you now, you would never know

I see it in your eyes, I see it in your eyes
You'll be alright
I see it in your eyes, I see it in your eyes
You'll be alright

Alright

Running, down corridors through, automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
I see hope is here, in a plastic box
I've seen christmas lights, reflect in your eyes
Down corridors, through automatic doors
Got to get to you, got to see this through
First night of your life, curled up on your own
Looking at you now, you would never know.



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    UnregisteredJan 5, 2012 at 10:39 pm
    This reminds me of the time when my youngest sister was in hospital with cancer. No hospital staff owned up to it being cancer until it was too late and she was moved to a hospice. Apart from my mother who told me what it was cancer before my sister died. My mother died from a cancerous brain tumour two months after my youngest sister. It's not a happy song for me.
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    UnregisteredDec 27, 2011 at 3:09 am
    I see hope is here, in a plastic box. This makes me think about what it was like for my parents when I was only 6 months old and had lukemia, I had wires running through me for the life support machines I nearly died twice but I made it through it in one piece, this gives me hope and helps me believe that god got me through this that there is someone but it also shows me that even in dark times there is a light out there.
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    hughesy05Jul 30, 2008 at 8:01 am
    This song was playing when I was on my way home after having to go through an amnioscentisis, whilst pregnant with my son. And I remember it vividly, it seemed to stick in my mind.
    Then, the day after he was born, we found out he had Transposition Of The Great Arteries, which meant he had to go through a small operation to save him, then he had to go to Yorkhill in Glasgow for major heart surgery. The words of this song came flooding back to me and just like the words in the song, looking at him now, you would never know. This song will always be so special to me.
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    JakentaciousMay 15, 2008 at 10:37 am
    This song is about the lead singers son who when born, was not very well and in hospital "you've got wires, going in, you've got wires, coming out of your skin" and "ive got tears that are scared of the facts"-his son might die.
    "running down corridors, through automatic doors" (hospital doors) and "i see hope is here, in a plastic box"
    but in the end his son was alright and survived; "looking at you now, you would never know"

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