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(Feat. clean sung guest vocals by Tommy Rogers of Between The Buried And Me)

This plane's going down in flames,
And this time there's no black box to capture your last words.
A situation we can't make any sense of.
Sacrifice costs all of us everything.

This is the time to turn down our heads
And turn up our hearts.
There's no scale to (there's no scale to) balance this out.

Some say may those who curse days, curse this day.
There's no scale to (there's no scale to) balance this out.

Ouh! How does a man wrap his mind around eternity,
When he can't even (when he can't even)
Explain his own (explain his own) composition?
Don't you see it's bigger than you?

He sleeps in the mountains of Indonesia,
And the white on his flag brings colors to shame (colors to shame) (2x)

The earth will swallow the water. The clouds refill the oceans.

The earth will swallow the water and spit out.
The clouds will refill, refill the oceans. (2x)

The earth will swallow... Old mountains will crumble... the water and spit out... and stronger ones will rise. The clouds will refill... This is the portrait... refill the oceans... of the humble and broken. This plane crashed down in flames... (down in flames...) with a man who lived, who died, to better this world. David, rest in peace.

He sleeps in the mountains of Indonesia,
And the white on his flag brings colors to shame (colors to shame) (2x)

(In loving memory of David Clapper; you are an inspiration.)



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    klehman1125Jul 18, 2009 at 4:11 am
    yeah its about their friend who was a missionary and was killed in a plane crash in indonesia. he was from their home town of lancaster pennsylvania. this is one of my faves from the album
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    UnregisteredApr 9, 2012 at 8:06 am
    Indonesia is meaning of the nation with red and white color that has many corrupt ministers and suffer people with useless sacrifice without prove anymore...
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    UnregisteredMar 16, 2012 at 7:36 pm
    I'm indonesian. Yeah you all right bout my airlines...
    What plane that david fly on to?
    Thank you for critics for my country
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    UnregisteredMar 2, 2012 at 3:30 pm
    I'm not sure how much of this is true but what i heard was that it was about their friend from their church who died in a plane crash in indonesae. But here is the crazy thing, he died serving a mission trip for their church. And the drummer when he was in church just started having these lyrics come to him before he even knew it had happend, he didn't understand at first. (some of the lyrics i'm guessing not the entire song).
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    UnregisteredJan 4, 2012 at 3:40 pm
    This plane's going down in flames,
    and this time there's no black box to capture your last words. A situation we can't make any sense of. Sacrifice costs all of us everything.

    Some say may those who curse days, curse this day. There's no scale to (there's no scale to) balance this out.

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