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It's a terrible love and I'm walking with spiders
It's a terrible love and I'm walkin' in
It's a terrible love and I'm walking with spiders
It's a terrible love and I'm walkin' in
It's quiet company, it's quiet company (x2)

It's quiet company

And I can't fall asleep without a little help
It takes a while to settle down
My shivered bones
Until the panic sets

It takes an ocean not to break (4x)

Company
It's quiet company
It's quiet company

But I won't
Follow you into the rabbit hole
I said I would
But then I saw
Your shivered bones
They didn't want me to

It's a terrible love and I'm walking with spiders
It's a terrible love and I'm walkin' in
It's a terrible love and I'm walking with spiders
It's a terrible love and I'm walkin' in

It takes an ocean not to break (4x)



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    UnregisteredAug 4, 2012 at 1:05 pm
    I think this songs about a girl and a guy's relationship. Well, obviously. But its just not played well. They love each other, yes. But their love isn't logical. Like, they're together against all logic and its hard for them. Its a terrible love and i'm walking with spiders / their relationship can break any moment because of its delicate. It's a quiet company / they're together, against their families/friends/beliefs.

    But i won't follow you into the rabbit hole / the girl isn't sure if this is what she wants. I said i would, but then i saw your shivered bones / she kinda takes back thinking that they'd make it against all odds. You didn't want me to / he doesn't have his heart in it.
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    UnregisteredJun 25, 2012 at 6:45 pm
    She loves him, but he doesnt love her back because he scared of the commintment. She knows it, and when she lies down to sleep she can feel it. Like we all think about life when we put our heads down to sleep. But she wants to fight for him... Regardless she wants to fight/
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    UnregisteredDec 17, 2011 at 5:53 pm
    Shes going through life with her fears surrounding her, and with someone she loves whom she knows she shouldn't. Shes troubled, and needs pills to sleep and she feels alone. ?

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