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Time shakes, found you at the water
At first you were my father, now I love you like a brother
Earthquakes shake the dust behind you
This world at times will blind you
Still I know I'll see you there

Chorus:
Come a little closer then you'll see
Come on, come on, come on
Things aren’'t always what they seem to be
Come on, come on, come on
Do you understand the things that you've been seein'
Come on, come on, come on
Do you understand the things that you've been dreaming
Come a little closer then you'll see

Heartbreaks, the heavy world's upon your shoulders
Will we burn or we just smolder
So now I know I found you there
Mmm, wanna see if you can change it, change it
Still I know I'll see you there

Chorus:
Come a little closer, then you'll see
Come on, come on, come on
Things aren'’t always what they seem to be
Come on, come on, come on
Do you understand the things that you've been seein'
Come on, come on, come on
Do you understand the things that you’'ve been dreaming
Come a little closer then you'll see
Come a little closer then you'll see

Ten thousand people stand alone now
And in the evening the sun sets,
Tomorrow it will rise
Time flies by, they all sing along
Time flies by, they all sing along
Time flies by, they all sing along
Time flies by, by

Chorus:
Come a little closer then you'll see
Come on, come on, come on
Come a little closer then you'll see
Come a little closer then you'll see
Come a little closer then you'll see



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    Sam James JohnstoneAug 12, 2013 at 4:15 pm
    I think it's "come a little a closer then you'll see" because then it makes sense for it to be saying "Come a little closer then you'll see things ain't always what they seem to be" also it sounds more like "do you understand the things that you've been seeing" fits better with the following line.
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    UnregisteredMar 23, 2014 at 1:18 am
    Its about a relationship with God. Like a father, like a brother. Met you by the water meaning baptized. 10000 sing along, heavenly angels singing forever and ever. If you listen close you can understand and if you know anything about scripture you will get it. If not then its just a cool sounding meaningless song.

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