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I turn the music up, I got my records on
I shut the world outside until the lights come on
Maybe the streets alight, maybe the trees are gone
But I feel my heart start beating to my favorite song

And all the kids they dance, all the kids all night
Until Monday morning feels another life
I turn the music up, I'm on a roll this time
And heaven is in sight, Ooh

I turn the music up, I got my records on
From underneath the rubble sing a rebel song
Don't want to see another generation drop
I'd rather be a comma than a full stop

Maybe I'm in the black, maybe I'm on my knees
Maybe I'm in the gap between the two trapezes
But my heart is beating and my pulses start
Cathedrals in my heart

As we saw, oh, this light
I swear you emerge blinking into
To tell me it's alright

As we soar walls
Every siren is a symphony
And every tear's a waterfall

Is a waterfall, ah
Is a waterfall, ah
Is a waterfall
Every tear is a waterfall, ah

So you can hurt, hurt me bad
But still I'll raise the flag, Wooh

It was a wa-ah-ah-ah-aterfall
A wa-ah-ah-ah-aterfall

Oh, Oh

Every tear
Every tear
Every teardrop is a waterfall

Oh, Oh

Every tear
Every tear
Every teardrop is a waterfall

Every tear
Every tear
Every teardrop is a waterfall

Every tear
Every tear
Every teardrop is a waterfall



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    gwopJun 28, 2011 at 4:50 pm
    To me this song is an ode to friendship/companionship and the comfort we feel from listening to music we share with each other. We may be distant but the sound of a record reminds us of that person that all of the sudden appears in our hearts and tells us everything will be ok.

    We may be mourning, sad, or struggling for some reason, but when for a moment we focus on those old songs, keeping the everyday noises out, we all of the sudden forget the pain we feel and only hear the blood pulsing in our veins and that's like hearing Cathedrals organ concertos. . .and when our friend finally appears blinking in that light, their presence comforts us and by then every tear we've cried becomes something as beautiful as a waterfall. . .everything negative we're experiencing becomes something positive not a stumbling rock, but a stepping stone to help us grow and reach higher.
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    UnregisteredJun 22, 2012 at 8:01 pm
    To me,this song talks about undying hope inspite of all the difficulties one faces and the joy arising from that hope . And that even the tears that were shed become as powerful as the waterfall... ''so you can hurt,hurt me bad,but still i'll raise the flag"... Wow...
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    UnregisteredApr 23, 2012 at 9:13 am
    It's a beautiful song with interesting lyrics. The song takes for granted the safety of having one's own place where the music can be turned up and the world outside shut (safely) out. Most western christian countries have achieved this level of safety for the large majority of their populations. Many countries have not ...
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    UnregisteredMar 31, 2012 at 12:39 pm
    This song just made me cry so much. Sometimes i feel so much love in my heart that i just can't take it anymore. Love, love, love. One god, one love, one heart, christians, jews, budhists, white, black, purple, green.

    Stop hating! Be happy now! Be happy now! Why aren't you happy already? Why aren't you loving already! Love now! Now! And now!

    =]
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    UnregisteredMar 1, 2012 at 9:27 pm
    Once ur at peace wuth urself u wld " turn ur records on and shut the world outside", ur heart wld beat for ur favprite songs, "heaven is inside " ... People might hurt but ur just a happpy peaceful person that u wld alway sraise the flag !!! Kinda pushing people to find this kinda happiness in within themselves , they dont want any generati ndrop ... Rebel songs

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