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(Feat.: Justin Timberlake)

Once was a man who consumed his place and time
He thought nothing could touch him
But here and now it's a different storyline
Like the straw he is clutching

Why has the sky turned grey
Hard to my face and cold on my shoulder
And why has my life gone astray
Scarred by disgrace, I know that it's over

Because I'm falling down
With people standing round
But before I hit the ground
Is there time
Could I find someone out there to help me?

Howl at the wind rushing past my lonely head
Caught inside it's own motion
How I wish it was somebody else instead

Howling at all this corrosion

Why did the luck run dry
Laugh in my face, so pleased to desert me
Why do the cruel barbs fly?
Now when disgrace can no longer hurt me

Because I'm falling down
With people standing round
But before I hit the ground
Is there time
Could I find someone out there to help me?

Because I'm falling down
With people standing round
But before I hit the ground
Is there time
Could I find someone out there to help me?

[Instrument brake]

Because I'm falling down
With people standing round
But before I hit the ground
Is there time
Could I find someone out there to help me?
I don't know… Why…



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    spookedNov 9, 2009 at 8:50 pm
    it means when a person never, ever, had to depend upon anybody,ever before, and the bottom falls out and that person is, constantly, falling down with their reputation.
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    UnregisteredAug 8, 2012 at 5:06 pm
    The band has publicly stated that pop star britney spears served as inspiration for the main character in the music video. [1]

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