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There's a place that I've found
As far as I can see
This place lies within
The depths of my dreams
In a garden surrounded
By fire and trees
Through the smoke a silhouette I can barely see
There's a man with an axe
Standing in the rain

Looked me straight in the eye
This is what he had to say

Never fall asleep
You won't wake up
Destroy the guillotine
Before he does

I walk with shadows
(You have to find a better way)
I walk with shadows
(The questions I will never say)
Hiding from the gallows
(They keep me safe and sound)
So I walk with shadows
(The ways of burning down this house)

End transmission
The satellites are down
I need an earthquake
To shake this pity
OFF THE GROUND

Just don't trust these liars at the door
(You have to find a better way)
Kill the ones that have these answers for
(The questions I will never say)

Never fall asleep
You won't wake up
Destroy the guillotine
Before he does

I walk with shadows
(You have to find a better way)
I walk with shadows
(The questions I will never say)
Hiding from the gallows
(They keep me safe and sound)
So I walk with shadows
(The ways of burning down this house)

End transmission
The satellites are down
I need an earthquake
To shake this pity
Off the ground

All the vibrant colors I see
And the shades that fill the grey

Pain
The pain
Pain
The pain
Pain
The pain
Pain
The pain
Pain

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Hiding from the gallows
(You have to find a better way)
I walk with shadows
(The questions I will never say)
Hiding from the gallows
(They keep me safe and sound)
So I walk with shadows
(The ways of burning down this house)



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    escapetodateDec 7, 2008 at 1:22 pm
    Yea Trevor, I agree with you, escape the fate is a great band, but people always misjudge every band because of their music, screaming or how they dress. It's really ignorant at times and it annoys me but well at least there's people out there who know not to judge bands by their music, you have to judge them by there lyrics and that's what most people don't understand.
  • Katiepie
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    KatiepieNov 7, 2009 at 7:32 pm
    Escape the fate really is awesome. I would love to wae thick eyeliner like all you guys seem to bring up except my mom won't let me (i know how lame that sounds) and some people if they didn't know me may think I'm some sort of a prep but I really am not. I am "emo" although I hate that term because it's used in such a negative way usually. Escape the fate is an amazing band. Alot of people misjudge it because their sound suicidal if you can't understand the hidden meanings in it. Trevor did a really good job in understanding it all. Amazing :)

    Kate.
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    RiseAndShine18Oct 5, 2009 at 9:56 pm
    Wow, Trevor, I completely agree with you. I wear black, I wear eyeliner (although it's certainly different, being a girl; I still wear thick black eyeliner that people would assume to be "emo"), I have three tattoos chosen that I plan to start getting when I turn 16 (one in memory of my late grandmother, one the Cancer zodiac sign, and one being an Escape The Fate lyric), and I worship God.
    I'd also like to add that Escape The Fate was so much better with Ronnie, not because his voice was better or because I like him more (Craig is an excellent singer/screamer & I have nothing against him), but because Ronnie's lyrics were much more meaningful than Craig's are. It really bothers me, because Escape The Fate - whose music has affected me greatly - will never be the same with Craig. :(
    Anywho, amazing song.

    Love, Sara.
  • TashaXTheXCrime
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    TashaXTheXCrimeDec 2, 2010 at 8:49 pm
    I love this song, I think its my top 2 in my list of songs! I agree with Sara, I do the black eyeliner and dark clothing but I am actually quite approchable, well back to the song. I love this song, he knows he's done something serioulsy wrong but he is hiding, he doesn't want to be caught by anyone for his crimes. Ronnie we know what this is about! But it is passionate and has alot of meaning in it, which makes me sooo happy!
  • luckysevens071
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    luckysevens071Feb 20, 2010 at 7:55 pm
    Best song on the album in my opinion and I think the meaning has something to do with how people judge people because they are different and how changing who you are on the outside wont change who you really are deep down. Or it could be about someone on the run from a murderer and hiding in the shadows is the only way to be safe, idk but I do know that I love to play this song!

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