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There's a drumming noise inside my head
That starts when you're around
I swear that you could hear it
It makes such an all mighty sound

There's a drumming noise inside my head
That throws me to the ground
I swear that you should hear it
It makes such an all mighty sound

Louder than sirens
Louder than bells
Sweeter than heaven
And hotter than hell

I ran to the tower where the church bells chime
I hoped that they would clear my mind
They left a ringing in my ear
But that drum's still beating loud and clear

Louder than sirens
Louder than bells
Sweeter than heaven
And hotter than hell

Louder than sirens
Louder than bells
Sweeter than heaven
And hotter than hell

Louder than sirens
Louder than bells
Sweeter than heaven
And hotter than hell

As I move my feet towards your body
I can hear this beat it fills my head up
And gets louder and louder
It fills my head up and gets louder and louder

I go to the river and dive straight in
I pray that the water will drown out the din
But as the water fills my mouth
It couldn't wash the echoes out
But as the water fills my mouth
It couldn't wash the echoes out

I swallow the sound and it swallows me whole
Till there's nothing left inside my soul
As empty as that beating drum
But the song has just begun

As I move my feet towards your body
I can hear this beat it fills my head up
And gets louder and louder
It fills my head up and gets louder and louder

There's a drumming noise inside my head
That starts when you're around
I swear that you could hear it
It makes such an all mighty sound

There's a drumming noise inside my head
That starts when you're around
I swear that you could hear it
It makes such an all mighty sound

Louder than sirens
Louder than bells
Sweeter than heaven
And hotter than hell

Louder than sirens
Louder than bells
Sweeter than heaven
And hotter than hell

As I move my feet towards your body
I can hear this beat it fills my head up
And gets louder and louder
It fills my head up and gets louder and louder



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    UnregisteredJul 27, 2012 at 5:52 pm
    Its about the master from doctor who!!! Oh god it pains me to see people who don't know what doctor who is!
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    UnregisteredJul 26, 2012 at 8:02 pm
    To me this song is about love. The 'drumming noise' that she refers to is the thumping of her heart. It gets louder and louder when that special person is around. Everyone can relate to how when you're nervous or anxious about something your think that your heart is beating loud enough for you to hear it in your head. The "it throws me to the ground" part is about how love can be so overwhelming that it can metaphorically (or physically for that matter) make us stumble. "sweeter than heaven and hotter than hell" is about how love can be so euphoric and amazing (heaven) on one hand and on the other be so destructive and painful (hell).
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    UnregisteredJun 17, 2012 at 4:41 pm
    Having feelings/thoughts for someone that are so strong that others should be able to hear it. You try to get those feelings to go away, but they won't. You just want to be closer to the person.
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    UnregisteredMay 18, 2012 at 9:43 pm
    I think it means she has this bittersweet song stuck in her head she cant get out and she will do anything to get it out
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    UnregisteredApr 22, 2012 at 5:55 pm
    I think this song is about a girl who is so in love that she is willing to do anything for that person, and that she doesn't want to love him so she does several things to get rid of it... But her love is so strong it can with stand anything.

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