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Seems that I have been held, in some dreaming state
A tourist in the waking world, never quite awake
No kiss, no gentle word could wake me from this slumber
Until I realised that it was you who held me under

Felt it in my fists, in my feet, in the hollows of my eyelids
Shaking through my skull, through my spine and down through my ribs

No more dreaming of the dead as if death itself was undone
No more calling like a crow for a boy, for a body in the garden
No more dreaming like a girl so in love, so in love
No more dreaming like a girl so in love, so in love
No more dreaming like a girl so in love with the wrong world

And I could hear the thunder and see the lightning crack
And all around the world was waking, I never could go back
'Cause all the walls of dreaming, they were torn wide open
It finally it seemed that the spell was broken

And all my bones began to shake, my eyes flew open
And all my bones began to shake, my eyes flew open

No more dreaming of the dead as if death itself was undone
No more calling like a crow for a boy, for a body in the garden
No more dreaming like a girl so in love, so in love
No more dreaming like a girl so in love, so in love
No more dreaming like a girl so in love with the wrong world

Snow White's stitching up the circuitboard
Someone's slipping through the hidden door
Snow White's stitching up your circuitboard

No more dreaming of the dead as if death itself was undone
No more calling like a crow for a boy, for a body in the garden
No more dreaming like a girl so in love, so in love
No more dreaming like a girl so in love, so in love
No more dreaming like a girl so in love with the wrong world

Snow White's stitching up the circuitboard
Someone's slipping through the hidden door
Snow White's stitching up your circuitboard
Someone's slipping through the hidden door



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    UnregisteredAug 24, 2012 at 5:30 am
    This song is about a girl who is living still living in time in which her loved one lived. She is living in her dream world in which her love is not dead. But suddenly she starts to face the truth that he is gone and not coming back. The walls of dreaming are torn wide open, meaning reality is finally hitting her once more. She faces that her lover is not longer in the real world, but in her dreams. And when "snow white is stitching up the circuit board" it means that mind is coming back into place and she can finally think clearly, but she still dreams of the one she loves, and he will never leave her hence why it says "someones slipping through the hidden door"

    One of my favorite songs and favorite bands. This song is truly amazing
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    UnregisteredAug 22, 2012 at 3:29 am
    I think this song is about a girl who is in love with someone, and for a long time she is "in a dreaming state" and thinks the world is perfect. Then something goes wrong with her and her lovers' relationship, and "the spell was broken. " this man, who "held her under," now doesn't love her, or something, and she feels frustrated at the world. There is "no more dreaming like a girl so in love with the wrong world. "
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    UnregisteredJul 30, 2012 at 6:24 am
    This song is most definitely about being in love with someone who can't/won't love you back in the same way as you feel and most certainly put forth. Love is unselfish but runs very deep within you and before you know it has stripped you of yourself. Proceed with caution.
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 8:04 pm
    She is sleeping in life becuase knwoing christ brings true life, her slumber and spell was brooken by christ who "held her under" and saved her from her love of the world and her need for a boy to be satisfied becuase god became her all in all and saved her and set her free :-)
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    UnregisteredJun 8, 2012 at 8:00 pm
    This about her salvation through christ, those who dont believe are "sleeping through life" until they know christ, death is "undone" becuase jesus defeated death, and since she is awakened she see that she doesnt need a boy or anything else besides god to survive, in one of her songs she sings just about christ

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