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There's a train leaving town, If you hurry up I think you just might make it
Dammit I hope you make it
Conscience is a faint, unpleasant sound, You've worried enough, here's your chance so take it
Dammit I hope you take it
A heart attack is sleeping in your chest, waiting until the timing's best
So make a move, while you're still breathing

Say so long to innocenceFrom underneath the evidence
You taste like Heaven, but God knows you're built for sin

There's a lie, for every truth, If you take these pills, I think you just might make it
Dammit I hope you make it
When you were mine, was I for you, Just one cheap thrill just to help you make it
Dammit I hope you didn't fake it

Hypocrisy has really aged you well
The white on your nose is your secret to tell
So you should speak, while they're still listening

Say so long to innocence
From underneath the evidence
You taste like Heaven, but God knows your built for sin

You can scream out loud
But your panic falls on deaf ears
This is where you've brought yourself
And this is what you've always feared
There's a faceless crowd, with no sympathy
So you can scream out loud
But there's no one listening

Say so long to innocence
From underneath the evidence
You taste like Heaven, but God knows your built for sin



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    disasterxxcrazeApr 14, 2010 at 6:32 pm
    I agree with the people saying it's about a drug addiction. But, lyrics are like poetry. They are poetry. And they can be interpretted however the listener/reader chooses.
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    katie-davissonDec 9, 2008 at 8:44 pm
    true, true.
    but..
    also if you pay attention to the lyrics..
    you'll see that he's wanting the girl to go to rehab.
    there's a train leaving town..
    a heart attacks sleeping in your chest..
    If you take these pills, I think you might just make it...

    Yeah, kind of obvious.
    Still, I love this song.
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    MsparksNov 18, 2008 at 8:50 pm
    the meaning of this song is about having a drug addiction. Pretty much given away by the line of "the white on your nose is your secret to tell"

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