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Carry on
Well I woke up to the sound of silence
And cars were cutting like knives in a fist fight
And I found you with a bottle of wine,
Your head in the curtains
And heart like the fourth of July.

You swore and said
"We are not,
We are not shining stars."
This I know.
I never said we are.

Though I've never been through hell like that
I've closed enough windows
To know you can never look back/

If you're lost and alone
Or you're sinking like a stone,
Carry on.
May your path be the sound
Of your feet upon the ground,
Carry on.

Carry on, carry on.

So I met up with some friends
At the edge of the night
At a bar off 75
And we talked and talked
About how our parents will die,
All our neighbours and wives.

But I like to think
I can cheat it all
To make up for the times I've been cheated on
And it's nice to know
When I was left for dead
I was found and now I don't roam these streets.
I am not the ghost you want of me.

If you're lost and alone
Or you're sinking like a stone.
Carry on.
May your path be the sound
Of your feet upon the ground,
Carry on.

Woah!
My head is on fire
But my legs are fine,
'Cause, after all. they are mine.
Lay your clothes down on the floor,
Close the door,
Hold the phone.
Show me how.
No one's ever gonna stop us now.

'Cause we are,
We are shining stars,
We are invincible,
We are who we are.
On our darkest day
When we're miles away
Sun will come,
We will find our way home.

If you're lost and alone
Or you're sinking like a stone,
Carry on.
May your path be the sound
Of your feet upon the ground,
Carry on.

Carry on, carry on



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    UnregisteredApr 13, 2012 at 8:26 pm
    I think it is about a person realizing they have an addicted gf/bf. They partied the night before and know how it feels to have a hangover but seeing that their mate has a problem and they want to help them. Saying thought i've never been through hell like that, i've closed enough windows to know you can never look back. Saying that you cant change your mistakes but you can always try to be better and carry on. At the end of the song i think the gf/bf says ok help me and they are coming together to become shining stars, and find their way home. Great song even if this is not what it means!
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    UnregisteredMar 27, 2012 at 10:05 pm
    I think it's about alcoholism and ghosts that haunt everyone. Its written from one person on the other side of that to a person still in the middle of their problems. The first person is saying that we're not perfect but we will make it through if we carry on.
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    UnregisteredFeb 27, 2012 at 9:38 am
    It's obviously about a couple who broke up and one person meets up with their friends at a bar and brings someone home and sleeps with them. Learning that the past is behind you and there's nothing to do but move on.
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    UnregisteredJun 2, 2012 at 2:05 am
    Don't let the part of you that wants to give up, ignore the part of you that believes you can continue
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    UnregisteredJun 2, 2012 at 2:05 am
    Don't let the part of you that wants to give up, ignore the part of you that believes you can continue.

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