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Belief
Makes things real
Makes things feel
Feel alright
Belief
Makes things true
Things like you
You and I
Tonight, you arrested my mind
When you came to my defense
With a knife
In the shape of your mouth
In the form of your body
With the wrath of a god
Oh, you stood by me
Belief
Builds from scratch
Doesn't have to relax
It doesn't need space
Long live the queen and I'll be the king
In the collar of grace
Tonight, you arrested my mind
When you came to my defense
With a knife
In the shape of your mouth
In the form of your body
With the wrath of a god
Oh, you stood by me
Belief
I'm going to yell it from the rooftops
I'll wear a sign on my chest
That's the least I can do
It's the least I can do
Tonight, you arrested my mind
When you came to my defense
With a knife
In the shape of your mouth
In the form of your body
With the wrath of a god
Oh, you stood by me
Tonight, you arrested my mind
When you came to my defense
With a knife
In the shape of your mouth
In the form of your body
With the wrath of a god
Oh, you stood by me
And I'll stand by my
Belief



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    UnregisteredJul 22, 2012 at 12:01 am
    I think its about finding faith and belief in a supernatural force (or god), as there are references from the bible and gavin spoke about god. The song describes how he felt that someone was always there for him even in times of trouble, standing by him, defending him, loving him. And this dong is there to express how he felt about this belief.
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    UnregisteredApr 2, 2014 at 9:28 pm
    I think the song is about someone who believed in him when he didn't believe in himself. The person taught him how to believe that the bad part of his life will eventually be over. Then by the end of the song the person has left him but now he can stand on his own and has learned to believe.
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    AndyTangyJan 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm
    I believe it means that belief is what makes things so real, and come true. even though it sounds cliche, it's totally true! He says in the beginning "belief makes things real, makes things feel alight, makes things true , like you and I" , and that means that the more he believes in something, it becomes true.
    and he had someone who told him that

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