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I think I know what's on your mind
A couple words, a great divide
Waiting in the wings, a small respite
Crowding up the foreground from behind

Even though you're the only one I see
It's the last catastrophe
Place your bets on chance and apathy


Take anything you want, it's fine
Keep up the slow life for the night
Don't take it back, I'll just deny
This constant noise all the time


Even though you're the only one I see
It's the last catastrophe
Place your bets on chance and apathy
From the wind in front of me


Even though you're the only I see
It's the last catastrophe
Place your bets on chance and apathy
From the wind in front of me


Even though you're the only I see



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    UnregisteredMay 9, 2012 at 11:45 pm
    It is a love song about someone falling in love with the wrong person. The person in love thinks it's a catastrophy. Even if your in love it's not always right to the poor pethetic person in love. The only thing they can show is apathy. Pretending they don't care to show their true feelings. Chances are you will never know. Words will not be spoken or there will be great divide. Take my heart it's fine.
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    UnregisteredDec 23, 2011 at 2:48 pm
    I feel like the meaning is obvious. It's about someone finally letting someone else go even though that person may represent all they've ever known. "even though you're the only one i see"

    "i think i know what's on your mind
    A couple words, a great divide" ? representing a break up or an end to a relationship.

    The meaning is obvious.

    Also they lyrics need to be changed.
    "it's the last catastrophe" should be "if you as i'll set you free"

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