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So this is what you meant
When you said that you were spent?
And now it's time to build from the bottom of the pit right to the top
Don't hold back
Packing my bags and giving the Academy a rain check

I don't ever wanna let you down
I don't ever wanna leave this town
'Cause after all this city never sleeps at night

It's time to begin, isn't it?
I get a little bit bigger but then I'll admit
I'm just the same as I was

Now don't you understand?
I'm never changing who I am

So this is where you fell
And I am left to sell
The path to Heaven runs through miles of clouded Hell right to the top
Don't look back
Turning to rags and giving the commodities a rain check

I don't ever wanna let you down
I don't ever wanna leave this town
'Cause after all this city never sleeps at night

It's time to begin, isn't it?
I get a little bit bigger but then I'll admit
I'm just the same as I was
Now don't you understand?
I'm never changing who I am

It's time to begin, isn't it?
I get a little bit bigger but then I'll admit
I'm just the same as I was

Now don't you understand?
I'm never changing who I am

This road never looked so lonely
This house doesn't burn down slowly
To ashes!
To ashes!

It's time to begin, isn't it?
I get a little bit bigger but then I'll admit
I'm just the same as I was
Now don't you understand?
I'm never changing who I am

It's time to begin, isn't it?
I get a little bit bigger but then I'll admit
I'm just the same as I was
Now don't you understand?
I'm never changing who I am



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    Yemon HtutFeb 8, 2013 at 6:19 am
    This song is classic. Every time I need to hear someone cheering me up- but nobody does it- I play this song so I can breathe.
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    Gina FourmyleDec 24, 2012 at 2:16 am
    aww, yay-ya! Scene, that! It's Ashes day... 1985. poor thing. I better leave a disclaimer~ I LOVe IMAGINE DRAGONS and to, at the, in the city of Chinatown mayor Ed Mah Lee, San Francisco! THIS IS BRUCE LEE's CITY DRAGON typing, here! Royal love, y'all. K.C. Kaiser Chiefs Tributenewness--- Our sympathies are with Youngstown, and Newtown, Ohio, and CT, respectively. Later.
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    UnregisteredAug 19, 2012 at 5:54 pm
    He's saying that he is his own person and no is gonna change him... He stands up for what he believes in.
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    UnregisteredDec 13, 2013 at 12:35 pm
    This song is basically a love song (but what pop song isn't nowadays?) But it's also much deeper than that. He says that he never address to let his girl down our leave this town. That's pretty self explanatory. In the chorus, I get a little bit bigger refers to his ego. And I'm never changing who I am status that he is happy with who he is. This really his hard because I'm trying to change the world, and my ego fluctuates. But to mention that I refuse to let down my girl. If she said "jump" I'd jump. The rest of the song builds no hidden meanings though. Except for the path to heaven leads through miles of coffee he'll. That means that we will all have struggled in our life. Some of us more than others.
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    UnregisteredSep 2, 2012 at 1:20 am
    I think the song is about growing up and discovering yourself after that metamorphosis. And then it's when you realize that even though you were influenced by many people and many circumstances, you're still true to your essence, and what makes you a wonderful person. It's also about moving on, from stage to stage, and about admitting to the fact that things change, and we change along them, and that even though sometimes those changes are scary they are what make life worthwhile.

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