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The freeway is jammed
And it's backed up for miles
The car is an oven and baking is wild
Nothing is ever the way it should be
What we deserve we just don't get "TO" see

A briefcase, a lunch and a man on the edge
Each step "GETS" closer to losing his head
Is someone in heaven are they looking down
Cause nothing is fair just you look around

Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down

He's sick of waiting of lying like this
There's a hole in the sky for the angels to kiss
Branded a leper because you don't fit
In the land of the free
You "JUST" live by your wits

Once he built missiles a nation's defence
Now he can't even give birthday presents
Accross the city he leaves in his wake
A glimpse of the future a cannibal state

Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down

The freeway is jammed
And it's backed up for miles
The car is an oven and baking is wild
Nothing is ever the way it should be
What we deserve we just don't get "TO" see

A briefcase, a lunch and a man on the edge
Each step "GETS" closer to losing his head
Is someone in heaven are they looking down
Cause nothing is fair just you look around

Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down

Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down
Falling down



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    It's about the michael douglas movie falling down, wherein the lead character, who worked for the department of defense, was let go, and couldn't face his family, so he continually drove towards work, until one traffic jam too many pushes him over the edge.

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