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I'm waking up at the start of the end of the world,
But it's feeling just like every other morning before,
Now I wonder what my life is going to mean if it's gone,
The cars are moving like a half a mile an hour if that
And I started staring at the passengers who're waving goodbye
Can you tell me what was ever really special about me all this time?

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But I believe the world is burning to the ground
Oh well I guess we're gonna find out
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Well I, believe, it all, is coming to an end
Oh well, I guess, we're gonna pretend,
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come

I think it turned ten o'clock but I don't really know
Then I can't remember caring for an hour or so
Started crying and I couldn't stop myself
I started running but there's no where to run to
I sat down on the street and took a look at myself
Said where you going man you know the world is headed for hell
Say your goodbyes if you've got someone you can say goodbye to

I believe the world is burning to the ground
Oh well I guess we're gonna find out
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come

Well I, believe, it all, is coming to an end
Oh well, I guess, we're gonna pretend,
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come

It's gone gone baby it's all gone
There is no one on the corner and there's no one at home
It was cool cool, it was just all cool
Now it's over for me and it's over for you
Well it's gone gone baby it's all gone
There is no one on the corner and there's no one at home
Well it was cool cool, it was just all cool
Now it's over for me and it's over for you

But I believe the world is burning to the ground
Oh well I guess we're gonna find out
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Well I, believe, it all, is coming to an end
Oh well, I guess, we're gonna pretend,
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come
Let's see how far we've come



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    JimmySmithApr 3, 2009 at 1:38 pm
    all you are terrible. your comments are ruining a good song. the song is a metaphor. you can think it means several things. its open ended. i believe it means that our economy is going down the drain. or that it its about a relationship that you know wont work out but you see how far you go anyway.
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    lilkimmyc3995May 4, 2008 at 7:10 pm
    i think this song is talking about how people mess up life way to eaisily and no matter what we do now its always gonna be a mess that can't be cleaned up.

    this song is the best ever :]
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    UnregisteredJun 17, 2012 at 11:38 pm
    I disagree with jimmie there. If you've seen the video... Mankind has been to the moon. We've built an automobile empire
    we've made computers fit in pockets
    america went from the most racist country to having a african-american president. In germany, the once divided country was brought together by the people.

    Look at how for we came. History is an impressive subject, food for thought.
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    UnregisteredApr 15, 2012 at 10:20 pm
    I seriously love this song, when i listen to it i always think about the hardships of a breakup and how hard it is likeit seems like it's the end of the world
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    UnregisteredApr 11, 2012 at 4:18 am
    This song means that even though it's all go9ing to end, we might as well look at what we've done, the good and the bad. Because even if its all over, look at how far you came.

    At leas thtat's what i think

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