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I think I'm drowning
Asphyxiated
I wanna break this spell
You've created

You're something beautiful
A contradiction
I wanna play the game
I want the friction

You will be the death of me
Yeah You will be the death of me
Bury it
I won't let you bury it
I won't let you smother it
I won't let you murder it

Our time is running out
Our time is running out
You can't push it underground
You can't stop it screaming out

I wanted freedom
Bound and restricted
I tried to give you up
But I'm addicted

Now that you know I'm trapped
Sense of elation
You'd never dream of
Breaking this fixation

You will squeeze the life out of me

Bury it
I won't let you bury it
I won't let you smother it
I won't let you murder it

Our time is running out
Our time is running out
You can't push it underground
You can't stop it screaming out
How did it come to this?
Ooooohh

Yeah You will suck the life out of me

Bury it
I won't let you bury it
I won't let you smother it
I won't let you murder it

Our time is running out
Our time is running out
You can't push it underground
You can't stop it screaming out
How did it come to this?
Ooooohh



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  • t
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    TazyDec 18, 2008 at 9:36 am
    I think its about someone that is addicted to someone or possibly even love them and they're realizing that its all coming to a end
  • k
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    KatieBell123Mar 18, 2009 at 1:39 am
    i agree with tazy. this is about someone who just cant stay away from a certain person, even though they know that it's not necessarily the best thing for them, but they just cant bear to let go, and they realize that their time with them is running out. i love this song, it is so amazing. LOVE MUSE!!!
  • claire3000
    +1
    claire3000Apr 14, 2009 at 5:27 pm
    *EDIT;
    AH! The other day I was listening to Stockholm Syndrome and by God, Matt can play that guitar better than anyone I've ever heard before. I mean, I had to like put myself into the song to figure out of it was a piano or a guitar! Ah..I will never get tired of the rock Gods named Muse.
  • claire3000
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    claire3000Apr 14, 2009 at 5:24 pm
    I agree with what a lot of people said already; that this song is about how one person just cab't stay away from the other. That's why I think this song fits perfectly with the first Twilight book. (Sorry for bringing Twilight in, I just think it fits perfectly)
  • Alternatov
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    AlternatovOct 7, 2008 at 6:25 pm
    This is an amazing song, from an amazing album, by an amazing band.
    I interpret this song to be about peoples' points of view on life and everything. the 'i won't let you bury it' parts i think to be people trying to silence the opinions of the masses
    just my ponderings though

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