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We hold in our hearts
The sword and the faith
Swelled up from the rain clouds
Move like a wraith
Well after all, we'll lie another day?
And through it all we'll find some other way
To carry on through cartilage and fluid
And did you come to stare or wash away the blood?

Well tonight, well tonight will it ever come?
Spend the rest of your days rockin' out
Just for the dead
Well tonight, will it ever come?
I can see you awake anytime in my head

Did we all fall down?
Did we all fall down?
Did we all fall down?
Did we all fall down?
From the lights to the pavement
From the van to the floor
From backstage to the doctor
From the earth to the morgue
Morgue! Morgue! Morgue!

Well tonight, will it ever come?
Spend the rest of your days rockin' out just for the dead
Well tonight, will it ever come?
I can see you wake anytime in my head

All fall down, well after all...



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  • GoOd_GuRl_BaD
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    GoOd_GuRl_BaDSep 20, 2008 at 2:54 am
    I think at first it means that we all have the strength to face and overcome our weaknesses. whether it be addiction (like gerard), etc. 'We hold in our hearts the sword and the faith' and there's a way through everything 'And through it all, we'll find some other way
    To carry on through cartilage and fluid' then I think it talks about gerard's past (his drinking problems) 'From the lights to the pavement
    From the van to the floor
    From backstage to the doctor'
    and that if he didn't overcome it he could have died. 'From the Earth to the morgue, morgue, morgue, morgue ' and then he's wondering if his death will 'ever come' and that he could play for the rest of eternity for the dead. 'Spend the rest of your days rocking out
    Just for the dead '
    and he's saying eventually, we all die anyways.
    'All fall down
    Well after all...'
  • u
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    UnregisteredMay 9, 2012 at 12:45 am
    Bellamuerte, no, he wasn't addicted any longer when lotms was released. It came out early 2006, so he was going on 2 years of being sober.
  • u
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    UnregisteredJan 24, 2012 at 2:35 pm
    I really like this song ;d its one of my faves but sometimes its a bit sad :( but i like it :d
  • b
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    Butterflyz666Oct 18, 2008 at 7:16 pm
    Not sure with this one either but Go0d GuRl BaD is like a philospher when it comes to these MCR songs lol!

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