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Nothing is real,
I know this 'cause I made a deal,
With the devil he told me that I was just wasting my time on the moon.
So I flew to the sun,
Lost track of my soul on the run,
Suffering 12 degree burns,
I learned that the sun was no fun.
So I ran back to earth,
Tripped and fell in the glorified dirt,
Honestly gravity sees me as a liability.
So I held my breath,
'Till my soul left my body for dead.
I ripped through the clouds to talk with the man in the sky.

I said take this for what it is,
I think you're a tad bit prejudice against,
The ones like us that are searching for the answers.
He said kid you don't know shit,
You should go back home and live,
In that quiet little town you left behind.
I'm coming home,
Don't you cry, (don't you cry).
I'm coming home,
Just in time, (just in time).

I am a fake,
A constant go-getter of fate.
I lost track of time,
I carried my mind on a plate.
I seasoned it well,
With acid and MDMA.
Then I howled at the moon,
'Till the sun burned out both of my eyes.
So I checked my pulse,
Standing there white as a ghost.
I lacked in complection,
And stabbed my reflection twelve times.
So I held my breath,
'Till my soul left my body for dead.
I ripped through the clouds,
To talk with the man in the sky.

I said take this for what it is,
I think you're a tad bit prejudice against,
The ones like us that are searching for the answers.
He said kid you don't know shit,
You should go back home and live,
In that quiet little town you left behind.
I'm coming home,
Don't you cry, (don't you cry).
I'm coming home,
Just in time, (just in time).

I don't know what I've been told,
I will sell my soul to rock and roll.
I don't know where to go,
I have lost control, oh no.
I don't know what I've been told,
I will sell my soul to rock and roll.
I don't know where to go,
I have lost control, oh no.
I don't know what I've been told,
I will sell my soul to rock and roll.
I don't know where to go,
I have lost control, oh no.
I don't know what I've been told,
I will sell my soul to rock and roll.
I don't know where to go,
I have lost control, oh no.



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    IanDavidMusicAug 4, 2011 at 10:15 pm
    I was working one day listening to this song and I realized exactly what it means.

    The moon represents lighter drugs (weed) he says but that was no fun so he ran to the sun. The sun is MDMA and Acid (He refers to these later. But the problem with these is that they will burn you out and take everything away. And destroy you that's what the "12th degree burns" and "the sun burned out both of my eyes" is referring too. The reason the song is called "Timetravel" is because the part where his soul left his body for dead is the future when he goes and talks to the man in the sky (God) and explains what did I do wrong I searched for you but you were a tad bit prejudiced to me what is up with that? In the end after this experience he goes back home and lives because he knows that he has messed up his life with the drugs and that the only thing that makes sense is going back home and just living. The part were he says "Gravity sees me as a liability" means that gravity just dosn't except him normal people and things of this earth don't except him and therfore he floats away to the moon and sun but in the end he dosn't know where he belongs and he looses control and figures the only thing he can do is sell his soul to rock and roll...

    This is a super sad song to me because he is searching and I wish I could talk to him or anyone with this view on life because I felt this way once but now I realized what I was missing.

    Hope this helps...
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    UnregisteredDec 9, 2013 at 6:45 pm
    I was just wondering on what happened to the boy from Missouri who puts harmonica and ukulele in his songs. I mean Christofer is amazing and I love the kid to death, but if he's going to make this music that sounds electronically made, I guess I'll have to replay his album 'Harmony' over and over in my stereo. I feel bad that he used drugs, because I know its not fun to have that stuff tamper around and use you, but it's just... I don't know I miss this vegetarian boy who loved everyone and everything. This guy who only wanted the best and cared about his music, but not how it was listened to or who criticized it. Anyways, I just how the old Chris comes back. People say that the way you really stay true to your bands is that you never dislike any of their music and you stick with them. I disagree. I think that shows that your fake about what you listen to. So anyways, I don't like his new stuff either. Peace Out.
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    UnregisteredJul 3, 2012 at 3:39 am
    It's a protest song about his addiction to drugs and his experiences with them said in a metaphorical form. The song is used as a protest song against the use of drugs showing the dark outcomes of their addiction. The song refers to the moon and the sun as lighter and heavier drugs but it is also metaphorical as being a long way from human exsistance which indicates stronger addictions takes you away from reality the stronger the drugs and the heavier the addiction the outcome would be worse. There are many more metaphorical meanings in this song but i thought i might
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    UnregisteredJun 29, 2012 at 3:44 pm
    I believe that he is referring to the devil as a dealer and the dealer told him he was wasting his time with minor drugs so he went for the more risky stuff and encountered a near death experience. And so on and so forth
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    UnregisteredMay 30, 2012 at 1:18 am
    When he talking about the sun being no fun hes meaning drugs, the when he talks about the man in the sky its about god telling him its not good .

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