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I'm underneath it all tonight
Out my window there's a million lights
A thousand hearts feeling just like me
Man, it feels like heaven out here in the street

I know I got a lot to learn
Breaking bottles only left me hurt
Played with fire 'till I burned myself
Don't you know that love will bring us somewhere else

So you take the left, I'll take the right
Under arrest, we're under fire
Oh, oh, oh, oh
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in
You take the low, I'll take the high
You lock the gate, I hear the choir
Everybody got a problem with the way I live
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in

Maybe I should take my time
And build this life by my own design
With no direction and it's in between
Everything I love and everything I need

So bring it back
All I want is understanding
To live my life the way that I planned it
Wouldn't change a thing
Man, it feels like heaven underneath my feet

So you take the left, I'll take the right
Under arrest, we're under fire
Oh, oh, oh, oh
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in
You take the low, I'll take the high
You lock the gate, I hear the choir
Everybody got a problem with the way I live
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in

So raise 'em up, raise 'em up
All I ever wanted was a shot at your love
I know, and I believe
Everything we got is everything we need
Oh, love will get you higher
It set my heart on fire
I know it's what you see
Don't wanna go to heaven if they don't want me

Cause I'm no criminal
I'm not your enemy
All I have is life
And I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get it

So you take the left, I'll take the right
Under arrest, we're under fire
Oh, oh, oh, oh
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in
You take the low, I'll take the high
You lock the gate, I hear the choir
Everybody got a problem with the way I live
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in

Oh, yeah
Raise 'em up, raise 'em up
Everything you wanted is inside your cup
Drink up
Love will get you higher

Oh, oh
Oh, I'm not your enemy
I never met no criminal
And in the end, I'd do it again
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in

Oh, I'm not a criminal
Yeah, I'm no enemy
It's just the way I live
I don't wanna go to heaven if I can't get in



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    UnregisteredFeb 23, 2012 at 5:03 pm
    Sat for a private show with marc, richard and benji - according to marc, this song is about living life to its fullest and not having people judge you for things you do that they may not agree with. If getting into heaven means not having fun on earth, then he doesn't want to go. Really a deep song if you break it down and for music fans out there a constant reminder of what is really important in life.
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    UnregisteredDec 31, 2011 at 2:05 am
    It could have several different meanings. I think it's just how you interpret it, although i don't it has anything to do with literally not wanting to go to heaven because they don't want you. I think he's talking about not wanting his girl back if she doesn't want him.

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