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Countdown unless you're juvenile, let's go
God bless you're missed somewhere
We're sick for the big sun
It doesn't matter what you did
And if you did like you've been told

True... and everlasting, that's what you want
True...
True... and everlasting, that's what you want
Don't say no, you're breakfast eaten alone
Sister let go, you're borderline withdrawn
Down and lit from the bottom
There's a misfit

Better than looks
Better than looks
Better than looks
Better than looks
We're sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick
We're sick for the big sun
Alone though and drip drip drip drip drip drip drip
I realize that too

Your lonesome will
Is this knowledge?
As forgiven as you know somewhere
Your face will remain on
It doesn't matter what you did
And if you didn't ride, let's go
Could... an everlasting, that's what you want
Cool, cool... and everlasting that's what you want
Don't say no, you're breakfast eaten alone
Do you remember when twenty-one years was old?
Down and lit
It doesn't matter that you killed us

Better than looks
Better than looks
Better than looks
Better than looks
We're sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick sick
We're sick for the big sun
Alone and drip drip drip drip drip drip drip
I realize that too

True, true and everlasting
Didn't last that long
We're the lonesome
We're the lonesome
Yeah
True and everlasting
Didn't last that long

True, true and everlasting
Didn't last that long
We're lonesome
We're the lonesome
Yeah
True and everlasting
Didn't last that long
We're the lonesome
We're the lonesome



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  • U
    UnregisteredMay 3, 2012 at 10:26 pm
    The big sun is god who all christians should be 'sick' for because his love is so immense. And he speaks through this song for those who are lonely to be with other people (girlfriend, boyfriend, friends, family)
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 12, 2012 at 10:20 pm
    Try not to countdown unless you're juvenile, because while we're working 40 hours a week, we're always missed somewhere - there's someone who loves each and every one of us. Be patient because there will always be a person waiting for you. Take your time. Realize your situation and go along with it, because in the end, you will be happy.
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    UnregisteredDec 17, 2011 at 5:50 am
    According to myth, daedalus fashioned wings for himself and his son icarus to escape the island of crete. While the flight initiated successfully, icarus soon soared to highly close to the sun, where his wings melted and led to a fatal fall into the sea.

    I think phoenix, other than "better than looks", are sadly and beautifully crying out "daedalus" in memory of this myth, its solar downfall, and its aspiration.

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