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The payback is here
Take a look, it's all around you
You thought you'd never she'd a tear
So this must astound, must confound you

Buy a ticket for the train
Hide in a suitcase if you have to
This ain't no singing in the rain
This is a twister that will destroy you

You can run but you can't hide
Because no one here gets out alive
Find a friend in whom you can confide
Julien, you're a slow motion suicide

Fallen angels in the night
And every one is far from heaven
Just one more hit to make it right
But every one turns into seven

Now that's it's snowing in your brain
Even ten will not placate you
This ain't no cure for the pain
This avalanche will suffocate you

You can run but you can't hide
Because no one here gets out alive
Find a friend on whom you can rely
Julien, you're being taken for a ride

You can run but you can't hide
Because no one here gets out alive
Find a friend in whom you can confide
Julien, you're a slow motion suicide
Slow motion suicide...



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  • U
    UnregisteredAug 9, 2012 at 1:37 pm
    "avalanche most likely means cocaine. "
    I guess avalanche means the chain reaction of drugs
    Doing drugs makes you addict and so you take more drugs and get more addicted... Just like an avalanche
  • U
    UnregisteredJul 11, 2012 at 1:19 pm
    He is singing about addiction and self destruction. "julien" is running from his own demons, but he can never truly escape on his own. He needs someone else to help pull him free.
  • U
    UnregisteredJan 6, 2012 at 6:40 pm
    This song is clearly about doing drugs.

    You can run back you can't hide. (clearly your addiction calling you)

    Julien the protagonist of the song.

    Slow motion suicide is he is slowly killing himself with drugs.

    Avalanche most likely means cocaine.
  • U
    UnregisteredDec 2, 2011 at 11:14 am
    Find friends ,chat ,walk

    You can run but you cant hide reminds me of self esteem, if you dont have these you are in slow motÄ°on suÄ°cÄ°de

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