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It's all the same thing
Now that it ever was
Except now you've strayed too far
Need you to stop digging your hole
And follow the path we light

Don't need an invitation to be reconciled
'cause these home fires are burning
Stare into your empty eyes and wonder...

"how could something so right turn out so wrong?"
You spent your time making excuse
For the ways of life that you are choosing
How could something so right turn out so wrong?
Not sure exactly where I am

The more we organize
We suck out this life that serves as the fuel behind
You wanna take the passion in my veins
And put it down in black & white

You've got your foot directly on the gas
I watch you burn out so fast
Now I can see just what you've become

And how could something so right turn out so wrong?
I don't have a backup plan
This is all that I am
And how could something so right turn out so wrong?
Not sure exactly where I am

(one) one thousand (good) intentions
(lost) translation (lost) forever
(one) one thousand (good) intentions
(lost) translation (lost) forever
Lost

And how could something so right turn out so wrong?
I don't have a backup plan
This is all that I am
And how could something so right turn out so wrong?
Not sure exactly where I am
Where I am



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    UnregisteredOct 14, 2013 at 5:35 pm
    This song is about the person being in a great relationship with someone and one day realizes that person has changed for the worse. He can see exactly how the person went wrong. '1000 good intentions' refers to the significant others good intentions but never put them into action.
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    UnregisteredSep 8, 2011 at 1:25 am
    for a long time the first album made by this band was one that i disliked.

    Through knowing rise against's music i have experienced the business end of love and tbh, its not a pretty picture.

    These lyrics are deeply rooted, hell... the album so far for me, has been a great resembelence to something lost. and for the first time im looking at who was already my favorate band, as people who i wish i knew, because at the reading festival in england 2011 rise against stated that the clash could word things better than them...Rise against's twisted way of provoking an emotional response ( at times ) is nothing short of genious.

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    fuckinghaveitAug 13, 2008 at 7:33 pm
    dis song is so hard to sing ive been tryin 4 soo ling lol oh well i love it its gr8 i love rise against

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