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I'm not gonna waste this
This opportunity's mine
I'm sick of complaining
About a beautiful life

How did we get here?
Did we forget all the things inside?
And how do we stay here?
Do we embrace all the things denied?

I feel so alive tonight
You got me feeling sublime
I want to yell it from the rooftops down
Until it's over, and we're older

For my entertainment
You tell a whimsical lie
To keep me complacent
You knock me down with a smile

How did we get here?
How do we pretend everything's alright?
And how do we stay here?
Do we erase all the fear inside?

I feel so alive tonight
You got me feeling sublime
I want to yell it from the rooftops down
Until it's over, and we're older

Like sugar and cyanide
These worlds are gonna collide
I want to yell it from the rooftops down
Until it's over, and we're older

So take me, but go slow
Let me hide somewhere I know
And let this seed grow
Until we finally call this home
So take me, but go slow
Let me hide somewhere I know
And let this seed grow
Until we finally call this home

If I was to die tonight
Would it tear you apart?
Would you yell it from the rooftops down?
Until it's over, and you're older

I feel so alive tonight
You've got me feeling sublime
I want to yell it from the rooftops down
Until it's over, and we're older
Like sugar and cyanide
Our worlds are meant to collide
I'm gonna yell it from the rooftops down
Until it's over, and we're older



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    UnregisteredJan 29, 2012 at 10:48 am
    I think this song is pretty self explanatory. He completely adores someone. He's met someone, and is very pessimistic about his life even though it is quite good. It's a forbidden love and they shouldn't continue down the path but he wants to just be with her. The chorus, well, if you have ever been in love with someone you know what it feels like. Invincible, unstoppable, amazing and you want to tell everyone how you feel.

    "for my entertainment, you tell a whimsical lie, to keep my complacent, you know me down with a smile. " - since you never know how someone feels about you, you have doubts. He's doubting it but all she has to do is smile and the doubts just disappear.

    "like sugar and cyanide, these worlds are gonna collide. " - again this has been covered, but the relationship that they have is 'sweet' yet poisonous at the same time. And eventually, bittersweetly, the sweet and poison are going to mix.

    "so take me, but go slow, let me hide somewhere i know, and let this seed grow, until we finally call this home. " - going back to the verse where is unsure of her feelings towards him, he is saying i want to be with you but we have to take our time. Let me make sure i am comfortable with all that is happening and hopefully the ground work of the relationship will be laid properly so that they can be together for ever.

    "if i was to die tonight, would it tear you apart? Would you yell it from the rooftops down? Until it's over, and you're older. " - here he is saying, if i were to go away would you miss me? He's asking her to tell him that she has the same feelings for him that he has for her and would she show it the same way that he has confessed that he would.

    Finally, the lines "like sugar and cyanide, our worlds are meant to collide" he is saying that we are absolutely meant to be together. Not a passing moment in time, but fate or preordained circumstance has brought them together and they will be together.
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    UnregisteredJun 21, 2012 at 10:33 pm
    You cant deny love and happiness with someone. I just went through a troubled relationship and bad breakup and i saw my guy a couple weeks ago, when we were laughing and getting along. I couldnt help but be happy. Despite all the problems we stayed alright and we denied all the past problems we had. I felt alive again.
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    UnregisteredApr 19, 2012 at 6:40 pm
    This song is simple about amy lee once again. He is devestated by the way their relationship ended. He even talks about it in a video concert i saw. This is about how they were to opposites that attracted like magnets. And even after all is said and done he still wishes they could still be together.
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    UnregisteredFeb 7, 2012 at 6:59 pm
    I don't think he is in love with a actual person. I think he is in love with life. Maybe there is a 'she', but it's not that important who it is. The only thing that counts is the feeling. It can be a good friend as much as a lover. It's a night where you are totally happy, so contempted that you nearly want to die because you know it is never gonna get better after this, it just can't. Anything better would be perfect, what doesn't exist.
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    UnregisteredFeb 2, 2012 at 6:03 pm
    Love is taking the chance and evaluating what is going on between your other and realizing that everyone may have their fault and doubts about their significant other but knowing that the good over powers the bad. Life is full of chances and even though the painful past, we tend to allow hinder us it also shows us what good is in front of you.

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