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What if all you understand,
Could fit into the center of our hand,
Then you found it wasn't you,
Who held the sum of everything you knew,

We're insane but not alone,
You hold on,
And their gone,

Like the sun we will live to rise,
Like the sun we will live and die,
And then ignite again,
Like the sun we will live to rise again,

What if the one thing that I missed,
Was everything I need to pass the test,
And if I fail what happens then,
Can I still count on you as a friend,

We're insane but not alone,
You hold on,
And their gone,

Like the sun we will live to rise,
Like the sun we will live and die,
And then ignite again,
Like the sun we will live to rise again,
(Again x3)

Warm My Face,
Warm Your Face,
Warm My Face,
Warm Your Face,
Warm My Face,
Warm Your Face,

Like the sun we will live to rise,
Like the sun we will live and die,
And then ignite again,

Like the sun we will live to rise,
Like the sun we will live and die,
And then ignite again,
Like the sun we will live to rise again,
Again



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    UnregisteredJun 7, 2012 at 10:36 pm
    The first verse is about the tesseract, and how loki took it and knew more about it that s. H. I. E. L. D. Did. To me, the chorus is all about the avengers rising in fame and suddenly disappearing again. Perhaps the second verse is about loki's defeat and then dependence on thor for friendship they previously had.
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    UnregisteredMay 4, 2014 at 4:03 pm
    It's about the resurrection of the dead, and the judgment of souls at the end of time. God is everything and we are nothing. As long as we have him, we are not alone and there is nothing to fear. We need God now and on the day of judgment, so that we can "live to rise again."
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    UnregisteredMay 15, 2012 at 4:36 am
    I believe, that "live to rise" means, u have to rise to the many challenges of life. The first verse, means that there was someone that he loved, and he found out that they didnt love him, or at least lost interest in him. "you're insane but not alone, you hold on, and they're gone. " he tried to hold onto them but they slipped away. The chorus means, "like the sun we live to rise," we rise to challenges. That our nature. "like the sun we live and die, and then ignite again," we get our hearts broken, but in time it heals and we are able to get back into the world. The second verse is very similar, except he is remembering a long lost friend. He says "what if all these things i missed, are all i need to pass the test," he means, did i make a mistake and not see it? Am i the one who ruined our relationship? And then he restates the chorus again. When he repeats, "warm my face, warm your face," h's talkining abt how he got in touch with these people and tried to make amends. If u really think abt it, this song has quite a depressing meaning, but in the end, you have to look at what you have and not take it for granted. This song rocks!
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    UnregisteredMay 3, 2012 at 8:53 pm
    Everything our mind perceives is created in a small part of our brain we think of as our consciousness.the latest scientific research is beginning to reach the same conclusions as ancient world spiritual traditions who knew that our mind is just like a radio receiver for the vast collective universal consciousness.ok thats my interpretation of the first 4 lines,a fabulous lyric chris cornell!
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    UnregisteredApr 29, 2012 at 4:35 am
    I think the meaning of the song, is related to the avengers, because in the lyrics says: what if all you understand, could fit into the center of our hand... We're insane but not alone... Like the sun we will live to rise". Could mean that while no one understands them, they're not alone, and also while they fall they can avenge.

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