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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 5, 2012 at 6:11 pm
    It means no matter how many times an avenger dies, they'll come back because fans get pissed off when you kill off their favorite character.
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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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    UnregisteredJun 7, 2012 at 8:12 am
    I think its more like ... Blind fate... Signal pedestals getting lost along the way and the never ending search for meaning and god
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    UnregisteredMay 25, 2012 at 1:00 am
    To do everything that you could do, and realize that it may not be enough, because you/we don't always know what to do(or realize what we can do, whether it be due to being lazy about it or oblivious in some way). Yet, you try again anyways.
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    The references to "our" and "we", instead of using the words you, and or, i, as is used in the lyrics already, places a distinct tone to the song. As to why exactly it was formed with those words in particular, i am not sure. Perhaps it was to bring to mind a single form of sorts (i.e. Whether it be metaphorical in nature, or not) that is broadened as the song progresses. (a/n: yes, i realize that i am probably stating the obvious. )

    "... Could fit in the center of our hand... " who is our?
    "... Like the sun we will live to rise... " who is we?

    Picture that was invisioned...

    Sort of like how a hand opens to hold something, then closes around it. Only, it drops what it held because the grip was too tight.

    Reminding the viewer that we learn from our mistakes.

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