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No need to be here
No card to clock in
And I can swear somebody's watchin'
Where I go and where I've been

Brother I can see Moses
And all the things he did for you
Oh brother I've been hearin' voices
That I'm prob'ly not supposed to
How will I walk steady
If the ground should come alive?
And tell me, how will I be ready
For the world another time?

Oh Alien, you'll be just fine
You've always been beautiful
To me
Oh Alien, pay us no mind
We haven't the light to hold
To see

Am I another slave now
To the screamin' in my head?
Or is it a little strange now
How the moment's gone and fled?

Oh brother I've gotta tell ya
That something here is wrong
Oh brother I gotta tell ya
This place ain't what I thought

Oh Alien, you'll be just fine
You've always been beautiful
To me
Oh Alien, pay us no mind
We haven't the light to hold
To see

I know I ain't gonna be here forever
(I know I ain't gonna be here forever)
And I know you feel the same
(And I know you feel the same)
You'll see it when you're older
(You'll see it when you're older)
No, love is not a game anymore
So thank God we're together

Woah Alien, you'll be just fine
Fine, yeah

Oh Alien, you'll be just fine
You've always been beautiful
To me
Oh Alien, pay us no mind
We haven't the light to hold
To see

Oh Alien
Woah-oh
Yeah



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    firewolf19Mar 10, 2009 at 12:21 am
    I think he's telling someone that even though their different (hence the term "alien") he still thinks that they're beautiful just the way they are and that they shouldn't take into consideration what others say; because they don't have a "light to hold to see" in other words they can't see they're true beauty because they're "blind" without light.
    Great song despite whatever meaning it may be~
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    static_rainJan 3, 2009 at 9:28 pm
    mergeralovr please don't those things are a load of lies and crap and aren't needed here; especially on a good song. go spam up miley cyrus xD

    Anyway i love this song, no matter the meaning, but with this song i, myself, believe he's just talking about their love and that everything is different than what you would think.
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    RomanceIsDead90Apr 16, 2010 at 9:21 pm
    I agree with Firewolf91. I think the meaning is that, no matter how different you are, you're still beautiful in your own ways.

    Also, on Wikipedia, it says one of the members wrote it about his brother, who'd been through a lot of stuff.

    I love this song though, this and "Angels On the Moon" are both excellent - I hope they bring out a new album soon :)
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    margeralovrJan 1, 2009 at 4:33 pm
    by Jacobylover94 on Dec 31, 2008 at 09:41 PMShow when you are readi​ng this dont stop or somet​hing bad will happe​n!​ My name is summe​r i am 15 years​ old i have blond​e hair,​many scars​ no nose or ears.​.​i am dead.​ if you dont copy this just like from the ring,​ on 5 more sites​.​.​ or.​.​i will appea​r one dark quiet​ night​ when your not expec​ting it by your bed with a knife​ and kill you.
    this is no joke somet​hing good will happe​n to you if uoi post this on 5 more pages​

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