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Album: Endgame (2011)
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Songfacts®:

  • Rise Against have never been afraid to provoke with their lyrics, and this song finds vocalist Tim McIlrath crying:

    We can't feel the heat until you hold your hand over the flame
    You have to cross the line just to know where it lays
    You never know your worth until you take a hit
    And you won't find the beat until you lose yourself in it


    McIlrath told Spin magazine: "For a band that has always been against popular opinion and been thrown into the world of popular music - it goes without saying our opinions will ruffle feathers."

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