Burn Away

Album: One by One (2002)
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  • I have spent a lifetime
    Waiting for the chance
    To save you my confession
    Save the one last dance
    The same old superstition
    Haunt us now and then
    I'm begging for ignition
    To start it all again

    We'll burn away
    Burn away, burn away my pride
    We'll burn away
    Burn away, burn away my pride
    We'll burn away
    From all the other flames that burn tonight
    We'll burn away
    Burn away, burn away my pride

    Breathe for me from now on
    Breathe for me when I'm gone
    Burn out beyond
    Out beyond the sun

    Will you still remember
    There behind the skies
    Walking on the embers
    Standing in their light
    The hardest part is knowing
    Everything must die
    The hardest part is waiting here
    Waiting to collide

    We'll burn away
    Burn away, burn away my pride
    We'll burn away
    Burn away, burn away my pride
    We'll burn away
    From all the other flames that burn tonight
    We'll burn away
    Burn away, burn away my pride

    Breathe for me from now on
    Breathe for me when I'm gone
    Burn out beyond
    Out beyond the sun

    Burn on, burn on
    Calling to you
    Burn on, burn on
    Calling to you
    Burn on, burn on

    I'll never burn again
    Never burn again
    Never burn again
    Never burn again
    We'll never burn again
    Never burn again Writer/s: Chris Shiflett, Dave Grohl, Nate Mendel, Taylor Hawkins
    Publisher: BMG Rights Management, Kobalt Music Publishing Ltd.
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Alex from Portland, OrI always thought this song was about quitting drugs
    "I'll never burn again!"
  • Chelsea from Fryeburd, MeJoe, that line is from a Neil Young song. Get with the program.
  • Kevin from Albany, OrOK, Joe, it's people like you who make me mad. Not every Foo Fighters song is about Kurt. (Or even any of them)
  • Joe from Lockport, IlThis has to be about Kurt Cobain or his suicide. One of the last lines in Kurt's note was "It's better to BURN out than to fade AWAY."
  • Mike from Guelph, Canadanot exactly the best song of theirs, or even close actually. none the less i got bored so i posted the lyrics, enjoy.
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