Burn It Down

Album: Living Things (2012)
Charted: 27 30
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  • The cycle repeated
    As explosions broke in the sky
    All that I needed
    Was the one thing I couldn't find
    And you were there at the turn
    Waiting to let me know

    We're building it up
    To break it back down
    We're building it up
    To burn it down
    We can't wait
    To burn it to the ground

    The colors conflicted
    As the flames, climbed into the clouds
    I wanted to fix this
    But couldn't stop from tearing it down
    And you were there at the turn
    Caught in the burning glow
    And I was there at the turn
    Waiting to let you know

    We're building it up
    To break it back down
    We're building it up
    To burn it down
    We can't wait
    To burn it to the ground

    You told me yes
    You held me high
    And I believed when you told that lie
    I played soldier, you played king
    And struck me down, when I kissed that ring
    You lost that right, to hold that crown
    I built you up, but you let me down
    So when you fall, I'll take my turn
    And fan the flames
    As your blazes burn

    And you were there at the turn
    Waiting to let me know

    We're building it up
    To break it back down
    We're building it up
    To burn it down
    We can't wait
    To burn it to the ground

    When you fall, I'll take my turn
    And fan the flames
    As your blazes burn

    We can't wait
    To burn it to the ground

    When you fall, I'll take my turn
    And fan the flames
    As your blazes burn

    We can't wait
    To burn it to the groundWriter/s: CHESTER CHARLES BENNINGTON, ROBERT G. BOURDON, BRAD DELSON, MIKE SHINODA, DAVE FARRELL, JOSEPH HAHN
    Publisher: Universal Music Publishing Group
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Comments: 1

  • Fabio from New Orleans, LaI can't get enough of this one. It reminds me of the old stuff with Chester singing and Mike coming in with a background rap, but it still retains the new vibe with the electric-metal music.
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