Get Out Alive

Album: One-X (2006)
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  • No time for goodbye, he said
    As he faded away
    Don't put your life in someone's hands
    They're bound to steal it away
    Don't hide your mistakes
    'Cause they'll find you, burn you
    Then he said

    If you want to get out alive
    Run for your life
    If you want to get out alive
    Run for your life

    This is my last time, she said
    As she faded away
    It's hard to imagine
    But one day you'll end up like me
    Then she said

    If you want to get out alive
    Oh oh run for your life
    If you want to get out alive
    Oh oh run for your life
    If you want to get out alive (if you want to get out alive)
    Oh oh run for your life (life)
    If you want to get out alive (if you want to get out alive)
    Oh oh run for your life

    If I stay, it won't be long
    Till I'm burning on the inside
    If I go, I can only hope
    That I make it to the other side
    If you want to get out alive
    Oh oh run for your life
    If you want to get out alive
    Hold on for your life

    If you want to get out alive (if you want to get out alive)
    Oh oh run for your life
    If you want to get out alive (if you want to get out alive)
    Hold on for your life

    If I stay, it won't be long
    Till I'm burning on the inside
    If I go, I can only hope
    That I make it to the other side
    If I stay, it won't be long
    Till I'm burning on the inside
    If I go, if I go

    Burning on the inside
    Burning on the inside
    Burning on the inside Writer/s: ADAM GONTIER, BARRY STOCK, BRAD WALST, NEIL SANDERSON
    Publisher: HYVETOWN MUSIC INC, Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
    Lyrics licensed and provided by LyricFind

Comments: 5

  • Christina from Marlton, NjPretty sure it's about getting away from drugs before you waste away....
    and Adam(lead singer) Was addicted to drugs
  • Roach from Nowhere, GermanyI don't think that 'he' says that to 'her'. I think the story of the song is that persons die around the protagonist and they warn him and tell him to run, because if he doesn't he will die, too. They will find him, burn him. So he has to run for his life. But coeval he doesn't want to leave this place. So he knows that he will die if he doesn't leave, but he doesn't want to. That all is a metaphor for the fear Adam felt when he knew that the drugs would kill him if he doesn't stop.
  • Corey from Richmond, VaLove this song!
  • Jamie from Carlisle, United KingdomI think it could be about his escape from drugs and the addication he had to a painkiller. Perhaps stating that the addiction would have killed him if he hadn't have ran for his life.
  • Ron from Mount Holly, NjThe fact that he says "This is my last time as he/she faded away" makes me think it's about drugs which i think a lot of the One-X songs are about along with his father but the way he words every one of the songs you can really relate them to anything from drugs, family and relationships.
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