RISE AGAINST


Swing Life Away Lyrics

Am I loud and clear
Or am I breaking up?
Am I still your charm
Or am I just bad luck?
Are we getting closer
Or are we just getting more lost?

I'll show you mine
If you show me yours first
Let's compare scars
I'll tell you whose is worse
Let's unwrite these pages
And replace them with our own words

We live on front porches and swing life away
We get by just fine here on minimum wage
If love is a labor, I'll slave 'til the end
I won't cross these streets until you hold my hand

I've been here so long
Think that it's time to move
The winter's so cold
Summer's over too soon
Let's pack our bags and
Settle down where palm trees grow

I've got some friends
Some that I hardly know
We've had some times
I wouldn't trade for the world
We chase these days down with talks
Of the places that we will go

We live on front porches and swing life away
We get by just fine here on minimum wage
If love is a labor, I'll slave 'til the end
I won't cross these streets until you hold my hand
Until you hold my hand

I'll show you mine
If you show me yours first
Let's compare scars
I'll tell you whose is worse
And let's unwrite these pages
And replace them with our own words

We live on front porches and swing life away
We get by just fine here on minimum wage
If love is a labor, I'll slave 'til the end
I won't cross these streets until you hold my hand

Swing life away
Swing life away
Swing life away
Swing life away

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Songwriter(s): Christopher Chasse, Timothy Mcilrath, Joseph Principe, Brandon Barnes
Copyright: Do It To Win Music, Sony/ATV Tunes LLC
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Meaning to "Swing Life Away" (8 meanings)
Red 11/15/12,01:26
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This song is for u M and seems like this song is a reality to ours. We've met comparing each other's scar due to same sufferings we have on a different situation. Decided to move-on holding each other hand while crossing that street. Living today, enjoying every moment and SWING LIFE AWAY :))
dr.dez420 05/15/12,09:30
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this song is amazing. it shows us that we control our own lives and who we love and it just means alot to me. you can get by with whatever even if you dont have much to begin with
Purple Crush :) 04/11/12,10:07
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This is the best song ever, my friend told me about this song when we where going threw a rough patch and even though were not friends anymore it reminds me of him and makes me smile, cuz I love him.
BING! 02/27/12,12:54
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Mmm i love this song :) the guy im in love with showed me this song and played it on guitar :) i love you luke and i love you rise agaisnt!!
little girl 11/20/11,19:10
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This song is absolutely amazing changed the way i live. I will never forget the best friend who showed me this.
nonamesorry 11/10/11,16:45
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learned about this band when a friend played make it stop. swing life away always makes me think of the good times he and have had after the bad times.
James 05/27/10,16:43
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This Is An Awesome Song Love It Anyone Who Is Looking At This Should Buy The Song On I Tunes Or Something.
dark angel 04/09/10,16:27
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this is the best song on the planet earth. it really makes me think of the way ive lived my life, and if ive enjoyed living it this way
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