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When The World Ends (Lyrics)

"When the World Ends" was to be the third single from Everyday, but it was replaced by the album's title track "Everyday" after the September 11th terrorist attacks. A video was filmed for the song but never saw release.

The song is perhaps most well known for its abrupt ending, ironically during the line, "We'll just be begi(nning)." On the 2003 Dave and Tim tour, the song featured an extended outro in lieu of this abrupt cutoff.

Dave drew inspiration for this song's lyrics from the song "The Dance" by Code Magenta, LeRoi's side project, whose lyrics repeat the phrase "When the world ends." - dmbalmanac

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Oh when the world ends
Collect your things
You’re coming with me
When the world ends
You tuckle up yourself with me
Watch it as the stars disappear to nothing
The day the world is over
We’ll be lying in bed

I’m gonna rock you like a baby when the cities fall
We will rise as the building’s crumble
Midst the burning we’ll be churning
Love will be our wings
Passion rises from the ashes
When the world ends

When the world ends
You’re gonna come with me
We’re gonna be crazy like a river bends
We’re gonna float through the criss cross of the mountains
Watch them fade to nothin
When the world ends
You know that’s what’s happenin now
I’m gonna be there with you somehow
Ah ha

I’, gonna tie you up like a baby in the carriage car
Your legs don’t work cause you want me so
You just lie spread to the wall
Love you got is surely all the love I would ever need
I’m gonna take you by my side and love you tall till the world ends

Ohhhhhhhhh
But don’t you worry about a thing
No cause I got you here with me
Mmmmmmm
Don’t you worry about a
Just you and me
Floating through the empty empty
Just you and me
Oh graces
Oh grace

Oh when the world ends
We’ll be burning one Ah
When the world ends
We’ll be sweet makin love
Oh you know when the world ends
I’m gonna take you aside and say
Let’s watch it fade away fade away

The worlds done
Ours just begun
Ours just begun

We’re gonna dive into the emptiness
We be swimming
I’m gonna walk you through the pathless roads
I’m gonna take you to the top of the mountain that’s no longer there
I’m gonna take you to bed and love you I swear like the end is here

I’m gonna take you up to
I’m gonna take you down on you
I’m gonna hold you like an angel

I’m gonna love you
I’m gonna love you
When the world ends
I’m gonna hold you
When the world is over
We’ll just be beg--

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