Down in Flames

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Relient K (/rɨˈlaɪ.ɨnt ˈkeɪ/) is an American rock band formed in 1998 in Canton, Ohio, by Matt Thiessen, Brian Pittman, and Matt Hoopes during the band's junior year in high school and their time at Malone University. The band is named after guitarist Hoopes' automobile, a Plymouth Reliant K … more »

Christians, we're all afraid of fire
We prefer to suck on pacifiers 
Baby pacifists, we're throwing fits
We don't shake hands, we shake our fists 

We're cannibals, we watch our brothers fall 
We eat our own, the bones and all
 Finally fell asleep on the plane 
To wake to see we're going down in flames 
We're going down, down, down in flames 
We're gonna drown, drown, drown insane

We see the problem and the risk
But nothing's solved, we just say
Tsk, tsk, tsk and shame, shame, shame  Finally fell asleep on the plane 
To wake to see we're going down in flames 

Christians, we mourn, the thorn is stuck 
In the side of the body
 Watch it self-destruct
The enemy is much ignored 
When we fight this Christian civil war

Let me pause to clarify  Because I'm sure you're asking why
I stand before you and proudly claim
To belong to what this song complains 
I'm part of the problem, I confess 
But I gotta get this off my chest 
Let's extinguish the anguish 
For which we're to blame 
And save the world from going down in flames.


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