World on Fire Lyrics

Sarah McLachlan


publisher: ©Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC
writers: Sarah Mclachlan, Pierre Marchand
album: Track 8 in album Afterglow
release date: 2003-11-4
popularity : 99 users have visited this page.
length: 4:23
bass: Pierre Marchand
guitar: Michel Pepin, Bill Dillon, Mark Jowett, Pierre Marchand
percussion: Ashwin Sood
drums: Ashwin Sood
keyboard: Pierre Marchand
piano: Sarah McLachlan
producer: Pierre Marchand
vocal: Sarah McLachlan
other vocals: Jorane

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Hearts are worn in these dark ages
You're not alone in this story's pages
Night has fallen amongst the living and the dying
And I try to hold it in, yeah I try to hold it in

[Chorus]
The world's on fire and
It's more than I can handle
I dive into the water
(I try to bring my share)
I try to bring more
More than I can handle
(Bring it to the table)
Bring what I am able

I watch the heavens and I find a calling
Something I can do to change what's coming
Stay close to me while the sky is falling
Don't wanna be left alone, don't wanna be alone

[Chorus]

Hearts break, hearts mend
Love still hurts
Visions clash, planes crash
Still there's talk of
Saving souls, still the cold
Is closing in on us

We part the veil on Archille's sun
Stray from the straight line on this short run
The more we take, the less we become
A fortune of one that means less for some

[Chorus: x2]

Track Listing

  • 1 Fallen
  • 2 World on Fire
  • 3 Stupid
  • 4 Drifting
  • 5 Train Wreck
  • 6 Push
  • 7 Answer
  • 8 Time
  • 9 Perfect Girl
  • 10 Dirty Little Secret