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Song Released: 2012

Round and Round Lyrics

"Round And Round"

We are all living the same way, the same way
We are escaping the same way, the same way
Circling, ooh
We are a part of the same play, the same play
We think we're making our own way, our own way
Circling, ooh


  1. anonymous
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    Jun 10th 2022 report

    One word: ringworm

    When one masterbates too much without proper hygeine...then ringworm can develop and it can indeed develop on the genitals.

  2. anonymous
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    Feb 19th 2019 report

    the song consist that he never knew what his purpose on his life on this world, he got a void in his heart that can never be filled anything on this world. This is a good song for a confusing people. I admit that this is me before but because Jesus found me. Then Jesus gives me a life that has its fullness.I found out that Jesus can only give purpose in our life

  3. anonymous
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    Sep 12th 2016 report

    Ti'll you show me this life is for. I think this means this means a person is confused of life and wants to know why he's on earth.

    All the emptiness inside is hard enough to fill. I think this means the person is depressed and feels there's nothing in store for s\he now or in the future.

    I'm still working on my other interpretations but this is what I got.

  4. anonymous
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    May 14th 2016 report

    "All the emptiness inside you is hard enough to fill, without a sense of purpose, we're setting up to fail, you don't have to hold your headreams up high." This seems like depression and how people try to understand but fail.

  5. anonymous
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    Dec 29th 2014 report

    I think its talking about the circle of life, hence the name "Round and Round". "We are all part of the same play" signifying life, the play is life itself, and our lines and script are our actions. "We are escaping the same way" may depict death, it may depict that we all die, that we all "escape" life.

  6. anonymous
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    Oct 1st 2014 report

    I believe when they are speaking of the "round and round" they are speaking of the multiple lives each soul lives. We are spirits living in many different lives. We end one life in the physical flesh and then physically die. We then we start another physical life in a brand new physical body. We go "round and round" like this until we have reached the point our spirit no longer needs to return to earth to learn anything more. Our leaning process in this realm is done.

    The phrase "We are all living the same way, the same way,We are escaping the same way, the same way" and " and "We are a part of the same play, the same play,We think we're making our own way, our own way,Circling" << is a huge indicator how we are all on this planet together doing the "same thing" over and over again. We all seem to think we are all "going our own way" when in reality this repetition of lives is being accomplished TOGETHER!! :) we are all going to "escape" this realm THE SAME WAY. Each soul has learning to do. Until the learning process is complete OR until you no longer are needed here to help someone else learn, only after that will you "escape" to the next realm ( dimension).

    You notice towards the end, after he says " I won’t run away this time" and explains what is needed in order to reach the next( higher ) dimension... he says "Just hold your head up high" instead of "You don’t have to hold your head up high"<
    This is one of my favorite songs from them. If you read some of their other songs you will notice the "past lives" references.... we are all here with a purpose and we all eventually return to "source" and the "divine" <3

    This interpretation has been marked as poor. view anyway
  7. OmegaAlpha
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    Sep 4th 2014 report

    I interpret this song as that everyone is the same yet everyone thinks they are all different from one another. for example, "We all thinks we're making our own way, our own way". also that if you don't have a purpose, it is hard to feel complete, which is shown in these lines "All this emptiness inside you, is hard enough to fill, without a sense of purpose, you're setting up to fail.

  8. anonymous
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    Nov 17th 2013 report

    This song might be about how everyone is acting the same. No one stands up for themselves, yet they think that everything is fine. (I like to relate to this song to the hunger games)

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