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The 4. The narrative begins without music, describing the sequence of events that lead up to the plane heading down towards the sea. With the lyrics providing an invitation to life-changing action the passengers come to term with their mortality.
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I think the song is about letting go, not stressing about success and just living life how you want. Despite challenges in life and seemingly disastrous situations we must preserve and be happy. We must control the only thing we can which is how we respond to bad circumstances.
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