"Decompression Period (AA)" as written by and Jerry Horton Jr. Tobin Esperance....
Here today
Gone today
Hurry up and wait

I'm never there
For you or me
Can't you read
The story of our lives?

Death to me
And life for you
Something isn't right

And I need some space
To clear my head
To think about my life

And I can't be alone

I just need some space
To clear my head
To think about my life
With or without you

We fight it out
We work it out
Give me some ti-i-ime

[Repeat: x2]
To unwind

I must confess
I'm falling apart
Breaking your heart
Crying with you on the phone

We're walking
On thin ice
And I hope it doesn't break

I just need some space
To clear my head
To think about my life
With or without you

We fight it out
We work it out
Give me some ti-i-ime
To unwind

We fight it out
We work it out
Give me some ti-i-ime
With or with out you

Mile by mile
We're farther apart
And it's one empty bottle
And two broken hearts

Night after night
We are falling apart
Now it's two broken bottles
And four empty hearts

Decompression
Depression period
Decompression
Depression period

Decompression
Depression period
Decompression
Depression period

And I need some space
To clear my head
To think about my life
With or without you

I'm never there
For you or me
Can't you read
The story of our lives?


Lyrics submitted by PapaRoacher_5k

"Decompression Period" as written by Jacoby Shaddix David Buckner

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    General CommentThis is about the point in a relationship were you need to be apart and have some space... so you can, well, Decompress...
    PapaRoacher_5kon May 24, 2002   Link
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    General Commentthis song really speaks to me. I reminds me of when me and my ex-gf broke, things we should have done during that period to make it go better, like cooling off before taking to each other, instead of yelling at each other
    Technofreakon June 28, 2002   Link
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    General CommentThis speaks to me right now. I think it's about he doesn't want to be without this girl, but shit's just really flying down right now and he has no time or place to clear his head so shit gets worse instead of better. Maybe I should heed this advice.
    Maniac503on July 01, 2002   Link
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    General Commenteveryone else seems to have saod what i think it's about and i love this song
    surfy_chicon July 02, 2002   Link
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    General Commentsweet song. This song is about the bnd and how they nearly split up last year. They had an argument one night and got drunk. It says "night after night we are falling apart now it's two broken bottles and four empty hearts" whch means that the 4 broken hearts are the band and the bottles are the drink they have been drinking night after night all alone and away from there family.
    jim bradburryon July 04, 2002   Link
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    General Commentoh ok, i just read in an interview that he wrote it after he went home. all he wanted was to go camping and be by himself but he needed to be there for his wife. he hid a lot of vodka around the house and went into that really angry pissed stage, the depression period.
    surfy_chicon July 09, 2002   Link
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    General CommentHehe... hahahaha! lol hehe hoh hoh hoh... *try's to restraine himself* ... ... heh... ... Hahahaha!! LOL LOL...

    That's too funny... The song is not "Depression Period", it's called "Decompression Period"...

    Basically the meaning is when you need time apart from your mate... time to Decompress... hehe... ... haha...
    PapaRoacher_5kon July 11, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI see this song as a cry for help. When I was going through a down period all I did was listen to this song and it helped me see that I needed to step back and just look at everything and figure it out.
    smallz0410on July 18, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPapaRoacher, i'm just saying what he said. and did you notice how in the song it says depression period, not decompression period?
    surfy_chicon July 19, 2002   Link
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    General CommentPapaRoacher can sound like a real stuck-up bitch at times. On his behalf, I am embarrassed for all us. He is rude and unsettling, gives me diarreha with his ego and "right" answers.
    coldinhereon July 19, 2002   Link

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