it sat beside his bed as near as it could go
he read it every night just before he'd go
asleep for the night with his dreams in a fight, god save his soul
his mama'd say to him, don't be afraid son. there's no way you'll go

all the way down
all the way down
all the way down
all the way down

his mama tells him, read it and you'll be alright
he took its every word and made it his life

all the way down
all the way down
all the way down
all the way down

he never stood a chance with his coughing at night
he never thought we'd ever make it out of the light now


Lyrics submitted by White Trash, edited by Mellow_Harsher

All the Way Down: Chapter 2 song meanings
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    General CommentFace value idea:
    "it" is the bible? "all the way down" meaning hell?
    I don't think it's right for one minute. I really believe that there's something deeper in this, but I'm not quite sure what it is.
    djdubzon April 28, 2003   Link
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    General CommentThere are two versions of All The Way Down Chapter 2
    Here are the new versions lyrics;

    Don't trust her, she'll break your heart
    Would you change? Would you?
    Hold tears you wont forget
    Would you change?
    All the way down x4
    Lie back, close your eyes
    Would you change? Would you?
    Think of anything
    Would you change?
    All the way down x4

    All the way down
    Burnson December 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentdidnt know bout the new version, the old one seems to be about religion. this song sounds as if it was written before chapter 1 and i wondered if they always had aspirations of writing a prolouge.
    mushmanon January 09, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti prefer the vinyl version
    krist69on February 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commenti think it is definately about religion, the second verse
    "his mama tells him, read it and you'll be alright
    he took its every word and made it his life"
    makes it sound like his 'mama' has pushed him towards religion by making him read the bible to avouid goin 'all the way down' which i think in this term means hell
    joe_h89on May 29, 2007   Link
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    General Commentthe newer version of JDI cd is a lot better! this song still rocks though :D
    illmatic182on October 11, 2007   Link
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    General CommentI've only heard the version posted by Burns and to be honest its one of, if not my favorite biffy song.
    ciffy byroon June 12, 2008   Link

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