"Thought Like Flames" as written by and Tomas Nils Naeslund Simon Frank Grenehed....
I hear you
So don't you say another word
Here you are standing there crushing yourself
I'm near you
But my eyes see a different world
Now here you are, standing there
Breaking my heart as you're crushing yourself

Now lately you've been painting on the walls with the black fire you lit
Then you call it your mirror
And then you hate it
And then you spit on it

Sorry you're not a god
Now every thought you feel within turning into flames
So hold your breath cause all I can smell is ashes
Sorry but you're not God

I hear you
But I can't recognize even a sentence as truth
Who lit that black flame into your heart
And I'm near you
But my words land far from your heart
You turn your back and I don't know where to start

But lately you've been painting on the wall with the black fire you lit
And it's a lie and I hate it
Still you think it is you
And you keep it

Sorry you're not a god

Sister I'm sorry but it's not your call
To create a lying image of yourself

But there is hope sister


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"Thought Like Flames" as written by Marcus Tobias Dahlstroem Christian Thell Lindskog

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    General Commentwow i think you did a really good job. blindside lyrics are really hard to tab. but i think the line in the second verse goes, "but my words land far from your heart." (?not positive though?) are you gonna do the lyrics for "painting"? its my favorite song off the silence album.
    minddazedon August 16, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI think blindside new cd is awesome, its a lot different from there other stuff buts its very good, and this song is a good example of the good new stuff. this songs is a very good song.
    RX_Bandits_kidon August 20, 2002   Link
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    General Commenti think that he may actually be saying


    so watch [or maybe HOLD] ur breath cause all i can spare is ASHES...

    i'm not an expert though hehehe
    glassjaw_girlon August 23, 2002   Link
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    General CommentLyrics edited.

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    SM Mod.
    Idanon September 17, 2002   Link
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    General CommentI have this idea that this song is about anorexia.... I have no idea if I"m right or not but that's basically what it means to me.
    Kyrie_Jah_warrioron March 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commentok here's another comment on this song......3 months on to the day!
    I've been through hell and back in the last couple years, and the last couple months particularly, through depression. while I still hold the position that this song may be a bout depression, I also think that he's singing to a girl who has a messed up view of herself, whatever that may be. depression often makes you think that you're something you're not (normally bad) and so this song has given me a lot of hope through the last couple months. 'sister I'm sorry but it's not your call/to create this lying image of yourself/but there is hope sister' beautiful.
    Peace and God bless....Kiz
    Kyrie_Jah_warrioron June 08, 2003   Link
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    General Commenti think this is about a guy that has a girlfriend that is just really negative and has alot of hate in her heart.i love this song!!
    violeteyes2004on July 01, 2003   Link
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    General CommentIt sounds to me like it's about anorexia/bulimia, also, or just negative self-image in general.

    it always makes me think of my friend who is anorexic. describes how I feel about her situation perfectly.
    kelli_on July 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentya, this song is basically about a guy who has a friend that is a girl and she is always rippin on herself and she doesn't see herself as he does, "sorry but your not God" wow, so true, i listened to this song and it was as if he was speaking to me, i have no right to create a false image of myself, im not God. powerful powerful song
    berniceon July 03, 2003   Link
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    General Commentthis, if it is not obvious by the name, is my favorite blindside song. anywho, i think it is about a girl who relies on other's veiw of her for her self-worth. i know too many people lik this, and it really hurts, so this song is especially meaningful, not to mention the great lyrics, and how well-written they are.
    ThoughtLikeFlameson May 26, 2004   Link

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