"Remedy" as written by and Christopher James Wollard Charles Allen Ragan....
I need a remedy of diesel and dust
Something I taste with the things I can trust
Another high, more potent than lust
Eating and repeating
Like the working of rust and time

I woke to the sound and the rhythm of rain,
Dancing down on the window pane
Comatose. Eyes half closed
Arms wrapped up with the wounds all sewn
I'm froze from head to toe
Clenched the jaw,
Then felt my body
Roll over slow

I must live to know
Healing takes some time

So no, no regrets, no looking back on sinking ships
So, I'll strip the gauze for a rational self-analysis
I'm down, cut and bound
Counting scars and counting blessings loud
So loud

I must live to know that time alone is always
Healing as long as there's a bleeding

No regrets or falling fits
I'll strip the gauze and bleed it
There's no worry
Its only a simple theory


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"Remedy" as written by Christopher James Wollard Charles Allen Ragan

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  • +1
    General CommentI need a remedy - sounded like he needs to heal, heal from what? don't really know, but the song is great, nonetheless
    Blackhart_Antiheroon October 28, 2007   Link
  • +1
    General CommentJust a lyrical note, "Diesel and Dust" is the name of 1987 album by Midnight Oil. Most people know this as the album that spawned the hit single "Beds Are Burning".
    MyOwnHurricaneon October 14, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is so great, I don't really have an interpretation of it...
    emosk8anicon March 18, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not into their new stuff much. The songs from No division are definitely their best.
    schlieffenon April 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentAt the beginning where it rocks out
    "I need a remedy"
    that was my first attraction to this song.
    It's just basically a metaphor for healing from the scars of love and lust. Taking himself and avoiding all else, and in this quarantine of self-reflection he finds once more his desires and ambitions, and can heal.
    xdressthepartxon April 26, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentI'm not sure what this song means, but I think it might be about cutting in a way. "...time alone is always
    healing as long as there's bleeding."
    Standard Lineson May 10, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commenti think xdressthepartx was right for the most part. It's still up for debate whether this is as good as their old stuff, I say it's just as good. This song is one of HWM's best in my opinion. It's overall feel is amazing.
    Die80sdieon April 29, 2004   Link
  • -1
    General Commentthis song is about CRYSTAL METH ADDICTION...a unique experience that only a few individuals including me and that entire band have been through in our lives...anyways...
    LaLhxc024on May 07, 2004   Link
  • -2
    General Commentthese guys make evil people seem nice, I mean come on guys lighten up, they are always downtrodden and nostalgiac, def had some drug past, i mean do they even laugh?
    blc43519on December 02, 2007   Link

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