"Remedy" as written by and Christopher James Wollard Charles Allen Ragan....
I need a remedy of diesel and dust.
Something I can taste with a fix I can trust.
Another high, more potent than lust.
Eating and repeating
like the workings 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 froze from head to toe.
Clenched the jaw,
then felt my body roll over slow.

I must live to know that healing takes some time.

So no regrets, and no looking back to sinking ships.
I'll strip the gauze for 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 bleeding.
No regrets, or fallings fits.
I'll strip the gauze and bleed it.

There's no worry.
It's only simply therapy.

Lyrics submitted by helixbiker

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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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