There's an angel by your hospital bed
Desperate to hear his name on your breath
As he looks down you're not making a sound
Open your eyes look at me
I'll bring to you whatever you need
And I'll tell you I'm sorry
That I can't take this pain away from you
And I'd put it on my own body if I knew how to
Can't you see?

I've gotta bust you outta here somehow
I've never seen your heart this tired
I've never seen your spirit held down
I know that you say
This is what you get
For being a bad child
But I know this will be your reward
In just a little while
In just a little while

Its testing the strong ones
Scarring the beautiful ones
It's holding the loved ones
One last time
Its testing the strong ones
(testing the strong ones)
Its scarring the beautiful ones
(staring the beautiful ones)
Its holding the loved ones
One last time
Its testing the strong ones
(testing the strong ones)
Its scarring the beautiful ones
(scarring the beautiful ones)
Its holding the loved ones
One last time
Testing the strong ones
(testing the strong ones)
Scarring the beautiful ones
(scarring the beautiful ones)
Its holding the loved ones
One last time



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  • +1
    General Commentno, this song is about his cat, who got run over by a semi last year, and his grandmother, who drowned in a puddle, and his girlfriend, who slit her wrists with a butter knife.

    honestly, i don't think it matters to find out why the artist wrote the song...i think it's more important to find out what the song itself is about. this song has always meant (at least to me) that you need to realize that God tests you...and when you make it through, you realize that you have the best reward ever: heaven. :)
    nightingale!singon January 03, 2005   Link
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    General CommentOpen your eyes look at me
    I'll bring to you whatever you need
    And I'll tell you I'm sorry
    That I can't take this pain away from you
    And I'd put it on my own body if I knew how to
    Can't you see?

    i :heart: copeland
    XnightingaleXon June 29, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentcopeland... they're amazing. Great voice, great music, totally awesome.
    bluestarstruckon July 04, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General Commentthis song is just totally beautiful (like all thier tunes) you can find a remix of it on mp3.com, its slow and dreamy
    nathanfooismon July 06, 2003   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, The entire album was written about Aarons girlfriend who was in a car crash. Im not sure if she was killed but I do know that she was in a coma for a long time. Thats why a lot of the songs are about being in Hospitals and Angels.
    KissMeLushon April 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General CommentActually, The entire album was written about Aarons girlfriend who was in a car crash. Im not sure if she was killed but I do know that she was in a coma for a long time. Thats why a lot of the songs are about being in Hospitals and Angels.
    KissMeLushon April 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentActually, The entire album was written about Aarons girlfriend who was in a car crash. Im not sure if she was killed but I do know that she was in a coma for a long time. Thats why a lot of the songs are about being in Hospitals and Angels.
    KissMeLushon April 11, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentand possibly their spirituality.
    LoveIsARoseon April 12, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commentactually, the ENTIRE album was NOT written about aaron's girlfriend, who was also NOT in a car crash. she has lupus, but is still very much alive.
    phoninginsickon April 14, 2004   Link
  • 0
    General Commenthaha
    in any case copeland is so wonderful
    withyounearon April 17, 2004   Link

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