As they all felt the fire
They turned me into an outsider
I never heard from them again
So ironic when you called for a favor today

It's always easy to judge
But takes a lot to be specific
'cause as you preach you're opening the door
To your egos past

There was a day when I could forget
I could forgive but those days are gone
I see them fade

Filth runs in every new day

I learned to mute the anger
I never thought I would be there again
A moment, a dead end
I lost myself in here
I ran as I saw the end
Should I've joined the fight instead?
Hope you're listening
'cause now times have changed

I take a look around
Say this moment's mine
Flee all the weak minds
Feel my missed hidden rage

Lyrics submitted by Aerion

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    General CommentThis is one of the few In Flames songs that are pretty straight forward, its about the nerve a former friend wanting something after they burnt that bridge.
    The opening guitar part is sick! Just try playing it
    SDMFBLSon April 11, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthe best song off the new album.I must say I was disappointed with it, I much prefer RTR and Colony.
    Razormasticatoron April 13, 2004   Link
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    General Commentyeah colony definately ruled. i wouldnt really suprise myself if i never listened to this album again even though i bought it. all the songs have the same general sound to them :(. mediocre at best
    EvilPinkChipmunk-on May 18, 2004   Link
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    General CommentPeople really need to stop bitching about in flames.

    That's about all i can one of their interviews..their style hasnt changed. Their writing hasnt changed. Stop Bitching
    loc4485on July 18, 2005   Link
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    General CommentFilth (Runs) In Every New Day = F(R)IEND,
    in case you didn't see.
    Ddaduttaon September 19, 2005   Link
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    General CommentNo Ddadutta this iw what it means F(r)iend. Take away the R it spells fiend. very clever by in flames
    I am Superioron September 29, 2005   Link
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    General CommentDefinetely Fiend. I completely agree with SDMFBLS. Been there done that. One just feels like screaming a big fuck off to those people who are friends only at times or when it's more convenient for them.
    implosivefireon October 07, 2005   Link
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    General Commentwhat the hell?
    Filth Runs In Every New Day = FRIEND!
    But the chorus also spells Filth (Runs) In Every New Day..
    you don't think it's just a co-incidence do you?
    Ddaduttaon October 13, 2005   Link
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    General Commentfor me its about that. as implosivefire said, a big fuck off to those times and "times" friends. i got identified with this song when a friend stopped hanging out with me and the guys cuz he met new people with more money, more girls, and cars -.-. first time i red this lyrics the image of that fag came to my mind.
    oli170on December 15, 2005   Link
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    General Commentya oli i got a similar story, one guy i no asked a girl out that he knew i was going to the day b4 he knew i was going to, so then i saw this songs name and he came to mind and the lyrics just make it fit even better
    Dustpanon June 04, 2006   Link

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