"Rain City" as written by Oliver Knights and Gale Paridjanian....
Opened my eyes had a dream last night that both my arms were broken,
Evenin' time,
Help me now or hold me down, i feel my world is tumblin',
Spiral down,
Oh my love i can't let go,
Somethings wrong i can't let go,
Natures cruel she laughs at me,
As i make my way through the century,
As i slowly turn to house dust,
Tumblin' down,
The rain comes down like a victory,
In sheets of shinin' memory,
Over and over,
Circlin' around,
Over and over,
can't let go,
Somethings wrong i can't let go,
Natures cruel she laughs at me,
Almost too much for my heart,
When it rains,
Oh tears my soul apart,
When it rains it rains so slowly,
In the city where i'm from.


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"Rain City" as written by Gale Paridjanian Oliver Knights

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    General CommentOh my love i can`t let go,
    Somethings wrong i can`t let go,
    Natures cruel shes laughs at me,
    Almost too much for my heart,
    When it rains,
    Oh tears my soul apart,
    ...these lyrics make me think that it's about how he knows that he has to break up with a girl, but he loves her too much and doesn't want to let her go

    -i'm probably totally wrong but that's just what i think, don't hesitate to correct me
    smartchic42on June 17, 2005   Link
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    General Commentim definitely sure this is something natural and im thinking along the lines of dying

    Opened my eyes had a dream last night that both my arms were broken,
    Evening time, - hes near death
    Help me now or hold me down, i feel the world is tumbling, - cure me or help me die, hes almost dying, going through a rush of pain
    Spiralling down, - hes getting worse but cannot understand why
    Oh my love i can`t let go, - he doesnt want to leave his wife or girl
    Somethings wrong i can`t let go, - he loves her so much and doesnt want to die because he cant think how she will be if he dies
    Natures cruel she laughs at me, - doesnt understand why this is happening and blames nature.
    As i make my way through the century, - time has passed so slowly
    As i slowly turn to house dust, - his memories no longer exist and a long time has passed with him not at home
    Tumbling down, - hes so close to death
    The rain comes down like a victory, - hes almost there and can feel death which is described as rain
    In sheets of shining memory, - his life has flashed before him like photos which are sheets of happy memories
    Over and over,- getting to death is getting more an more intense
    Circling around, he tries to understand why it is happening
    Oh my love i can`t let go, - his last words
    Somethings wrong i can`t let go, - hes worried of her
    Natures cruel shes laughs at me, - like i said before
    Almost too much for my heart, - he cant handle it
    When it rains, - hes died
    Oh tears my soul apart, - when its raining the girl rememebrs him and breaks her heart
    When it rains,
    It rains so slowly - when it rains it brings back the memories and it feels like time is going so slowly perhaps because when were having a good time time flies past so quickly but when we are sad or bored time is so slow
    In the city, - he refers to the rushed and busy life style he was from
    Where i`m from. - which is what he was used to and now he's dead everything is so slow.
    aImeELitEon July 05, 2005   Link
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    General Commentthis song is great but i have no idea what it means
    rockthehouse87on June 06, 2004   Link
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    General CommentMe neither, someone enlighten me please. And yes I stole my name from it. :P
    raincityon March 24, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI can't tell what it means either, but I really do like this song!
    jenazababon April 02, 2005   Link
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    General Commentin a way it seems like this song is about a broken heart..? but then again i could be totally wrong. it's quite confusing. amazing but confusing
    noliesjust_loveon June 04, 2005   Link
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    General CommentAs i make my way through the century
    As i slowly turn to house dust

    -That makes me think of growing old, skin cells fall off and create dust over the centuries

    Somethings wrong i can`t let go,
    Natures cruel shes laughs at me,
    Almost too much for my heart,

    -That makes me think of dying, he/she is dying and can't let go, and nature is making he/she
    AugustOfOmahaon June 26, 2005   Link
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    General CommentWow aImeELitE that's amazing. It's really beautiful and ur meaning makes perfect sense....

    It kind of reminds me of that song in the Titanic when the ship is sinking (no not Celine Dion..!).- Nearer To Thee God. It's sad and soo beautiful

    I especially love the beginning and it's so sad it's creepy and heartbreaking. The ending is a bit confusing but any whooo.. Beautiful!!
    Kanitaon October 23, 2005   Link
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    General CommentI have no meaning but i believe aImeELitE's to be a very good description i never saw the dying scenario in my mind before all i ever imagined was him sitting by a window watching the rain while he thinks of a girl he loves but can't be with oh well i love this song, its beautiful
    Lareonon April 13, 2006   Link
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    General CommentIt sorta seems like some one broke up with her for no real reason, and she can't really handle it. Her worlds tumbling. Since there was no real explanation its hard for her to let go. And its all too much for her heart. The death thing seems more likely though I guess, that's just what it seemed like to me.
    janenoxid09on March 14, 2007   Link

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