are we running so far from facing the numbers who clash in an empty room
for false visions we search and the reflections consume
but the mirror is everyone's tomb
what we'll find in the waste of time all these self hating days in the image maze

losing sight of our roots in the empty shells
where everyone fights themselves

I'm tired of looking out from BLANK EYES
I get so tired of waiting outside until its nothing special BLANK EYES
I get so tired of waiting outside
another answer for our crimes
and I get so tired of waiting for it to find the truh in everything rejected
I get so tired of waiting
another day between the lines

rooftop to rooftop screaming out into the sky
we fight the war inside us turning answers into questions
through all this vanity we'll fight 'til soul rebuild fools
gold what we had the symptoms of a world gone mad
the world's lies, the masses cry, children's lives spent sewing up our cheap disquise

losing sight of our roots in the cathode rays
amnesia for the end of our days


ALL GONE DEAD what we reject [x3]

wake up everyone
blank eyes
tired of waiting
here i am
blank eyes
tired of waiting and tired of wasting it all away
here i am

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    General CommentI think this song is about globalization, mostly because the music video was. correct me if im wrong
    InsanityIsAVirtueon May 26, 2004   Link
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    General Commentthis music is about how ppl are so obsesed with there image. And how ppl try to cover up who they actully are with fancy clothing and stuff
    Boarderdude1080on May 27, 2004   Link
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    General Commentya agree with ya, and i think beyond that it talks about how lame fashion obsessed people cant even fool themselves... 'the mirror is everyones tomb'
    aluminum_unionon September 29, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI dunno i'd have to say this is my favorite.
    StayUntilWednesdayon November 14, 2004   Link
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    General Commenty so few comments? this song is amazing
    punkchris55on February 22, 2006   Link
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    General Commentdefinately about the big cover up under corporate shit - an exceptional song
    punkchris55on April 06, 2006   Link
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    General CommentI hate this song... infact I hate all of dead fm, i think it's terrible compared to their older stuff.
    CRWon December 21, 2007   Link
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    General Commentshit wrong song....
    CRWon December 21, 2007   Link
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    General Comment"losing sights of our roots in the cathode rays"
    love it, I don't exactly know what the artist meant by that line
    I interpret it rather profoundly.
    A cathode ray was a set-up used by JJ Thompson when he discovered the existence and properties of electrons. The first solid evidence of the existence of subatomic particles. So, thanks to the cathode tube and its revelation, we were able to delve in much deeper into the science of chemistry.
    So within the cathode ray, we lost vision of what is really important in life, the real challenges we as the human race face.
    more later, gotta run!
    blasternot112on October 30, 2008   Link
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    General CommentThis song is about media consolidation as said by Mr Barnett himself the last 2 nights
    SlanSmileson December 05, 2009   Link

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