tonight ill lay here
the tides call my name but the land spares the depths of the sea
again youre waving
you swore you could swim but what now when your feet wont touch the ground
(do you remember who you used to be)

my sweet youre drowning
the shore beds my feet and theres no chance of me getting wet
but i swear
as you scream ill laugh
you scream "ironic" and beg for this fever to break

or the sweet cascading waves to pull you down

hey ocean floor
look how she longs for you
take her now for ive already left her for dead

its a childish thing you do splashing in the water

splashing
splashing
splashing
splashing

its a childish thing you do are you trying to..?



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    General CommentI think maybe it's talking about someone whos gotten in over their head with something and he now longer cares about helping them because he's already tried and they said they didn't need his help. But like now they realize they do and it's too late. Could be wrong though.
    ~Cellar Door~on October 11, 2004   Link
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    General CommentI think this song is about some guy and he was with this girl he liked but he felt the need to move on : "the tides call my name but the land spares the depths of the sea"
    (moving from the "depths of the sea" ((as in the complicated relationship)) to the shore where he feels safer)

    I think that when they were together, she probably treated him like crap (i.e. ignoring him, not being very affectionate, and/or seeming not to need him at all) but when he finally decides to move on she realizes she does need him "you swore you could swim but what now when your feet wont touch the ground"

    He feels content with himself for moving on and is glad he doesnt have to deal with her anymore.
    "as you scream ill laugh
    you scream "ironic" and beg for this fever to break" Its ironic that now that they are not together anymoer she all of the sudden loves him .

    He finds her reaction to the break up immature and unreasonable thus the "its a childish thing you do splashing in the water...splashing" (splashing as in making a scene..)

    well thats my take on it...
    Saraujoon February 18, 2006   Link
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    General CommentWoah Saraujo...that was a well good interpretation =]
    Gates_Of_Midianon February 17, 2007   Link
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    General CommentWoah Saraujo...that was a well good interpretation =]
    Gates_Of_Midianon February 17, 2007   Link

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